[FUN] MobArena v0.96.8 - Become a mob-fighting gladiator! [1.7.x, 1.8.x]

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    garbagemule

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    MobArena - Become a mob-fighting gladiator!
    [​IMG] Latest build: v0.96.7 (1.7.x)
    [​IMG] Wiki
    [​IMG] IRC Channel
    [​IMG] Source

    BukkitDev Project Page - Find MobArena on dev.bukkit.org here: LINK.

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    Old description (open)
    If you enjoy fighting monsters for glorious prizes or just the sheer thrill of battle, you and your friends can now join forces against hordes of Minecraft evils in the exciting gladiator-style survival mini-game MobArena!

    Heavily inspired by Deminetix' Fight-plugin, MobArena is a PvE-take on arena-gameplay, with a similar class-based system. Instead of fighting other players, you team up with them to beat oncoming waves of monsters, earning rewards in the process. MobArena can be played alone, or with as many friends as you like!


    Features:
    • Fight oncoming waves of monsters
    • Play alone or team up with friends
    • Earn glorious prizes
    • Customizable classes, rewards and waves
    • Easy to set up
    • Extremely easy to use
    • Very few user commands
    • Supports Permissions and all major economies
    • Supports Spout
    • Supports Heroes
    Note: When you post a bug report, please provide a stacktrace/error from the server log/console window. Post this stacktrace in either a pastebin, a pastie, or a CODE-block! The same applies for config-files, permissions-files, etc! Please don't put them directly in your posts, as they become gigantic and annoying to read. If you don't follow this guideline, I might ignore your post!


    Wiki - Instructions, commands, FAQ, etc.
    I have set up a Wiki for MobArena. It contains a bunch of information and guides on how to set up and customize arenas, an overview of all the commands, how to set up Permissions, as well as frequently asked questions.

    New: MobArena now has its own IRC channel (#mobarena @ EsperNet). Click here for a web-based IRC client. Feel free to stop by to get help setting everything up if you really don't understand the Wiki and the instructional video, or to have a chat about MobArena (or anything else, for that matter) :)

    Relevant links:
    Videos:
    Getting started with MobArena, by Flamers
    Flamers made this really easy-to-follow, simple video of how to get started with MobArena. It covers installing the plugin, defining an arena region and setting up basic leaderboards, as well as a few pointers for arena design.
    Old instructional video (open)
    Instructional video for setting up MobArena:

    Note: This video was made for v0.67, but all the in-game instructions still work the same for the latest versions. The config-file has changed, so make sure to read the Wiki on how to set it up.
    More Videos (open)
    Review of MobArena by plugin reviewer jamescosten (v0.84):

    Note: My nickname "garbagemule" is pronounced "garbage mule", as in "trash donkey" ;)

    Hilarious showcase of MobArena by Daniel James and Daniel Cherry (v0.92.3):


    Delios showing off his beautiful arena setup:


    slowmonkey1227 in his interesting "island" arena: YouTube
    French video by avalondrey (v0.87.3): YouTube
    German video by blutherz and his friends (v0.91.2): YouTube



    Troubleshooting:
    To avoid wasting not only your own time, but mine as well, I expect everyone to do some extensive troubleshooting before posting bug reports. What does this mean?

    Try MobArena on a fresh server.
    MobArena works perfectly fine when I release it. Sure, there are a few bugs, but it works. If it doesn't work for you, something is most likely wrong on your end. Set up a local test-server, and verify that MobArena works before claiming that it doesn't. When you have verified that MobArena does indeed work, you can start adding other plugins and settings until something conflicts.

    Disable other plugins.
    The first thing you need to do is disable all other plugins. If you can't reproduce the bug with other plugins disabled, you know that you have a conflicting plugin. Now perform a binary search on the other plugins, or if you don't know how to do that, just add a couple of plugins back to the plugins-folder, try to reproduce the bug, and if you can't, the conflicting plugin must be in the remaining set of plugins.

