I have updated the server to Bukkit 1597 which is running Minecraft nversion 1.0.1. The server is now running DynMap, which can be found at nzars.dyndns-server.com:8123. I also have Minecraft Mobile Admin, which nlets me control the server from my phone. Welcome to a new era in servern power. Awesome power.
New Logo and Surprise : 10/14/2011 10:39:54 pm10/14/11
I have a shiny new logo thanks to kacboy and I have a surprise for other people that you will see from my account soon. Also, some general fixes like typos and updating the plugin list.
Dynamic DNS Service : 10/05/2011 7:52:08 pm10/05/11
I have found a free dynamic DNS service that will allow me to have a changing IP address and still allow people to connect. Please update your saved server listings with the information that has been added to be able to connect. I have not tested if it correctly works with a changed IP, and it may take a few hours after a change for the domain name to update, but it should allow people constant access.
Router Trouble : 10/04/2011 9:24:04 pm10/04/11
I was having router issues earlier this week that were causing my ip address to change a lot. The router has been replaced and there should be no more ip changes for some time. If you cannot connect and the server looks offline, remember to check to make sure that the ip address has not changed.
Resurrection : 09/28/2011 4:46:31 pm9/28/11
This server has been down for world regeneration
All projects have been stripped from the world into schematics Peoplen who have not been online recently will not have their houses/projects nstripped out unless they are linked to the server listing (Absent 3 nmonths+)
Ifn you are whitelisted and plan on coming back to the server after a long nabsence, please let me know so that I can strip out your house
Anything not taken out now will be done on a case by case basis
Only the temple will be imported for now (Temple of Secrets). If you would like your work brought back from the previous iteration, please let me know.
1.8.1 Bukkit : 09/24/2011 11:07:17 pm9/24/11
Currently have bukkit running. Working tomorrow/today to return teleporting to the server. Worldedit and others to follow.
Server Back Up : 09/18/2011 9:22:06 pm9/18/11
Running 1.8.1 Vanilla server for now Come on in Applications sent since early august have not been added yet Do not resend application ban list updated with names from comments That is all Move along
Server downtime and Application Changes : 08/10/2011 11:55:48 pm8/10/11
This server will be down until the end of August, in preparation for the massive Overkill LAN party as well as a major overhaul of the server plugins and stuff. For more info on that awesome event, check out overkill-lan.com. As for the change in the rules, I am only accepting applications from users who are 16+ from this point forward. If you lie about your age, you will be banned from the server without question. If you are younger than 16, I suggest that you join a server more suited to your age group with the Gazamo server group, especially kacboy's coming server. This statement is my personal opinion and does not reflect the opinion of PMC, nor does it cloud any justice that may be brought by myself upon the heads of those mentioned if they should fail to follow the rules.
P.S. Server party will not be held on the 13th as the server will be down for maintenance still. Thanks. If you are a PMC mod, send me a message letting me know what time would be good.
Moderator Recommendations : 07/22/2011 6:20:49 pm7/22/11
This server is once again recommended by all current moderators of Planet Minecraft. I will begin the process of moving the server to the Monolithic Supercomputer from Space this weekend as well as updating all plugins to the most recent versions. Plans for the Moderator party are currently looking at 8/13 as a possible date. I have also updated the server information to show the proper versions for everything.
Monolithic Supercomputer from Space, part 2 : 06/29/2011 4:57:27 pm6/29/11
All of the parts have finally arrived. The server will be down while I build the server and I will hopefully be bringing the server back up with the main world on the new server. I will be updating all plugins to the latest version when I perform this upgrade.
Welcome to the server and Updates : 06/28/2011 10:58:10 pm6/28/11
We have several new members on the server, who I will start listing in the future. The Fortress of Armengar project has been posted to PMC. We have updated to Bukkit 935, as well as updating several plugins (Worldedit, MyHome, MyWarp, and NoCheat).
Weekend of Minecraft and stuff : 06/22/2011 6:09:37 pm6/22/11
The first box of parts has arrived for the construction of the Monolithic Supercomputer from Space. This will allow me to make the server run for a much larger group of people (hopefully) and for some fantastic games as well. I will also be giving a tour of the server during the PMC segment of the Weekend of Minecraft streams. Our segment will be happening between 2 and 4pm on the 2nd (Saturday) so get on the server and show off your stuff, for those of you that have been there for a while. As a note, the server will not be disabling the whitelist for the event, so if you want to get in, you will need to be whitelisted. I am still banning people from my server who are dumb and don't read the rules and application properly. This is the internet, you have time. Anyway, look for some updates about Moria soon as we try to burn through the last bit for Weekend of Minecraft and the Antiqua and GrizzlyAmish wedding.
