Essentials offers over 100 commands and features useful on just about every server.

Our major features include:

  • Player kits and first join kits
  • Item metadata spawning, including enchantments, names and book support
  • Easy player to player teleports, including teleport requests.
  • Single or multiple homes
  • Warp locations with sign support
  • Full chat and nickname customisation
  • Full moderator control, with feature such as muting, jailing and temp banning
  • Economy support, including shop signs and command costs
  • Full permission based build control, with the ability to block certain items
  • Core world protection, allowing you to block explosions, fire spread and other catastrophes!

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Have you ever been playing with your friends, and thought to yourself, “Man, my life would be so much better if I just had their sword?” For those of you with aspirations of grand theft, this plugin is right up your alley!

Sethbling brings us a plugin for bukkit servers that lets you attempt to steal your friends’ (or enemies’) loot, right out of their inventory! Aside from the obvious trolling applications, this could also be the basis for a really clever game of keep-away, a server with spies, and so much more. Check it out!

You can download this plugin right here.

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People have been making clocks with redstone for as long as it has been around. Of all the clocks I’ve seen, this one is probably the longest-running one ever – a redstone clock that will pulse a signal to an iron door, opening it approximately when the universe is expected to stop existing!

spumwack has created a ridiculously long contraption that may very well outlast us all. Check it out!
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Have you seen the Lego Movie yet? I don’t want to spoil it, but it’s pretty awesome. Warner Bros did LEGO proud, and now has its sights on giving Minecraft a similar movie makeover.

As of this writing, there are no hard dates for production (or release), and it seems that talks between Mojang and Warner Bros are ongoing.

Rumors abound on whether the movie will be animated, or live-action. According to film blog “Deadline Hollywood”, Roy Lee (co-producer of the LEGO film) is set to produce Minecraft. Notch has said that Mojang will retain a significant level of creative control of the movie, something they are not willing to budge on. Who will star in it? What will the story be about? At the moment, no one knows!

Keep an ear to the ground – we might see a Minecraft movie before the end of the year.
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