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Simpler Multiplayer (Java edition)

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    I made a few customized servers myself on Java edition.  It was hard, but it is possible to eliminate all errors from a server that are the fault of the server.

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    I agree. Why should we pay on Java but not on console or Bedrock?

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    I personally don't have any problem with running a server.

    @Blast Burner

    First of all you do NOT have to pay anything to host a Minecraft server (but you might have to pay for the server).

    Second of all, you do have to pay on Xbox/ps4 a monthly subscription to play online (AFAIK)

     

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    @Xavier Hervy You just said that you do NOT have to pay anything to host a Minecraft server but you just then said but you might have to pay for the server.

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    @Blast Burner  Sorry, I was not clear enough.

    I host a local server for Minecraft for my kids. This is on my computer, in my home, with a port forwarding so that his cousin can play with them. In that case I don't have to pay anything.

    But if you do not want to host yourself, then you have the possibility to rent a server if you wish to.

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    @Xavier Hervy Thank you for being more clear Xavier. I was confused at first but now I understand more. I hope that you and your family have a great time on Minecraft. :D

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    Hosting a Java Edition multiplayer server is not as easy as it should be and this needs to change. Bedrock Edition is far superior for being able to play with your friends online as it handles the technical stuff automatically. Hosting a Java Edition server requires more knowledge and maintenance. Even if you port forward and get the server running successfully, you will need to reconfigure your server if your IP address changes. Non-technical people do not know how safe port forwarding is or how to keep the network secure while port forwarding. Playing Java Edition with your friends should only require a few clicks regardless of whether you are using Minecraft Realms or not.

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    wow, this is a really great idea that i have always wanted to happen

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    Can't we get a daily gift each day we play mincraft?

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    How to get java edition

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    they need to have a simple friends system so u can easily invite ur friends to ur own world without realms and downloading server files and all that. minecraft java needs a system like xbox and mcpe

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    They should convert Mojang accounts to Java, and integrate the friend system and Xbox live multiplayer on top of servers and LAN

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    A multiplayer Tab like bedrock edition will be great! Plz Mojang Consider this!

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    Multiplayer Update!
    • Friends list

    • Voice communication system

    • Joining / inviting friends to a game

    • Multi-platform

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    Yes. Minecraft Bedrock has such easy multiplayer: you load up a world and - Boom! Your friends can join. On Java, it's not that simple. It's not simple at all! You either have to be on the same network as a friend or create a server - a very complicated process. I just wish Java had the same multiplayer as Bedrock.

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    If Minecraft PC added some sort of global friend system, this could definitely work, and under "Host LAN" could maybe me "Host World", and then you'd choose:

    • Host to friends (Invite only)
    • Host to friends (public)
    • Host to LAN

    I think all of those options are self explanatory enough.

    Then of course you'd be prompted with your usual allow cheats, default gamemode etc. 

     

    Just my 2 cents

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    P.LS Add this 

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    how this would work is mojang/gamestudios need to ether buy game servers or make them 

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    well when i try running my own server i always get errors....

    its hard for people that have errors like me ): 

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    Ah, but alas- then they couldn't charge us subscription fees for Realms

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    Not many people actually know this, but you can make hosting a server WAAAY easier by not doing the port forwarding and instead using ngrok. I used it for a long time and me and my friends have never had a problem! :D Just search for a good tutorial and you and your friends are ready to go!

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    How do I get multiplayer

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    I think this is a good idea because my friends can’t play together