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    Minecraft 1.11 Update Overview

    Players were given a quick peek at what to expect with the Minecraft 1.11 update after being revealed at MineCon and with the release of snapshot 16w39a. The most notable features include a new dungeon, items, and llamas. Yes, llamas. Among a variety of other notable new additions to the Minecraft 1.11 update, the addition of […]

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    How To Connect To A Multiplayer Minecraft Server

    If you want to play Minecraft online, you will need to find a server to multiplayer server to connect to. Minecraft servers are typically hosted over the internet and only reachable with the server’s external IP. This IP is a referred to as the server address and is used to connect to the server from […]

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    Dealing with Minecraft Server Errors

    Whether you’re a player attempting to join a server or among those who manage a server, you’re bound to encounter a server related error. This immutable fact is inevitable with the ever fickle nature of Minecraft server hosting and can take many forms. Some are less severe than others, but none the less can be […]

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    How To Play Minecraft Online

    Learn all about playing Minecraft multiplayer to join your friends online!

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    2016 Minecraft Scholarship Winner

    Thank you to everyone who has applied to our 2016 Minecraft Scholarship Contest. In only 4 months we had an impressive 2,200 different Essay submissions from all over the world. GPA’s varied from straight A’s in honors to 2.0’s with strong creative and social sides. While each essay was encouraging and many were outstanding, one […]

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    Minecraft Modpack Download History

    The exclusive first ever comparison of the nearly 50 million modpack downloads across all major modpack launchers world wide. You won’t BELIEVE the popularity of some of these packs.

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    Whats a Dedicated IP For A Minecraft Server?

    Apex Hosting offers dedicated IP’s for Minecraft servers. A dedicated IP is reserved for only one server and isn’t shared with others. With it your server will be able to be connected to using the default port 25565. So you only have to enter in the IP without the trailing :port (ex. 192.99.201.99:25745) number. If you have […]

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    Understanding Premium Support

    What is it? Premium Support means that we help you install plugins, mods, worlds and edit server properties. You can do all of this on your own, but adding this service makes it easier to customize your server with our expertise.   How do you get it? It can be selected as an addon when […]

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    Minecraft Server Common Terms and Phrases

    Being a server owner you will be exposed to a lot of new terminologies used to reference certain aspects related to running the server. This list here aims to provide you with a quick explanation of the most common terms and phrases used by server admins.     Apex Hosting The one host you know […]

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    Minecraft 1.9 Combat Update Overview

    Summary This update has been long awaited for by Minecraft fans. After nearly a year and a half, the longest period in between releases as well as 56 snapshots, the most of any release, an official pre-release was made available to the masses on February 17, 2016. With it is an expectation to overhaul the […]

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