Goodbye, Powered by Redstone.

1,676 days. That's how many days Powered by Redstone has been live. Four years, seven months, and two days. I started this site when I was bored one night in middle school, and last month I graduated from high school. I've seen this site evolve from a tiny blog on Google's Blogger service to be […]

Minecraft 1.10 Pre-Release 1

Ready for the newest Minecraft snapshot? Here's all the details, straight from Mojang's company blog: It is time. Here is this weeks snapshot the first Minecraft 1.10 pre-release. We will decide when the final Minecraft 1.10 update will be released based on the feedback we get and the reported issues on our bugtracker.

Minecraft snapshot 16w21a

Ready for the newest Minecraft snapshot? Here's all the details, straight from Mojang's company blog: Last week the polar bears were released into the world. This week they can enjoy their peaceful life in a world with less bugs. Some of the changes and new features are not 100% finalized and we are going to […]

Minecraft snapshot 16w20a

Ready for the newest Minecraft snapshot? Here's all the details, straight from Mojang's company blog: The polar bears are here. And many more new and exciting features are also included in the first snapshot of Minecraft 1.10. Most of the changes and new features are not 100% finalized and we are going to improve and […]

Minecraft 1.9.3 Pre-Release 3

While all the server blacklist drama is going on, Mojang is continuing to push out pre-releases for Minecraft 1.9.3. However, this release completely removes the server blacklist check that was present in 1.9.3 Pre-release 2. Wether or not we will see that feature return before the final 1.9.3 release next week is anyone's guess. Here's […]

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Mojang is starting to block servers with Minecraft 1.9.3 R2

All the way back in 2014, there was a huge drama emerging between Mojang, the then-major server software Bukkit, and thousands of multiplayer servers. The issue was Minecraft's end-user license agreement (EULA for short), where Mojang stated that servers could not charge money for in-game advantages like flying, different modes, and other forms of 'cheating'. […]