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Cobblestone's old texture

In the very early versions of Minecraft, Cobblestone had a slightly different texture, with less colors.


Mind making a render of it and putting on its article? Somebody500 (有人500) 01:23, 30 April 2011 (UTC)

Do you have a version number for it? –ultradude25 (T|C) at 04:49, 30 April 2011 (UTC)
Uhh, not sure, but I am sure it got changed to its current texture between 0.0.13a_03 and 0.0.15a. Definitely before the first multiplayer test. Somebody500 (有人500) 13:48, 30 April 2011 (UTC)
I'd rather have a definite version number before adding about when it was added to the article. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 12:57, 1 May 2011 (UTC)

What counts translation project succesed?

so till when we can start to work with templates? –The preceding unsigned comment was added by Rozx (Talk|Contribs) 19:32, 2 May 2011. Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Whenever the Curse team decides you've done enough work and seem to be committed enough to have a subdomain to look after. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 09:47, 2 May 2011 (UTC)


Hi, i reverted 3 times the contributions on minecraft wiki/es from the user Ryo because is deleting the correct links, creating bad links in spanish, outdating the article to english in some places and more. In second place, i want to be admin from the spanish translation, what may i do? thanks Milogullon 05:45, 3 May 2011 (UTC)

I know you asked Ultradude, not me, but i'd just like to point out that 'griefing' something on the minecraft wiki isn't actually called griefing, it's called vandalizing. :D Hope you get a reply --Rocĸetor talk 07:31, 3 May 2011 (UTC)

You should report problems on the Minecraft Wiki:Admin noticeboard, not here. As I can't read the language I really have no idea what's going on there in your reverts, for all I know you could be the one reverting to bad language. Probably best to find an admin that speaks spanish. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 08:33, 3 May 2011 (UTC)

thanks for your time (R0cketor and Ultradude25), here i go. Milogullon 08:45, 3 May 2011 (UTC)

Minecraft Terrain Changer

Hello Ultradude25,

I released a small tool used to easily change the terrain.png textures for Minecraft. You can download it here. Should I add a line in the corresponding Tools table ?

Liquid 07:42, 4 May 2011 (UTC)

It's a program isn't it? Then it goes in the programs and editors page! –ultradude25 (T|C) at 07:44, 4 May 2011 (UTC)
That's it =) Liquid 07:53, 4 May 2011 (UTC)

My Powered Rails don't work

My powered rails wont craft on my single player

Builder 05:16, 5 May 2011 (UTC)

That's nice. Why are you telling me? –ultradude25 (T|C) at 05:19, 5 May 2011 (UTC)
because you might have the answer why ultradude
Builder 05:04, 9 May 2011 (UTC)
I'm not your support team. But the only reason I can think of that it doesn't work is that you pirated the game. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 06:55, 9 May 2011 (UTC)

But i got it off the minecraft site and paid for account maybe it is because of my internet connection?

P.s sorry to bother You Builder 04:48, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

bug formatting

Hey, Nice work on the template. You seem to know a lot more about this template and table stuff as I do so i appreciate the work you put into it. I've applied some feedback into the fields that I was using so I guess it would be best if yours shows the same fields. The @jeb i changed into 'Statements' - in both cases they represent feedback from Mojang. I added 'cosmetic' to impact for things like "Beds being broken appear to get brighter". (so in my example it's cosmetic-low-normal-high ) , and priority changed to 'Fix announced' (so if we know they are working on some bug to fix before the next version we can add that bit of info, since we cant tell what mojang thinks about the priority and to eliminate that people mark things higher because they think its important)

20px Lalophobia 20px | 09:37, 6 May 2011 (UTC)

Suggestion for creating Template:Redirect

Here is a member of Chinese translation project.

Just wondering if there could be a template:redirect like the one on Wikipedia?

There are two opinion of creating new pages: still using "/ch" until all pages are translated, or directly using Chinese characters, as using {{escaped link|冰}} instead of {{escaped link|ice/ch}}. However, if adopting the latter one, there would be a huge amount of modification, as all the links in pages should be changed. And before this diversification is not solved, there might be more trouble in the future.

