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  • The OreServer - a Raspberry Pi Dedicated Minecraft Server With LED Player Indicator

    Neat project! I am wondering/hoping it is something I can use for my boys. I have a 7 year old and a 9 year old who are really into Minecraft. They play on PS3 primarily, but some time back, I bought them Raspberry Pi's and set them up as their own personal computers. They can play Minecraft for Pi on those Pi computers and they are networked so they can play each other. Of course, they are always wanting me to allow them to connect the PS3 to the internet so they can play their friends, but I don't want to because I'm worried about child predators getting access to them. My other concern is that their friends are likely playing on PC and I don't understand the cross-platform compatibility issues. But if their friends were using Pi computers, could I use this server to allow them...

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    Neat project! I am wondering/hoping it is something I can use for my boys. I have a 7 year old and a 9 year old who are really into Minecraft. They play on PS3 primarily, but some time back, I bought them Raspberry Pi's and set them up as their own personal computers. They can play Minecraft for Pi on those Pi computers and they are networked so they can play each other. Of course, they are always wanting me to allow them to connect the PS3 to the internet so they can play their friends, but I don't want to because I'm worried about child predators getting access to them. My other concern is that their friends are likely playing on PC and I don't understand the cross-platform compatibility issues. But if their friends were using Pi computers, could I use this server to allow them to play their friends while at the same time restricting access to only the people I approve? Is this setup different for Minecraft for Pi on the Pi computer?

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  • harley573 commented on Nate5b's instructable Makin' Buckboard Bacon!1 year ago
    Makin' Buckboard Bacon!

    Agreed! Jowl bacon is the pinnacle of all bacon! Ticks me off that I was an adult before I found out about it! This should be covered in pre-school at minimum.

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