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Strider Jockey

There should be a strider jockey page in this wiki. Also, if you add it, put it in the "Compound" section in Entities.–Preceding unsigned comment was added by 108.195.126.69 (talk) at 30 June 2020 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Thanks for letting us know; for now I've created strider jockey as a redirect to the Strider page, so anyone searching for the former will automatically be taken to the latter. I don't think there's enough information about the strider jockey in particular that can't be said on the Strider page to warrant a separate article, but then again looking at other pages like Spider jockey this does seem to be done for other rideable mobs. If you think it should be its own page, I'd recommend starting a discussion on Talk:Strider.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 01:39, 1 July 2020 (UTC)

Nether update biomes

You really need to add the description of the Nether biomes and what they are like you can take screenshots of all the different biomes so players like myself could see what they all look like I have never seen the Nether Wastelands and the basalt deltas I don't even know what they look like. It will be really cool if you added this and Imam a big big Minecraft fan. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by 151.230.141.182 (talk). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Not an an admin, but you literally just need to search for the respective biome by using the search function. We already document all the new biomed. ---- Elite hog (talk) 15:15, 1 July 2020 (UTC)

Please Block Me

I want to be blocked. how?–Preceding unsigned comment was added by 49.146.47.22 (talk) at 01:27, 1 July 2020 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Why would you need to be blocked?--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 01:32, 1 July 2020 (UTC)
Are you sure I am good? –Preceding unsigned comment was added by 49.146.47.22 (talk). Please sign your posts with ~~~~
You've only made a few edits to the Piglin page, none of which cause significant issues. Generally, we only block users if they have repeatedly performed unconstructive edits, and have received multiple warnings. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 16:05, 3 July 2020 (UTC)

Around the block

There is a new series called Around the block,which circles about biomes,which a page should be added and also on the main page as an article on the main page pls

138.19.0.177 04:48, 12 June 2020 (UTC)

I'm sorry but your post is not very clear; please be more specific on what exactly this is and how it relates to Minecraft, preferably providing a link to more info about it.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 18:24, 21 June 2020 (UTC)
Sorry for being a little bit late, but I think he is referring to this article published on minecraft.net. Note that, in the meantime, another article of "Around the Block" has been written. Sagessylu (discuss | edits) 14:11, 5 July 2020 (UTC)

Error in Editing Nether Structures

I tried to edit the Structures page by correcting the info on the Nether Fortress and adding Nether Fossils and Bastion Remnants. When I tried to save the changes, it said I had removed a "significant portion" of the page and as a "new" user, it didn't allow me to save the edit. First of all, I did NOT try to remove a large part of the page. All I tried to do was remove a couple incorrect words from the Nether Structures table and add a couple of structures. Second of all, I am not a new user. My account has existed for months, maybe even years, and if I remember correctly, I have made several edits in the past. Please fix this error! ISawHerobrine457 (talk) 23:05, 9 July 2020 (UTC)

Ravager

please protect the page, ip adresses are bombing the page with vandalism like look at the history.

Bee page is vandalized

someone changed the health to a big number

Leave it to me! I fixed it. Thanks for informing. 220.129.30.33 13:45, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
The page was only vandalized by 1 user in a short period of time. We do not need to protect the page unless it gets vandalized repeatedly. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 22:27, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

If you read the MC earth changelog correctly on App Store. It has a mob not featured here.

Vanilla squid came in 0.20.0 along with albino cows. Please create this page. 188.120.87.87 05:31, 17 July 2020 (UTC)

Leaves don't display the block loot affected by fortune.

Leaves have extra chances to drop saplings, apples, and sticks with Fortune. Could someone please add them? I've been trying to, but I'm not crazy skilled (I started editing like a week ago), so could someone else do it? Thanks! Yreyot25 (talk) 16:55, 17 July 2020 (UTC)

this should go on Talk:Leaves or Minecraft Wiki talk:Community portal The BumblebeeBee.png 16:58, 17 July 2020 (UTC)
but i'll do it PLEASE dont post this on the admin noticeboard, this is for admin only actions such as protecting, unprotecting, or request for fully protected pages The BumblebeeBee.png 16:59, 17 July 2020 (UTC)
helpful code for u (so you can do it later) and im not an admin.The BumblebeeBee.png 17:05, 17 July 2020 (UTC)
ok thanks! sorry for posting it here, i'll learn better next time. Yreyot25 (talk) 19:23, 17 July 2020 (UTC)
its ok its just a reminder The BumblebeeBee.png 19:30, 17 July 2020 (UTC)
Drop Source No Fortune Fortune I Fortune II Fortune III
Jungle Saplings Jungle Leaves 2.5% (140) 2.78% (136) 3.125% (132) 4.17% (124)
Other Saplings Other Leaves 5% (120) 6.25% (116) 8.33% (112) 10% (110)
1-2 Sticks Leaves 2% (150) 2.22% (145) 2.5% (140) 3.33% (130)
Apples Oak and Dark Oak Leaves 0.5% (1200) 0.556% (1180) 0.625% (1160) 0.833% (1120)


Panda Plateau doesn't have a page.

I searched for Panda Plateau and there wasn't a page. ????????????????????????????? I have no idea what you are looking for. There is no "Panda plateau" feature, so we don't need to create a page. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 17:40, 19 July 2020 (UTC)

They mean this. — Godslayerchickennugget (talk | contribs) 17:43, 19 July 2020 (UTC)
As a general rule, Minecraft Dungeons content has its own namespace, since it is not part of the main game. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 17:47, 19 July 2020

Adding talk page for beta 1.3_01 due to discovery

The beta 1.3_01 version page lacks a link to the server.

It is not official, but I found a list of server links including beta 1.3_01's server, and attempted to create the following comment for somebody seeing the talk page to examine further:

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I spotted a version 1.3_01 server version (and tested it) at this link: https://sites.google.com/site/mikkelssversionproject/home/server-jar-and-exe-download

There are a several other server versions on this page which I have not tested, but there may be other missing or unlisted servers to be found on this page. --Relinies15710 (talk) 22:38, 20 July 2020 (UTC) Relinies

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If this is not a sufficiently verifiable version of the game, I understand, but I wanted to try helping people identify old versions and preserve them as has been done with many others.–Preceding unsigned comment was added by Relinies15710 (talkcontribs) at 22:38, 20 July 2020 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

I've added your comment to the talk page. Sorry about that; your edit was caught in an abuse filter that is meant to prevent vandalism and spam, but occasionally hits false positives. Thanks for letting us know.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 22:41, 20 July 2020 (UTC)

Protect "Bee"

There are some unregistered users (guest) that always creating vandalism on this page. You can check it. Qaidul250 (talk) 03:23, 21 July 2020 (UTC)

Block 73.222.70.38

This user keeps vandalizing certain pages after release of block, but this ip address is being blocked 2 times with same reason. -Nashdelacruz25 (talk) 08:20, 22 July 2020 (UTC)

Blocked by AttemptToCallNil. –Sonicwave talk 18:53, 22 July 2020 (UTC)

Change Semi-protection

I want semi-protection to be changed so that users must have made 10 edits and have an account that is at least 4 days old, similar to how it is on Wikipedia. As of now, semi-protection only prevents IP users from editing, and since it is so easy to create an account, semi-protection wouldn't be that helpful if all the recent IP users created accounts. --Fadyblok240 (talk) 01:14, 25 July 2020 (UTC)

 Support All you need is an email, username, and password. By requiring a bit of experience, it would be possible to catch vandals before they edit semi-protected pages. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 04:17, 25 July 2020 (UTC)
There are technical reasons behind semi-protection preventing only IP edits (something to do with the auth system), and local admins can neither do it themselves, nor, apparently, is such a change possible on Gamepedia at all. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 06:53, 25 July 2020 (UTC)
 Support I will support this change because some user are being vandalizing and an few long-term abuse accounts, also what to being no needed twitch login. Nashdelacruz25 (talk) 00:18, 28 July 2020 (UTC)

ppppllllease add recent news and version number for minecraft earth

earth 0.22.0 https://help.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/articles/360037822211 released so like can the main page be updated, as well as Template:Version/FP to match the current earth version???? Humiebee 18:54, 31 July 2020 (UTC)

block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:Prince_vegeta356

they have extremly disruptive edits and ive consistantly reverted them, please block. Also they tried threatening me on my talk page, i reverted the edit though. They did it 3 times now and they are being toxic.Humiebee (talk) (contrib) 00:12, 2 August 2020 (UTC)

