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Minecraft Maps & Minigames

Play On-demand Minecraft Hosting Trials, first choose a Map or Minigame to play, then click "Start Trials Now". Multiplayer maps start in under 20 seconds, you'll get an IP address and a control panel. Perfect for YouTubers & Streamers!

Free Minecraft Modpack Trials

FTB, ATL, Technic, and Curse Hosting

Discover which Minecraft Modpack you like to order from us with your free 1 hour trial. Try as many servers as you like. We've also a helpful install guide if you've never played a modded server before.

How to Play the free Minecraft trial servers

Choose a Launcher

  1. Search for either a Modpack or Minigame you want to play
  2. Click the thumbnail to see more details
  3. Before starting the server install the Modpack Launcher with the correct version of the modpack, or for minigames start the right version of Minecraft to guarantee the minigame works. You'll find the version to use on the server details
  4. Once you have installed the correct version click "Start Trial Now" Button
  5. The server control panel will popup and you'll see the server address to connect to your server. Modpacks can take up to 5 minutes to start and minigames less than 60 seconds before you can join using the server address
  6. Copy and paste the server address into the multiplay connect box and click the "Join Server"
  7. To get access to all the server commands you'll have to be the operator of the server, to get this op yourself with the console command "op playername" then click send
  8. Once you have finished playing the server click the "Quit Server" button to play another server

To connect to servers running older versions of Minecraft

Create a new profile in the Minecraft launcher:

  1. Click 'New Profile'
  2. Change the 'Profile Name' to something that describes it, e.g. 'MC 1.6.4'
  3. Optional: Tick the 'Game Directory' box and change the location that it will run this profile from
  4. Optional: If you need a specific snapshot version, tick the 'Enable experimental development versions' box
  5. In the 'Use version' drop-down choose the version you want to run, e.g. 'release 1.6.4'
  6. Click 'Save Profile'
  7. Choose the new profile from the 'Profile' drop-down
  8. Click 'Play'

1. Download the Feed The Beast Launcher

  1. Visit the Feed The Beast website here :
    http://www.feed-the-beast.com/
  2. Click the 'Download Stable FTB Launcher' button
  3. If you're a Mac or Linux user click the text links
  4. The FTB Launcher will be saved to your download folder
  5. Create an 'FTB' folder, then move the downloaded file there
  6. Click to start the launcher

2. Adding your Minecraft User to the FTB Launcher

  1. Find the drop-down menu at the bottom of the Launcher
  2. Select 'Create Profile' from the drop-down
  3. Enter your Minecraft Username/Email Address and Password
  4. Change the profile name
  5. Untick 'Remember Password' if you're using a public computer
  6. Click the 'Add' button

3. Launching a Modpack

  1. Click on the 'FTB MODPACKS' or 3RD PARTY PACKS tab
  2. Choose a modpack in the list on the left
  3. If you need to run an older (or) beta version of a Modpack, click on the drop-down at the top with 'Recommended' and select the version of the modpack you want
  4. Select your user profile using the drop-down at the bottom
  5. Click the 'Launch' button to install the modpack
  6. Once the FTB modpack is installed it will start automatically

4. Connecting to your FTB server

Once FTB Modpack has started:

  1. Click on 'Multiplayer'
  2. 'Click Add Server'
  3. Enter a name for your server in the 'Server name' box
  4. Enter your server details into the 'Server Address' box, this is in the format {IP Address}:{Port}, e.g. 255.255.255.255:25565
  5. Click 'Done', your server will be added to the list
  6. Double-click the server to join it

Hint : The number one reason for connection problems is when the modpack's server and launcher versions don't match, make sure the version number in the server list matches the one on the launcher. If not change the launcher version or contact support for a free server upgrade.

FTB Launcher versions

Make sure the modpack version in the launcher and server match, if they don't match you'll have a connection error when you join.

1. Download the ATLauncher Launcher

  1. Visit the ATLauncher website here :
    https://www.atlauncher.com/downloads
  2. Click the "Windows (.exe)" button
  3. If you're a Mac or Linux user click the the app or jar links
  4. The ATLauncher will be saved to your computers download folder
  5. Move the download to a new folder called 'ATLauncher' do not run the launcher from your desktop or download folder
  6. Double click the launcher icon to start ATLauncher

2. Adding your Minecraft User to the ATLauncher

  1. Click the 'Accounts' tab
  2. Enter your Minecraft Username/Email Address and Password
  3. Untick 'Remember Password' if you're using a public computer
  4. Click the 'Add' button