    Write down reproduction steps.
    Figure out the exact steps to reproduce/trigger the bug. I need precise steps, and as much information as possible, because there are often many things that could be going on. An example of reproduction steps could be:
    1. Type /ma join
    2. Punch the Archer class sign
    3. Wait for someone else to join
    4. Punch the iron block
    5. Type /ma leave before the other player picks a class

    Check the console window/server.log
    Make sure you check the server.log file for any MobArena errors or exceptions. If you find any, copy the ENTIRE exception (including all the lines that say "at com.garbagemule.MobArena...") and paste it (with the other information) in a CODE-tag here in the thread.


    Donations:
    I develop MobArena for the fun of it and the positive feedback is all it takes to make me happy, but a few people have asked for a link, so if you're one of them, here's a link: Donate - You can donate as much as you want, even down to a few cents! If I get enough donations, I will spend the money on an extra Minecraft account to aid me in developing/testing/debugging MobArena :)


    Changelog:

    Version 0.94.3.24
    • Updated for CB 1337.
    • The repair-delay node is now unused! The reason for this is that it is now possible (with the release of 1317) to cancel block damage in explosions, and still retain the animation and sound! This also means that arenas should be fully pistons-compatible (for arenas that don't use soft-restore or force-restore)! I'm hoping to see some screenshots and videos of shifting arenas! :)
    • You can now right-click signs in the lobby! I finally found a super easy solution to the improperly updating inventory issue with right-clicking class signs. The result is that players can now left- or right-click as they please. This should solve all issues related to players not being able to choose classes, due to spawn region and WorldGuard/Factions/whatever conflicts.
    • It is no longer possible to warp out of the lobby.
    • New per-arena setting: final-wave - Allows for setting a final wave, meaning on that wave, the arena will end, regardless of how many players are alive.
    Version 0.94.3.11 (open)

    • v0.94.3.11 - Updated Register, built against CB 1240.
    • v0.94.3.8 - Added basic leaderboards.
    • v0.94.3.6 - Fixed MagicSpells support - MobArena no longer supports MagicSpells pre-v1.1!
    • v0.94.3.5 - Fixed a bunch of bugs introduced with CB 1185, as well as a couple of minor MobArena bugs.
    • Updated for CraftBukkit #1185
    • Updated economy support (now supports iConomy 6).
    • Added the three new mob types, Enderman/Endermen, CaveSpider/CaveSpiders, Silverfish. They can be used just like the other mob types in the waves.
    • Endermen cannot pick up arena blocks (this is why).
    • Endermen cannot place blocks in arena regions.
    • The per-class permission syntax has been fixed and changed slightly. The Wiki has been updated (clicky).
    • Fixed MagicSpells issues.
    Version 0.94.2 (open)

    • Redstone circuits now work properly in arenas.
    • Lightning now properly strikes on spawnpoints on special waves.
    • Fixed an issue where players somehow warping/cheating out of the arena world get kicked from the server when discovered.
    • Added MagicSpells support. Use the magicspells.yml file to ban certain spells from the arena either for the whole session, or only during boss waves.
    • Fixed the Heroes death conflict. MobArena and Heroes should now play nice together. Further Heroes support is planned for upcoming releases.
    • [COLOR=#1000000]MobArena will no longer support the discontinued Permissions 2.x and 3.x permission systems.[/COLOR] Recommended permissions systems include PermissionsBukkit (defacto standard) or PermissionsEX.
    Version 0.94.1 (open)

    • Added two new boss abilities: 'shuffle-positions' and 'flood'. Try them out!
    • Players disconnecting/crashing during an arena session no longer get corrupted data files due to economy rewards.
    • Weapon durability is now correctly set to "unlimited".
    • Item sub-types (cocoa beans, bonemeal, colored wool, etc.) now work again.
    • Players can no longer join the arena without first picking a class.
    • MobArena now works with spawn-monsters=false again.
    Version 0.94 (open)

