Seraphs Realm Test Server

Despite the crappy news about Arda data corruption, which is still being worked on, there is some better news. The Seraphs Realm test server is ready for use from The Hub, the default world when you connect to play.veterancraft.net with Minecraft 1.12.x. From there, follow the orange carpet to the Test server steward, which when […]

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New Server Environment and 1.12.2 Upgrade Info

Arda, Version 1.8.8, is back! Yes, yes, I know, it is not 1.12.2, yet. While it is still the same ol’ blocks and plugins, its running on our new Gaming Enterprise Management Systems, or GEMS for short. I will leave GEMS details for another post. Multi-Version Capable You may notice that the MultiPlayer entry for […]

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VeteranCraft is Moving to New Servers

If you have not been following the 1.12.2 release posts in the past few days, we had accelerated a move to new hardware sooner than expected. To ensure that things go as smoothly as possible, Arda will be shutdown at 10:00 PM EST today 11/12/17. I apologize for the short notice but it caught us […]

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Preliminary 1.11.2 Test Server Proposition

LWK texted me a reminder today of a request a while back whether we could put up a Vanilla world. I tried finding the original post just now with no luck; then again, I am rushing to post this. It was probably right in front of my face. Mudwog and I discussed putting up a […]

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A Much, Much Needed Update

Greeting fellow members: Looking back at my past posts, I’ve realized that I haven’t communicated much for quite a while. Frankly, I was shocked myself that I had been so remiss. I can’t believe it has been two-plus months. I had every intention of popping my head out of the proverbial rabbit hole we fell […]

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VeteranCraft Test Server is Live!

Here it was almost a week ago that I thought we’d be done with upgrades by now. Had this been a regular update that would have probably held true. Even so, we underestimated some of the technical issues that arose from a nearly 100% overhaul of our server environment. Configuration management implementation wasn’t difficult, but required […]

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Minecraft 1.9 Update Begins

Sitting at my desk re-reading past upgrade notes accompanied by flashbacks to the fun, frustrations, and sometimes both that they caused has had me in a reflecting mood more than once this week. There is a certain thrill that comes with deploying an update. Everyone is excited and eager to experience all new things with […]

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