Crazy Fools UK

CFUK Plugin - Features and Changes

Submitted By BRooNiE in Annoucement
In the latest CFUK Plugin Release:

- Secret record added to Nether, go find it!
- 5 clues added to Area 52 in presents
- Snow is 3x more likely to generate
- Mobspawners can be changed in the nether
- Mobspawners are 40x more likely to explode in the Nether
- Mobspawner explosions are 2x larger than in the normal world
- Sponges are no longer withdrawable from the eco-system
- 1% interest added per logon per session for users
- 12% interested added per session for the market gold

Crazy-Fools.co.uk takes ANY abuse seriously

Submitted By BRooNiE in Annoucement
Recent events have shown that an attack against Crazy-Fools.co.uk was being planned by a couple of members.

The plan in question has now been foiled and both members have had their accounts terminated, and abuse reports sent to their ISPs.

This is nothing new to Crazy-Fools.co.uk, ANY attack being planned against us to take down our servers will be taken seriously and is completly illegal under UK law, evidence WILL be gathered and sent off to the abuser's ISP (aswell as further action being taken if required.)

We have taken action against ex-members before in the past, and will continue to do so in the future.

Bug Abuse

Submitted By BRooNiE in Annoucement
Due to bug abuse on the server, player slots have been restricted until the release of 1.8.1

Chest exporting will also be back on 1.8.1

Chest exporting disabled

Submitted By BRooNiE in Annoucement
Due to a chest error in the bukkit/minecraft code, chest exporting will be disabled until bukkit releases a fix.

For now, players can use their inventories to take items across to the new map.

reCAPTCHA enabled on login

Submitted By BRooNiE in Annoucement
To further increase security, an additional reCAPTCHA has been enabled on login.

This is a temp. measure, along with other backend additional security measures to prevent website attacks.

1.8 Information, Map Transfer, and more.

Submitted By BRooNiE in Annoucement
As you are all already most likely to be aware, a 1.8 pre-release has been out a couple of days now. Crazy-Fools.co.uk does host a pre-1.8 server, please connect using the details minecraft.crazy-fools.co.uk:25555. This will be availabile for as long no-one decides to crash the server exploiting/discovering/abusing/making a bug.

Tomorrow is one of the expected release dates for an official 1.8 release, even if not we will still have to wait till Bukkit does an official stable release before we can even consider upgrading.

One of the FAQ is how the map transfer will work, this will only apply for those who have already linked their accounts, if you have not linked your account; you will not have to do anything.

To switch to the new map:
  • Export your single chest of items, type /export and then click on the chest you wish to export to the new map.
  • Move to the new map by typing /transfer
  • Import your chest of items by typing /import and then placing a block.


Once you move to the new map, you will not be able to return to the old one, so make the most of it while you can!

Also, once 1.8 hits, the following commands will be changed:

/tp will become /goto
/tphere will become /here
/top will be re-enabled

Thats all for now - if you need anything else cleared up, please comment and I'll update this post with further details.

For questions asked in comments, please click Read More

CFUK v1.0

Submitted By BRooNiE in Annoucement
Over the next couple of days the CFUK plugin on the server will finally reach its first release of version 1.0

This is mostly a preparation release for Minecraft 1.8 once it comes out to allow access to the old world and access to the new world once 1.8 actually arrives.

There is also a replacement teleport system using the commands /goto [replacing /tp] and /here [replacing /tphere].

The command /top will also be making a return to the server.

The server market will also be now officially released, nand has made a great topic giving an overview of it over here: [clickable link] Thanks nand!

With the official release of the server market will also come up higher markup prices, so buy low while you can!

Mob spawner changers wil also be implemented in this release, clicking a mob spawner will change the mob it spawns.

The TNT license system may also see a change, as well as other small cosmetic changes.

In regards to the 1.8 world, all current users will be able to /transfer over to the new world however will not be able to transfer back. You can ethier choose to continue playing on the old map or transfer over to the new one, and will be able to take an inventory of items with you.

However, donators and above will also have access to take a single chest with them too, this can be accessed using the /export and /import commands, both of which can only be ran once. (Basicly, once you've used it, its done!)

Further instructions on how to use this feature will be shown in the future.

In regards to the new server we where meant to recieve a number of weeks ago, this has now been cancelled to unforeseen issues with the hardware itself. For the considerable future we have optimised our current server to deal with anything Notch throws at us.

Thats all I can think of at the moment - chances are another news post will be up shortly with more details.

I also have a whole load of people to thank - see you next news post!

V.I.P. Policy Change

Submitted By BRooNiE in Annoucement
Forward only from this date onwards, if your donatorship expires, you no longer have to donate within 7 days in order to keep your VIP status. As soon as you donate again you will keep your status.

Feel free to PM me with any questions.
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