I don't know how the French translation project goes, maybe they had used French for creating pages instead of using "/fr", or had modified all pages manually (hard to believe that)
It could be very nice if you let me know how it goes.

Or if I could recommend you for creating template:redirect.We may just have to add it to every pages' heads, which may getting things easier after finishing all pages, no matter for Chinese or other translation project.

(Jarv 11:33, 8 May 2011 (UTC))

All translation pages use subdomains. Any pages using any thing else, will be deleted. (Or moved, if the person who sees it can be bothered looking up what language it's for.) –ultradude25 (T|C) at 14:46, 8 May 2011 (UTC) should all pages using /xx be changed manually after we finished all the translations and given a subdomain?(Jarv 15:36, 8 May 2011 (UTC))
Yep. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 16:42, 8 May 2011 (UTC)


Dantytoon (talkcontribslogsblock log) plz to banhammorz --JonTheMon 16:43, 8 May 2011 (UTC)

Thanks. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 16:51, 8 May 2011 (UTC)

Using some renders

Hey, I'd like to use some of your renders for a project of mine. Namely Coal, Iron, Gold and Diamond blocks. Is that an issue? (If it is, I can do my own renders, not a problem). Adys 10:58, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

Go ahead. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 22:42, 18 May 2011 (UTC)

Unable to create pages etc.

Hello! I'm unable to create pages and I don't know why? I have confirmed my E-mail address but I guess there is more to the anti-spam bot filter?

Anyways is there any way you could make me able to create pages, I would like to do some translation work for my native language (Norwegian) :)

or at least tell me how to be able to create new pages :)

with best Regards: Mazetar

Hi. I know i'm not Ultra but i'd like to tell you about the autoconfirmed usergroup. To make pages, you must confirm your email address, be a user for 3 days and have 10 edits (any edits). Also it's great that we have another translator! When i make pages I search up an article name, and if it doesn't exist, it says if I want to create it. Well, that's what I do. PS: Sign your posts with ~~~~! --Rocĸetor talk 21:08, 18 May 2011 (UTC)

Would an Interwiki-Link Bot make sense?

Hi, afaik, you're one of the two bot creators in the minecraft wiki, so I'm asking you about this: Do you think it would make sense to set up an interwiki-link bot in here? As of now, there are many languages and translations coming up, so I thought about it... I have experience with bots on the wikipedia itself, but not on other wikis, so you might tell me if I just had to change the user-config or anything else too.

Thanks for your time --morre.meyer 17:50, 22 May 2011 (UTC)

Uh well we're using WP:AWB, we didn't create the bots. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 23:37, 22 May 2011 (UTC)
But do you think it would make sense to set up a bot? --morre.meyer 11:27, 23 May 2011 (UTC)
It would free up a lot of time for whomever is currently doing this with AWB (not to mention the fact that the amount of work to be done increases linearly at best, and probably closer to exponentially, as new languages are added). ダイノガイ千?!? · ☎ Dinoguy1000 16:54, 23 May 2011 (UTC)
So I'm going to try setup one. Visit my bot info for the latest info about it. --morre.meyer 18:33, 23 May 2011 (UTC)
So we acutally only have AWB-users and no real bots? If it is like this, I'll spend some more time on bots, setting up two ones, one for Interwiki links, the other for automatic syntax/spell correction. And by the way, to whom shall I refer for the bot flag? --morre.meyer 19:03, 23 May 2011 (UTC)
Aww, before I forget this: While I'm starting working with the bot, it may do mysterious edits. Therefore, I will (as usual) let it run controlled at the beginning and of course I'll revert eventually occuring false edits --morre.meyer 19:24, 23 May 2011 (UTC)
Sorry to intrude. I'm using a py-wikipedia bot on the french wiki. I've tried to use it to set up the interwiki links, but I was confronted to those issues : Minecraft Wiki talk:Directors#Interwiki links, which are not resolved yet… – Scaler (t) 19:30, 23 May 2011 (UTC)
No problem, always thankful for new input. Maybe some conflicts with the cyrillian letters? I won't give up until it works or something crashes (so far it seems that my computer likes to do this if I'm working on wikis). Maybe I'll find a solution... --morre.meyer 19:44, 23 May 2011 (UTC)
Should probably check with Wynthyst before setting up any automatic bots. I remember her saying she didn't want any unless she really trusted the owner. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 03:03, 24 May 2011 (UTC)
I'm going to check with her. --morre.meyer 07:08, 24 May 2011 (UTC)
And as of me thinking at low speed sometimes, I forgot that I'm behind a proxy for the next two weeks. But I'll keep talking to everyone of importance how to deal with bots or if we don't like bots at all. --morre.meyer 11:17, 24 May 2011 (UTC)