Blocked.  Nixinova T  C   08:28, 2 August 2020 (UTC)
also, can you block the https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:ThePrinceOfAllSayinsIsBack? They are a sockpuppet of Prince_vegeta356. The link below says why. Also, look at the controbutions of both, the exact same.Humiebee talk contributions 23:46, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/index.php?title=User_talk:Humiebee&diff=1647329&oldid=1647322 https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:VegetaIsOnceAgainBack675 https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:VegetaCantBeStoped564

I and others have blocked all their accounts and I've also protected the Human page for a few days as well as rev deleted some of the more extreme personal attacks. Let us know if they come back.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 02:49, 4 August 2020 (UTC)

Please block 2.133.167.172

2.133.167.172 has done vandalism on the page 1.16.2. he/she wrote down the release date as August 4 2020. 49.146.34.113 06:38, 2 August 2020 (UTC)

They seem to have stopped for now, will block if they continue.  Nixinova T  C   08:28, 2 August 2020 (UTC)
They continue to vandalize the page. 49.146.42.113 01:23, 3 August 2020 (UTC)
They haven't vandalized in several hours, but since they did 2 days in a row I've gone ahead and blocked them for a few days. Thanks.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 01:26, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

They continue to vandalize but it is a different page 49.146.40.160 12:46, 16 August 2020 (UTC)

I've blocked them for 2 weeks this time. –Sonicwave talk 17:56, 16 August 2020 (UTC)

About Bedrock 1.16.20

if Bedrock 1.16.2 dont get released please make it a redirect page like Bedrock 1.16 redirects to Bedrock 1.16.0. 77.241.128.250 20:14, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

1.16.20 will get released eventually, not sure why you think it won't. Also, this page is generally for issues that require the help of an admin. General discussion belong in the community portal. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 01:22, 4 August 2020 (UTC)

can you please reopen my bug

my bug https://bugs.mojang.com/browse/MC-196972 is not fixed can you please fix this. 49.146.42.113 09:14, 4 August 2020 (UTC)

The Minecraft Wiki is not affiliated with the Mojira bugtracker. Plus, even the Mojira moderators can't fix the bug and Mojang themselves decide when to fix a bug. ---- Elite hog (talk) 09:20, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
The bug report was resolved not because it was fixed, but because it is a duplicate. The bug that it duplicates is still open, so nothing needs to be reopened. The BlobsPaper JE2 BE2.png 18:52, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
For future reference, requests for the bugtracker should be made on its subreddit or Discord server. As Blobs mentioned, your report was resolved as a duplicate of a still open issue, so nothing needs to be done. –Sonicwave talk 19:08, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
But this is not a duplicate. 49.146.42.113 00:21, 5 August 2020 (UTC)
It's clearly a duplicate. And also works as intented like why are you asking this, stop✋. Humiebee talk contributions 00:25, 5 August 2020 (UTC)
The screenshot at least shows the same issue as the report it's marked as a duplicate of. The wiki (especially this page in particular) is not the right place to discuss bugtracker issues; please move further discussion to the Mojira subreddit or discord linked above. –Sonicwave talk 00:57, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

Someone removed the old .json code in a tutorial

I was browsing about behavior packs and a way to make one, then I found that the manifest.json example in https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Tutorials/Creating_behavior_packs was very different from the one in resource packs tutorial.

Can you rollback the changes? Btw I already found the right files in Mojang's Vanilla Behavior Pack example, so I can still progress through the tutorial.

Thank you.

181.191.148.4 15:27, 20 June 2020 (UTC)

Well the page ended up getting semi-protected because people kept removing stuff and adding nonsense, so it isn't that much of a problem. James Haydon (talk) 02:36, 3 September 2020 (UTC)

Block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/Bossland7AZ

They keep violating rule #4 and keep adding herobrine hoaxes. ----Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 17:38, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

Blocked for a week. –Sonicwave talk 17:49, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

Finally back / RE Herobrine's page

Hello current Minecraft Wiki admins. I am Kizzycocoa, a former admin for a period of 8 years, if I recall correctly. I've finally regained control of my account following several years of waiting and back-and-forth with the staff. Apologies for the stray comment on the talk page - I am not permitted to remove it it seems. It has been a fair while.

Sadly, the way it has worked out, they've essentially had to fully reset my account. I'm about to go on a soul-search to reacquire old pages from the source code. It is going to take some time I fear, to convert the old HTML to wiki markup.

I had an agreement when I left the wiki team. I would be permitted to make edits to the Herobrine page. I had quite the extensive history there. Now that I have finally regained control, can I have that privilege reaffirmed?

Thanks in advance for your reply,

--Kizzycocoa (talk|contribs) 23:52, 6 August 2020 (UTC)

Great to see you back. :)
The Herobrine page is currently only semi-protected, so you (and any registered user) should be able to edit it, but let me know if you can't (I've also removed the duplicate post on the admin noticeboard talk page, as I presume that's what you wanted).--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 23:57, 6 August 2020 (UTC)
Ah, I see. Opened it to the public? A tad risky, but I suppose by now, the meme has probably died down. Good to hear though, I suppose I only saw I couldn't edit it as I wasn't properly logged in.
Still, thanks for the reply and help! I wish there were some way that Gamepedia would recognise the true age of the account, but eh. I guess this is the best that can be done. All because Twitch screwed up my original account with an auto-deleted account that refused to merge, then GDPR wiped my page away. Bleh.
Thanks again! --Kizzycocoa (talk|contribs) 00:01, 7 August 2020 (UTC)
The protection has been at its current level for a while now and it hasn't received an excessively large amount of disruptive edits. I remember how annoying it was before, where any registered user who wanted to modify the page would have to ask an admin to perform every single edit. And do note that it does still have semi-protection, so anonymous users are still not able to edit it. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by Madminecrafter12 (talkcontribs) at 02:11, 7 August 2020 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~
Good to hear. Yes, I recall those days. a lot of fond, and infuriating days. Like when they guy kept spamming "KORN" everywhere. fun times.
Still, good to be back, at least for the moment. Keep up the good work! :) --Kizzycocoa (talk|contribs) 00:14, 7 August 2020 (UTC)

Block _____

Since i ask to block so many times, i'm just going to put it all here.

  1. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/31.155.141.111?, they litrally blanked the 1.16 page over 5 disruptive edits with no summary. Also look at abuse logs.----Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 15:30, 8 August 2020 (UTC)
  2. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:VegetaIsBack-OnceAgain as they are a sockpuppet. ----Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 17:43, 10 August 2020 (UTC)
    1. Also block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:TheVegetaGuy-IsBack, sockpuppet---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 02:59, 16 August 2020 (UTC)
  3. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/24.51.200.66 as they keep making obvious vandalsim on the MCD:Mooshroom Monstrosity----Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 02:20, 11 August 2020 (UTC)
  4. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/94.5.224.31 as they make obvious vandalisim?
  5. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:BASIO7895 as they keep making spontaneous vandalsim (or intentional bad changes) and then begging to be unblocked right after? they have done the full cycle at least twice. Also, look at their logs & abuse logs.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 01:14, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
  6. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:CleytonSilva36264262 as they keep uploading false files and putting them into pages which violates rule #4, also they made spontaneous vandalsim on the missing launcher versions page.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 15:54, 14 August 2020 (UTC)
  7. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/47.205.235.222 as they are a sockpuppet of https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/47.196.192.150. ---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 15:52, 15 August 2020 (UTC)
    1. Also re-block the 1st mentioned account (47.205.....) as they still do vandalsim.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 22:45, 24 August 2020 (UTC)
  8. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/216.81.1.118, it's self explanatory, look at their contributions, it's 100 percent vandalsim.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 21:50, 15 August 2020 (UTC)
  9. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:Alexandggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg as they do vandalsim and considering they hava a long name, they are probably a sockpuppet.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 21:51, 15 August 2020 (UTC)
  10. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/98.156.230.12 as they make repeated vandalsim over the course of many days.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 15:27, 17 August 2020 (UTC)
  11. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/24.10.236.139 as they are a repeated offender, do it for 1 month.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 19:53, 19 August 2020 (UTC)
  12. Can you block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:Alexander34455 as they are a sockpuppet of https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:Alexander344?---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 17:27, 26 August 2020 (UTC)
    1. Block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/UserProfile:Alexander5344 as they are a sockpuppet of Alexander 344, 34455, 2????, and Alexandgggggg........---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 02:22, 4 September 2020 (UTC)
  13. I'll add one: 104.57.1.119 (talkcontribslogsblock log). Since July has been adding redlinks to nonexistent animals to articles. Low rate of disruption until today. ~ Amatulic (talk) 20:55, 22 September 2020 (UTC)