Monolithic Supercomputer from Space : 06/21/2011 12:41:31 pm6/21/11
I bought the last of the parts today and will be building it as soon as they arrive. This should remove all hardware limitations to the machine hosting the game. Sometime in the next few months, I will be upgrading my internet connection as well to 25/25 from the 15/5 that it is now. Specs on the new system will be given when it is built.
Zombie Fun : 06/10/2011 10:38:33 pm6/10/11
Zombies and other hostile mobs spawn in huge numbers in Moria because it is large and the floor is not well lit. Because of this, I was able to tame a significant number of the dead. Check out the screenshot for more info.
Plugin Issues : 06/02/2011 11:10:22 am6/02/11
For some reason the current build of permissions (3.1.1) hates me and does not work, so we are currently running 2.7 with permissionsplus and rolled back herochat as well to the older permissions setting. It should run fairly well.
Bukkit version 818 running MC 1.6.6 : 06/01/2011 11:14:22 pm6/01/11
It is live, as well as iConomy, Jobs, SignShops, Residence, and a few other surprises.
As a side note to anyone with SuperBuilder permission set, your safety powers were reset in this update, so if you are working in Moria, you will need to turn them back on.
The code : 05/18/2011 8:50:34 pm5/18/11
Description of the code moved to a more important location that will be seen by those who follow the application.
I have updated the description for the server. I will update the whitelist kick message to indicate that you should check PMC for how to apply. I have also updated the look of the post with newer formatting. I might color it later and maybe get a logo, though that is a low priority.
1.5 Get : 04/22/2011 8:29:31 pm4/22/11
Current version of Bukkit (not the current recommended, those are still in 1.4) is up and running 1.5_02 with no problems or plugin fails (hopefully)
If you look in the server store, you will notice that some of the raw materials might be slightly more expensive. The upper area is a public trade floor now as well. There is also a sekrit portion of the economy update that is explained on the town message board.
Trimming : 04/12/2011 12:23:54 am4/12/11
The world file has been 'trimmed' removing chunks at the edge of the world that were created when people accidentally went beyond the border before it was fixed. If you have a home set to a distant place, change your home to somewhere in town. No buildings were harmed in the movement, to my knowledge. If you were building on a tentacle of the world, it is gone now.
Rules Update : 04/09/2011 11:21:27 am4/09/11
The rules for the server have been clarified so that there is no confusion. Please read them so that you are not banned.
End of Open Admission : 03/26/2011 7:08:59 pm3/26/11
The server is no longer open for admission to join the whitelist on the server. The number of people that have joined recently and the fact that many of them seem to be signing up for Planet Minecraft specifically to sign up for my server (as the last two seem to have done) has made me decide to stop accepting people into the server. The current list of people that are allowed in will only be expanded by personal invitation from me. The one exception to this are the two or three people that were on my survival server after the death of hMod and would like to rejoin. If you send me a pm I will add you to the whitelist. All future messages asking to be allowed into the server will be ignored and if I am thinking about letting you in I will cease to do so if you ask/beg. Currently there has been an increase in the number of people that actually log in to my server, making this cutoff a logical one since I do not want to test the limits of my machine. Please remember that I run this server from my personal computer and that it does not have bottomless resources, and important matters like schoolwork will always take precedent over Minecraft server hosting. Starting soon, I am planning on making building a little more community geared and I will be asking everyone to attach their houses/bases/whatever to a road system. I will get more on that later and will pretty much indicate what needs to be connected to what with signs left at your houses. This is to make it easier for people to find things without needing to warp around all the time for short distances. As always, check this listing periodically for changes on the rules and new developments on the server. As a helpful update, there will be no returning of materials that were lost to death like being eaten by lava. Be careful and stuff. -End of Line-
Server Downtime : 03/24/2011 12:00:00 pm3/24/11
The server is down right now because the power tripped twice today and the second time people were logged in and it corrupted the world. The server is offline for now and I will bring it back online tomorrow after I buy a UPS. I will also take this time to update bukkit and the plugins.
UPDATE: Server is back up. Bukkit and plugins are updated. MultiVerse is still hating me so will not be used.
New Plugins : 03/17/2011 2:34:21 am3/17/11
I have added several new plugins. I added HelpCenter, which lets me specify help files instead of the essentials help that shows all commands. I have also added a plugin that allows for repeating the last command, and a portcullis plugin. That last one is giving us some problems, but I hope to be able to make some kind of castle at some point in the future. Quickbelt has been added and allows people to let the slots above the hotbar refill the hotbar when it gets empty. I tried to use a plugin called DropChest that lets chests eat nearby items, but it got unhappy when I logged out, so it is on hold. I also thought about using a bookcase mod that allowed you to write to the bookcase and read it with right click, but scrapped it because I don't think it would be used or very useful. I was considering adding the DwarfCraft mod, but it would nor be remotely feasible since there are huge stockpiles of materials that would make training to a high level extremely fast.