    • Completely revamped the waves system! Undeniably the biggest feature in MobArena since multiple arenas in v0.92, the new customizable waves are guaranteed to bring much more awesomeness to your MobArenas. The waves system brings two new wave types, swarm waves and boss waves. The latter is a very elaborate feature, and the whole waves system has been given its own page on the Wiki. Note: MobArena will ignore all old wave settings, but use sane defaults.
    • Revamped the logging system. Instead of logging: true, you can now use logging: yml/xml. The logging system will now keep track of the last session only, but also maintain a collection of 'totals' for each arena. The idea behind these easy-to-parse files is making the stats available on server web pages.
    • Added SuperPerms/PermissionsBukkit support. Note that specifying mobarena.arenas.* and mobarena.classes.* probably won't work, but these nodes are given to everyone by default.
    • Added Spout support. Currently, the only Spouty thing MobArena does is print (some) announcements as notifications/achievements. This should limit the amount of "chat spam" that MobArena produces. Other Spout-features are planned, but don't expect something crazy. Note that MobArena does NOT require Spout!
    • Monsters will no longer target pet wolves. This is a major nerf to pet classes, but they were very overpowered as it was.
    • Fixed item amounts greater than 64 sometimes bugging out. You should now be able to put arrow:1024 for your Archer classes :)
    • Fixed players losing their stored items and/or earned rewards upon disconnecting from the arena.
    • Fixed blocks not restoring when burned by fire.
    • Fixed an issue with entry fees. They should no longer cause any problems.
    • Fixed slimes. That's right! Slimes that spawn as a result of bigger slimes splitting upon death are now considered arena monsters. This also means that Slimes no longer drop slime balls; as intended.
    • Revamped the repairing algorithm. It is now MUCH more sophisticated, and is capable of repairing not only signs and containers, but also torches, doors and beds. Redstone -should- repair properly as well, but it is still slightly buggy.
    • Added support for restorable containers. Registered chests, dispensers, and furnaces will have their contents stored upon arena start, and restored at arena end. This is useful for providing the arena players with chests with e.g. upgrades or food.
    • Added new commands (for the feature above) - /ma addcontainer <name>, /ma delcontainer <name>, /ma containers. These commands work much like the the spawnpoint commands. To add a container, simply look at the container and type /ma addcontainer <name>.
    Changelog (continued)
     
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    miningcombat

    My monsters won't spawn in the ma, is it because it is in a warzone?Because I have the faction plugin and I claimed the arena for warzone, and if that is not the reason is it maybe because I have a region set in the MobArena,and the region plugin I have is called regionize PLZ HELP
     
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    garbagemule

    Since a lot has changed recently, this may or may not be true. At any rate, it's probably best to do things manually for now. Thanks for the heads up, defsin32.
     
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    miningcombat

    My monsters won't spawn in the MobArena I created,I set all the points, if it is in a warzone will it not work because I have the faction plugin and claimed it for warzone and if that's not it is it because I have a plugin called regionize and I set the arena in a region, but the region is allowing monster spawn so what's wrong :(
     
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    defsin32

    To avoid losing power in MobArena, Claim your arena with Warzone and configure the factions file. It's in "conf.json", Find "WarzonePowerloss" ans set it to your preferred setting. If you have Warzone around your Safezone in spawn, I recommend using WorldGuard.

    Can we please have a list of the updated abilities and mobs?

    EDIT by Moderator: merged posts, please use the edit button instead of double posting.
     
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    ACStache

    make sure you're using an up-to-date MobArena (which at the moment is 0.94.4.79)
    also make sure you're not getting any errors in your server console.
    if you're using 1.2.5 still, make sure you're using CB 1.2.5-R5.0

    abilities haven't really updated too much, but you can always see the list of them in your "MobArena\abilities" folder, and as for the mobs, you can use any monsters/mob up to, and including, 1.2 monsters/mobs
     
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    miningcombat

    Oh so if I have 1.3.1 bukkit, ma will not spawn monsters?
    Because I have a 1.3.1 server.
     
