Server updated to 1.12

Hello fellow miners!  Big news today!

The server has been updated to version 1.12!  There’s a whole lot of new stuff in this new update!

Since world 1.11 never really got off the ground, we are very likely to kill that map and start a new world of 1.12 in its place.  I know the Turtle clan is still active in 1.9, so it makes sense not to replace that world.  We’ll keep classic Punchwood online as usual!

PLEASE let me know if you see any problems, bugs, or any other types of issues!  We’re still at full plugin strength, so also let me know if any of our usual plugin commands change their behavior.

Let me know what you think!

Server troubles

Good morning fellow wood punchers!

Unfortunately, it seems we’re having a small service outage.  The host that runs our server has run out of space on the disk that we’re using.  This problem has happened several times recently, and I’m pushing them for a more permanent fix.  If you try to get to the server, and see that it is offline, that means we don’t quite have it fixed yet, though I’m hoping we’ll be back up and running within a couple hours of this post.

Server h4xx0rz.

Hello friends!  Just a quick update to let you know that our lovely little wordpress-based site was “hacked” a couple days ago.  Not sure how they got in, but I’m presuming it was a bug in WordPress itself, or one of the plugins I use.  They left traces of a backdoor that they installed.  That has been removed, the admin password changed, WordPress re-installed, and I’ve checked over the rest of the site and it looks like everything is ok.

This did not affect our Minecraft game server.

If you see anything that doesn’t look right on this site, please let me know right away!  Happy Mining!

Upgrades done!

The upgrade process ended up being pretty painless!  It’s all done now, and things appear to be running smoothly.  As always, please let me know if you spot any problems!

Server upgrades coming

Hello fellow miners!

Just a heads-up that a server upgrade is in the works.  Our current host has started offering new plans at cheaper prices, so we’ll be getting more RAM for less money!  I’m not sure if they’re going to have to move things around or will just upgrade us “in place”, so there may be some minor impact to our availability when the upgrade happens.

I will keep y’all updated here when I know anything new!  And of course, always feel free to reach out to me directly if you have questions.

Version 1.9.2

A new version of the server came out that supposedly only had changes for Realms.  But it doesn’t appear to be protocol compatible with 1.9.  I have now updated to the latest version of the server (and spigot), so you should be good to go with the latest version of the client.

Everything looks good so far, but please let me know if you notice any problems!

Continuing map updates and another bugfix

Hey folks.  I’m trying to keep the map up to date, and have been getting a new one generated about every day or two.  Check it out!

Also thanks to momOfTheMist again for finding another permissions bug!  Y’all are once again able to use buckets to gather/place lava.  I also turned off Enderman block damage, so they quit picking up blocks and making holes in the landscape.

Holler if y’all notice anything else!

Map of Punchwood 1.9

Good morning miners!  Good news!  I have posted the first map of Punchwood 1.9.  Since we’re not yet to the place of having multiple worlds up and running again, I am trying to preserve at least a little bit of the sense of discovery that comes with a new vanilla Minecraft, so I haven’t generated the cave view, only the surface.  Enjoy!