MCBall is the Original Minecraft Paintball experience.
MCBall uses a Capture the Flag game mode to bring a fun, exciting experience. The combat is super-fast, high reflex shooting where one shot kills. There is a wide variety of maps, anything from your favourite maps from your favourite games to original designs made specially for MCBall.
There are also a variety of kits, kits give you special abilities or items that can be used to your advantage. This includes things like; Sniper with a high-range gun, Magneto which can reflect paintballs, Spider which can climb walls and trap people in webs, and many others.
MCBall has a dedicated staff team who work tirelessly to make your experience as fun as possible. Buffowatts is the owner, Icebox3d, Octobox, SupaHam, and Xorgon are developers. Alongside them is a team of skilled moderators, a build team, outreach team, website team, and an enforcement team. All these teams work together to keep the MCBall servers and community as good as they have ever been. For more info on these teams check out the MCBall wiki.
Answer: MCBall is a minecraft multiplayer server which was founded June 2012 by waffletastic (transferred to Buffowatts in 2017). It has its own unique customized plugin to give a full paintball experience like no other server! You can join and create squads, use kits, and capture flags while you fight against other players.
2. In MCBall people have helmets, what do those mean?
Answer: In MCBall helmets are rewarded based on your kill to death ratio or your k/d. Your KD can be found by doing /score (username) or /rank (username)
The tiering of helmets works like this:
Kill Death Ratio
*Note if a player has an enchanted helmet, it means they have won an MCBall tournament.
3. How do kits work in MCBall and what do they do?
Answer: Every MCBallers has a set of free kits which can be used and more kits which can be purchased in the shop.
You can find a list of the kits available to you in game by doing /kit
You can choose a kit by doing /kit (kit name) or right clicking the slime ball in your hot-bar.
4. How do I win a game of MCBall?
Answer:In MCBall you will be assigned to one of two teams, red or blue. The first team to three flag captures wins. In order to capture the enemy flag, you must run up to it, and bring it back to your own teams base without dying. Flags are represented by two fences with either a red stone or lapiz block on top, depending on the team. If neither team reaches three caps before the thirty minute time limit, the team with the most caps will win. if it is tied, the team with the last flag capture will win.
5. What are MCBall Tournaments and how do I join?
Answer: MCBall holds tournaments every few months. Tournaments are a place where teams can battle each other in a five on five scenario. Waffle, the owner, live streams the matches to his twitch and later uploads them to MCBall's youtube. The tournaments are usually double elimination with eight teams.
In order to join a tournament, you must either create a team with eight players, five main players and three subs, or join someones else's team. After you have a team, the owner must submit their roster on the MCBall website once the next tourney is announced.
Rules and further information on the tourney can be found here.
6. How do I make a map for MCBall?
Answer: Anyone can submit a map but we are fairly specific in our choice of maps. We accept only high quality maps which are detailed, have good design, and are fun to play. Once you have created you map, you can submit it by making a thread hereusing this format.
If you want more tips on how to get you map added to MCBall, you can check out this thread.
*Note Please only submit maps you have made yourself or have made with a team.
7. What are the MCBall teams and can I join?
Answer: The MCBall teams are made up of hired proffesionals and skillful community members who like to help out the server in their free time. Each team has their own part of the server or community to take care of, for more information check out the MCBall wiki. If you'd like to join one of the MCBall teams, you can apply here.
8. What should I do if I see somebody breaking the MCBall rules?
Answer:If there is a staff member online, please alert him or here in /tell or /msg. Otherwise, we at staff would greatly appreciate it if you tell them to stop and report them here, on the forums. We can handle the rest.
*Note this could be anything from hacking to cursing to abusing a glitch.
Thanks for reading the MCBall FAQ. If you have any other questions or concerns, feel free to bring them up on the forums.