The problem that I have that really prevents me from playing on multiplayer is that one day the server admin could decide to wipe the map or the server could close down...and I don't like all my 'hard work' just dissapearing
I prefer multiplayer, just because people can actually use my mechanisms I build. It's also fun when you're the only engineer type on your server. Can you believe I charged one guy 20 gold (valuable on my server, since the rail network used a lot) for a small observation post with a simple audio alarm? It's fun to rip people off! =D
Well this really depends. I like the way minecraft is made to play, I wish, one day, I will find a server that is like single-player. Im looking for a server with no world-edit, no spawned items, no day night change. This is really hard to find, and most pure vanilla servers I join, turn out to be full on creative servers.
well im playing on a private server with my friend, just the two of us. its pretty fun to build things and tinker around with some redstone.
i prefer that way more over single player.
and when im playing sp, im always on peaceful since im only playing there to try out some design-ideas for implementation on our server.
we are playing 100% legit and have a cool castle, several towers a minecartnetwork, a giant mobfarming-tower, alot of discovered huge cave-systems, mineshafts and so on!
it sure will ache when were going to start a new world on 1.8 but we will keep the savegame so we can always go back for a lil if we get "homesick", also in a new world theres new possibilities and landscapes that want to be molded!