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Pixelmon Minecraft Mod

Catch The PokemonGO Wave with Pixelmon for Minecraft

Here at, we’ve definitely been caught up in the Pokemon Go game that’s been taking the world by storm. Many of us employees at are in our late 20’s, so Pokemon was something we did when we were young, and with it becoming an AR experience on our smartphones, it’s really got many of us interested in Pokemon again. However, not all of us can leave our posts to go hunting for Pokemon, so we decided to see how we could tame our urge while working here at!

After a bit of Googling, we came across an awesome mod that we believe may tame that urge in Minecraft for us! This mod may not be new to some of you, but to those who are just discovering it, it’s called Pixelmon. This mod adds almost 300 Pokemon with levels and more to your Minecraft world!

The Pixelmon mod, isn’t a simple cosmetic mod for Minecraft either. The team that created it went to great lengths to integrate almost everything about the attack system from the original Pokemon games, along with moves, ailments, and even actions when you’re catching or defeating a Pokemon in Minecraft!! Not to mention the all too familiar Pokedex built right into the mod, to help you keep track of all the Pokemon you’ve caught!

Another really great feature about this mod, and one of the reasons we’re recommending it, is the fact that it doesn’t make any changes to the base files for Minecraft, which makes it easy to add to your existing Minecraft server and work right along with the other popular addons and mods available today.

Take a look at this list of features:

  • 340 pokemon!
  • Fully configurable via pixelmon.cfg file
  • Comprehensive attack system featuring over 500 attacks (including status effects and stats modifiers)
  • Pokemon overlay showing current pokemon and their status
  • Functioning pokedex
  • Multiplayer supported!
  • Full PC storage system!
  • Evolution stones!
  • 3D pokeball and capture animation
  • All Models to scale as specified by the bulbapedia
  • Battleable Trainers
  • Aggression system
  • Friendship System
  • Hammer and anvil crafting system for pokeballs!
  • Apricorn trees
  • More Pokeballs: Heavy Ball, Level Ball, Love Ball, Moon Ball and Friend Ball + More!
  • Fossil Machine for reviving fossils found around the world!
  • Trading! Trade pokemon with your friends! Evolve Pokemon!
  • Find Icy and Mossy stones throughout the world to evolve certain Pokemon!

Pixelmon for Minecraft

Ready to get playing?

Head over to the Official website, and download either the Launcher for Windows, or the Core Mod files
Click Here

How to Install the Pixelmon Mod

  1. Download and install Minecraft Forge API for Minecraft.
  2. Go to Start Menu > Type %appdata%/.minecraft and press Enter.
  3. Download Pixelmon mod zip from the link below.
  4. Place the .jar file inside the .minecraft/mods/ directory.
  5. Open the launcher and select the Forge profile!
  6. Have fun!

How to manually install Pixelmon Mod in Minecraft Forge:

  1. Download and install Minecraft Forge API
  2. Go to Start Menu > Type %appdata%/.minecraft and press Enter.
  3. Download Pixelmon mod.
  4. Place the .zip file inside the .minecraft/mods/ directory.
  5. Run Minecraft Forge to check!

Be sure to visit the Wikia that has all the information on the Pokemon in the mod
Click Here

If you have any problems installing on your server, just open a ticket and we’ll help out!

Pixelmon for Minecraft

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minecraft 1.10.2 update

Minecraft Update 1.10.2 – Problem Solver

Hello fellow Minecrafters! We’re here with a quick blog update letting you know about the latest 1.10.2 update that helps solve a lot of the problems our users and many other users all over the world were having with the last update 1.10.1.

If you’re a customer of, you can already update to it, just save your world and update using the dropdown in your control panel.

Here are the details of the update:

This is a smaller update taking care of some of the most annoying reported bugs. We are also planning to release another update for 1.10.x in a few weeks that takes care of some less critical but still annoying issues. – Mojang

Issues fixed in version 1.10.2:

[Bug MC-103981] – Missing BlockEntity (Piston_Extension, …)
Issues fixed in version 1.10.1:

  • [Bug MC-85162] – Slight player/mob offset when on Farmland Block
  • [Bug MC-99914] – DataWatcher / EntityMetadata ID is based on the class load order
  • [Bug MC-100333] – Entities from old (<= 1.5.2) worlds are killed when loaded in current versions due to a typo in the health data fixer
  • [Bug MC-102072] – Structure Block: Unable to navigate in the “structure name” field of structure blocks, using the arrow-keys, pos1, end or the delete key
  • [Bug MC-102867] – chat key bound to unicode char causes crash in creative inventory
  • [Bug MC-103177] – Missing subtitles for polar bears, strays, husks, and wither skeletons
  • [Bug MC-103497] – End Dragon Does not respawn

If you experience crashes during multiplayer sessions, we need to know if you were playing on a vanilla server or a modified server. We still get crash reports in our backend systems that we can’t reproduce and we need more information to analyze that problem. It seems to be a rare but annoying problem for some players.