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    MythicCynic

    Is it possible to set up a class in which the starting items include pre-enchanted items?

    Also im on 1.3.1 and am using MobArena so there definitely is a version that works because im using it right now.

    EDIT by Moderator: merged posts, please use the edit button instead of double posting.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 15, 2016
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    bt1996

    Is there any way to config the plugin so you must kill all the mobs in each wave untill the next wave spawns? And any idea's on how to make the plugin lighter on the server?
     
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    ACStache

    yes it is

    no, what I was saying is that there was an issue in some 1.2.5 dev builds with spawning monsters, so if you were still using 1.2.5, to use 1.2.5-R5.0 and either way update to the latest version of MobArena.
    if you're using 1.3.1 you shouldn't be having any issues, so that's why I asked if you had any errors in the server console

    change the "clear-wave-before-next:" setting to true and lower the "monster-limit:" setting
     
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    digituum

    Not really sure it's worth a ticket since I have no error log to report with, but upon /ma leave-ing OR the last person in an arena dying, the server crashes. Not at all sure why, but signs point to an overflow due to the server ram slowly filling over a couple of mins.
    Might as well be useless due to a lack of a genuine error, but it happens every single time, and I've used the latest 3 builds of MA, (i.e. 4.79, 4.65 and 3.24). If there's a fix or someone has a workaround it'd be much appreciated. Else, I doubt it'll be too bad to wait for the next release lol
     
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    ageofgaming

    when i add a boss, it stops detecting my arena and prettymuch stops working, does anyone know how to fix this?
     
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    MythicCynic

    If you used the wave editor it sometimes breaks it, I find that you have to actually copy and paste it, I recommend using the default waves as a guide as to how the should look within the config, If nothing else works you can try to skype me (Username is AkumaAkumu without caps though they likely don't matter) and I can try to help you figure it out.

    A fun suggestion for others from me, I have a class called "Grenadier" which has EXPLODING EGGS! It's incredibly fun (and dangerous to yourself and others lol) but if you guys want you can combine this plug with another called "Eggrenades" which allows eggs to act as a specified amount of TNT (I recommend keeping it at 1 but if you're a daredevil you can increase it lol). A fair warning is that the eggs will also work outside of the arena so if you don't restrict egg access you may end up with a lot of unhappy users who get griefed or blow themselves up.

    EDIT by Moderator: merged posts, please use the edit button instead of double posting.
     
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    edoreld

    Thanks for the cool plugin!

    One question/bug report that I haven't seen anywhere else... I'm hosting a Tekkit 3.1.2 server and have MobArena v0.94.4.71 installed. If I give a class a bow, the bow only works once. After that, when I try to use a bow all I see is a small animation on the bottom of the screen (like the bow is being taken out), but nothing else happens, and no arrow gets fired. There's also no mention of this at all on the console log. Any ideas?

    I also have a suggestion. Would it be possible to bypass the enchantment system so that any item could be enchanted (this could be used to enchant items from Balkon's Weapons Mod for example). Right now if I try to enchant a mod item I get an exception.

    Thanks for reading!
     
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    Envyforme

    Hello everyone, I must say, I am extremely dissapointed in mob arena right now. I have everything setup correctly with waves, and classes, but everytime the server restarts, it completely re-does the config file and all the classes, thus telling me to make a new arena. This is very confusing, and I would like to fix it asap. Here is my current config file at the moment. If someone could please help me, it would be appreciated.