The Update Game Block Is found in 1.16.0

The Update game block from Bedrock Edition unused features is found in some servers for block updates,Hoping a new page will be created 138.19.0.177 08:42, 9 August 2020 (UTC)

Update:Also,I have an image,but i don't know how to upload it 138.19.0.177 08:44, 9 August 2020 (UTC)

Piglin Brute page was vandalized earlier today

Due to repeated vandalism by ip addresses, I suggest that that page should be semi-protected for a week. Blockofnetherite (talk) 16:31, 12 August 2020 (UTC)

 Oppose despite it being bombed with vandalsim by ip adrresses, there are still some that do good edits and it only gets vandalsized like twice a day.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 18:46, 12 August 2020 (UTC)
 Comment Okay, that makes sense. Still unsure if the page should still be protected. We'll see. Blockofnetherite (talk) 02:02, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
 CommentLooking at the abuse log (this is vague) the log captures on average 1 edit a day though the edits are usually clumped, about other vandalsim, idk.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 02:23, 13 August 2020 (UTC)

Protect MCD:Creeping Winter

ip-addresses keep putting fake release dates with no source so like please protect, also make a filter that prevents new people from editing as new accounts also put fake release date. ---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 21:14, 12 August 2020 (UTC)

For future readers, Creeper Winter release date was very recently set to be September 8, so there no more point in protecting it. Sagessylu (discuss | edits) 09:29, 14 August 2020 (UTC)

Change LocalSettings.php

Can you add the Minecraft Earth and Minecraft Dungeons namespaces to $wgContentNamespaces? Fadyblok240 (talk) 12:28, 14 August 2020 (UTC)

Please prevent page creation of Java Edition 1.17

The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.
The result is the page is created anyway due to Minecraft Live 2020 confirming many features Blockofnetherite Talk Contributions 16:54, 3 October 2020 (UTC)

It get's created soooooooooooooooo many times and we keep deleting it, it's probably going to be another month before that get's announced so please put creation protection, ---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 15:39, 14 August 2020 (UTC)

Thank you.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 19:24, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

Remove the mixer on the sidebar

mixer shut down so...---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 15:18, 17 August 2020 (UTC)

 Done. –Sonicwave talk 18:44, 17 August 2020 (UTC)
Maybe add a Facebook Gaming option instead (just a thought) James Haydon (talk) 21:18, 20 August 2020 (UTC)
I don't think minecraft is on facebook gaming, they also removed mojang twitch becuase it was inactive.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 21:20, 20 August 2020 (UTC)
Well, not yet. But i dont know, maybe they're not in Facebook Gaming yet. James Haydon (talk) 21:23, 20 August 2020 (UTC)

Can't edit the page "Bedrock Dedicated Server" to explain how to fix an issue connecting on a local machine

I am trying to edit https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/index.php?title=Bedrock_Dedicated_Server and add a new paragraph under the section "Connection" to explain how it's possible to connect to a BDS on Minecraft for Windows 10 on a local machine but I get the following as the error message: "Global AF - New user posting suspicious links". Everything after this sentence is exactly what I wanted to post to the page (I had to separate the offending URL with spaces and replace the "."s with DOT but if you go into the editor you can remove the spaces and replace the dots to see what I was trying to reference):

By default Minecraft for Windows 10 does not support connections to a server hosted on the same machine (where you connect via 127.0.0.1/localhost). To fix this you must launch Windows PowerShell as an administrator and run the following[1]:

CheckNetIsolation LoopbackExempt -a -n="Microsoft.MinecraftUWP_8wekyb3d8bbwe"

135.23.230.81 04:10, 18 August 2020 (UTC)

  1. [pmmp DOT readthedocs DOT io/en/rtfd/faq/connecting/win10localhostcantconnect DOT html Can’t connect to localhost Win10 server with Minecraft Win10 Edition]
Added the link.  Nixinova T  C   06:33, 18 August 2020 (UTC)

Replace File:GearVR.svg without whitespace on right side

I changed the width of it so it won't be shifted to the left on the main page, but I can't upload it: File:GearVR-editcopy.svg -- Unavailablehoax (talk) 08:22, 19 August 2020 (UTC)

is User:Theminecraftpro the same as User:Minecraftdabest!?

---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 16:05, 20 August 2020 (UTC)

 Yes. See User talk:Minecraftdabest!. Blockofnetherite Talk Contributions 20:52, 20 August 2020 (UTC)
I already got the answer🧐---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 21:04, 20 August 2020 (UTC)

Should we keep reddit communities on the main page of no-longer-supported platforms?

For example, the one for Xbox 360 Edition. Should it stay on the main page, or be kept? Blockofnetherite Talk Contributions 01:04, 22 August 2020 (UTC)

 Delete those subreddits are highky inactive and unused.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 02:22, 22 August 2020 (UTC)
I think maybe we should keep it as it would be a nice relic of an older time. James Haydon (talk) 18:30, 22 August 2020 (UTC)
I don't see a point. Especially since inactive subreddits can be claimed by a new admin staff, so inactive means its a bit of a risk. KnightMiner · (t) 01:19, 23 August 2020 (UTC)
So someone else or some people could claim that entire subreddit because it was inactive??? James Haydon (talk) 03:12, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

Are APNGs no longer supported ?

APNGs used to animate if you didn't reduce or enlarge their size. However, this is no longer supported. Should we change these backgrounds to white and convert them to GIFs? Pneuma01 (talk) 06:47, 22 August 2020 (UTC)

Sprites can't be updated

Currently, the sprite editor is broken, so I tried to added Broken Anvil manually to {{BlockSprite}} and {{InvSprite}} by editing the module and image, but it didn't work. Sprites from {{InvSprite}} link to minecraft.gamepedia.com/media/4/44/InvSprite.png/revision/latest?cb=20200823200309?cb=20200823200309, which doesn't go to revision 20200823200309, but instead the "latest" revision, which actually uses revision 20200822212120 (static.wikia.nocookie.net/minecraft_gamepedia/images/4/44/InvSprite.png/revision/latest) This means that Broken Anvil for {{InvSprite}} still shows which is replaced with the actual Broken Anvil in the latest revision of InvSprite.png. I'm not sure if that is the problem, but that's what I think might be it. --Unavailablehoax (talk) 08:53, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

I also confirmed that. I thought the reverse proxy server cache was lagging, but it's not going to go away after quite some time. Pneuma01 (talk) 10:07, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

The one reason is that Template:FileUrl, which is used in Module:Sprite, should be updated. revision/latest?cb=.... (which was't returned by {{filepath:...}} before migration, at least I think so) need to be cut off. Then minecraft.gamepedia.com/media/4/44/InvSprite.png?version=... works well.--Chixvv (talk) 12:06, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

