As some of you may already know, Minecraft's EULA has been a hot topic in the past. The Minecraft EULA is a set of rules by Mojang that lists what Minecraft servers are allowed and not allowed to do.
Many servers, including LemonCloud, have been in close communication with Mojang over the past couple of years. Originally, the EULA was super strict and only allowed servers to sell cosmetics, which isn't viable for a server like LemonCloud. The EULA was then finally updated in April 2020
, which now means selling 'P2W' items is only disallowed if the server is considered competitive.
Mojang has blacklisted LemonCloud since May 2017, but we've remained online by using a different DNS record called SRV.
Yesterday, in the latest Java Edition 1.17 snapshot 21w13a, the EULA blacklist bypass has been patched.
We began our transition to EULA compliance soon after it was updated when we announced the end of payouts on Skyblock
back in May 2020. This change meant that our Skyblock servers are now considered casual gamemodes.
Today, I am announcing that we will no longer be releasing new seasons of Factions or OPFactions with any such prizes or payouts. Our factions servers will transition into casual...