    Code:
    # MobArena v0.94.4.79 - Config-file
    # Read the Wiki for details on how to set up this file: http://goo.gl/F5TTc
    # Note: You -must- use spaces instead of tabs!global-settings:
        update-notification: true
        enabled: true
        allowed-commands: /list,/pl
    classes:
        Tank:
            items: iron_sword,potion:8229:5
            armor: 310,311,312,313
        Oddjob:
            items: golden_sword,flint_and_steel,netherrack:2,tnt:4,potion:8197:7
            armor: 298,299,300,301
        Knight:
            items: diamond_sword,potion:8197:4
            armor: 306,307,308,309
        Chemist:
            items: iron_sword,potion:16428:30,potion:16388:8,potion:16389:20,potion:8197:5,potion:8226:2
            armor: 314,315,316,317
        Archer:
            items: iron_sword,bow,arrow:256,potion:8197:5,bone
            armor: 298,299,300,301
        Hunter:
          items: stone_sword,bow,arrow:40,bone:5,potion:8197:3
          armor: 302,303,304,305
        Tekkit Test:
          items: Blunderbuss,blunderbuss_shot:30,stone_sword,potion:8197:3
          armor: 298,299,300,301
    arenas:
        default:
            settings:
                world: G2PO
                wave-interval: 25
                spout-class-select: false
                spectate-on-death: true
                soft-restore-drops: false
                soft-restore: false
                share-items-in-arena: true
                require-empty-inv-spec: false
                require-empty-inv-join: false
                pvp-enabled: false
                protect: true
                player-time-in-arena: world
                monster-limit: 100
                monster-infight: false
                monster-exp: false
                min-players: 0
                max-players: 0
                max-join-distance: 0
                logging: true
                lock-food-level: true
                lightning: true
                keep-exp: true
                hellhounds: true
                food-regen: true
                first-wave-delay: 15
                final-wave: 0
                entry-fee: ''
                enabled: true
                clear-wave-before-next: false
                clear-boss-before-next: true
                auto-respawn: true
                auto-ignite-tnt: false
                auto-equip-armor: true
                allow-teleporting: false
            waves:
                recurrent:
                    new_wave:
                        wave: 0
                        type: swarm
                        priority: 1
                        monster: wolf
                        frequency: 1
                        amount: low
                single:
                    new_wave:
                        wave: 25
                        type: boss
                        monster: enderdragon
                        health: medium
                        ability-interval: 4
                        ability-announce: true
                        abilities: fireballs,disorient-target
            rewards:
                waves:
                    every:
                        '5': dirt:4,gravel:4,stone:4
                        '3': feather,bone,stick
                        '10': iron_ingot:10,gold_ingot:8
                    after:
                        '7': minecart,storage_minecart,powered_minecart
                        '16': diamond_sword
                        '13': iron_sword,iron_pickaxe,iron_spade
            coords:
                spectator: 211,79,371,310.3451,24.00001
                spawnpoints:
                    s4: 264,69,386,86.544556,7.800033
                    s3: 262,69,417,141.59497,16.800037
                    s2: 230,69,417,265.04474,27.750036
                    s1: 227,69,389,302.0937,6.4500403
                p2: 279,89,435,129.74454,3.4499977
                p1: 208,59,350,316.04468,21.15
                lobby: 231,72,352,256.6449,22.500025
                arena: 243,69,423,173.54504,12.750015
            class-limits:
                Tank: -1
                Oddjob: -1
                Knight: -1
                Chemist: -1
                Archer: -1
     
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    shanko

    Looks like some spacing mistakes for your Tekkit and Hunter classes

    Not sure if you can have a space in "Tekkit Test"

    EDIT by Moderator: merged posts, please use the edit button instead of double posting.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 10, 2018
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    brndon

    i auto-generate a areana and there was nothing on the sign[​IMG]
     

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    Envyforme

    I fixed that but the config file still turns back to normal upon restart.
     
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    garbagemule

    Hello!

    I've never heard of that bow bug before, but it might be some sort of incompatibility with the Tekkit server. I can't say for sure. At any rate, you should probably update to .79, since it fixes a few bugs and introduces some new goodies such as the class limits in the config-file. Now, did you give the class arrows along with the bow, because even with the infinite arrows enchantment, there has to be at least one arrow in the inventory (as I recall).