It wasn't returned, but it seems versions need to be exact now. Just any version will not work. minecraft.gamepedia.com/media/4/44/InvSprite.png?version=actual_version_but_with_any_changes will show a blank image.
Can we check that all versions used in sprites are valid? --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 12:19, 25 August 2020 (UTC)
Also, the caching issue may be fixable. I'm not sure we should hurry to update a key template in a manner that might break everything and end up useless. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 12:24, 25 August 2020 (UTC)
I don't know why you said the version used in sprites might be invalid. It doesn't need to be completely exact. For InvSprite.png, 20200823200309, 99999999999999, 1598212989555, 1598212999999, etc. work the same now. Template:FileUrl should be update anyway because it can't work properly now, which has nothing to do with caching issue, and simply cutting off revision/latest?cb=.... will not break any existing content.--Chixvv (talk) 13:19, 25 August 2020 (UTC)
Oh, it works? Probably just took too long for me to load at first. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 13:22, 25 August 2020 (UTC)
Do you have some way to also retain support for downscaling images used as URLs? The format of them is /revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/%d?cb=..., where %d is the width in pixels. I couldn't find a way to get a background image both use a scaled-down variant and the version string. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 13:36, 25 August 2020 (UTC)
I edited it, and it seems to work--Chixvv (talk) 14:25, 25 August 2020 (UTC)
Now it stopped working if a query is specified. I added a test case to the docs. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 14:28, 25 August 2020 (UTC)
Gotta say i like that banner pattern . James Haydon (talk) 15:12, 25 August 2020 (UTC)
Now I have no idea. I think we have no way to make it with minecraft.gamepedia.com/media/. How about discarding the parameter of size? Through searching, I found that no page uses this parameter. And if you like, we can also make FileUrl2 a separate template that uses static.wikia.nocookie.net/minecraft_gamepedia/images/ to support for downscaling images.--Chixvv (talk) 15:17, 25 August 2020 (UTC)
Yeah, I fixed it, the error was in my testing code and not the template itself. I passed the query as the second (size) parameter. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 17:18, 27 August 2020 (UTC)
InvSprites should be fixed. Modules should return back to using version for images. Enjoy your broken anvils. (: --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 17:21, 27 August 2020 (UTC)

Protect Piglin

Now the main reason would be the change from hostile to neutral and back and forth.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 19:29, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

Hostile

They are hostile because that is their default nature. Baby piglins spawn much less frequently than normal piglins and piglins are neutral if the player is wearing gold armor a very specific term, if we called piglins neutral, why is the drowned called hostile? they are passive during the day, that is why that terminalogy is incorrect, most of the edits that change hostile to neutral are from ip-adrresses so it would be nice to protect it with semi protection.

Suggesting that the categories of "hostile", "neutral", and "friendly" mobs are disbanded due to definition ambiguities with whether a mob is neutral or not. I believe the categories are always replaceable, including by more detailed introduction sections. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 20:00, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

Oppose the idea 49.146.40.160 22:39, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

Add link option to Module:Iconbar

Currently, icons from a iconbar can be clicked on, which links to the icon file page. There should be an option to specify a link, which I've added in Module:Iconbar/sandbox, and used it on {{Healthbar/sandbox}}.

Code Result
{{healthbar|19|9px}} ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
{{healthbar/sandbox|19|9px}}

-- Unavailablehoax (talk) 10:04, 26 August 2020 (UTC)

Makes sense and should be uncontroversial. As far as I'm concerned, you can just add the change to the template. FVbico (talk) 10:35, 26 August 2020 (UTC)
The template uses Module:Iconbar, which is fully protected. -- Unavailablehoax (talk) 10:39, 26 August 2020 (UTC)
Oh, right; I'll add the changes then. FVbico (talk) 10:44, 26 August 2020 (UTC)
 Done. FVbico (talk) 11:20, 26 August 2020 (UTC)

Delete https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Java_Edition_Minecraft_Alpha_v1.2.3_03

When I saw the page it is vandalism. remove it. 49.146.40.160 10:45, 28 August 2020 (UTC)

Requested speedy deletion as it violates Rule #4: Parody/Comedic/Nonsense/Hoax. -- Unavailablehoax (talk) 11:05, 28 August 2020 (UTC)

Minecraft Games

Hi, I don't know who will help but I guess admins can do anything! Minecraft also has another edition: Minecraft Education Edition. You should create a wiki for Minecraft Education Edition like you did for Minecraft Earth and Dungeons. --Minecrafter9767 (talk) 11:01, 28 August 2020 (UTC)

It's an edition of Minecraft, not a seperate game, much like Bedrock Edition or Java Edition -- Unavailablehoax (talk) 11:09, 28 August 2020 (UTC)
Minecraft Education Edition is technically synonymous with Bedrock Edition so it really isn't a separate game. James Haydon (talk) 06:51, 31 August 2020 (UTC)

Block 112.200.228.226

They bombed the ravager and nether-related pages so block them. 49.146.40.160 04:25, 29 August 2020 (UTC)

They have been blocked for 1 day. –Sonicwave talk 04:59, 29 August 2020 (UTC)

Unprotect the very first archive of the CoPtTk

The first archive for the talk of the community portal is protected, it also need maintenance, also, would it be okay if I moved the page (once it's unprotected) to the talk as the first archive is Minecraft Wiki:Community portal/Archive 1, not Minecraft Wiki talk:Community portal/Archive 1, please, can someone do this.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 15:00, 29 August 2020 (UTC)

The first archive isn't on the Minecraft Wiki talk namespace because it wasn't at Minecraft Wiki talk originally. MCT:Community portal/Archive 1 is actually deleted. I don't see a reason why it would need maintenance as it's an archive, unless I'm missing something? – Unavailablehoax (talk) 12:32, 7 September 2020 (UTC)

Can you please archive Notch's Tweets

When i enter the page it is not archived. Archive it. 49.146.40.160 05:05, 30 August 2020 (UTC)

They should all link to archives now.  Nixinova T  C   06:48, 30 August 2020 (UTC)

Block 90.145.155.179 and Leeroijenkins

they have done vandalism on some pages so block them 49.146.40.160 11:53, 31 August 2020 (UTC)

Block Rumbaabaa

The user is vandalizing pages with "Rumbaabaa" and is hiding unconstructive edits using ordinary edit summaries about grammar. Fadyblok240 (talk) 01:05, 2 September 2020 (UTC)

 Done He is blocked for two weeks, check back up on him once he is unblocked, as he could go right back to vandalizing based on his actions. James Haydon (talk) 02:30, 3 September 2020 (UTC)

A false information on Bedrock Edition removed features

In Bedrock Edition Removed Features page, there is a false information that you can no longer sprint on water. In Mobile on Bedrock Edition, you can still do that by sprinting first then hold sprint and one of the buttons that uses to go up in the water simultaneously. I'm unable to delete that because it's an entire article.

IllogicalMinelogic (talk) 22:46, 3 September 2020 (UTC)

That is most likely a glitch since Bedrock Edition is known for those, but ill mention it. James Haydon (talk) 01:32, 4 September 2020 (UTC)
Ill open up pocket edition and try it myself, but for now, i added that info on the page. James Haydon (talk) 01:35, 4 September 2020 (UTC)

Block 50.35.65.61

they did vandalism on the Netherite page so block them TheGreatSpring (talk) 01:22, 5 September 2020 (UTC)

 Blocked  Nixinova T  C   04:40, 5 September 2020 (UTC)

Block 112.200.239.230

block them because they vandalized some pages TheGreatSpring (talk) 04:25, 5 September 2020 (UTC)

 Blocked  Nixinova T  C   04:40, 5 September 2020 (UTC)

1.17

we need a page on 1.17, due to the fact that we have a page for 1.16 and before. We had a page for 1.16 when we were in 1.14 so why not now? Why not a 1.17 page for when we are in 1.16, We know the release date, which is the 3 October 2020. These are the reason I believe we need a page for 1.17. Thank You. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by 31.50.228.94 (talk) at 00:14, 6 September 2020 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

There is no information known about 1.17 (as far as I'm aware, at least). October 3 is the date of Minecon Live (where information may be announced), not the release date of 1.17. –Sonicwave talk 00:18, 6 September 2020 (UTC)
Pages can only be created when information is known about the subject. We know nothing about 1.17, so a page should not yet be made.  Nixinova T  C   00:25, 6 September 2020 (UTC)
There is so little here's the extremely little info I managed to retreive, it's extremely little, 1.17/1.18 is going to be announced at Minecraft Live 2020 anyways, be patient.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 02:07, 6 September 2020 (UTC)

Block Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda

they are a sockpuppet of Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda so block them. TheGreatSpring (talk) 11:32, 6 September 2020 (UTC)

okay it's weird because they're supposed main has not yet been blocked. But I let them know on their talk page. James Haydon (talk) 01:30, 7 September 2020 (UTC)

I said block them because there are a sockpuppet of Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda Panda TheGreatSpring (talk) 08:28, 7 September 2020 (UTC)

Lmao they said its ok because their main got block like did they even bother reading the rules. James Haydon (talk) 17:12, 7 September 2020 (UTC)
And btw in not an admin so i cant really block them. James Haydon (talk) 17:13, 7 September 2020 (UTC)

Block SP:Contributions/105.186.90.113

Block them because they removed important information and copy and pasting the sounds TheGreatSpring (talk) 10:33, 7 September 2020 (UTC)

 Blocked by FVbico. That user was soo salty just look at the messages in his edits. James Haydon (talk) 17:11, 7 September 2020 (UTC)
It turns out he was blocked again. He harassed FVbico and he is once again replacing the {{more sounds}} templates. Fadyblok240 (talk) 12:57, 19 September 2020 (UTC)
Okay i saw that. James Haydon (talk) 00:35, 24 September 2020 (UTC)

Block 94.202.245.154

They vandalized some pages like Squid Coast , Minecraft Dungeons Items template and the Skeleton Vanguard page. James Haydon (talk) 17:23, 7 September 2020 (UTC)

Alpha 1.0.16_02

It's possible to download Alpha 1.0.16_02 version at https://archive.org/download/Minecraft-JE-Alpha/a1.0.16_02/

I tried adding the download link to the talk page and it directed me here.

