Hull University Minecraft Map

I used geocraft to generate a Minecraft map of the University of Hull, and now I am sharing it with you. You can see a short video of the map below. The map is available as OpenStreetMap data only, or with the DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) lidar data from, (I think) 2015, so the multi-story car-park is not included for example. The original project is broken as the lidar data did not get included, but it was possible to fix it using the suggested changes by RobinWhitfield here in this issue. The original licencing for this… Continue reading Hull University Minecraft Map

How to Setup a Minecraft Server

First things first… Ok, So you want to start a minecraft server. Well theres some stuff you need to do first to let your friends connect, if you want to run a minecraft server for just you and the people on your WiFi/house, then this tutorial isn’t for you. Secondly this tutorial will not require Hamachi. What you need to do Firstly, you will need a minecraft server, either bukkit or vanilla, I will be using vanilla, but you can use any minecraft server so long as it works. (first make sure that you follow any instructions that any non-vanilla… Continue reading How to Setup a Minecraft Server

Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. The NEXT steps.

It is currently well known that bukkit has been given a dmca request by Wesley Wolfie, but now that that has happened, we now need to rebuild! So here is whats happening, the folks over from bukkit are now working on a new modding api, called sponge! currently ‘Sponge will start with Minecraft 1.8, with Vanilla Client Support on Forge.’ Old plugins that were written on bukkit will most likely have to be removed, unless someone finds a way to make them compatible with sponge. Here is a large extract of what they plan to do. Our ultimate goal is to… Continue reading Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. The NEXT steps.

Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. what now?

Recently bukkit has been issued a DMCA takedown because of recent events and the massage below appeared on bukkit’s downloads pages. 451 Unavailable for Legal Reasons. This content is unavailable as the direct result of a DMCA takedown request. A copy of the notification can be found at this link. What now? well, we don’t know, as far as we are aware Wesley Wolfie is issuing the DMCA notice to Multiplay (who host bukkit and bukkit’s download links (reference)). I believe that Spigot will continue to update there builds but are in the same boat as bukkit, but that it… Continue reading Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. what now?

Coloring Batch Files! – within one file!

I wanted colored batch files and I managed to achieve this with someones solution which I modified and made my own, it is now quite different to his but I cannot find who it was to give them credit, anyway, here is the code!   @echo off SETLOCAL EnableDelayedExpansion for /F “tokens=1,2 delims=#” %%a in (‘”prompt #$H#$E# & echo on & for %%b in (1) do rem”‘) do ( set “DEL=%%a” ) title Startup Assist – Handler call :ColorText 08 “[” call :ColorText 08 “Service” call :ColorText 08 “]” call :ColorText 08 ” Startup Assist – HANDLER – RUNNING “… Continue reading Coloring Batch Files! – within one file!