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The Minecraft 1.8 Package - Play on Minecraft 1.8!

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avatar RomejanicDev
Level 65 : High Grandmaster Programmer
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Hello Guys! Today I have something a little differrent for you!

If any of you have played on 1.8, you would know how much has been added since then. But for people like me who started around 1.2.5 or so, you wont know. Well, this is for you.

Unfortunately, this tool is Mac only but it is pretty cool. But don't worry, I will leave instructions for Windows.

This thing is awesome. It allows you to automatically install 1.8 in your client, and aytumatically set up a 1.8 server for your friends to play on! But don't worry, you just run a script and the current version will be re-installed. BUT THAT'S NOT IT! If you had any mods installed, they will be re-installed with your game!

DOWNLOAD (for Mac Users):

Mediafire [2.07KB]

INSTRUCTIONS (for Windows Users):

CLIENT:

1. Open your browser and paste this in the address bar: assets.minecraft.net/1_8-pre/minecraft.jar (or click the link if your lazy :P)
2. Open Run and type %appdata%
3. Open the Roaming folder (Not required for Windows XP)
4. Open the .minecraft folder
5. Open the bin folder
6. Rename or delete minecraft.jar and drop in the one you downloaded
7. Run the game and enjoy!

SERVER:

1. Follow the instructions to install the game in your client
2. Open your browser and paste this in the address bar: assets.minecraft.net/1_8-pre/minecraft_server.jar (or click the link if your lazy :P)
3. Drop it in it's own folder
4. Run minecraft_server.jar
5. Join the server and enjoy!

UNINSTALLATION (Client Only)

If you renamed minecraft.jar
1. Navigate to your .minecraft folder (instructions above)
2. Open the bin folder
3. Delete minecraft.jar
4. Rename your renamed file to minecraft.jar

If you deleted minecraft.jar
1. Open the Minecraft Launcher
2. Click on Options
3. Click on Force Update, then click on Done
4. Log into the game

That's about it! If you have any questions, leave a comment or send me a PM. I'll get back to you as soon as possible!

Thanks!
Romejanic

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01/21/2014 11:40 am
Level 41 : Master Pixel Painter
telamonianajax
Mac Master Race!!!!!
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01/13/2015 1:18 pm
Level 47 : Master Wizard
Prince Oceanus
Ikr. PC Master Race gets shut down by a teeny little virus, and us Mac users are over here like, "Yeah, no Norton Security for us! :D"
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01/16/2015 4:13 pm
Level 41 : Master Pixel Painter
telamonianajax
lol. I got Sophos just in case, works great, so now I have it for my gaming pc.
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