Server Now Running on 1.18.1

The server has been updated natively to 1.18.1! That means you can now experience all 1.18 features on the server, including the new caves & cliffs generation, extended world height, blocks, items, mobs, etc. on both Java and Bedrock Edition.

We have also adjusted the world border to generate new 1.18 chunks. Unused chunks around the perimeter of the old border were regenerated in the following areas:

Northern side: Past z-coordinate -4800
Southern side: Past z-coordinate 5600
Western side: Past x-coordinate -5800
Eastern side: Past x-coordinate 5900

We may expand the world border as needed in the future.

All of our important plugins are working correctly. However, if you notice any issues, please report them on the Discord. Some parts of the server map may not be updated yet for the new chunks.

Due to the breaking changes introduced in 1.18, we will no longer be supporting versions older than 1.18.0 on Java Edition and versions older than 1.17.30 on Bedrock Edition. These older versions do not contain the new, major changes such as extended world height, so it was best to stop supporting them as it would hinder the experience.

As older chunks are converted from <1.17 to 1.18, you may notice occasional lag spikes since the server has to process these chunk conversions.

In addition to this, graves and shops are now working once again! Graves have changed a bit; you’ll notice some minor changes to graves, however, the process is still the same. Use /graves to view and teleport to your graves, shift + right-click to instantly grab your items without opening your grave.

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1.17 Chunk Regeneration Complete

In order to generate new 1.17 blocks and items, yesterday, we have shrunk our border, deleted all unused chunks outside the border, regenerated all of those chunks, then restored the border to its previous size. You can expect to find these regenerated chunks by going farther out into the world, closer to the border past these coordinates:

Northern side: Past z-coordinate -4500

Southern side: Past z-coordinate 5600

Western side: Past x-coordinate -5750

Eastern side: Past x-coordinate 5900

In addition, we have reset the End, not including the center island and existing enderman farms.

You can view our map by clicking here.

Besides the few plugins that need to be replaced or updated, this completes the server’s 1.17 update process.

Important update regarding the grave system

Since we recently updated the server to 1.17.1, our grave system is not working at this time. We are still waiting for the plugin developer to update it to 1.17. Due to this, when a player dies, a grave will not be spawned, and the inventory will instead be dropped at the death location with the vanilla despawn rate of 5 minutes (when the chunk is loaded). I apologize for the inconvenience.

Server Now Running on 1.17.1

The server has been updated natively to 1.17.1! That means you can now experience all 1.17 features on the server, including the new blocks, items, and mobs, on both the Java and Bedrock Edition.

Because of this update, we will be adjusting the world border at some point within the next few days to generate new 1.17 chunks. Stay tuned for that.

Regarding plugin compatibility, about 95% of our plugins seem to be starting up correctly, with the ones that aren’t starting up not being as important to the overall server experience. However, some issues with the plugins may arise in-game. If you notice these issues, please report them on the Discord. One issue I’ve seen so far is the custom image maps failing to render, which the plugin developer is already working on.

Regarding compatibility with older client versions, the server will continue to support any Java 1.16.x version for now, along with any 1.17 version up to 1.17.1. Bedrock users can join on any 1.17 version up to 1.17.10.

Due to the server having to convert chunks from 1.16 to 1.17 as players load them in, you may notice occasional lag spikes since the server has to process these chunk conversions.

For any questions, you can comment below or talk to us on the Discord.

Important changes to the global shop, economy, and player balances

In our efforts to keep the economy fair and balanced for all members of the server, the server staff has made the decision to remove the global shop (using the /shop command), including the ability to buy and sell items on the global shop, starting April 20th, 2021. We feel that this change is necessary in order for the economy to fully switch to using physical chest shops for trading items while also retaining the vanilla survival experience.

In addition to this change, due to past abuse, players will have a one-time deduction of a certain percentage of their account balance based on a curve that will occur within 7 days of this change. This will help make the economy more fair for everyone.

If you aren’t already familiar with how to use physical chest shops, click here to go to the Shops section of the Info page for more information on how to create and trade with physical chest shops. You can also use /qs find [item id] to find items you are looking for. This will be our primary system of trading going forward, replacing the global shop system.

If you have any questions or concerns about this change, you may ask us on the Discord server or in the comments.

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