--Jwilton (talk) 08:07, 8 September 2020 (UTC)

The Java Edition Alpha v1.0.16 02 page already lists a download; what is your reason for trying to add it?  Nixinova T  C   09:01, 8 September 2020 (UTC)

Removing a section from "Java Edition 1.16.3 Release Candidate 1"

Trying to remove a section from "Java Edition 1.16.3 Release Candidate 1" failed due to "New User" or something. I sujest you remove this from said page, as SlicedSlime is unlikely to make a video.


  • < !--
  • == Video ==
  • Video made by slicedlime:
  • EmbedVideo is missing a required parameter.
  • -->

190.164.221.154 14:50, 10 September 2020 (UTC)

PS: How do you comment out code?

I removed it. The code was commented properly, using <!-- ... -->. ~ Amatulic (talk) 15:43, 10 September 2020 (UTC)

Ban request 47.28.13.251

Repeated vandalism on Java Edition 1.16.3. 82.102.22.60 01:46, 11 September 2020 (UTC)

 Blocked by Nixinova TheGreatSpring (talk) 02:13, 11 September 2020 (UTC)

Why does MCT:Community portal/Archive 28 exist?

Looking at the dates, they conflict with archive 26-27 (Archive 26 is Q1 and 2 of 2019, 27 is Q3 & 4, 28 is 2019 (whole year). Why? Delete Archive 28, place the contents of 28 to 26 & 27 and move 29 to 28 excluding July fowards (2 half of 2020).---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 23:27, 9 September 2020 (UTC)

Are you looking at the end dates? They should all be separate.  Nixinova T  C   23:29, 9 September 2020 (UTC)
The end date is Dec for 27 and 28, 26 is middle of the year.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 23:42, 9 September 2020 (UTC)
Thank you!---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 20:37, 12 September 2020 (UTC)

Create File:Invisible Bedrock.png

Can someone create it as a redirect to File:Blank.png? It was protected from creation because of repetative re-creation---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 00:14, 13 September 2020 (UTC)

Done  Nixinova T  C   00:35, 13 September 2020 (UTC)

Improved styling for hatnotes

I've noticed that there is unnecessary whitespace between and after hatnotes. I created a common.css and a version of {{hatnote/sandbox|hatnote}} that I improved by decreasing line spacing between hatnotes and also improving the use of italics. Both pages I want to change are protected. Fadyblok240 (talk) 13:40, 14 September 2020 (UTC)

Block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/86.99.111.237

Block them because they did vandalism on minecraft dungeons pages TheGreatSpring (talk) 04:25, 16 September 2020 (UTC)

They seem to have stopped for now, but they probably changed ip's though. James Haydon (talk) 19:07, 18 September 2020 (UTC)

Protect https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Superflat

Protect it because an IP adress put 30 TheGreatSpring (talk) 11:58, 23 September 2020 (UTC)

Protected so only registered users can edit it for 1 month. --Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 15:36, 23 September 2020 (UTC)

Move File:File 123123.png to File:123123.png

123123.png is a name of ,presumably, screenshot from test of crafting system, founded in Pocket Edition v0.3.0 - v0.3.2 alpha. More about file here: Bedrock_Edition_removed_features#123123.png. Deshman-gpuser (talk) 06:32, 23 September 2020 (UTC)

 Done, but in the future you can actually perform an uncontroversial move such as that yourself; moving a page, unless restricted technically (which does happen occasionally), does not require admin intervention.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 16:06, 24 September 2020 (UTC)

Demote Majr

This user has been inactive for almost 1 year, but he still has his admin and bureaucrat rank. I think maybe we should demote him/her of admin ranks because of inactivity. James Haydon (talk) 21:56, 8 October 2020 (UTC)

 Weak oppose for now, BJLP came back, so could majr, wait until november (1 full calender yr since demotion)---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 02:13, 9 October 2020 (UTC)
 Weak oppose for above reason. Who knows, Majr is still on the MCW discord and it can't be that bad to wait 33 days. Blockofnetherite Talk Contributions 02:39, 9 October 2020 (UTC)
 Weak oppose per Humiebee. TheGreatSpring (talk) 02:42, 9 October 2020 (UTC)
It appears this has already been done. Dhranios (talk) 14:41, 12 October 2020 (UTC)
 Done by Madminecrafter12 and a staff member, see User talk:Majr § Inactivity as administratorUnavailablehoax (talk) 16:40, 12 October 2020 (UTC)
I never saw this discussion, but yeah, I've gone ahead and demoted him. Yes, it wasn't a full year, but I did give him 2 and a half weeks to respond and it is worth noting that he hasn't responded at all as of today, which is 2 weeks after my demotion and 2 weeks before a full calendar year is hit. --Madminecrafter12 (talk) 13:05, 23 October 2020 (UTC)

Demote Citricsquid (talkcontribslogsblock log)

He has been inactive for 3 years and still has the directors rank somehow. James Haydon (talk) 23:09, 19 October 2020 (UTC)

Also to a global bureucrat, revoke his bureucrat rights on dutch wiki.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 01:10, 20 October 2020 (UTC)
Hes a bureaucrat on the nl wiki but only has one edit from 10 years ago, weird. James Haydon (talk) 01:12, 20 October 2020 (UTC)
It's probable that because he was the founder of the entire Minecraft Wiki he was given bureaucrat rights on several or all of the Minecraft Wikis by default. I've asked a staff member to revoke his bureaucrat rights on MCW-NL. --Madminecrafter12 (talk) 13:02, 23 October 2020 (UTC)
citricsquid founded the Minecraft Wiki (English, German and Dutch). While the English and German wikis demoted him some time ago, the Dutch wiki did not. I would leave the decision to the local administration of the Dutch wiki though. MarkusRost (talk) 13:56, 23 October 2020 (UTC)
Being one of the two admins there, I'd say go and demote him, being the founder is no reason for excluding them from the permission loss from inactivity rule. You should make Dark a beaurocrat then. Dhranios (talk) 14:01, 23 October 2020 (UTC)
I support demoting citricsquid per reason given by Dhranios. I wouldn't be opposed to gaining the bureaucrat role, but I do have to note that I am fairly inactive due to a general change of focus mostly away from Minecraft and towards Yellowstone (which may have been induced by Fandom acquiring Gamepedia). Occasionally I do get the itch to do something (such as fighting Lua again in drafts :P) and I keep an eye on the recent changes regularly. DarkShadowTNT (talk) 15:42, 23 October 2020 (UTC)
I mean, Dinoguy1000 and Majr were both beraucrats but we were able to get rid of their rights, so it makes sense that we should do the same to Citricsquid. James Haydon (talk) 16:07, 23 October 2020 (UTC)
We got rid of their rights on MCW-EN; just because we do something doesn't necessarily mean all the other Minecraft Wikis need to. Either way both of the admins of MCW-NL agree to demote him, so it should be fine to carry it out (I've notified Markus again). --Madminecrafter12 (talk) 16:25, 23 October 2020 (UTC)
 Done MarkusRost (talk) 17:02, 23 October 2020 (UTC)

Can't fix mistake

I adjacently posted my report to a tock page twice and I can't fix it.--108.198.127.77 21:40, 6 October 2020 (UTC)

OK, I reverted your changes to Talk:Spawn Egg. Amatulic (talk) 03:35, 7 October 2020 (UTC)

block Hhhhhh1252151215151

Hes attacking the Minecraft Earth:Mob page. James Haydon (talk) 18:52, 4 October 2020 (UTC)

Indefinite block enacted. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 18:56, 4 October 2020 (UTC)
Okay can you restore the page now, its all gone. James Haydon (talk) 18:57, 4 October 2020 (UTC)
I reverted the page to the last revision before the vandalism. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 18:59, 4 October 2020 (UTC)
Okay James Haydon (talk) 19:00, 4 October 2020 (UTC)

Caves And Cliffs Work In Progress pages

I've been making pages on the Caves And Cliffs update, and I understand why they shouldn't be linked on the main Caves And Cliffs page. However, I feel that there should be a way to access work-in-progress pages on the caves and cliffs update.

