Hi and welcome to Minr.org
Who are we?
We are one of minecrafts oldest servers and the oldest challenge and parkour server. Our map dates over 6 years and our server has had an uptime of 99%. We have over 250 challenges on our server which will keep you occupied for months. All of our challenges have been created by our member base who have completed our hardcore maps. You yourself could one day be creating a challenge for our server if you ever achieve the green membership rank. For more information on the server click here...
More information below.
Frequently Asked Questions
We treat each case fairly, but there are some things that will not be tolerated within our community.
When making a ban appeal, please provide as much information as possible. A well detailed appeal can greatly speed along the process.
Do not lie. The quickest way for your appeal to be denied is to lie to us. Our logs provide a reliable source of verification for the events surrounding your ban. We look far more favorably on those who are honest from the start.
If you wish you apply for a Ban Appeal you can select ban appeals from the top forum or alternatively click this link.
Our Server has grown vastly in popularity and challenges. We have enough mazes, parkour and puzzles to keep you occupied for months.
We take membership very seriously and each individual is scanned before becoming a full member of the community. All of the challenges you play today are built by people who were once in the same boat as you.
We have intergrated our very own checkpoint and point system plugins to make your experience as enjoyable and less frustrating as possible.
If you would like to tag people in your posts and alert them that you are posting about them simply add an @ symbol before typing their name. Whilst typing their name a popup will appear with suggested members. You can easily select the person you wish to tag or continue to manually type out their name. Example:
If you are new to Minecraft, use the following steps:
You need a Minecraft client and a valid user account.
Start the Minecraft client, login, click 'Multiplayer' then 'Add server' and enter this:
Server name : Zero
Server address : zero.minr.org
Click 'Done' and double-click the server to connect.
Parkour is a main challenge type, as it is the most common challenge type we have on zero! Parkour consists of getting from A to B using a path that presents physical difficulty or danger to cross. The most common form is in jumps across gaps, but we also include falling sections where the goal is to land safely at the bottom of a large descent.
Maze is another main challenge type. Mazes are challenges of navigation through a series of branching paths. Most paths do not lead to the exit. Mazes typically allow you to backtrack, even if you find a dead-end. Mazes can be 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional, have changing pathways, and have possibly no dead-ends but a bunch of loops instead.
Puzzles are a main challenge type. Puzzles require thinking beyond just finding an answer and applying it. Puzzles may require logic, deductive reasoning, and abstract thinking to be solved. They may come in the form of riddles, math problems, or clue sets. Most puzzles have defined rules, but some involve figuring out the essence of the challenge itself without anything said.
Searches are a main challenge type. Searches involve finding some sort of "key" to "unlock" the correct path. This may involve finding signs with answer information, or hitting buttons that briefly open access to other buttons, or looking for some sort of hidden trigger to a locked door. As this is more looking than solving, this has been created and separated from the Puzzle type. Both Puzzles and Searches share the same rooms.
Guesses are a sub-type, as no maps are pure Guess maps. Instead, Guess challenges are mixed in commonly with Mazes and Parkour. In a Guess challenge, the goal is to pick a correct path from a group of potential paths without any form of clues or insight. For this reason, Guesses are notorious for being time wasters, as it usually takes multiple tries to find the correct path. The punishment for choosing a wrong path is usually death or a large setback, and once committed to a path, there is no way to back out of it.
Mobs are a sub-type as well. Mobs are challenges where the threat of dying to hostile mobs is present. Sometimes the mobs are to be avoided entirely, sometimes you will have to get through a few mobs to progress, and sometimes it is required for you to kill all the mobs before advancing. Some Mobs maps give armor and weapons before you have to face them.
Co-op maps are a sub-type. Co-op maps are designed specifically for two or more people. The challenge may require you to work with another person to beat it, or it may pit you up against the other person. Some Co-op maps can be completed with only one person, but others require at least two people.
Adventure maps are a main challenge type. They are unique in that they are a combination of at least three different types, and are typically longer than the average map. They focus around a story or a plot, and this plot goes beyond just an exposition at the beginning and a denouement at the end. The map follows the journey of the player and is molded around their experience as a person, instead of focusing solely on the environment.
Hopefully this guide helps to understand the meaning of each challenge type! Thanks for reading!
- White - New Player - Access to FFA levels areas only
- Blue - Elite Player - Access to HC, has 20 FFA points.
- Green - Member - Access to full map with build rights, access to greenies area on the forum.
- Dark Green - Moderator - Enforces the rules, can mute kick and ban.
- Orange - OP/Admin
- Get 20 FFA Points to become Blue and get access to the Hardcore levels.
- Complete the Hardcore levels.