Template:Version needs updating again! :) Kjhf 15:47, 26 May 2011 (UTC)

History merge

Someone did a copy-paste move of Hatch to Trapdoor, meaning the history is now split between two pages, so a history merge is now needed between the two pages. ダイノガイ千?!? · ☎ Dinoguy1000 16:15, 26 May 2011 (UTC)

Alright I did it. It was actually a lot easier than I thought, although I still felt like I was about to completely wreck both pages. D: –ultradude25 (T|C) at 14:36, 28 May 2011 (UTC)
Thanks for finally doing this (and sorry for pushing you into it)! I'm quite comfortable merging page histories (somewhat less so with splitting them, which tends to be more time-consuming); if you have any questions about the process I can probably answer them for you. ;) ダイノガイ千?!? · ☎ Dinoguy1000 16:15, 28 May 2011 (UTC)

Block renders

I'm planning on re-rendering all the block renders so they're facing the same way as the 1.6 inventory (I've also been planning to do them with anti-aliasing, but never got around to it), so just a heads up to not work on flipping any of them as I'll be doing them all anyway. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 14:15, 28 May 2011 (UTC)

Ok, I did for the stairs as I thought it was an easy one, but when I saw that the texture as to be rotated as well I abandoned and was planning on asking you if you could re-render the blocks ^^"
Anyway thanks for warning. – Scaler (t) 15:06, 28 May 2011 (UTC)
I think you forgot to render some blocks icons (or maybe you didn't had time?). Those are: :File:Strangeorerender.png, :File:WoodAnimation.gif, :File:Stone Button.png, :File:Stone Slab.png, :File:Slabs.gif, :File:Water.png, :File:Wooden Stairs.png, :File:Inv grass block.png, :File:White Wool.png, :File:Snow.png, :File:Wall Sign.png, :File:Sign.png, :File:Wooden Plank.png, :File:Wooden Pressure Plate.png, :File:Stone Pressure Plate.png, :File:Minecraft Wiki Cube left.png, :File:Minecraft Wiki Cube right.png, :File:Wooden Door.png, :File:Redstone Ore.png, :File:Redstone (Repeater, Inactive).gif, :File:Redstone (Repeater, Active).gif, :File:Redstone (Repeater, Inactive).png, :File:Redstone (Repeater, Active).png, :File:Redstone (Torch, Inactive).png, :File:Redstone (Torch, Active).png, :File:Soul Sand.png, :File:TNT.png, :File:Yellowcloth.png, :File:Violetcloth.png, :File:Torch.png, :File:Sponge.png, :File:Trapdoor.png, :File:Storage Minecart.png
^^ – Scaler (t) 19:01, 9 June 2011 (UTC)
I'm still going through the list. But Red Faction: Armageddon released yesterday so I've been playing that instead. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 04:32, 10 June 2011 (UTC)
Ok, good game then ;D – Scaler (t) 07:17, 10 June 2011 (UTC)


Busted! ROFL!!!-- Wynthyst Image:User Wynthyst sig icon.png talk 09:36, 30 May 2011 (UTC)

