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    Welcome! This is the official PMC community management and support account. Feel free to contact us with any questions, suggestions or concerns not covered on our Website Support Page.

    Planet Minecraft launched on November 8th, 2010 to support the creative gaming community surrounding Minecraft! We have grown with the popularity of the game over the years and expanded to support not just the game but the members of this community in many ways beyond the original vision. We hope you'll enjoy your time here.
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    Customizing Your Profile
      Customizing Your Profile by PMC
      Our profile pages can be customized to present who we are, share our
      Minecraft creations and community activity. There are several ways to
      customize your profile and this article will help you get started.

      Take your profile to the next level with profile themes!
      Profile Themes by LeCollecteur
      Profile Page Themes by Rosebuds

    Sharing Your Work

      How to Upload a Project by Metal Milk
      
    Tips to Improve your Screenshots by megaMinerDL
      How To Create Feature Images by Chiaroscuro

    Contests
      Official PMC Contest Page
      Check this page often for ongoing Skin and Project Contests!! Prizes and
      Trophy's awarded!

      Official PMC Events Page
      Not looking to enter a competitive contest? New to the scene? PMC holds
      official, non-competitive events...where the main goal is to have FUN!

      Community Events Calendar
      Click here for a list of updated member-created contests! Member created
      contests are a great way to get involved in the community, meet new people
      and find inspiration!

      10 Steps to organizing a successful contest on PMC by DinowCookie
      Want to set up your own contest? Read this blog to get started!

      Feature Image Shop by Ciaroscuro
      Feature Images are very helpful in drawing attention to contests as well as
      blogs & resource packs! PMC Member Ciaroscuo offers free feature images!
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    • PMC
      December 12, 2018, 10:50 am to Public

      If you logged into your account between 12/11 @ 10AM EST and 12/12 @ 10AM EST, please review your notification settings. There was a bug that reset notifications when you logged in. It's been squished!

    • PMC
      December 2, 2018, 11:42 am to Public


      The Wall Post Weekly
      December 2nd, 2018


      Happy weekend and December 2nd! As you can see, the site theme is now WINTER and we hope everyone is enjoying all of the little icicles, snow, and feel of the site! It technically isn't Winter yet (December 21st is the official date!) but we're close enough – with snow, freezing temperatures & all of those fun winter-y things (in some parts of the country). We've been planning and preparing the themes, activities, and other little surprises for December, and we're excited for the weeks to come!


      WEBSITE UPDATES

      TOPPER
      Have you seen this adorable little pixel penguin waddling around? No? Well if you haven't, it's because Topper randomly appears, just like their predecessor Batty. Please be patient. You have an entire month to meet!





      Shout out to BIO,
      the artist behind Topper and Cyprezz for programming them to life! If you have any EMOTE ideas for Topper, comment below!


      MORE updates to collections!
      You can now pop out the Collections Manager pane (just like you can with the color picker in PMCSkin3D)! You can move the pane anywhere you want and it will stay when refreshing the page & browsing the site.





      • You can now right click any folder to create a new folder or collection in that folder instead of going all way to top of the collections manger.
      • You can now move multiple collections to another folder at once. Use ctrl + click to select multiple collections
      • You can move items from one collection to another. Right+Click item to see "Move to..." option
      • You can copy items from one collection to another. Right+Click itme to see "Copy to..." option
      • You can delete items from a collection by right clicking and selecting "Delete"
      • Added "Delete" confirmation dialog to prevent accidental oops.
      • You can delete items from a collection on it's full page view while sorting by "Collector Order". Simply drag and drop an item into the dirt background / outside of the collection layout.
      OFFICIAL CONTESTS AND EVENTS

      Winter Wonderland Community Event
      We did it again! The Halloween Community Event was so successful that we decided to have another! To celebrate the season of Winter, the event theme is Winter Wonderland! Turn on some Holiday music, grab a cup of warm cocoa and create something winter-y to contribute to this festive occasion!

      If you participated in the Halloween Community Event, you know the deal. You can make anything you want, as long as it fits the theme! If you need a refresher on all of the rules and details (or if you're new and don't know how Community Events work) please visit the Event Page. We're looking forward to seeing what you all come up with and hope you have fun!

      Robot Skin Contest
      Congratulations to the finalists in the Robot Skin Contest! We're currently in the final judging process and hope to be wrapping up soon.

      COMMUNITY EVENTS

      Sign-ups
      for DinowCookie's Secret Santa Event are open until December 5th! What a FUN way to celebrate the Holidays!

