Minecraft 1.8 WOOOOO!

So yh, saw this on Notch’s twitter this morning “Ooh, looks like 1.8 has leaked, not that I’d ever admit that. 😉 Be careful when installing software you don’t trust though.” and “If you do use it, remember to report bugs, and to feel slightly bad. ;)” andddd “(I am fine with you using it. Make sure you get it from the leaked url we are hosting, though)”

So I got pretty excited and started to look for where the leaked url was posted. My first idea was to look on reddit and that proved quite succesful as one of the highest rated links was the link to the 4chan post with the minecraft.jar download on Minecraft.net’s servers. About 3 minutes later I had created a world and was preceding to zip around with the new flyingness in creative mode.

I’m just about to start a survival world and will be doing some let’s play posts (as promised) don’t know how long this will last for though and how frequent as I recently gained ownership of a small game called dead island and I am quite eager to start playing through that. I don’t know whether I will do a let’s play of that, but I might give it a go as the stream of content running to my youtube account is quite dry (and has been like that for a couple of months now.

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Update, a new room and the Humble Bundle

Getting a new room (kinda, a  new bed, desk and end table thingy) but this also means I can’t really use my main desktop PC (the one I run all of my games on) I did buy the Humble Bundle though and have been playing those. I can run all but Atom Zombie Smasher on my laptop, which has been keeping me occupied until I get my new desk, which  should be going and getting from Ikea tomorrow if all goes well.

But back onto the Humble Bundle most of the games are pretty fun, my favourites at the moment being HammerFight and Cortex Command (even though it is still in development and pretty buggy it is still a fun concept and some modders have managed to get it working at least slightly)

So yh, until I get my desk don’t expect any interesting stuff (not that I have been posting anything lately anyways, but saying that I was nearly ready to show off a Minecart Station that I have designed but I guess I’ll just post that in a few days)

The Nightmare House

Well, I just finished Nightmare House 2 and I must say it was pretty freaky, kind-of. It got less scary nearer to end because action became a big part of the game, trying not to spoil the game too much but running around with a swat team at your side blowing the heads off zombies is a lot less scarier than creeping around the halls in the dark, getting followed around by mannequins.

So yh, think I might find another game to occupy myself for a while. I just don’t really know what that game will be yet 🙂

Back Off Holiday

So yh, after yet another period of not having access to the my computer and the internet (an unexpected camping trip this time) I’m going to try and get back into some kind of schedule (or at least posting more frequently) As a lot of you probably know (unless you’ve been disconnected from the internet like me) that the Aether mod has been released. The mod ads a alternate dimension, being dubbed the alternate of the nether, a ton of items and a handful of new mobs. It is a dimension full of floating islands (quite similar to the skylands map), along with dungeons in which you can fight bosses for special rewards. But I’m not going to go through all of the additions, that would take forever, head over to the mods page for more info on it.

So moving back to my blog, I will probably be posting some content about the Aether soon. Note the “probably” in that sentence, as with a lot of other Minecraft commentators and bloggers Minecraft is becoming quite stale and boring. I don’t want to play just Minecraft as I enjoy playing other games as well from time to time. I will defiantly post lots more as soon as the adventure update comes out, but that is quite a long way off yet. I am probably going to be playing Nightmare House 2, which is a Source Mod, the follow up to the Nightmare House 1, a custom map for Gmod. But unfortunately that game is one that won’t really be suitable for blogging about.

I don’t know if anybody noticed but my blog has a new design, one which I don’t know how long I will be keeping as it doesn’t have a custom header. But I think it looks nice, and is a nice change from the Duster come TwentyEleven theme that I was using previously. I didn’t originaly want to use this theme, I saw a nice one on the web called Neutral but as that is a download theme and I am hosting with WordPress there is no way for me to use that theme (which is annoying as the other themes from that team are in the WordPress Theme Gallery, I just don’t like them that much)

So yh, I will try and get some more content up about Minecraft, mainly the Aether.

Yet Another Pointless Update Post . . .

So yh, as a lot of you may have noticed I haven’t been very active for the last 4 days or so. I’ve just not really been feeling like playing Minecraft over the last few days, and even less making post about the game that I have only been playing for a couple of hours over the course of about the last week. I have been playing on my computer though, just not on Minecraft. Some Tf2 on and off and I also got Cities Xl 2011 the other day and Bad Company 2 (the bundle containing Bad Company, Vietnam and The Specact DLC) for a small sum of £9.99 which is not too bad saying I was considering about buying only the base game the other day for £15. So you may see some content from these games in the future, probably screenshots from Cities and maybe a montage from Bad Company, but I will need to take a bit of time to adjust before I start thinking about recording any footage.

I did build a house on my single player to plan out how I want my new house to be on the server, (which the map has been changed on for a while now but I have never got around to building a nice house – just an ugly box house) I may post some screenshots of that later on today as I’m in the garden on my laptop writing this (I play Minecraft on my other PC)

So expect some more content later on today or tomorrow at the latest. And keep mining 😛

Update (And piston door tutorial)

Hi guys, sorry that I haven’t been posting much in the last few days. Not had much time on my hands, been playing other games, playing my guitar (learning Sweden off the Minecraft soundtrack) and just general things happening in my life. So yh. I did post a new video on YouTube (a tutorial of the piston door I posted a few days earlier) but forgot to post it here, so I’ll do that now.

I shall try and get some more posts out soon, inbetween life, guitar and other things I’ve been doing lately. I’ve also been playing some Crysis 2 and I want to try and finish that off (I have a habit of leaving games I’m playing half finished (Half Life)) And I may also buy Cities XL 2011 later as it is on sale for £5.99 and it is a game I have been wanting to play for a while but couldn’t be bothered to pour £29.99 out of my pockets for a game that I probably won’t even play for that long.

But anyhow, I’ll be trying to get out some more posts in the next few days but don’t be surprised if I don’t, I’ve been feeling quite tired lately and there are things I would much rather be doing than forcing myself to play a game, take screenshots, think of things to write whilst I’m doing all of this and then compile this all into a post. It may not sound it but it is quite draining and sometimes I just don’t feel like it.

So I hope to be posting some more, but until then I’m signing off for some well-deserved rest 😀

I got Griefed :( (and a trololol)

Just a really quick post today, mainly because I got griefed and I’m currently getting back on my feet. But after getting some of my stuff back we did manage to have a it of fun 🙂

The griefer was Squiglesheep, and he had every right to grief me. Just not this bad. Basically I buried his wolf and put obsidian outside his door (a whole 2 blocks!) for a joke. He dicided to pay me back by pouring lava on my roof, I have a wooden house. Also some of my chests got broke and a lot of the stuff de-spawned (Burnt and Alzedio saved some of it)

Minecraft - Hello Spider

Hello Mr Spider! How are you this fine day?

Minecraft - Zombie Hug

Hugs all around!

Minecraft - Trololol

We found a trolololol