Well, it's probably better you didn't write that or you should feel bad, it's terribly formatted. HTML linebreaks and unordered lists? Good god... –ultradude25 (T|C) at 09:38, 30 May 2011 (UTC)
Well, it's actually taken from MediaWiki :P so go figure. I've just been waiting almost 6 months for at least a basic help section to be developed, and it hasn't happened, so I figured I'd do it the quick and easy way. -- Wynthyst Image:User Wynthyst sig icon.png talk 09:39, 30 May 2011 (UTC)
You know, I could have sworn Aclectasis said on the Welcome project page that he'd do something about help pages. Ah well, I really need to get my act together and get back here with some free time to get that Welcome project moving forward again. That said, thanks to you, W, for doing it. -Wulfenbach (not on fire for once) 03:08, 14 June 2011 (UTC)

Block renders for data values

Could you render blocks with specific data values? Those are actually missing :( XPaw 11:58, 31 May 2011 (UTC) 6 - Sapling, 17 - Wood, 18 - Leaves, 31 - Tall Grass, 35 - Wool, 43 - Double slabs, 44 - Slabs

Mobs Page Lock

Despite the edit war listed as the reason for locking Mobs (Understandable) there have been a LOT of changes in the way passive mobs spawn. Could you either fix it or unlock it so that I can? I would really appreciate either, thanks :) TheCakeIsAlive 17:27, 31 May 2011 (UTC)

I'll unlock it for now, hopefully people won't start that crap up again. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 04:52, 3 June 2011 (UTC)


Hi. I'm from the fledgling Buildcraft Wiki. I noticed your templates (well okay I copied them, the source page said I could. I'm sorry if you didn't want me to) and tried them on the buildcraft wiki. Massive failure. I know it's not your wiki, but could you please help? Every template is the Template:Doc page. I don't know if we need to install more plugins. If you're not remotely interested, sorry for taking your time. --Supersting 10:51, 2 June 2011 (UTC)

I can't provide support as copying the pages breaches the Curse ToS. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 04:52, 3 June 2011 (UTC)
Deleting the pages now. Sorry about that.Supersting 09:40, 3 June 2011 (UTC) Done.--Supersting 09:55, 3 June 2011 (UTC)

Dynamic Page Lists

Hi, I've been trying to sort out mods recently and think that dynamic lists would be a good idea, but the code for DPL doesn't work, so I'm guessing it's not installed on this wiki. I think lists like this would be really nice for organising mods, texture packs, mobs, blocks etc (example from Guild Wars Wiki: Skill template and Skill list.) As you seem to be the most active admin, I thought I'd bring the possibility up and see if you can do anything! St Lucretia 11:48, 2 June 2011 (UTC)

I'm a sysop, not a bcrat, I don't even have access to the system settings, let alone FTP access. Ask someone from the Curse team (Wynthyst would be your best bet). –ultradude25 (T|C) at 04:52, 3 June 2011 (UTC)

About "your" piston version.

Why did you just copied my New Piston block picture and put it as your own ? -Bal0rCIM

The cache hadn't updated and it still looked like the old one to me. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 04:23, 9 June 2011 (UTC)

Map or Seed

Hi Ultradude,

I would like to know if you have the map (or the seed) what you have added here : Because it's really interesting, it's look like Switzerland (my country ^^) in big or Russia.



The seed is "Wolf". I originally made it to test out wolves, and funnily enough it spawns you in a biome where wolves spawn. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 03:10, 13 June 2011 (UTC)

Lol... I use this seed... but I never noticed. And which position ? If you know. Thanks.

SpiderMobbery Omnisensus

If you want to poke your head back into this bit of wiki-discussion, mind checking out Talk:Mobs#SPIDERS and fact-checking/idea-proofing my comment?

