Minecraft

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by TheGodBen, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Robert Maxwell

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    Holy hell, dragons would be even more heinous griefers than creepers and endermen combined! :lol: Although a dragon under your control would be a very effective way to level mountains!
     
  2. Owain Taggart

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    Wow, they look pretty graceful. But man, did it really destroy whatever it fell into? That's badass.
     
  3. Robert Maxwell

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    Sure looks that way. Sucker cut a tunnel straight through.

    I think it's safe to say dragons are one mob we won't have in our zoo, as there's probably no safe way to contain them.
     
  4. SilentP

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    Imagine trying to put a saddle on one of them mutha's.
     
  5. Owain Taggart

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    Haha yeah, you're probably right. Unless some details come out regarding ways to contain them. Speaking of large things, It'd be fun being able to craft jumbo snowmen, just to watch them terrorize aggressive mobs. A bit like Minecraft's version of Staypuft. Imagine a giant snowman peering over a building you've built.

    Btw Robert, any idea what's up with the server? Forum's been down for awhile.
     
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  6. Robert Maxwell

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    I do think it would be cool if they put some giant mobs into the game, as long as they don't just destroy everything they touch.
     
  7. Cutter John

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    Wow, I can just hear the complainers over on the official forum losing their minds over this. :) Nice animation though. Props to Notch!

    Hey Robert, are we using a Bukkit plugin that buffs the healing properties of food? I've noticed on the server that eating a slice of melon heals 4-5 hearts now. Just wondering.
     
  8. Robert Maxwell

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    I'm using default settings. I have no mods in place that touch food at all. It might be an overall server difficulty setting, but if so it's using the default value as I haven't changed anything like that.
     
  9. Owain Taggart

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    I did notice that we can't die of starvation on the server. Maybe that's due to the inventory saving mod? Dunno, but I do like it that way.
     
  10. Robert Maxwell

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    You don't die of starvation, however your health drops down to half.

    It must be a difficulty setting. I can ramp it up if you guys prefer. :p
     
  11. Owain Taggart

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    Would likely be a good prank around Halloween ;)
     
  12. Robert Maxwell

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    Maybe I should put the server on "hardcore mode" for Halloween.

    :p
     
  13. Owain Taggart

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    Haha, I think I'd actually go for that! Make us work a little harder :)
     
  14. Robert Maxwell

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    What I meant by that was, if anyone dies, the server world is deleted!
     
  15. Owain Taggart

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    Surely now, you're joking... ;)

    And yes, I know your name isn't Shirley. :p

    Btw, since the forum server is down, I'll post it here.

    Yesterday, Spock and I found a Stronghold. You can't unfortunately see much in this shot as it's a bit dark, but there's quite an elaborate abandoned mineshaft. You kind of feel like Indiana Jones when finding these.

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    And earlier on, we found a huge ravine. The ravine then lead on to the Stronghold:

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  16. Cutter John

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    Y'know I never could find the stronghold down there. Are we thinking about the same thing?

    Stronghold = Underground castle with doors, iron bars, silverfish and special blocks.

    That is a pretty epic ravine though.
     
  17. Owain Taggart

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    Maybe, though I do count abandoned mines to be in the same category. I think it's simply a variation in style. Either that or strongholds are another variation on the dungeon.
     
  18. Robert Maxwell

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    Yeah, there are several things that came in 1.8 but they're all distinct:

    * Ravines, which cut through the landscape.
    * NPC villages (currently lacking NPCs.)
    * Abandoned mineshafts (where you find cave spiders.)
    * Strongholds (underground castles with silverfish and whatnot.)

    I believe some of them are usually found close to each other but they are not by any means the same thing.

    Strongholds have iron doors and their walls are made of stone brick, so that's what easily sets them apart.
     
  19. Owain Taggart

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    Ok, you can see I haven't played 1.8 very much :lol:

    Interestingly, we haven't encountered any cave spiders yet in the mineshaft.


    I just find it really cool to find a cave, leading to a ravine, leading to a mineshaft.
     
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  20. Itisnotlogical

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    To me, strongholds include both mine shafts and the kind you mentioned, Cutter John. Isn't there only supposed to be three stronghold per worldgen?

    EDIT: Ninja'd by Robert.