RC Server Move

Server move for Red Cat Creative is currently underway.

This means connection information will be different from usual, at least until the domain name can be updated. Until then you will need to search the list of servers for the new connection information.

The status info below will be updated throughout the move, so please check here to find out progress.



RC Updates: August 2018

A few small updates:

  • Fixed texture issues with jungletree mod leaves, so there are no longer gaps between them.
  • Added missing wield and inventory textures for prefab ladder, so you can see them in your inventory.
  • Reduced the collision boxes for scifi_nodes switches, because something set into a wall shouldn’t stop you walking into the node.
  • Removed dye formspec and extra inventory from the colormachine, because it is creative and they aren’t used or needed.
  • Fixed some capitalisation issues with node descriptions.
  • Made it possible to turn homedecor desk lamps on and off.
  • Probably some other things I don’t remember.

Mod Update: mese_restriction

Due to increased abuse of mesecons on RC after players  worked out just how much can be done with mesecons gates, I’ve had to expand the mesemaker restrictions to include all gate nodes.

If you are an established mesecons builder who doesn’t have the mesemaker priv, please speak to whoareyou or myself. There’s a pretty good chance we will grant the priv so long as you manage to have a sensible talk with us about it and agree to be careful.

I don’t like adding more restrictions, but this is the result of the server being left unplayable too many days in a row when people I’d rather not ban fail to listen to warnings.

New mod: hedges

The ability to craft nice neat hedges is now present on both RC and DL.

Finally something to do with all those useless leaves you’ve been picking up?

New mod: lpanes

It’s been a while since RC got some new nodes to play with, so have yourselves some more stained glass – this time some quite high detailed panes – to build more wonders with.

There’s 20 different colours included.

Mod Update: Red Cat caverealms

Red Cat Creative has had the nodes from caverealms (no mapgen) since the opening of the server. We’ve now updated the mod to also contain the new nodes from caverealms_lite.

Everything should be work smoothly, but if there are any problems, please let us know.

When Sleeping Cats Wake…

Firstly I would like to make a huge apology for the recent Red Cat Creative downtime. What seems likely to have been a malicious attack against the server left the Red Cat Creative  map in a very bad state; however, I have said more than once that there is a community here behind our servers which we can all be proud of. I have said we have a good team. I have said Red Cat is a thing that will not go away.

And today the server was brought online again, proving all of this.

I cannot emphasise enough how many amazing people we have helping out. There is something special beyond words when people work together selflessly, thinking only of helping and not of their own gain. Huge thanks, more than I know how to give, are due:

  • agaran pieced the map together with patience and care to make sure it would be whole again.
  • shivajiva helped update mods to hopefully prevent any similar problems in the future.
  • Robbie provided server space so we could easily handle the necessary file transfers.
  • a player I hardly know offered money toward a solution if it would be needed.
  • everyone, absolutely everyone, was supportive and understanding.

No one yelled or shouted or complained. Every word from every player who commented was filled with kindness and encouragement. Other server owners showed their support as well.

Thank you all. There is something beautiful in the dedication and the kindness of the people here, and it is a privilege to be part of this alongside you all.

The people here are why, even though it went to sleep, the cat woke up again.

Mod Update: mesecons

We experienced some issues with mesecons on Red Cat Creative over the past week and, while fixing them, updated the mod to add a couple of new things, including new coloured lightstones.

Please be mindful when building with mesecons: too many mesecons in one place can still cause lag!

How to Help

We’ve added a new info page to the site for those interested in helping with the servers. This page will be expanded on as we think of more things to add, and will include information on mods we would like help to create.

New mod: warp_potions

This  adds eight warp potions which can be placed as decorative items.

Smashing a warp potion after it has been placed sets a warp point. There are eight warp points, one for each potion, which can be independently set and are unique to each player. Using a warp potion in the potion inventory will return the player to the warp point for that potion.

This mod has been added to both Red Cat and Dark Lands.

Note that on Dark Lands, the recipe for the already existing teleport potions has been removed. You can still use teleport potions you already have, but you can’t craft more.