WIP versions are on the redirect pages, such as Warden, just return to the warden page, and edit the info below the redirect. These pages are hidden, as per wiki rules, they shouldn't have articles yet until they appeared in public development versions. Dhranios (talk) 20:51, 9 October 2020 (UTC)

Rasberry pi mods?

So,I play rasberry pi minecraft and it gets a bit bornig over time,you can`t kill or chat or evn play in survival!With this being the minecraft wiki I was hoping someone could make a mod to make Minecraft for Rasberry pi more interesting. Thank you in advance! 31.50.221.48 18:56, 2 November 2020 (UTC)

In this wiki we write about existing features; it isn't a project for development of new features in Minecraft. There are probably modding forums for that (reddit likely has some). Amatulic (talk) 19:15, 2 November 2020 (UTC)

End biome header

I'm a bit of a new user, so it won't let me fix it... However, one of the lines in the End Biome's variants has a title header, which doesn't seem correct. (It's not consistent, either) Busybody43 (talk) 23:43, 12 November 2020 (UTC)

Removed the "the" in the title for the end and nether on the Biome page. James Haydon (talk) 23:47, 12 November 2020 (UTC)
I meant the small end biome... like, the small end islands. The mob rates are in the wrong header... Busybody43 (talk) 23:50, 12 November 2020 (UTC)
Okay, can you link to that section please. James Haydon (talk) 23:53, 12 November 2020 (UTC)
Ok, here's the link: [[1]] Busybody43 (talk) 23:54, 12 November 2020 (UTC)
Now check back there, i fixed it. James Haydon (talk) 00:00, 13 November 2020 (UTC)

Wrong information about Easy difficulty.

In the wiki section for Easy Difficulty it states that there are no end crystals on the obsidian towers. This is not true and needs to be removed. This was tested on both Bedrock and Java editions of the game. End Crystals spawn on easy and they heal the dragon. – Preceding unsigned comment was added by Myatplays (talkcontribs) at 22:24, 15 November 2020 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

I have removed it The Great Spring (talk) 22:53, 15 November 2020 (UTC)
Okay, was that stupidity or vandalism because i cant tell the difference. James Haydon (talk) 01:37, 16 November 2020 (UTC)
Just a suggestion, but the admin noticeboard is for things that only admins can do, like block or protect. I suggest that next time you remove things like this yourself rather than ask the admins, unless you are unable to do so. Blockofnetherite Talk Contributions 02:55, 16 November 2020 (UTC)
 Comment Hes probably unable to do so since he is a new user, probably the abuse filter prevented him. James Haydon (talk) 15:04, 16 November 2020 (UTC)
 Comment Okay, I just saw that Difficulty has no protection. Blockofnetherite Talk Contributions 17:00, 16 November 2020 (UTC)

Need to be updated Winter wiki.png

I found a new texture version when I was on the Chinese wiki, and the English wiki is the old texture. Need to be updated.-- Xiaoyinface.png Duowan channelT&C) 06:27, 15 September 2020 (UTC)

I prefer the old texture, though ill need a comparison. James Haydon (talk) 02:56, 16 September 2020 (UTC)
However, it must be updated to a new texture.-- Xiaoyinface.png Duowan channelT&C) 07:14, 16 September 2020 (UTC)
Need to update this file, refer to Chinese wiki.Need to update this file, refer to Chinese wiki.-- Xiaoyinface.png Duowan channelT&C) 14
11, 16 September 2020 (UTC)
Yeah, the current winter wiki logo over here looks weird, and the stone background in the Chinese wiki is also updated. Here's a comparison table between those:
Image In English Wiki In Chinese Wiki
Winter wiki.png Winter wiki.png Winter wiki zh.png
Background.png Background.png Background zh.png
Background HiDPI.png Background HiDPI.png Background HiDPI zh.png
Unavailablehoax (talk) 09:59, 18 September 2020 (UTC)
I dont think it looks weird, i just think the new textures look too smooth. James Haydon (talk) 19:05, 18 September 2020 (UTC)
Which one are you referring to as weird? I think the winter logo in the English Wiki looks weird. – Unavailablehoax (talk) 03:21, 19 September 2020 (UTC)
Living on the California coast, any "winter" theme logo looks weird. And it would also for the entire population south of the equator. ~ Amatulic (talk) 21:01, 22 September 2020 (UTC)
While it may not be enabled globally for everyone on the wiki, users may still wish to enable such a theme themselves.
Is there any other textures outdated? Such as the dirt/grass blocks on the background and tabs? Dhranios (talk) 14:45, 12 October 2020 (UTC)
Thee grass texture is overly outdated, switching to the newest grass texture makes the header look a bit weird though. As for the Minecraft Chinese Wiki background, I personally think it's slightly too bright. – ItsPlantseed|⟩ 12:02, 16 October 2020 (UTC)
The grass texture could be tinted to look as bright green. The grass header was actually made in 2012, after grass was made less green since 2010. – Unavailablehoax (talk) 14:23, 16 October 2020 (UTC)

Changes to "Useful pages" list in wiki sidebar

I have two changes proposed to the "Useful pages" list in the sidebar of the wiki to the left, if it is possible to implement.

  1. Change the link texts of "Resource pack" and "Redstone circuit" to plural form, for consistency to the other links in the list and the links from "Popular and useful pages" on the main page.
  2. Exchange some links from the sidebar "Useful pages" and the main page "Popular and useful pages" that one or the other does not already have. I'm not gonna specify any links myself because I haven't thought it through, but you can discuss it if needed.

In my opinion, suggestion 1 should be implemented regardless. 82.102.22.7 02:05, 16 September 2020 (UTC)

 Done suggestion 1, as it seems pretty straightforward and non-controversial. Doing the later sounds like a good idea to me, but I'd be interested to see what other people think and what exact links should be added and removed to/from both of the lists. --Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 15:46, 23 September 2020 (UTC)

Semi protect Splash

A week ago User:Nixinova protected Splash for a week, but the disruption resumed after the protection lifted, and one anon is currently edit-warring about it. There is talk page discussion about this too, with the anon basically stating an intent to continue disruption. I recommend semi-protection at least until the US federal election is over on 3 November. ~ Amatulic (talk) 23:48, 19 September 2020 (UTC)

Semi-protection would probably not work, they'll just keep registering accounts. Other measures to handle this are being taken. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 00:15, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
Late addition. Semi-protection is back though. --AttemptToCallNil (report bug, view backtrace) 00:15, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
Thanks. Amatulic (talk) 00:22, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
Protection is now full until Sep 27, but i think that they will still be coming back. James Haydon (talk) 03:59, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
Seems like semi protection would have been sufficient to prevent anonymous IP addresses and brand-new accounts from editing. Does semi work differently here compared to Wikipedia? ~ Amatulic (talk) 06:05, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
Semi = registered on Gamepedia, annoyingly.  Nixinova T  C   06:11, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
Huh. Isn't there a means of protection here that imposes an age and activity threshold? On the English Wikipedia where I'm an admin, "semi" protects against registered accounts that are less than 5 days old OR have less than 10 edits. We also have "extended confirmed", which protects against registered accounts less than 30 days old OR have less than 500 edits. And of course full protection. Oh, and there's another one called "pending changes protection" that I rarely use because I regard it as useless; it's weaker than semi, letting anybody edit but not making that edit visible publicly until a user with the "reviewer" right approves the change (as far as I've seen, this protection level just creates more work for others). ~ Amatulic (talk) 06:30, 20 September 2020 (UTC)