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The 1.10 Minecraft Update “Frostburn”

Well, we’re happy to say there’s a new Minecraft update titled “Frostburn”! This Minecraft update comes with some really cool additions, and a hot one too! We’re really excited to see the polar bears along with the large mushrooms, what are you excited for?

If you’re a customer, you’ve had the option for 1.10 since it was released! Just choose it in your dropdown in the control panel. Have any issues with it, just contact support and open up a ticket!

Here is a list of all the changes:

  • Many bug fixes
  • Added Polar Bear
  • Added Husk and Stray
  • An auto-jump option
  • Improvements to some commands
  • Structure blocks for custom maps
  • Underground fossils made from bone blocks
  • Added Magma Block
  • Added Nether Wart Block and Red Nether Bricks
  • Some huge mushrooms can be even larger
  • A rare chance to find lonely trees in plains
  • Find abandoned mine shafts filled with gold in mesa biomes
  • Villages generate better paths between the buildings
  • More variations of villages, based on the biomes they are built in
  • Endermen have been spotted in the Nether
  • Removed Herobrine

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Minecraft Copies

Minecraft has sold more than 106,859,714 copies to date

We can’t tell you how proud we are to be a part of this community. From the first blocks built, to our DDoS protection and on-coming MCPE, we are so happy to help minecrafters all over the world build to their heart’s content, and find adventure in their own ways. Today is a special day, because Mojang has released just how many copies of Minecraft have been sold so far.

Thanks to Mojang for an awesome game, and here’s to 200 Million copies sold!

Minecraft Copies

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Minecraft 1.9 Update

Minecraft 1.9 – The Combat Update!

Hello fellow Minecrafters! Most of the time, Mondays tend to be a bit boring, leaving us in the doldrums throughout the day. Not only that, but today is also a Leap year day, which makes it a rare occasion. Today my friends, we’re happy to announce that Minecraft 1.9 is now released, and is being added to all servers as we speak, and we should have it ready for you to play later on today.

What 1.9 Offers

With this Minecraft update comes a ton of changes to the combat mechanics of the game, along with some other great new additions for map making. All of the additions to 1.9 will really add to the combat and fighting gameplay Minecraft brings, along with some new mobs, new blocks, and a IGLOO!!! Here is the list, with a few we’re really excited about highlighted.

Here is the list of updates:

  • Added shields
  • Attacking now has a “cool-down” delay, making it more important to time your attacks
  • You can now hold items in both hands (default quick key to swap items is ‘F’)
  • Swords have a special sweep attack
  • Axes have a special crushing blow attack
  • Added the elytra
  • New mob: Shulker
  • Expanded The End
  • Added Chorus plants
  • New Purpur blocks
  • New End Rod block
  • Added dragon head block
  • Ender Dragon can be re summoned
  • Added beetroot and beetroot soup (from MC:PE)
  • Added grass path block
  • Added igloos
  • Armor protection values have been lowered
  • Added tipped arrows
  • Added spectral arrows
  • Added Frost Walker enchantment and frosted ice block
  • Added a whole bunch of new sound effects
  • Added sound effect subtitles
  • Brewing Stand now requires Blaze Powder to activate
  • Added skeleton riders
  • We believe we’ve fixed MC-10 and a whole bunch of other issues
  • Removed Herobrine

Read on Mojang Blog

The only thing we’re a bit upset about, is that they’ve removed Herobrine! 🙁

Other than that this looks to be a big update for us, and we’re excited to get out and try some of this new stuff out! Thanks for reading our blog, and be sure to check back later! Happy Crafting!

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How Can I Get My Parents to Play Minecraft?

How Can I Get My Parents to Play Minecraft?

Hello and welcome back to our blog! Today we’d like to talk about something that we keep hearing from a lot of players online and customers of, and that is “How to get my parents to play Minecraft with me”.

With Minecraft topping Digital Sales Charts on PS4 this month, and new DLC on the way, Minecraft has started making it’s way into the living room.

