A Beginner's Guide To Minecraft Hosting

Minecraft is what some describe as 8-bit Lego. A sandbox game that centers around building amazing constructions and setting blocks, all of the while attempting to escape Zombies, Skeletons and other creatures.

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This guide is going to cover:

* Getting the Minecraft software.

* Connecting to a server.

* Changing your server.

This guide isn’t intended to be a complete guide to setting up your Minecraft server. Then please see our Public Wiki in the event you would like more info:

Step 1 — Getting the Software

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Assuming you’re operating a variant of Microsoft Windows, you may have to have to click on ‘Minecraft.exe’. Minecraft is totally free to download however you will have to have to get bought the game to connect to servers.

After the software has downloaded, run the game and the executable will start. You might find it helpful to put a shortcut on the desktop (in case that it hasn’t already) or even on the ‘Quick Launch’ bar. That is completely up to you.

Step 2 — Connecting to a Server

When you have logged in with your username and start Minecraft and password, the next window will appear:

At this time you’re not connected to a server, so let us do this now.

Click on Multiplayer and select Add server. By carrying this out, your server will be added to the in game browser so you can connect immediately.

In the ‘Server Name’ box enter a name for the server you want to connect to. In the ‘Server address’ box enter the IP address of the server (such as the interface). When you’re finished, click done