Correction, 3 days for autoconfirmed---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 19:52, 20 September 2020 (UTC)

Here or Wikipedia? Autoconfirmation on Wikipedia happens on the 5th day or 10th edit, whichever comes later. ~ Amatulic (talk) 21:45, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
No, it's not 5 days, it is 3, also both are required, see WP:autoconfirm, and I mean wikipedia---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 21:47, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
Actually, they changed it to 4 days :P---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 21:50, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
Here on Gamepedia users become autoconfirmed upon registering, so semi-protection allows all accounts to edit. If I recall correctly, you can't directly add a protection level that restricts editing to a custom user group; that is, we would not be able to have autopatrol protection or patroller protection. A possible but not very practical solution would be to use abuse filters. --Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 15:41, 23 September 2020 (UTC)
@Madminecrafter12, how did the directors protection come up then? idk if i'm missing something though---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 19:58, 23 September 2020 (UTC)

Block 120.29.116.104

120.29.116.104 (talkcontribslogsblock log) keeps re-adding a personal off-topic video to Bedrock Edition 1.12.0, and won't stop. I'm not used to the blocking procedure here; are there warning templates we need to apply to a user's talk page before blocking, like we do on Wikipedia? ~ Amatulic (talk) 06:00, 20 September 2020 (UTC)

They don't need to be applied, but there's a list here: Category:Talk page templates#U.  Nixinova T  C   06:12, 20 September 2020 (UTC)
Thanks. The user seems to have stopped. Either they gave up, or saw the note I left on the user's talk page. ~ Amatulic (talk) 06:20, 20 September 2020 (UTC)

The Wolf page keeps repeatedly getting bombed by ip addresses

The Wolf page has been vandalized at least 8 times since August. It still keeps getting bombed every few days. Consider semi protecting? Blockofnetherite Talk Contributions 00:17, 21 September 2020 (UTC)

 Neutral, 14 of ip edits are constructive while the other 34 are vandalism, does this warrent protection?---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 19:44, 21 September 2020 (UTC)
A lot of the edits are not necessarily vandalism but rather editorializing and other forms of disruptive edits. There also seem to have been several constructive IP edits in the last month, and the most recent case of vandalism was actually from a registered user, which semi-protection would not be effective against. I'll wait a week or so and if there's a significant amount of disruptive editing by unregistered users in that time I'll protect for a month or so, otherwise leave it alone.--Madminecrafter12 (Talk to me | View what I've done) 16:09, 24 September 2020 (UTC)

November 16 update

Looking at the new history of the Wolf page, it seems that 90-100% of the recent IP edits were disruptive/vandalism, and/or unconstructive. It doesn't seem like it is getting any autoconfirmed unconstructive edits, so I recommend semi-protection due to this new ip bombing. Blockofnetherite Talk Contributions 19:19, 16 November 2020 (UTC)

Yeah, now it does seem to warrant protection. Semi for 1 month.--Madminecrafter12 (talk) 20:01, 17 November 2020 (UTC)

Protect Minecraft Dungeons: Hex

Protect it because of vandals TheGreatSpring (talk) 06:03, 26 September 2020 (UTC)

It is only one user, so it would probably be easier to block them. (Special:Contributions/175.138.208.197) --HNaledi123 (talk) 07:33, 26 September 2020 (UTC)
They looked like they stopped editing, so there is no need yet. James Haydon (talk) 01:05, 27 September 2020 (UTC)

Block User:173.70.219.122

They added false info on Village and Food. Fadyblok240 (talk) 15:39, 27 September 2020 (UTC)

 Blocked by AttemptToCallNil. James Haydon (talk) 19:13, 27 September 2020 (UTC)

Protect 1.16.3

Looking at the edit history of Java Edition 1.16.3, there has been a LOT, and I mean a LOT of vandalism. Can you put semi-protection for like 3 months and move (full) protection for 3 months as well?---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 15:56, 28 September 2020 (UTC)

I recommend only 1 month, but ok--TreeIsLife (talk) 15:57, 28 September 2020 (UTC)
Well... ever since Java Edition 1.16.3 Release Candidate 1 was released, that page has been flooded with vandalism so I guess maybe 1-3 months but still, put move protection as it has been moved before.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 15:59, 28 September 2020 (UTC)

Protect Version history

I don't mean the disambig page, I mean Java Edition version history. Like it's dev subpage, it gets flooded with vandalism, can the page be re-indef protected? It's subpage got protected until 2021 for repetative inclusion of 1.17 versions however the same is happening to the parent page, please protect.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 22:06, 28 September 2020 (UTC)

 Done  Nixinova T  C   22:19, 29 September 2020 (UTC)

Disruption by 105.184.149.171

105.184.149.171 (talkcontribslogsblock log) keeps adding malformed sections full of redlinks and demanding that others clean it up. I'm trying to assume this is good faith but there is certainly an attitude problem. A short term block or page protection might help. Amatulic (talk) 16:53, 6 October 2020 (UTC)

 Blocked by Dhranios. James Haydon (talk) 00:42, 8 October 2020 (UTC)
 Blocked again by AttemptToCallNil. James Haydon (talk) 03:10, 22 October 2020 (UTC)
NineTreyBlud They harrased me. The Great Spring (talk) 07:48, 25 October 2020 (UTC)
And blocked again as they did not change their behavior. Dhranios (talk) 08:29, 25 October 2020 (UTC)
They seem to evade blocks. The Great Spring (talk) 12:54, 30 October 2020 (UTC)
How? did they create a sockpuppet account? James Haydon (talk) 15:17, 30 October 2020 (UTC)
I see they actually created many. James Haydon (talk) 03:44, 11 November 2020 (UTC)

Repeated annoyance by 100.14.32.218

100.14.32.218 (talkcontribslogsblock log) keeps removing the conjecture tag to Candles on Caves & Cliffs, constantly refencing this tweet by @beta_mcpe1, after repeatedly told that it is not an official source and not affiliated by Mojang. – Unavailablehoax (talk) 15:39, 8 October 2020 (UTC)

Blocked for 3 days. –Sonicwave talk 19:14, 8 October 2020 (UTC)

Block https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Special:Contributions/99.62.77.47

He keeps adding speculation mobs like the piglin monstrosity and enderman brute. James Haydon (talk) 20:16, 10 October 2020 (UTC)

 Done by Dhranios---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 15:26, 12 October 2020 (UTC)

Block AndroidGamer545 (talkcontribslogsblock log)

They vandalized Bedrock Edition but they ignored my warning and continue to vandalize. The Great Spring (talk) 03:02, 17 October 2020 (UTC)

And also block them for indefinite. The Great Spring (talk) 03:40, 17 October 2020 (UTC)
You should use {{user|<username or ip address>}} when reporting a user. – Unavailablehoax (talk) 03:42, 17 October 2020 (UTC)
 Blocked by Frisk. James Haydon (talk) 22:06, 17 October 2020 (UTC)
He is now using sockpuppets so he is indefinitely blocked. James Haydon (talk) 17:32, 20 October 2020 (UTC)

Block GangsterRap1990's (talkcontribslogsblock log)

The person keeps randomly removing massive chunks of Bedrock Edition and is most likely the same person as Davidfamily15 (talkcontribslogsblock log) and AndroidGamer545 (talkcontribslogsblock log), as they all have mobile edits and each account starts to vandalize after the previous account stops. – Unavailablehoax (talk) 15:02, 20 October 2020 (UTC)

A CheckUser check (not by me) confirmed all three are the same person, so I blocked the two not-blocked ones indefinitely. --AttemptToCallNil (talk) 17:23, 20 October 2020 (UTC)

Block Boffert (talkcontribslogsblock log)

They are vandalizing the page Underwater TNT The Great Spring (talk) 12:12, 22 October 2020 (UTC)

Blocked. --AttemptToCallNil (talk) 14:10, 22 October 2020 (UTC)

Block 105.226.87.134 (talkcontribslogsblock log)

