Minecraft 1.9, "Outdated server", and the future of The Sandlot

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by c0wg0d, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. c0wg0d

    c0wg0d Master Sandlot Administrator Moderator VIP

    As many of you now know, Minecraft 1.9 has been released. Updating single player worlds from 1.8 to 1.9 is as easy as updating Minecraft itself, but servers are a completely different story. The Sandlot relies on dozens of plugins written by dozens of programmers and software developers all over the world, not to mention the server software itself which is written by a team of people.

    The Sandlot cannot just flip a switch and be on 1.9. It will take a long time for the server software to get updated, and even longer for all the plugins we use to get updated. We are still waiting on some of our plugins to support 1.8, let alone 1.9! I expect it will be anywhere from 6 months to a year before The Sandlot can fully implement a 1.9 solution across all our servers and worlds.

    All that being said, if you try to connect and play on The Sandlot and get the error "Outdated server", it means you are trying to connect with Minecraft 1.9. We are only officially supporting version 1.8.9, so you need to use that version to connect and play. To use this version, follow the steps below in your Minecraft launcher.

    If you require any assistance, our Get Help! forum is a fantastic place to get quick answers from our awesome community members and helpers.

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  2. Abbz05

    Abbz05 Artisan Helper

    Thank you sir c0wbell for the heads up! :D

    Anybody else notice that the last announcement was on the first day of the month (February 1st), and this most recent announcement was on the last day of the month (February 29th)?
     
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  3. LunaLovegood

    LunaLovegood Artisan VIP Helper

    Thank you c0w!
     
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  4. Virgeric

    Virgeric Gorn Moderator VIP Elder

    How interesting! What can it mean?!?!?
     
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  5. KevinBoyette

    KevinBoyette Adept

    Well, see you all in 6-12 months. :p
     
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  6. Cupitycat_

    Cupitycat_ Expert VIP

    Thanks, c0w!

    I'm excited to see how future Sandlot 1.9 would be like, anyone else agree?
     
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  7. DogboyOz

    DogboyOz Adept

    Oh yeah cupcakes are the BEST!
    Wait what are we talking about? Oh yeah thanks c0w
     
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  8. Thank you c0wg0d SOOOO much
     
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  9. I can't wait to play on The Sandlot again!!
     
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  10. ThePuzzler13

    ThePuzzler13 Expert

    There is another way of switching versions.

    First, click Edit Profile.

    Then, click Versions and find the version you want to play on.

    Then, press save and then play.
     
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  11. charlemane72

    charlemane72 Adept

    Thanks, c0w
     
  12. MCOnion

    MCOnion Expert Helper

    Is there any way to make a thing like cheracc did so we could connect with 1.8 but the server is on 1.7?
     
  13. Mickeyheart

    Mickeyheart Expert Helper

    @c0wg0d i don't mind waiting- I'll help at all if u need it! The server is amazing already. :)
     
  14. zilory

    zilory Expert VIP Helper

    Thanks c0w :)
     
  15. c0wg0d

    c0wg0d Master Sandlot Administrator Moderator VIP

    Possibly. If I find anything, I'll be sure to make an announcement about it.
     
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  16. TrueVioletMU

    TrueVioletMU Adept

    It must mean that the world is now turned upside down and all around, Virgeric!
    Hold on so you don't fall off! :)
     
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  17. SpaceDylan

    SpaceDylan Expert

  18. thanks @c0wg0d i appreciate it
     
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  19. lardydare

    lardydare Novice

    I am fine with it because I feel 1.9 broke minecraft 4 me
     
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  20. for me it kinnda did but ill get used to the swords swing changes and its kinnda like a new beginning if you think about it =)
     
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