3. Launching a Modpack

  1. Click on the 'Packs' tab
  2. Choose a modpack from the scrolling list
  3. Click the 'New Instance' button
  4. from the Version To Install dropdown choose the latest version, If you need to run an older (or) beta version of a Modpack choose this in the dropdown
  5. If you see the optional mods option then click the 'Select Recommended' button
  6. Click the 'Install' button to install the modpack
  7. Once the modpack is installed click the 'Instances' tab
  8. Find the modpack you installed and click play

4. Connecting to your ATL server

Once ATL Modpack has started:

  1. Click on 'Multiplayer'
  2. 'Click Add Server'
  3. Enter a name for your server in the 'Server name' box
  4. Enter your server details into the 'Server Address' box, this is in the format {IP Address}:{Port}, e.g. 255.255.255.255:25565
  5. Click 'Done', your server will be added to the list
  6. Double-click the server to join it

Hint : The number one reason for connection problems is when the modpack's server and launcher versions don't match, make sure the version number in the server list matches the one on the launcher. If not change the launcher version or contact support for a free server upgrade.

ATL Launcher versions

Make sure the modpack version in the launcher and server match, if they don't match you'll have a connection error when you join.

1. Download the Curse Launcher

  1. Visit the Curse website here :
    https://www.curse.com/
  2. Click the 'Download Now' button
  3. The Curse Launcher will be saved to your download folder
  4. Double click the installer icon to install the Curse Client
  5. Once it's installed click 'Launch' to start

2. Adding your Minecraft User to the Curse Launcher

  1. For new Curse users click 'Create New Account' then complete your details
  2. If you already have a Curse account Enter your Email Address and Password for Curse (Not Minecraft account)
  3. Untick 'Remember Me' if you're using a public computer
  4. Click the 'Login' button

3. Launching a Curse modpack

  1. Click on the Creeper icon for minecraft modpacks
  2. Click Browse All Modpacks
  3. Choose a modpack from the scrolling list or search for the modpack you would like to play
  4. Click the 'Install' button to install the latest modpack version
  5. Once the modpack is installed click the 'Play' button
  6. The Minecraft launcher will start with the modpack profile
  7. Click Play to start the modpack

4. Connecting to your Curse server

Once Curse Modpack has started:

  1. Click on 'Multiplayer'
  2. 'Click Add Server'
  3. Enter a name for your server in the 'Server name' box
  4. Enter your server details into the 'Server Address' box, this is in the format {IP Address}:{Port}, e.g. 255.255.255.255:25565
  5. Click 'Done', your server will be added to the list
  6. Double-click the server to join it

Hint : The number one reason for connection problems is when the modpack's server and launcher versions don't match, make sure the version number in the server list matches the one on the launcher. If not change the launcher version or contact support for a free server upgrade.

Curse Launcher versions

Make sure the modpack version in the launcher and server match, if they don't match you'll have a connection error when you join.

1. Download the Technic Launcher

  1. Visit the Technic website here :
    http://technicpack.net/download
  2. Click the 'Windows' button
  3. If you're a Mac or Linux user click those links
  4. The Technic Launcher will be saved to your download folder
  5. Move the download to a new folder like 'TechnicLauncher' do not run the launcher from your desktop or download folder
  6. Double click the icon the start the launcher

2. Adding your Minecraft User to the Technic Launcher

  1. Start the Technic Launcher
  2. Enter your Minecraft Username/Email Address and Password
  3. Tick the 'Remember this account' box, if you're using a public computer leave it unticked
  4. Click the 'Login' button

3. Launching a Technic modpack

  1. To install a modpack find it in the scroll list, or type a keyword that matches the modpack name
  2. Choose a modpack from the scrolling list
  3. The installed modpack will be the recommended version, if you want to change the installed version click the 'Modpack Options' top right
  4. Click the 'Install' button to install the modpack
  5. Once the modpack is installed click the 'Play' button
  6. The modpack will now start, this can take a few minutes to start

4. Connecting to your Technic server

Once Technic Modpack has started:

  1. Click on 'Multiplayer'
  2. 'Click Add Server'
  3. Enter a name for your server in the 'Server name' box
  4. Enter your server details into the 'Server Address' box, this is in the format {IP Address}:{Port}, e.g. 255.255.255.255:25565
  5. Click 'Done', your server will be added to the list
  6. Double-click the server to join it

Hint : The number one reason for connection problems is when the modpack's server and launcher versions don't match, make sure the version number in the server list matches the one on the launcher. If not change the launcher version or contact support for a free server upgrade.

Technic Launcher versions

Make sure the modpack version in the launcher and server match, if they don't match you'll have a connection error when you join.

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  • Copy and paste Server Address into the Multiplayer Direct Connect. Servers take 1-5 minutes to start before you can join, thanks for being patient.


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