    As for mods, the current version of MobArena does not support any. This is because code has to be written specifically for it, but since there are so many mods out there, it's impossible to account for them all. So whatever isn't in Bukkit by default is not likely going to work within MobArena. Could you pastebin the exception, though? There's a chance that it is thrown due to a minor limitation in MobArena.

    Good news on the Tekkit-front, though. MobArena 1.0 will most likely be available in a build specifically for Tekkit. Only time will tell what goodies this will result in :)
     
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    ACStache

    degenerate the arena, update to the latest (0.94.4.79) version of MobArena, then auto-generate it again.

    If you don't want to do that, find the lobby of that arena, which is underneath it, turn editmode on, and fix the signs manually
     
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    edoreld

    Updating solved the issue with the bow (Yes, I had tried it with arrows before and other combinations).

    This is the error I get when I try to put an enchantment on an item that's not supposed to receive one: http://pastie.org/4539053
    I know it's possible to put enchantments on items that are NOT supposed to receive them because I had an economy plugin running (DynamicEconomy) that allowed us to put enchantments on diamond drills (from IndustrialCraft2), even though you are not normally able to. I have no idea how that was possible.

    Good to hear that a Tekkit version is coming :). Have fun programming!
     
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    ACStache

    that error means you're adding an enchantment to an item MobArena can't find from this list
    check all of your class items and rewards, and any upgrade/supply waves you may have set up, to make sure you didn't mistype an item
     
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    edoreld

    Thanks for reply ACStache. I'm aware that the enchantment doesn't work. I was replying to garbagemule, who kindly assisted me with my previous issue and had asked me to post the exception :). I got everything working now and trying to add the MagicSpells plugin.
     
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    Takumi8

    Someones probably asked the same question before but havent found an answer. Using essentials.godmode, players can enter mobarenas with it enabled, allowing them to finish the entire game unharmed. Many other arena plugins automatically disables any invincibility, like in creative mode.
    Any help in fixing this? Thanks
     
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    Ritgar

    Great plugin, although I have issues with the root target / throw target making it impossible for players to hit the boss and other mobs. Other than that we have plenty of fun with it on my server. Easy to use and customize.
     
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    iwilson94

    I had similar problems earlier today, but i tried doing as it said updating to the dev build of mobarena.jar and that has solved the issue for me (for now!)
     
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    gunonlinn

    umm........ i try the dev build of mobarena.jar when i type /ma join .the mobarena is not working???the plugins tp to a sea?
     
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    Digital_SA123

    Code:
    [SEVERE] Error occurred while enabling MobArena v0.94.4.52 (Is it up to date?)
    java.lang.NullPointerException
        at com.garbagemule.MobArena.MobArena.registerListeners(MobArena.java:126)
        at com.garbagemule.MobArena.MobArena.onEnable(MobArena.java:90)
        at org.bukkit.plugin.java.JavaPlugin.setEnabled(JavaPlugin.java:217)
        at org.bukkit.plugin.java.JavaPluginLoader.enablePlugin(JavaPluginLoader.java:365)
        at org.bukkit.plugin.SimplePluginManager.enablePlugin(SimplePluginManager.java:381)
        at org.bukkit.craftbukkit.CraftServer.loadPlugin(CraftServer.java:265)
        at org.bukkit.craftbukkit.CraftServer.enablePlugins(CraftServer.java:247)
        at net.minecraft.server.MinecraftServer.i(MinecraftServer.java:296)
        at net.minecraft.server.MinecraftServer.d(MinecraftServer.java:275)
        at net.minecraft.server.MinecraftServer.a(MinecraftServer.java:225)
        at net.minecraft.server.DedicatedServer.init(DedicatedServer.java:140)
        at net.minecraft.server.MinecraftServer.run(MinecraftServer.java:380)
        at net.minecraft.server.ThreadServerApplication.run(SourceFile:539)
     
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    gunonlinn

    same as u
     

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