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Ranchncraft

Hey y'all, welcome to the Ranch n Craft Wikipedia!

Ranch n Craft is a family friendly horse based server, founded by MysticTrev and TyshowUri, and operated by a very friendly and knowledgeable group of folks from all over the world since February 15th, 2015! We’re known around these parts for bein’ a rather hospitable group, welcomin’ the newcomers into our community. Whether lendin’ a helping hand around the barn or helping someone who’s lost find their way, we’re here for you! There’s a darn good reason why we’re on PC Games Top 10 Ten Minecraft Servers list for over 3 years now. Come on in and see what all the commotion is about!

We’re running a custom built horse plug-in to give y’all a truly one of a kind playing experience! I tell ya, the realism is out of this world! There’s the breeding of horses; steadfast stallions and mythical mares, and many different breeds y'all can choose from!  

On our server, it’s as close to havin’ a horse as you can get! If you’re into barrel racing, we’ve got that! We got folks hosting all kinds of events ‘round here all the time! We’ve got dressage and event jumping too. But what would a horse server be without horse racing? Yep! We have that too! There’s so much more, but I tend to get a bit long-winded at times. So ask around n’ see what’s goin on!

Raise and train your foal from birth with our unique breeding system. A flighty filly or a courser colt, if you’ve got yourself a good one, don’t worry! We can help get your horse registered. You can even track your foal's heritage by getting a DNA test! And, our highly skilled veterinarians are here to help you raise a happy and healthy horse! Get your horse vaccinations, or get treatment for an ailment should your trusty steed be a bit under the weather.  Horses' hooves need a trim? Need a shoeing? Our farriers are second to none and will keep your moody mare or gluttonous geldin firmly planted on all fours!

I tell ya, good groundwork is key to gettin’ your saddle on that hearty Haflinger. But hold on tight, cuz there’s still work to do to get that quirky Quarterhorse on par with the higher level horses in the corral! Cuz just like the real deal, the more effort and work you put into your horse, the better it’ll be! Keep your prized possession, or trade with another player! Sell n’ buy! Or lease if that fits ya better!

We can’t begin to tell ya about every detail in a few short words; So, please use this wiki to guide you through our amazing server!

Minecraft: Java Edition

As we state, we are a Minecraft multiplayer server built for pc gaming. You don't need to do anything to join us, except have an online Minecraft account and a willingness to join a great community! We use 1.12.2 as our base server version, and this gives us some awesome features. With cool updates coming such as farriers, horse registering, and horse clubs, we're ever expanding and getting better! Server ip: mc.ranchncraft.com

Getting Started

One of the many cool aspects of Rnc is the ever-growing economy. Through trading, jobs and more, players are able to make money in multiple and creative ways. Through this section, we will discuss some of the most popular ways to earn some extra spending cash while online.

Making Money

Jobs

The must-have when making money, Jobs! You may have a total of three jobs. Jobs on our server, refer to small Minecraft related tasks that earn you income for performing them. Take digger, for example, every time you dig you earn money. The most popular jobs for fast cash are digger, miner, and woodcutter. Another popular jobs combination is a miner, builder, and explorer.

/jobs browse to search for a job.

/jobs leave [oldjob] to leave a job. You will lose your levels in the job if you do this, so be sure of your choice!

Horses

Buy/Train/Sell horses (See below or click "Buying/Selling" in contents). If you have some time on your hands and you don't mind leveling, becoming a trainer is a great way to earn some extra cash. If you are reliable and fast people will be begging you for help. Get to know how the traits work; they now have a huge role in 3.1.

If you’re looking for steady reliable income, Willow Creek Rescue & Rehabilitation is always hiring new folks to help out with the daily chores. Do note, that you should have a few days of play time before you apply. Also, there are requirements to work there. One of which is time commitment and a good work ethic, so please keep that in mind.

If hired, you will get paid weekly based on your productivity. The more active you are working, the bigger the paychecks. You could earn a big chunk of change just by scooping some poop! You can learn more about Willow Creek Rescue & Rehabilitation here.

Houses, Farms, & Land

Buy/Build/Sell houses, ranches, barns, and more. With the release of 3.0, horses are now able to stay out permanently unless manually despawned. This means that houses, barns etc, are now viable and can be used as stalls and any other form of containment. Buying and selling them could reap you some major rewards if you play the economy right.

Our server offers community housing that you may rent for a set weekly price. We have a wide variety of styles to fit the needs of everyone!

Hobbit

Looking for a cozy and communal lifestyle? Then this hobbit home haven is for you! The sleek yet warm underground homes are spacious and perfect for escaping the outside world when you need to. Traverse the community in a boat to fully take in the secluded views, and head on up to The Mountain Inn for some good lunch. Enjoy a community gathering area that branches off into your humble abodes, as well as a gorgeous floral hillside landscape and plenty of wildlife.

Medieval

If you’re not a fan of the modern-day lifestyles, then you might find your knight in shining armour here at this medieval milieu! These homes are built tough to shelter you through the worst of storms and comfort you in the brightest of days. From spacious to cozy, you’ll be sure to find just what you’re looking for. Enjoy the simple life here as your small community is surrounded by a mountainous wall to give you the utmost privacy and seclusion.

Modern

Sleek and stylish, this modern-era lifestyle might be just for you! While we don't have any housing here, we do instead have a Mall district opening up! with our infamous Modern Mall selling all kinds of wares, we are expanding to house another mall for all you eager shop owners ready to make some money! Check it out now to visit other shops and to witness the expansion.

