This tutorial takes you through the steps of setting up your own server using the default server software that Mojang Studios distributes free of charge. For more tutorials, see the bottom of this page or the Tutorials page. For more information on Minecraft servers, see the Server page. Note: There is also custom server software available, which most large servers use, but these applications are not supported by Mojang Studios. Since you're about to run your own server, you should be aware of the possible dangers. In order to run your server and stay out of trouble, we highly suggest that you should at least know about the following:. The JVM supports many different platforms.
How Does This Work?
Half of the top-ten most-played games on Steam come with the option to customize your entire gameplay, right up through running your own dedicated server. Are you going to sit back and play the game how somebody else envisioned it, or are you going to grab the goat by the horns, run your own server, and make it personal? There are many reasons why people rent a server from a remote provider; ranging from bandwidth availability, dedicated support, or even to eliminate any latency advantages between player and host.
Want to play Minecraft on your own terms? Set up your own server, create your own worlds, perhaps build in them with friends and family? It's remarkable, but true: you can do all of this on a Raspberry Pi. My son is a big fan of Minecraft and is always wanting me to play alongside him. It's not easy to do while he's playing on his tablet. As he's only young, allowing him online seems inappropriate. The solution is simple: set up a Minecraft server on a Raspberry Pi. It's easy to set up!