This user keep reverting other's edits and they also threatened me. The Great Spring (talk) 11:46, 31 October 2020 (UTC)

 Blocked by Dhranios for three days. James Haydon (talk) 21:53, 31 October 2020 (UTC)
Also, i have a feeling they are a sockpuppet of 105.184.149.171 (talkcontribslogsblock log) because they behave eerily similar. James Haydon (talk) 21:54, 31 October 2020 (UTC)

Block 98.228.54.69

They vandalized the Goat page. – Preceding unsigned comment was added by NatureCrafter64 (talkcontribs). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Not an admin, however users / IPs are usually only blocked after about 3 unconstructive edits. If it's only 1 or 2 edits, the user was likely to do "test" edits and it really isn't worth it anyway to block them then. EliteHog (talk) 17:18, 2 November 2020 (UTC)

Block Duy ChiếnccgESES hihi 9rz9rzhkgkg (talkcontribslogsblock log)

They are vandalizing Pocket Edition 1.1.5 The Great Spring (talk) 06:15, 3 November 2020 (UTC)

Done  Nixinova T  C   06:37, 3 November 2020 (UTC)

Block 74.73.253.160 (talkcontribslogsblock log)

They are vandalizing Zombie The Great Spring (talk) 03:03, 4 November 2020 (UTC)

 Blocked by Sonicwave for 1 week. James Haydon (talk) 16:05, 9 November 2020 (UTC)

Block 204.126.10.203

For a couple of days 204.126.10.203 (talkcontribslogsblock log) has been vandalizing strider. I expected the user to get tired of being reverted so many times but it hasn't happened. Amatulic (talk) 18:25, 6 November 2020 (UTC)

Blocked for a week. --Madminecrafter12 (talk) 18:31, 6 November 2020 (UTC)

Block 87.205.109.233 (talkcontribslogsblock log)

Vandalized diamond-related pages. The Great Spring (talk) 13:18, 13 November 2020 (UTC)

 Blocked for 1 week by Nixinova. James Haydon (talk) 02:58, 19 November 2020 (UTC)

Block 67.183.5.84 (talkcontribslogsblock log)

Adding speculation to MCD:Mob The Great Spring (talk) 03:28, 14 November 2020 (UTC)

Not to mention large scale disruption. James Haydon (talk) 03:29, 14 November 2020 (UTC)
And breaking perfectly fine templates. James Haydon (talk) 03:33, 14 November 2020 (UTC)

A Weird Situation

Okay so this user named SolidSC had been inactive since Jan 2019 so i replaced his user page with inactive user, and he just logged back in to undo my edit. IDK if he wanted it to be there but it says that users who are inactive for over a year should have their user pages replaced with the InactiveUserpage template. This is a weird situation, any idea on what to do? James Haydon (talk) 03:01, 10 November 2020 (UTC)

I see no reason to blank someone's userpage unless for some reason the contents of their userpage are disrupting the wiki. So basically, unless they are linking a ton of broken files/templates, there is no reason to blank anyone's userpages (and even then, I would hesitate to do it)
In any case, there is no policy that says userpages of inactive users must be blanked. If you want one, go propose it on the community portal. I don't support such a policy though. KnightMiner (t/c) 04:02, 10 November 2020 (UTC)
Okay, i just did it because i was in a spree of looking for inactive users. James Haydon (talk) 03:38, 11 November 2020 (UTC)

A request for MediaWiki:Deletereason-dropdown

My simple request is to change the deletion reason for fan communities from rule 5/6 to just rule 5 as rule 6 is about copying from a copyrighted source but that has nothing to do with rule 6.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 22:12, 29 September 2020 (UTC)

UPDATE! Change rule 7 to rule 6, and rule 8 to rule 7 to actually match the appropriate rule. Also, can you add a reason for deleting files ((actual) rule 8)---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 22:14, 29 September 2020 (UTC)
 Done  Nixinova T  C   22:16, 29 September 2020 (UTC)
Thanks!---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 23:36, 29 September 2020 (UTC)
Also, add "Page dependent on a non-existent or deleted page" to replace "Talk page of deleted page", "Redirect to deleted page", and "Subpage of a deleted page". Fadyblok240 (talk) 05:17, 4 October 2020 (UTC)

Prevent ip's from creating blank (talk) pages

I've seen 3 cases in the past week in which an ip just created a blank page, can you restirct this so that even new users can't do this as well (most likely an abuse filter that should do this)?---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 01:45, 3 October 2020 (UTC)

Semi-Protect Caves and Cliffs

THe new update –Preceding unsigned comment was added by 67.168.116.117 (talk) at 12:06, 3 October 2020 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

 Comment So? What do you want the admins to do? Blockofnetherite Talk Contributions 16:50, 3 October 2020 (UTC)
Perhaps semiprotect the page along with Minecraft Live 2020 Fadyblok240 (talk) 17:39, 3 October 2020 (UTC)
 Support. --Robotkoer (talk) 20:01, 3 October 2020 (UTC)
 Support semi-protect. There are a couple of sections on Talk:Caves & Cliffs proposing semi-protection from users who don't know to post here. The comment from one anonymous IP editor, saying that he'd rather lose access than endure the vandalism, is telling. Amatulic (talk) 20:22, 6 October 2020 (UTC)
 Support Anon user that Amatulic mentioned beforehand (I need to get an account at some point :P), would like to point out semi-protecting Caves & Cliffs page would also help with the unnecessary speculating. Some of it is fine, but this is a wiki. Also, thanks Amatulic for pointing out where I was supposed to go! 108.193.129.103 22:42, 7 October 2020 (UTC)
 Support Yes I agree, as one of the main editors on the Caves & Cliffs page, it would be quite helpful to semi-protect it.-Robonate135 (T C) 18:47, 8 October 2020 (UTC)
 Support Humiebee (talk) 19:52, 8 October 2020 (UTC)
 Support, there are so many low quality edits and personal speculation, which are a hassle to go through because of how many edits are made. Semi-protection would definitely filter the spontaneous editing from many anonymous users.  – Unavailablehoax (talk) 16:33, 10 October 2020 (UTC)
 Comment, also reprotect Java Edition 1.17---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 14:21, 12 October 2020 (UTC)
Protected the Caves and Cliffs page from IP edits for 2 weeks. As for 1.17 page, that hardly seems necessary, I don't see that page pop up like at all in the recent changes whenever I look. Dhranios (talk) 14:33, 12 October 2020 (UTC)
Though fairly uncommon, the only edits to the page (most) since it's unprotection have been minor, disruptive, and undo/rollback edits.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 14:37, 12 October 2020 (UTC)
Also, the vandalism has increased in the past week.---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 22:21, 20 October 2020 (UTC)

3 protection requests

  1. Protect Java Edition 1.16.3
    1. It has gotten consistant vandalism since the release of Java Edition 1.16.3 Release Candidate 1
    2. I have requested this in the past with no response.
    3. It has gotten significantly less vandalism ever since the page creation of Java Edition 1.16.4
  2. Protect Java Edition 1.16.4.
    1. Ever since it's page creation, it's been flooded with vandalism.
  3. Protect Java Edition 1.17
    1. It was unprotected becuase most of the page became a transclusion.
    2. However it has recieved a lot of vandalism ever since Caves & Cliffs was protected.

---Humiebee Discuss anything with me Look at my edits 22:28, 20 October 2020 (UTC)

The first page seems to have really died down with the vandalism, so not worth protecting at this point. The second one has a bunch of constructive IP edits and a lot of the recent vandalism is from two specific IPs who were blocked for their actions. I'll keep an eye on it, however; if it gets worse it should probably be protected for a month. The 1.17 page definitely requires protection; semi-protected it for a full three months. --Madminecrafter12 (talk) 12:57, 23 October 2020 (UTC)

Caves & Cliffs vandalism

There is a ton of vandalism going on the Caves & Cliffs page. --Illagercaptain (talk) 18:00, 3 October 2020 (UTC)

Not surprised, its a brand new page so of course its going to happen. James Haydon (talk) 18:24, 3 October 2020 (UTC)
Should it be semi-protected? It will very much help those of us who are actually trying t edit it, as well, in the future, should new update pages be semi-protected from the start?-Robonate135 (T C) 17:38, 8 October 2020 (UTC)