BE INVOLVED

Entrance to the Archives In Minecraft

BE INVOLVED & REGISTER

There are four ways to join in with the project:

  1. On my own device- Join our online multiplayer server
  2. On my own device- Download our singleplayer World Map
  3. On my own device- Play on my own map
  4. I don’t have Minecraft- Visit a local Archiverse Minecraft Station!

1) On my own device- Join our online multiplayer server

Requirements: Minecraft Java Edition (version 1.17.1) and internet access.

Register: It is essential that you download and complete this registration form. This form ensures that we have parental permission if you are under 16, and also to add you to our server whitelist using your Minecraft Username (the name that appears above your character in-game).

Switching to Minecraft Java version 1.17.1: The Archiverse server runs on game version 1.17.1. If you have the latest version of Minecraft Java, please follow Minecraft’s instructions (external website) to switch to 1.17.1

Joining the server:

  1. Start Minecraft (must be Java Edition 1.17.1)
  2. Click on ‘Multiplayer’.
  3. Type in the server IP address: 145.239.205.189:25701
  4. The server name is Archiverse
  5. Confirm your entry by clicking ‘Done’, and there will be the option to join the server.*
  6. Click Join and you should find yourself located outside of the Treasure House building.
  7. View our tips page for crafting your creations and how to submit them to us for archiving

*Your Minecraft username must be on our whitelist for you to gain access (we add you to the whitelist when you register, please allow 48 hours to be granted access).

2) On my own device- Download our singleplayer World Map

A version of our Archiverse map is also available for free to existing players of Minecraft Bedrock edition (Windows 10 / Mobile). Download our Archiverse map (files below) onto your device where you can explore the Treasure House, build your pandemic creations and write in your ‘book and quill’.

Email us screenshots of your creations: Please download and complete this registration form if you wish for your creations to be added to the archives. Along with your completed registration form, send us screenshots of your written books and pandemic builds to archives.service@eastriding.gov.uk


Map download for Bedrock (Windows 10 / Pocket Edition).

This zip folder contains a .mcworld file.

Windows 10 computer, Smartphone Device, Tablet

Map download for Java edition.

This zip folder contains the world map files to be transferred to the Minecraft Java saves folder.

Computer running Minecraft Java Edition

Import instructions: Basic instructions on how to import your map can be found in our’Archiverse Map Download Instructions’ document. For further technical queries, please check out the Minecraft wiki page (external website).

These maps are available under a Creative Commons licence CC BY-NA. We politely ask that you credit East Riding Archives when sharing any content (screenshots, video, livestreaming) from these maps. Thank you.

Minecraft Pocket Edition screenshot showing the Treasure House building in the rain
A rainy day in the Archiverse! (Minecraft Pocket Edition)

3) On my own device- Play on my own Map

Simply join in on your own version of Minecraft (on PC, Mobile Phone, Console) by building models of your pandemic experiences, or writing in the “book and quill” item, and send us screenshots of your creations.

Email us screenshots of your creations: Please download and complete this registration form if you wish for your creations to be added to the archives. Along with your completed registration form, send us screenshots of your written books and pandemic builds to archives.service@eastriding.gov.uk

4) I don’t have Minecraft- Visit a local Archiverse Minecraft Station!

On set days (see our What’s On? page), you can visit an East Riding venue to use our dedicated computers installed with the Archiverse map on Minecraft Education Edition. You must be accompanied by a parent or guardian if you are under the age of 16.

We will also be delivering group workshops and Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) events- so watch this space!

Photograph of a person sat at a computer playing Minecraft