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Vanilla is the base Minecraft game, with no mods, plugins or anything that alters the game besides datapacks. Initially released on May 17, 2009 the game has had several updates and revisions to keep even the most experienced players entertained with new content.

Vanilla Features

Running Vanilla has several advantages over big modpacks and plugin-based servers, here is a few of our favorites:

  • Unmodified - Anyone can join with the default launcher, no need to make sure mods match!
  • Low Maintenance - There is very little to configure, and with no plugins there is no plugin configurations to worry about.
  • Easy Setup - Getting the server ready is as simple as running the vanilla jar!

How to install Vanilla

To install Vanilla onto your computer, you'll just need to use the Minecraft Launcher! You can follow the steps below to install this:

  1. Install the Minecraft launcher, and log in with your Minecraft account
  2. Hit play!
  3. Note: If you wish to change the Vanilla version, goto Installations on the launcher, from there you can add a installation for your desired Vanilla version.

How to run a "Vanilla" server to play with your friends

You can install Vanilla in one click to your Pebblehost server! Just choose it on the checkout, under the "Choose a Server Version" option.

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