      TsukiaKari is celebrating their 400 sub milestone by hosting a small Community Event that includes a skin raffle, community skin, and skin contest. Head over and check it out! You could be the one who wins a skin of your choice from them!

      Other Community Skin Contests Ending Soon:
      Themed contestFavorite Video-Game Character
      Naimarra
      December 10
      Reshade contestMy PeePs
      RuzzieRose
      December 12
      Themed contestForge, a Shiny skin contest
      mouse36
      December 13
      Themed contestFood and Drink skin contest
      PKMNmastercass
      December 14
      Reshade skin contestWinter
      KawaiiCornz
      December 8

      That's all for now! We hope you all have a great week!
      Retrowave3018 said 2018-12-11 23:28:59
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      hi

      Crypticzz said 2018-12-11 15:54:25
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      hi
      ThaPotatoPleb said 2018-12-10 20:22:10
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      Hi
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    • PMC
      November 24, 2018, 1:40 pm to Public


      The Wall Post Weekly

      A happy late Thanksgiving to the U.S. Members & a happy weekend to everybody! We read everyone's responses to our previous Wall Post Weekly. It sounds like there are some lucky people who didn't get a speck of snow, while others faced flight cancellations! Enough with the chitter chatter, let's get down to business!



      WEBSITE UPDATES

      BATTY: In case you missed it, you now have the ability to "dismiss" Batty. Simply Go to your Profile and click on Batty! You'll have the option to "Dismiss for Now" (see image below). Batty will relocate to your Trophy Case! You can summon Batty back to your profile by going to your Trophy Case, and hitting the blue "Summon" button.



      MORE updates to collection management!

      You have the option to Move or Copy an item in a collection to another collection directly from the collection management panel! Just right click on the item you want to move or copy!

      Grid View:


      You can also Create a new Folder or Collection by right-clicking on the folder you want to create it in! Easy Peasy:



      Also
      • Manage Collections : collections ordered alphabetically.
      • "Make Wall Post" button added to /posts/
      • Updated Mobile Detection to latest devices
      • Fixed bug where main navigation appeared over the widget manager.
      • More optimizations for mobile.
      • Many features added to new upcoming section(s)

      We're working on a couple of things for the Month of December. Stay tuned!


      OFFICIAL CONTESTS

      There are 2 more days left to submit an entry for the Robots Skin Contest! There are 309 entries! As Romto_ pointed out in their wall post, the last time we broke 300 entries in a skin contest was back in November of 2016 when there were 350 entries in the Magic Skin Contest! Woo! Do you think we can break the 350?!



      COMMUNITY EVENTS

      There is 1 DAY LEFT in snowylemons
      Reshade Contest "Sisters"!

      Sign-ups for Chiaroscuro's writing contest - Season 3 - are still open! There are only 2 spots left! Details can be found on the Sign-Up Page!

      Other Community Skin Events & Contests Ending Soon:

      Palette contestImageskin Contest
      Marjory
      November 30
      Themed contestFavorite Video-Game Character
      Naimarra
      December 10

      Visit the Community Event Calendar for a complete list of Events and Contests!


      OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

      This week, PMC Member ArchiGa was featured on Minecraft.net! The interview highlights their submission, Cælestes Horti / SkyGardens, which was an entry in the Sky Scraper Project Contest! ArchiGa goes into detail about the inspiration behind the build, the length of time it took to create it, and gives insight about the build in its' entirety. Congratulations, ArchiGa!
      Godbyeo said 2018-12-03 14:06:24
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      you can do it!
      MushirMickeyJoe said 2018-11-30 20:42:50
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      I don't buy it.
      Jetra said 2018-11-28 13:02:33
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      Guide on using the entire site in general.
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    • PMC
      November 16, 2018, 3:00 pm to Public
      The Wall Post Weekly


      Happy FRIDAY PMCer's! Did it snow where you are? Enough to make a snowman or cancel school? Here's a summary of this week on PMC!



      WEBSITE UPDATES

      Updates!! The most noticeable update was the new nav bar, XP bar, and PMC Logo in the header. It may appear that these changes are the only updates on the site... but they're not!

      Cyprezz explains:

      "There was a pile of improvements all over the site that had nothing to do with the site theme and physical changes. For example, I integrated 'lazy loading' of images which should speed up the site on both mobile and desktop - saving bandwidth for us and you!"

