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Community Spotlight - Now Covering SMP Servers; Mojang Weekend Project News & More

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Posted 17 February 2012 - 01:23 AM

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Multiplayer servers are, in many ways, every bit a work of art as a good mod or texture pack, and they are possibly one of the most community-centric projects one can undertake. This week, we're going to take a look at the Killion Detention Center, hosted by Markillion and Starzeh. It is a prison-themed server, and the first in the series to be spotlighted - of course, it will not be the last. If you visit (or host!) a particularly amazing server, please let me know about it, and I'll see if I can spotlight it for you! I love seeing the amazing things people come up with, whether it's a themed server, an amazing build server, or anything at all, and I especially enjoy presenting it back to the community, so everyone can enjoy it.

Mojang's Mojam, LEGO

Starting this Friday, February 17th at 10 CET Mojang will be creating a new game LIVE with all of the money going to charity. In tandem with Humble Bundle, the Mojangstas will be producing a game in 60 hours or less, and they want your help!

Mojang said:

We want your help to choose the theme and the genre. The highest and lowest voted from each category will be combined for the game. Of course, you’ve always wanted to play a Shoot Em’Up Dating Simulator with a Candy Land World War II theme. Choose wisely!

So make your voice heard, and be a part of an exciting new game - tell Mojang what you want to see them create in their poll right here!

Minecraft LEGO, For the Win

It's been a long time coming, but we have news on the Minecraft-themed LEGO project! Today, Carl, Notch, Jeb, Jon and Lydia are at the Bella Center in Copenhagen for LEGOworld to unveil LEGO Minecraft! Additionally, they have a video to commemorate the occasion, which you can see (along with specifics on the project) right here. Check it out!

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Shapeways Sweepstakes

Don't forget that we still have a Shapeways 3D Printout Sweepstakes going on right now, where you can win your own 3D printout of your in-game creations, free! Just check out the details here for your chance to win!

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    Ghast Hunter

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Posted 17 February 2012 - 01:25 AM

Our baby! So glad to see the recognition after all of our hard work.

Big thanks to Sach and our community.



Posted 17 February 2012 - 01:26 AM

must be in the usa to be able to win a 3d printout :( well that SUCKS

im getting lego tho XD



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Posted 17 February 2012 - 01:47 AM

So glad to be a part of this server staff! Thank you Sach!!



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Posted 17 February 2012 - 01:50 AM

This is great! Killion and its counterpart Intoxicated are both amazing servers, I highly suggest them!



Posted 17 February 2012 - 02:00 AM

You'll be hearing about my server when it's finally done.
(hopefully Sacheverell will like it) :D



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Posted 17 February 2012 - 02:10 AM

You know, I've seen a lot of votes going to RTS.

The problem is, Mojang only has 60 hours. You cannot build a solid RTS in 60 hours, or else it would be pretty simplified, which people probably wouldn't expect.



Posted 17 February 2012 - 02:24 AM

Why would they spotlight killion that server is terrible.



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Posted 17 February 2012 - 02:32 AM

Everyone has their own opinion!



Posted 17 February 2012 - 03:08 AM

I definatly have a great server for you guys! It is the coolest mix of Surviving and Building! No applications, no donating! Server up ALL the time! We have Skyblock islands! We have statues! We rock! I'll tell you the IP if your interested!



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Posted 17 February 2012 - 04:18 AM

I was hoping steve was a minifigure.


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Posted 17 February 2012 - 04:21 AM

Meh. The lego minecraft thing didn't turn out so well, in my opinion. Looking at the pictures, i could barely tell it was supposed to be minecraft. I think they could have done something much more creative with it too, just four scenes that fit together. derp. :P


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Posted 17 February 2012 - 05:10 AM

Make sure a lot of you guys vote for Ancient Egypt. If you don't we'll end up with a weird RTS, Beat 'em Up with Steampunk and Ancient Egypt... and that's not gonna work.



Posted 17 February 2012 - 05:33 AM

Wow I knew the lego Minecraft project was going to happen ever since I bought Minecraft.  Sounds interesting, though.


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Posted 17 February 2012 - 06:56 AM

Congrats to Mark & Star for keeping and maintaining such a wonderful server, You truly deserve this <3



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Posted 17 February 2012 - 07:04 AM

Is that FlStudios and Edison I see?! <3



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Posted 17 February 2012 - 08:02 AM

Awsome vid



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Posted 17 February 2012 - 09:24 AM

Looks great!



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Posted 17 February 2012 - 09:27 AM

Sachy's voice is so smexy :3



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Posted 17 February 2012 - 01:27 PM

cool always want something like that! :Diamond: