Beware! The Java Updater installs the Ask Toolbar
I had to update Java this morning and I was in a hurry. I clicked through the first page of the install wizard without really looking and then remembered I should have paid attention and noticed it said it would install the Ask.com app. Grrr. (Here’s a screenshot I captured […]
The Simpson’s Minecraft Intro
My son is going to love this when he sees this. Mind blown I’m sure!
Great Britain in Minecraft
The Ordinance Survey in the UK have published a Minecraft map of (most of) Great Britain. It’s a gigantic 224,000 square kilometres map made up of 22b blocks. You can download it here. Get it quick before the servers melt! More: OS blog post Flickr BBC post
Live Action Minecraft
A very impressive Minecraft video, but not like any you’ve seen before! (via)
Reddit PvE Rev 6 Minecraft Server
One of the great things about Minecraft is that you can pack a level into one nice compressed archive. r/Minecraft on Reddit have a number of servers (I think) and this is one of them. You can download that world from here, it’s pveRev6.tar.gz but there are lots of other […]
Skyrim’s Whiterun built in Minecraft
Are there Skyrim fans in the house? Sure there are! You’ll recognise the town of Whiterun in the video above, all built in Minecraft. It looks pretty good too! Download link for the map in the description of the video!
Hires map of Minecraft
Last night I updated the version of Dynmap on my Minecraft server. It’s the plugin that generates a realtime map of the world. I chose to render the hires tiles and it’s already created 2.2GB of data where the previous map was only 20MB! And it’s still going! I think […]
One of the cool new features in Minecraft 1.8 was creative mode which allows you to fly around and build things without running out of blocks. It also stops you taking damage from mobs so I switched them on in the server for the hell of it. Unfortunately the new […]
What’s new in Minecraft 1.8?
Well, I’m not sure, but here’s a list of features (and I read elsewhere that carrying a torch does not light your way, it still has to be placed) and there’s the video above which I found here. That NPC village looks nice!