Or, you know, you can just pronounce a pox on all our houses for continuing this tragic and pointless feud.-Wulfenbach (not on fire for once) 03:02, 14 June 2011 (UTC)


beep beep! -- Wynthyst Image:User Wynthyst sig icon.png talk 03:18, 18 June 2011 (UTC)

*cough*i*cough*r*cough*c -- Wynthyst Image:User Wynthyst sig icon.png talk 03:23, 18 June 2011 (UTC)

Item Pages

Ive Seen That You Have Started A Few Item Pages, I Am Currently Making A Mod Crafting Page And I Need Item Pages Made For The Mod Items. Can You Help? Ecsport108 09:22, 20 June 2011 (UTC)

EDIT: I Also Need Someone To Create Mod Templates For Example The Plane Crafting Table From JamioFlan's Planes Mod, Someone To Upload Pictures From Mods, And Need Someone To Edit The Pictures To Be Less Blurry, This Does Not Mean Just You Ultra, If You Know Anyone That Could Help Please Spread The Word.

How do you do the cube renders?

I have a few textures that I want to render for personal purposes. I've tried using Photoshop CS5's 3D tool but I can't get the isometric angle. How do you do it? Elite6809 (talk) (forum) 19:46, 27 June 2011 (UTC)

Blender. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 04:55, 28 June 2011 (UTC)
K. I've managed to do a few renders anyway in CS5 now, even if the top rotation is funny. Elite6809 (talk) (forum) 15:18, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

Brick bloc icon

Hi, I think you picked up the wrong file when you uploaded the new brick block texture: it's exactly the same as before. – Scaler (t) 14:01, 1 July 2011 (UTC)

Update your cache, it looks fine to me. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 14:39, 1 July 2011 (UTC)
You sure? I did a CTRL-F5 on it and it looks the same to me too. --Warlock 14:42, 1 July 2011 (UTC)
Yep. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 14:43, 1 July 2011 (UTC)
Strange. I did reload the page without cache (several times) and the textures are still the same… ([1]). – Scaler (t) 15:05, 1 July 2011 (UTC)

Herobrine render

can I please request a render of herobrine? Preferably in the same size and proportion of the Human mob.

I'm asking as I am trying to make the Herobrine page as professional as possible, so to ensure there are no issues in future with the page.

Thanks in advance for any reply! ^^ --Kizzycocoa 19:34, 4 July 2011 (UTC)

Unnamed Stone Brick Blocks

Do a 3d render of the new blocks.–The preceding unsigned comment was added by Daniel Smith (Talk|Contribs) . Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Seeing how those blocks are in 1.8, he doesn't have the texture files, meaning he can't make renders. RacinFreek 20:06, 6 July 2011 (UTC)
Well, I did a pixel-by-pixel reproduction of the blocks, as the image was high quality enough. But if by "do a render" he means "make an isometric screenshot of one block," that has already been handled by 2xmm2. On the other hand, if he means use the textures and take an ingame screenshot, there is no reason to because Jeb's picture is already good enough and is developer sanctioned. Verhalthur (talk)(contribs) 20:27, 6 July 2011 (UTC)
I'm not doing any renders for the unreleased blocks, as they could change at any time (and the pixel-by-pixel version can easily be wrong). When they're actually released, or a finalised terrain.png is released I'll do them. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 01:53, 7 July 2011 (UTC)

Block Pictures

What do you use to make the blocks appear like this? I need to get my version of the "stone block" in that format.

Thanks! –The preceding unsigned comment was added by Dbdii407 (Talk|Contribs) 05:20, 9 July 2011. Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Oh come on, really? I answered that EXACT question on the piston.gif's discussion page, AND a few topics up on this very page... –ultradude25 (T|C) at 19:23, 8 July 2011 (UTC)

New wikis

Hi Ultra! The new wikis we added this weekend seem to have some issues with the crafting grid templates not working. The images were all imported today, but the ones that utilize the slide show template don't seem to be working... any chance you could take a look and see if you can figure out why? -- Wynthyst Image:User Wynthyst sig icon.png talk 00:57, 12 July 2011 (UTC)