In addition to that, Minecraft For Windows 10 is in beta, and comes with any existing purchase of Minecraft, can give kids and parents easier access to Minecraft. Let’s not forget Minecraft Pocket Edition steaming ahead in 2016 with redstone components.

With more than 20 million people playing Minecraft, it’s only natural to want to play with friends and specifically family members.

But it’s not always so easy to get parents interested in Minecraft as we’ve heard and found, so we’d like to help give you some reasons to share with parents on why they should join in on the fun!

Minecraft is Essentially Digital Legos

Starting right off with something that hits you right in your childhood, Legos, are definitely akin to how the Minecraft world works. The basic measurements for construction in Minecraft is a cube, or block, which is very similar to Lego blocks as you build.


This gives you and your parents unlimited possibilities to build anything your heart and mind desires, leading to hours of safe, quality fun.

Violence is Limited

For the most part, Minecraft isn’t too violent. You do have to fight and kill animals and creatures to survive, but there is no blood or gore like many other games. Many times, there really is no way to “win” the game, keeping competition to a minimum and allowing for maximum creativity.

Minecraft is mostly non violent

Minecraft features two main types of game modes, Creative and Survival. In Creative, you’ll never have to worry about monsters or creatures, leaving you to build as you please. Survival, albeit a little bit harder, can be a fun way to create adventures with your parents through the game world.

You Can Play Alone, or With Many

Often times parent’s #1 worry in online gaming is bad language and bullying. Minecraft deals with that by allowing you to have your own single game world, where only you; or a select group of players can join, or if you’re feeling safe and secure about an Online Minecraft Server, jump into a moderated one where cursing and harassment is managed in real-time.

You Learn While Playing

Minecraft’s basic game design is very much an interpretation of everyday life if you were to live on your own, and could provide valuable lessons on what types of tools you’d need to complete what task, and further your understanding of basic elements like iron, gold, and diamond all while playing a game with your kids!

Minecraft Learn While Gaming

A study conducted by researchers at Australia’s Griffith University, called “Minecraft as a teaching tool: A statistical study of teachers’ experience using Minecraft in the classroom,” concluded that Minecraft can be “very successful as a teaching tool and that learners showed high levels of motivation and participation – which suggests improved learning.”

It’s Just Fun

In the end, think of Minecraft as an unlimited world of Legos that you can create, build, and destroy as you please. There’s nothing stopping you and your children from replicating your mother’s house, a favorite monument, or even a castle built from your imagination.

That’s why Minecraft is so great, in the end it’s up to you.

Minecraft Can Be Fun

Parents Read This!

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What’s New at

We’ve had a really exciting 2015 here at, and at times it seems we are a bit more quiet than other companies, that’s only because we’re working hard on the backside of things innovating minecraft hosting for our customers and community!

Brand New Website

As you can probably tell we launched a new website in 2015 for, a custom built website using the Bootstrap framework. After many changes, tweaks and iterations, we’re really happy with it, and we hope you are too! We’ve really taken a more family friendly approach, in addition to adding as much useful information to the homepage as possible, so it’s easier for kids and parents to make an educated decision between us, another hosting company, and Minecraft Realms.

New Lower Pricing

After improving our company-owned infrastructure we were able to cut costs directly in overhead costs, allowing us to decrease our pricing across the board. We also offer savings when purchasing more months at once, increasing when buy your hosting plans at 3, 6 or 12 months.

Customized & Upgraded Control Panel is partnered with Multicraft, the leading minecraft server control panel provider, and we have been offering the beta version of Multicraft 2.0 to a select group of users to help us work out the kinks, and after a few months, we are now able to proudly offer a faster, leaner Multicraft control panel customized for user needs! We’re very happy with the updates and changes to Multicraft 2.0, but we wanted to add a few more options to ensure our customers have everything they need.

Minecraft Pocket Edition

This has been requested a lot by our customers, and we sincerely apologize for the delay. We wanted to make sure we had everything squared away before starting to offer it to the public. We should have it added to our website and your existing control panel before the end of January, and thank you for your patience!

Anything Else?

Yes! We’ve taken on a few new staff members here in 2015 to help improve the service and support of, which means you can expect an even quicker response than our normal ticket response times, and of course calls or pre-sales questions.

We’ve also increased security not only on our sites and control panels, but also our data-center locations in NY and Seattle, providing you even more security using our hosting service.


Finally, we’d like to take this time to thank you for choosing We pride ourselves our competitive pricing, outstanding service and great customer support, and because of you we can keep doing that in 2016.

If you ever have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to open a ticket! We’re always here to help.

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