Well I've been working for quite a long time on this map now and I decided it was time I put it out for other people to see and try out. It isn't quite finished yet, and still have some tweaks to work out, but it mostly is pretty good I think. This is my first map, and I hope you enjoy!
I made the world using a plugin called TerrainControl that allowed me to create custom biomes and custom objects that automatically and randomly generate on a server. As the name of the post suggests, the spawn area is essentially an underground ocean.
You can find wood, melons, and pumpkins as ores around the area. Almost all resources you cna get in vanilla can be found in the map in some place. Precious metals and other ores are found towards the top of the map. All the stone below a certain height is made of silverfish, and you have to go higher to find normal stone. It's almost the opposite from normal minecraft in that the habitable space is at the bottom of the map while the precious ores are at the top. There are also other levels of caverns in the world, as well as randomly generating caves. The special thing about this is that it is randomly generating, due to the fact that I used a custom terrain gen plugin to make it.
I have not been able to make it into a single-player map yet, as that would require tremendous amounts of time and rendering of the world along with randomizing all the spawners and starting the player's spawn area. Instead, I've created a server/multiplayer version that I have hosted online.
The IP is ameobea.craftx.biz
I am NOT advertising my server here - I'm just offering for people to test the map out and/or provide some feedback. It saves a download and makes everything easier for everyone. Anyway, once you join, right click on the sign that says [Warp] Testserver and that will bring you to the spawn area. (There is also another custom terrain generation world that is part of the server as well, unrelated to the map).
You are free to build and do whatever you want, but keep in mind that changes are NOT permenant and the map may be reset multiple times as I continue to work on the map.
Thanks for reading this far, and I hope you enjoy
TerrainControl by Khoorn - for giving me the ability to make this map!
Getnodecraft.net - for hosting my server
Anyone who plays/downloads/youtubes the map or leaves me feedback on the forum. Thanks so much!