You didn't add the javascript, and I don't have the required rights to edit common.js on those wikis. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 01:37, 12 July 2011 (UTC)
Ah... thanks! -- Wynthyst Image:User Wynthyst sig icon.png talk 01:55, 12 July 2011 (UTC)
Ok, I copied over the common.js from here and it's still not working... I gave you admin rights on the Hungarian one... can you fix it? -- Wynthyst Image:User Wynthyst sig icon.png talk 02:44, 12 July 2011 (UTC)
Uhh, well I can't really see anything else wrong, although I haven't been able to get anything from common.js to actually load (does custom js not show up when you preview it?). I'm not sure if the wiki is actually loading common.js at all. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 04:15, 12 July 2011 (UTC)

Page report

I really don't want to put the {delete} template on this page but I do think it needs to be deleted because the template doesn't do anything but put your string in italics. Template:Dablink. Hope you do the right thing. --KingFredrick VI

I already deleted that once, but prettycoolguy insisted on having it back for standardising. The original message is here. If you want it gone, either get him to agree or see if other admins agree that it's not necessary.
{{Dablink}} (at least as used on Wikipedia) is not meant to be used directly in articles - it is a metatemplate, and as such, is used in other templates, such as Template:For and Template:Redirect. If it gets copied to some other wiki where it is subsequently used directly on articles, it offers almost no benefit whatsoever over just using the raw markup. ダイノガイ千?!? · ☎ Dinoguy1000 21:23, 4 August 2011 (UTC)

New Template

You seem like a knowledgeable person about wiki code, based on your edit history of {{cn}}. I recently created a new template, {{Failed verification}} or {{fv}}, and was wondering if I missed anything in its creation, as I haven't made a template before. Verhalthur (talk)(contribs) 19:14, 8 August 2011 (UTC)

Lack of documentation template, otherwise it's fine. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 22:47, 8 August 2011 (UTC)

My Template

What do you think of the template I made? (well, I didn't actually make it, I just put some varibles in it) CCMsgBox --KingFredrick VI; Friday, September 20, 2019 at 06:24

What's the point? Msgbox already does all that. Also, your signature is completely broken, it shows the current time, not the time that your message is actually posted. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 04:15, 16 August 2011 (UTC)

Talk Page Template?

Do you think it would be a good idea to create a template for the talk pages on upcoming features that would explicitly state: No Speculation? Verhalthur (talk)(contribs) 19:09, 16 August 2011 (UTC)

There shouldn't be any speculation on any mainspace pages anyway, it's not just upcoming feature pages. If someone is repeatedly doing it report them. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 01:05, 17 August 2011 (UTC)
Oh, of course. I was talking about a template to be put at the beginning of talk pages to prevent the waves of speculation that oh-so-often flood them. See Talk:Dragon for an example. Verhalthur (talk)(contribs) 05:32, 17 August 2011 (UTC)
As long as it's kept in the talk page and isn't on the article's page, then I don't really have a problem with it. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 05:39, 17 August 2011 (UTC)


Hi, the image Lever.png still has the old texture. I'm sure you can change that. -- Oliver Scholz de.Wiki Admin 09:14, 20 August 2011 (UTC)

Done. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 10:49, 20 August 2011 (UTC)

Stay normal

Hi Ultradude25, I've made a mistake, right, well... My excuses for that.. But stay normal and don't add text like "I hate you so much".

Keep this wiki a nice place for everywhone, you are not alone.


--Olifant 15:14, 22 August 2011 (UTC)

It's a phrase from Portal 2. If you haven't played it, you won't get it. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 15:30, 22 August 2011 (UTC)
That's the type of thing you're not likely to get, even if you have played Portal 2, without very clear context. Game references are awesome, but if they can so easily be misconstrued as a flippant insult, it's usually better to avoid using them (unless you use them on yourself, as is my wont =D ). ダイノガイ千?!? · ☎ Dinoguy1000 16:52, 22 August 2011 (UTC)
the fact you even added that quote shows you have some serious brain damage.
But, don't be alarmed, ok? although if you do feel alarmed, try to hold on to that feeling. Because that is the proper reaction to being told that you've got brain damage. ok? (TLDR:Y so srs?)
--Kizzycocoa 17:01, 22 August 2011 (UTC)
I thought he said proper response? Not proper reaction? –ultradude25 (T|C) at 01:56, 24 August 2011 (UTC)