      The Logo Before and After




      The Header: Logo, Navigation, Notification Tabs & XP Bar
      You can read more about the update in replies to questions on his wall, which you can view here.

      There were many updates to the Collections system! We also updated the Collections Tutorial, which includes new, detailed explanations, newly added GIFs, updated photos, and more! Let us know if we missed anything by commenting on the tutorial page!

      Another major update was with PMCSkin3D! Did anyone notice that you can now edit ANY MOB?! Chicken, Cows, Dolphins, Sheeps, Squid, and SO many more. Only player model textures can be published.....for now. wink. Simply launch PMCSkin3D, select " File > NewSkin ". Click on the drop-down menu (Steve is pre-selected) and choose your mob! Easy peasy!

      One final thing. Remember Batty? Chances are, Batty's still hanging around your profile but you now have the ability to "dismiss" Batty, relocating Batty to your Trophy Case! You can summon Batty by going to your Trophy Case, and hitting the blue "Summon" button. Batty will re-appear on your profile!



      OFFICIAL CONTESTS


      October's Official Contest Results wrapped up. Congratulations to the winners! Results are summarized below, but be sure to check out the final leaderboards to see some spooky, fun and festive entries!

      Pumpkin Carving Contest -
      1st place winner HeavensGift with their submission The Pumpkin King
      2nd place winner Divici with their submission The Fool Pumpkin and the Tricksy Fairies
      3rd place winner Hylarion with their submission The Devil Pumpkin

      Laboratory Skin Contest -
      1st place winner Althestane with their skin ZAAT
      2nd place winner Aspirin60 with their skin It's Alive and Free!!
      3rd place winner Auri with their skin Worm-o-man

      This month's skin contest theme is ROBOTS! After months of being on the community poll, it finally had majority vote! There are about 10 days left to enter! We're looking forward to seeing some creative computer creatures and reading equally imaginative stories about them!


      COMMUNITY EVENTS

      Sign-ups for Chiaroscuro's writing contest - Season 3 - are still open and will remain open until the maximum of 16 members sign up! There are already 10! Details can be found on the Sign-Up Page!

      Skin Events & Contests ending soon!


      Reshade contestSisters
      snowylemons
      November 25
      Palette contestImageskin Contest
      Marjory
      November 30

      Visit the Community Event Calendar for a complete list of Events and Contests!

      That's all for this edition of the Wall Post Weekly. Have a great weekend, and stay warm (or cool)!
      PMC said 2018-11-26 08:38:46
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      You can have some of ours, it came about a month early!
      romling said 2018-11-25 21:53:25
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      i wish we had snow! it usually comes around february in the uk.
      wingedshadowwolf said 2018-11-23 20:37:55
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      We had a hint of snow here. It's typically too cold and dry to make snowmen :(

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    • PMC
      October 31, 2018, 2:50 pm to Public

      HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!


      Every extra special thing we've done on the site this month is because of this Holiday, and it's finally here! Let's recap the eventful month!



      SITE THEME

      One of the most noticeable special spoops was the site theme! Bats, leaves, pumpkin-orange buttons.. oh my! Along with the appropriate site theme, a lot of members decorated their personal profile in cobwebs, creepy-crawlers, and spooky scary skeletons. We really enjoyed seeing everyone's profile transform! So festive and creative! The orange buttons and leaves aren't going anywhere just yet - they'll stick around through the fall season!


      HALLOWEEN COMMUNITY EVENT

      The FIRST ever non-competitive Community Event was successful, to say the least! The Halloween Community Event wrapped up yesterday and we are impressed by the quality and number of submissions and support you have given each other! Head on over to check out the Event Summary which includes a few featured submissions! We appreciate all of the hard work and effort you put into the event and needless to say, it won't be the last of its kind. Pat yourselves on the back and give each other high fives! Special thanks to DinowCookie for helping host and coordinate the event!

      We'd also like to hear your thoughts on the event as well as see your favorite entries! Share with us on the official Halloween Community Event thread


      BATTY!

      Let's talk about the friendly phantom creature that's been hanging around randomly – BATTY! Many of you have already found Batty, and if you haven't, don't fret! You still have the rest of today to find Batty, and it should be easier because it's Halloween and it's Batty's favorite Holiday!



      Here are some fun Stats about Batty!


      Fun Fact: Batty wasn't in our original plans for the month, but when the seed was planted it grew and we're happy Batty was well received! Batty feels very welcomed and thanks to the community for being so friendly!

      Batty showed up 22,205 times for members only!
      15,428 members saw but never claimed Batty!

      Top 3 Members who found Batty the most:

      Nasu 20 times
      Fellanchicken 19 times

      Third place was a tie between:
      Chiaroscuro 16 times
      Woodstockk 16 times



      OTHER SITE SPOOPS!

      In addition, our official Laboratory Experiments Skin Contest received 240 entries & is currently in the judging phase! There were some beautiful and unique creations & equally original stories along with them. The Pumpkin Carving Contest JUST entered the review phase which means there's still time to look over the entries and diamond your favorites to ultimately determine the finalists!

      Alongside our official community events & contests were 6 unofficial Halloween themed events & challenges hosted by your fellow PMC friends.

      November will be a little quieter than October, but be prepared when December rolls around....!

      PS If you read all of this, THANK YOU! Have a Happy Halloween and stay spoopy!
      *pixel pumpkin credit: Bowmanimmortal*

      LittleWingMan said 2018-11-06 14:10:42
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      This year I went as a rookie Ghostbuster. ( From the 1984 movie )
      All Might said 2018-11-06 13:52:32
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      wait we were suppose to find batty more than once-
      SimpleMCServers said 2018-11-04 01:48:59
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      We hope everyone had a blessed one!
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  • Forum Thread

    Cast your vote for the next Minecraft Skin contest theme which will start in the month of December!

    Review the ideas below and remember to vote for the one you like the best, not the one you think is going to win!



    5 Elements

    - There are 4 classic elements, earth, water, air and fire. There's a lesser known / accepted element called aether added by Aristotle. Aether is also called quintessence or the material that fills the region of universe above the terrestrial sphere. In this contest, you would choose one or more of the 5 elements to inspire your skin!

    Aztecs & Egyptians

    - Two of the most fascinating civilizations of this world have inspired and perplexed modern minds in countless ways. Let their cultures inspire your mind to create a relevant Minecraft skin!

    Historical Splendour

    - Imagine the beauty, pomp and circumstance of past times and create a skin according to that. May it be an Egyptian king or queen, a medieval prince or princess or a lady or lord in a baroque gown. Consider also different options, while displaying royalty and their court would be one, different times also had interesting ways of adorning soldiers and warfare like knights with elaborate armour or soldiers in brightly coloured uniforms. Your skin should unveil the grandiosity of past countries, cultures and periods.

    DawnBringer's 32 Color Palette (DB32)

    - Palette restriction with the intention to inspire creativity. You'll be restricted to colors in the famous DB32 color palette. What you do with the palette will be up to you. If you've never used a color palette before, this is a great one to start with! Original creator & more information here.


    Dance Off

    - Musical tastes are as diverse as the sources of inspiration during it's creation. Make a skin that relates to music whether it's by genre, lifestyle, celebrity or culture. Let the music flow through your Minecraft Skin or into your ears at least. Either way, dance party and/or head banging is encouraged. Show us what you got!

    City Life

    - The city's alive with the hustle and bustle of hundreds of thousands of people! From the frequenters of a trendy coffee-shop on the corner, to the diligent crew of construction workers keeping the metropolis in shape, and everything between, create someone (or something!) that calls the city its home!

    Fashion Show
    - Fashion comes in all styles but they all try to make a statement. Dress up your skin for a fashion show! It doesn't have to be for a glamorous event red carpet event. It might be your own fashion for that matter. Use the description to explain the statement your fashionable skin is trying to make!

    Disguises

    - If it weren't for those meddling kids, I would have gotten away with it! It's time to pull off those masks and show who was really behind the deed. Make a skin that makes use of the hat layer to disguise what's underneath.

    Scrapyard Creations

    - One mans trash is another mans treasure. Create a skin using scrap parts from the junkyard. Piece it together with objects you might find thrown away only to find themselves part of something great!

    Norse Mythology

    - Norse mythology is the body of myths of the North Germanic peoples stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization of Scandinavia and into the Scandinavian folklore of the modern period. The northernmost extension of Germanic mythology, Norse mythology consists of tales of various deities, beings, and heroes derived from numerous sources from both before and after the pagan period, including medieval manuscripts, archaeological representations, and folk tradition. Learn more here.



    This poll will run for about a week. Get your votes in!


    Information on past contests and all of their participants can be found here! https://www.planetminecraft.com/contests/

    Poll ended 12/01/2018 10:47 am.

    View View Full Thread for the poll.
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