Category: Minecraft

October 23, 2017 / / Minecraft

I am back as a guest contributor for CraftBuzz, with the topic I previously wrote about: the EULA. In my last discussion, I presented the issues with the existing EULA. I documented the opinions of both Mojang and the average server owner and talked about how the EULA affected voting…

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September 27, 2017 / / Minecraft

CraftBuzz recently had the opportunity to interview William Teder, the founder of the popular Minecraft: Pocket Edition server Lifeboat. Teder, who is known online under the alias “williamtdr,” started the server at a very young age and was encouraged by his father, Rein Teder, to further develop his project. While…

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July 17, 2017 / / Minecraft

Charity offers a win-win situation. After all, it is both beneficial to the recipient and gratifying to the donor. It builds reputation, maintains organizations, and leaves lasting character impressions. Everyone wants to donate to or assist a charity at one point or another to feel good about themselves, especially when…

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May 21, 2017 / / Minecraft

The EULA is a controversial topic for the Minecraft community, and we’re going to be talking about both sides of the story. It’s important that server owners understand Mojang’s point of view on the issue, and it’s equally important that Mojang understands why this is causing a problem for server…

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May 14, 2017 / / Spigot

CraftBuzz recently had the opportunity to interview veteran developer and server administrator Tux, who, after 6 years of involvement in the Minecraft community, has announced that he will be leaving to pursue other goals and interests. Tux is widely recognized as the leading contributor to BuycraftX—the official Buycraft plugin—and as…

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April 11, 2017 / / Spigot

This week, CraftBuzz presents the final article in The Price to Pay series: whether or not obfuscation is acceptable. Let us start with the basic definition of obfuscation. In the programming world, obfuscation consists of masking the source code (which, as defined in our “Free versus Paid Plugins” article, is…

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March 8, 2017 / / Spigot

As an extension of last week’s discussion on “Free versus Paid Plugins”, CraftBuzz proudly presents the equally controversial and intriguing topic, “Is Piracy Justifiable?” Prior to delving into this noteworthy subject and how it directly relates to the Minecraft community, it is important to understand exactly what piracy is. Piracy,…

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January 27, 2017 / / Spigot

The SpigotMC forums is an amalgam of amazing topics. Everything, from game releases to the presidential elections, is neatly summarized in short threads for members to read. And yes, just like any other forum, debates are always imminent. Heated discussions surrounding development dominate the forum politics. Today, I decided to…

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