Do you know why the texture of the brick block is darker after your revert than the reverted version of 30 June 2011? – Scaler (t) 19:41, 23 August 2011 (UTC)

Hit Ctrl + F5 on the page. Cool12309(T|C) 20:51, 23 August 2011 (UTC)
Looks identical to me. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 02:00, 24 August 2011 (UTC)
Strange. I've cleared my cache (several time) and the two images still differ. Are this file and this one really identical? – Scaler (t) 08:31, 24 August 2011 (UTC)
Oh, I think I know what's happened. I believe the russian wiki shares the database with us, and they've uploaded an image which is the same image as the incorrect one is on our wiki; so I believe they've overwritten our image with theirs, thus making the revert seem to be a different image, when really it's the original before they overwrote it. Other cache corruptions have happened before, and I speculated that it was due to the shared database, and this is making me more certain of it. I don't know why it's affected that one instead of the current image, I guess the wiki software just wasn't designed to have more than one wiki modifying the same database, I'm surprised it has only affected images, and not caused other weird things like settings randomly changing themselves. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 09:11, 24 August 2011 (UTC)
Ok, it's really complicated ^^". – Scaler (t) 10:15, 24 August 2011 (UTC)
Actually, it's not that surprising; most of the settings in MediaWiki are set in LocalSettings.php, rather than the database, and pretty much all of the Wikimedia wikis are served from the same server clusters (not to mention Wikimedia Commons serving images to most of them), so if settings could so easily randomly change just because of shared databases, there'd be some pretty big problems over there. As far as the image problem is concerned, that sounds more like it could be a result of how the shared database has been configured here then the fact that it's shared in the first place (again, I point to Wikimedia Commons to lend weight to my comment). ダイノガイ千?!? · ☎ Dinoguy1000 16:09, 24 August 2011 (UTC)
Are they actually sharing images? Without any issues like this? This sort of thing only started happening around the time the first subdomain was created and Curse took over. So, either the Curse servers are having issues or it's the way the database is set up. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 01:05, 25 August 2011 (UTC)
Yes. Images on Commons can be used on almost any Wikimedia wiki without any further work on the reusing wiki, once it has been configured to use Commons. The biggest issue I'm aware of with the system is an image being uploaded to a wiki with the same name as an image (not necessarily the same image) on Commons. I don't know any details of the setup here (and I'm not really familiar with the configuration Wikimedia uses, from a technical perspective), so I can't speculate on any configuration differences that might be causing the issues you've been seeing. ダイノガイ千?!? · ☎ Dinoguy1000 01:09, 25 August 2011 (UTC)


Do you want to see the Terrain.Png of which I found it in? Or the MineCraft.jar? O_o --Unlimited307 02:17, 28 August 2011 (UTC)

A terrain.png can easily be edited. I would like to see some solid evidence, like a tweet from Notch or something that can't be edited. I have never seen that image, or heard of anyone ever mentioning it in the terrain.png, it also wouldn't make any sense because there's already a wooden plank texture, and you could just take parts of that texture to use on the chair instead of making separate texture. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 02:21, 28 August 2011 (UTC)
I'm doubtful he would tweet of it. I found it next to what looks like a table. Anyhow, is there anyway you could obtain a legitimate InDev Jar? I saved mine and found it when rummaging through my old files. Perhaps you could ask a trusted source of yours if they have it? Well anyway, should I provide you the terrain.png anyway, it's all the proof I have.--Unlimited307 02:43, 28 August 2011 (UTC)
I, myself, have also seen this but cannot provide solid evidence. I remember it from indev but had since forgotten about it until now. No information was given on the texture and it was quickly removed. I doubt we could get any Mojang employee to comment on it considering its unimportant role. Verhalthur (talk)(contribs) 02:45, 28 August 2011 (UTC)
I would love to know more about the thing that I saw. I also am beginning to wonder if there are other secrets lurking in old terrain.pngs. Hmm.--Unlimited307 05:27, 28 August 2011 (UTC)

Croatian Translation - permission and requirements?