Farmhouse

Have you ever wondered what having your very own acreage would be like? Well, now you can find out in the farm-style community! These homes come in various different designs, so you’re sure to find one that’s just what you’re looking for. This community offers a spacious and peaceful living, and a gorgeous landscape to let your creative side run wild! Enjoy a wander around our little farmer market with shops owned by players to find just what you didn't know you needed.

Victorian

If you’re more interested in luxurious living, these Victorian style homes are just what you’re looking for. Elegant and classy, these homes offer everything ranging from a first and second-floor veranda to indoor lookouts. With lush landscape and a classy atmosphere, you’ll feel right at home. This community offers a grand and unique look that you won’t find anywhere else. The large homes aren't for everyone, and for the high quality, there is a hefty rent tag involved.

City Living

Do you live for the busy city, but also wish you could hide away from it once in a while? Then this community is perfect for you! Complete with both sky-high apartments and cozy duplexes, this community also offers comfortable gathering areas and complacent transportation including both a subway and a train. A park in the middle of the three sections of this City offers some seclusion, and you can even see some of the other communities from the high scales of our skyscrapers!

Trailer Park

Budget-friendly and comfortable, you might find your perfect home here in the trailer park community. These trailers were built for comfort and nothing less! Whether you prefer a smaller living space with less to clean or a forever home that you can pack up and take with you wherever you go, these trailers are for you. With their cheaper price tag, it's possible to rent one out for a home away from home, yet still have enough budget left to rent another elsewhere.

Camping ground

What could possibly be better than living in the peace and quiet of what might as well be your own forest? Nothing! Not only does this community offer incredible wilderness, but you also get to enjoy the amenities of the city living space and a beautiful lake close by. If smores and sleeping under the stars is your idea of a good time, then you’re sure to find your dream home here at the campground community. And if you're not a fan of our simple tents, there are lodges you can rent which offer an outdoorsy lifestyle but with all your home comforts too.

Treehouse

Ever dreamed of living as one with nature? If so, we’re about to make your dreams come true with this treasured treehouse community! From giant sequoias to simple cozy oak trees (with a twist, of course) you will feel right at home in the wilderness of this community. Best suited to those who like a little seclusion, this charming community is sure to make you feel relaxed and wanting to roam the hillsides.

Beach house

Is soaking up the sun and catching waves your idea of a perfect vacation? Say no more; settle down in our beach house community for your permanent paradise! With the sand beneath your feet and the whole world ahead of you, you’ll be more than comfortable with the accommodation of these brilliant beach houses. Being just a stones throw away from the beach, you also have a charming pier with shops ahead of you just waiting to be explored.

Colourful townhouses

Taste the rainbow, live the rainbow! You can expect nothing less than vibrant and unique colours and styles from this community. In this small showy city, you’ll find not only the home of your dreams in any colour you could imagine but the accommodation of shopping and friendly neighbours close by. Gorgeous parks and luscious landscape; this location is truly the rainbow’s pot of gold.

Igloo

Shiver me timbers! No..? Winter stays forever here, which means you’ll always get to enjoy those cold cozy nights with warm blankets and hot chocolate! Sheltered in our unique igloo homes, the possibilities are endless. It’s cold outside here in the igloo community, so if sweater weather is your thing you’ll feel right at home. Enjoy some social time in our large igloo well-suited for this community who live the simple life, and have some fun snowball fights!

Grief-Prevention

When you start playing, mining, and earning cool rewards, you want to make sure your home is safe and secure. If you used the community housing, you're already protected, however, when you move out on your own you will need to make sure you claim your land. For this, we use Grief Prevention. In our opinion, it's the best and it has never let us down.

Grief Prevention stops grief before it starts automatically without any effort from administrators, and with very little (self-service) effort from players. Burn proof, blast proof, and theft proof.

Claiming land is simple. Equip a wooden shovel, click the far left corner of your claim, and then the opposite corner diagonally across from your first corner. You can also say "need help claiming" in game and a how to video link will display.


Your First Horse

Claiming a horse is extremely important. Unclaimed horses are horses that are not owned by anyone. You are not required to claim a horse in the academy; however, we highly encourage you to. This is the only opportunity to claim a free horse. If you do not wish to claim at this stage you can still obtain a horse later on for a minimum of 20k. As a member, you are allowed 3 horse claims. More claims may be acquired via ranks on donation store or single horse-slot purchases either on donation store or using horseshoes in /h shop.

Claiming a horse is easy, simply sit on the horse and type /h claim <NameOfHorse> For example, if you wanted to name your horse Willow, you would type "/h claim Willow". Don’t worry, you can change your horses name at any time. After the command is typed, another box (GUI) will pop up and ask you to choose a breed. Choose wisely, this can not be changed (without a donation).

Once your horse is claimed, it is protected from theft and damage (not including injuries and illnesses). You will now also have many other options available to you and your horse. However, your horse is not completely safe.

Just like in the real world, horses can, and will, get sick. It is up to you, your vet, and your farrier to ensure that your horse is in tip-top shape


Vets

Vets are trusted people who all undergo training to become a vet. In 3.0, vets are streamlined and at this point, really easy. However, come future patches, the hope is to have more illnesses and injuries, big or small. The vet will be required to look at a list of symptoms, and then diagnose an illness from those symptoms.

Any player may become a vet when the vets expansion comes out. Players with paid ranks have a much better chance at getting vet than those who do not. This is because we feel as though those that are paying for a rank are far less likely to up and disappear than those who have “no ties” to the server. We also feel this is yet another perk for those that are able to and willing to support us month after month.  For those that do not have a monthly subscription, the requirements will be pretty steep. A word to those interested that do not have a rank - play time, behaviour, and communication are key things we will be looking for in both players who have paid ranks and those who do not.

Vets as of now have only a few commands to use, but again, this will change as we put out more and more content.

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