Minecraftserver.com has been updated to version 1.8.1 the good news is we have also updated to the latest recommended build of bukkit #1185. So all that remains is plugins to be updated by developers so we should have normality on the temporary map soon.
Also please remember our server is a survival server, so go survive. However our team of Moderators and Administrators are on hand and will help you if they can.
To join us fire up your minecraft client, click ‘Add Server’ then in the ‘Server Address’ box type minecraftserver.com click join and let the adventure begin.
The official release of 1.8 is upon us, to update just log into Minecraft as normal, assuming you wish to play 1.8 agree to the update and by the magic of Mojang you will be welcomed to a whole new world of 1.8 goodness!
Minecraft 1.8 Official Changelog:
+ Added a brand new biome generation code that simplifies life a lot and makes things much more exciting for the future.
+ Added new mob; Endermen.
+ Added FOV slider.
+ Added brightness slider.
+ Added randomly generated ravines.
+ Killing a monster makes it drop experience orbs.
+ The player can level up by gathering experience orbs.
+ Added randomly generated houses.
+ Added huge mushrooms.
+ Using bonemeal on small mushrooms grows the mushroom into a giant mushroom if there’s room.
+ Rewrote the light rendering to use multitexturing instead of direct colors.
+ Sky light and block light have different tints, cool colors for sky light, warm for block lights.
+ Added critical hits that deal +50% damage, plus an extra point to make crits with weak weapons worth it.
+ If the player hits a mob while falling, they always hit a critical hit.
+ The game now keeps track of damage sources and types.
+ Some damage type ignore armor now; drowning, being on fire, falling out of the world.
+ Ice now only spreads next to existing ice or from coast areas.
+ Made the explosions prettier.
+ Made level height depend on a single variable (the level height still is 128, but it’s more moddable now).
+ Added sprinting.
+ Added hunger.
+ Food is now stackable.
+ Improved the logo.
+ Added suspended particles to water.
+ Added a server list so you can remember multiple servers.
+ The player regenerates slowly while the food bar is high.
+ Eating food now takes time.
+ Skeletons hold their bows better now.
+ Added melons.
+ Made melons and pumpkins farmable.
+ Animals that get hurt will flee randomly for a short while.
+ Pigs have snouts now.
+ Made a flashier title screen.
+ Looking towards the sun during sunset/sunrise changes fog color.
+ Added fence gates.
+ Added a player list to multiplayer.
+ Added Silverfish.
+ Added Cave Spider.
+ Added huge underground dungeons (stronghold).
+ Added underground mine shafts.
+ Added melon.
+ Added sprouts for melons and pumpkins.
+ Added vines.
+ Added iron bars.
* Fixed mushrooms spreading infinitely.
* Fixed caves generating with too many dead ends.
- Removed Herobrine.
Minecraft Server Updates and Plugin Versions:
- McMyAdmin 0.9.0.6 Professional to 0.9.1.0
- Minecraft Server v1.3 to v1.4 to v1.4_01
- Bukkit from 557 to 617
- HeroChat v4.7.6 to v4.8.6 to v4.8.7 to v4.8.9 to v4.8.11
- AntiBuild v1.3.1
- Magic Carpet v1.4.5 to v1.5.2 to v1.5.3
- BorderGuard Lite v2.20 to v2.40
- Lockette v1.3.3 to v1.3.4
- Vanish v1.5 to v1.5.2
- LogBlock v0.10 to v0.11 to v0.11b
- HeroicDeath v1.7.2
- Essentials build Dev 2.0.867 to 2.1.12 to 2.1.15 to 2.1.17 to 2.1.18 to 2.1.19 to 2.1.20
The other key plugins we are waiting for will be added as the individual plugin developers update, once all our standard plugins have been added we will bring the old map back online, until then please enjoy the temp map and be safe in the knowledge all your hard work is safe and sound! I will update this post as plugins are added back to minecraft server.