Our community leader, Nidjo123 (I know nickname sounds kinda spammy, sorry about that) asked for permission to create Croatian Translation project to citricsquid, but there was no reply back about it AFAIK, probably because he is busy. as I've noticed they you're active enough, what are requirements to do this? I know that I have to confirm e-mail address, be a user for 3 days and have 10 edits (probably excluding talk/user edits). *Another question is vandalism, I'm not sure what would cause it if I actually edit something properly, but it wasn't supposed to be edited at all. Tom.K 07:42, 29 August 2011 (UTC)

There is no need to ask permission, you can simply create the project page Minecraft Wiki:Projects/Croation translation and go to work. I do suggest you have a few people already interested in helping with the project before you start. (I just created the page for you, now you just need to fill it in.) -- Wynthyst Image:User Wynthyst sig icon.png talk 08:34, 29 August 2011 (UTC)
Um, there's a problem. It's not Croation, it's Croatian, just to let you know. Delete that one. Tom.K 08:57, 29 August 2011 (UTC)
Once you've completed the auto-confirmed user group requirements, you can start creating pages yourself. In the meantime, you can be formatting your project page. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 09:09, 29 August 2011 (UTC)

Bad render I found

File:Lava-Pre Creative 0.0.19a.png awful render, you may want to fix it...--Yurisho 16:50, 30 August 2011 (UTC)

It's intended to be the old lava texture still present in the terrain.png image. Verhalthur (talk)(contribs) 16:55, 30 August 2011 (UTC)
I did in 10 minutes with an awful tool. I know, it is the worst render I've seen. CosmoConsole my page! my talk! my contributions! 16:56, 30 August 2011 (UTC)
Searched a little and found a render at the history of File:Lava.png, so I changed it myself :)--Yurisho 21:27, 30 August 2011 (UTC)
I'll redo it anyway, as that old render doesn't have anti-aliasing. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 21:52, 30 August 2011 (UTC)

Old water render

How about a render of the old water texture from the terrain.png?--Yurisho 21:42, 30 August 2011 (UTC)

I'm not sure what you mean, the current water render is from terrain.png, I just added transparency. The current water and lava don't have a texture, they're somehow generated by the game. If someone could find me a texture with all the frames of water and lava, I could animate the water and lava renders. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 21:52, 30 August 2011 (UTC)
The water texture from the terrain.png file is not used in-game anymore, it's an old texture...maybe a recreation is needed to obtain the new texture... but until then let's use this texture, and when a good new one is out, this render can be used to show the old version. also, what about Minecraft.jar/misc/water.png?--Yurisho 22:32, 30 August 2011 (UTC)
The only thing that changed between the new and old water was the animation right? The old water was transparent too? If so, I guess we can just copy the current water render. Also, that texture is the overlay that is applied to the screen when you go underwater. –ultradude25 (T|C) at 00:16, 31 August 2011 (UTC)
No I don't think that the texture is used above water, it's way more blue-ish now then the texture!--Yurisho 06:58, 31 August 2011 (UTC)

Deleted page

Hello Ultradude, Yesterday I created a page about the group "Team Avolition". This was meant merely as an informative resource for people wanting a general overview of the group. I kept it unbiased and I am afraid that perhaps your own bias on the subject may have led to you deleting the page. I hope that we can settle our differences in a civil discouse. I look forward to your reply.

Sincerely, brickbuster27

There was no "bias" on his part that led to the page's deletion; per Rule 11, pages about fan communities are not allowed, to avoid any problems with advertising. ダイノガイ千?!? · ☎ Dinoguy1000 17:12, 31 August 2011 (UTC)