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Minecraft Server Status

It is not uncommon for me to be running 1 or more Minecraft Servers. This post will contain banners/widgets/vote links etc.

Current Servers:

1.13 Semi-Vanilla

This server now has detailed statistics!

Vote for this server here, here, here, here, here and here


Minecraft 1.12.2 FTB Direwolf20 Modpack Server – MC.NIGELTODMAN.COM:25566

Minecraft 1.12.2 FTB Direwolf20 Modpack Server – MC.NIGELTODMAN.COM:25566

When the 18w19a SNAPSHOT came out and briefly broke everything, I decided to check out some of the more popular Modpacks for Minecraft 1.12.2. And that’s how this server came to be..

A list of all Mods installed is here


I obtained these mods thru my Launcher, MultiMC, Via the following screen:

Curse also provides instructions for the ‘Twitch App’ here

If I can find an easy enough to use drop in mirror for an existing 1.12.2 install, I’ll link it. Until then, Obtain the modpack however you can and Add Server MC.NIGELTODMAN.COM:25566


EMUDB – Emulation Database

HTTP Mirror

The EMUDB project aims to add full verification and release information for all NTSC-U region games for all home video game systems. PAL Exclusive titles will also be included. NTSC-J may see support in the future, But I personally don’t intend to maintain a NTSC-J catalog.

A typical release in the EMUDB will contain the following:

Release Name: (ie: 10-Yard Fight)
Release Date: (ie: 10/18/1985)
System: (ie: NES Nintendo Entertainment System)
Developer: (ie: Irem)
Publisher: (ie: Irem)
Game ID: (ie: NES-TY-USA, SLUS-00144, etc)
Region: (ie: NTSC-U,PAL)
Cover: (ie: http://coversdb.nigeltodman.com/nes/10_yard_fight.jpg)

Filecount: (ie: 01)
Filename: (ie: 10-Yard Fight (U) [!].nes)

CRC32: (ie: c38b62cb)
MD5: (ie: 8caac792d5567da81e6846dbda833a57)
SHA1: (ie: 6416170dd2b2a741cfdade7ebec1cefb664e99e4)
SHA256: (ie: 7b7d6af8c16b24adf4c71a923481aba1fff2b7dca782f821fd5187bd7c562bd1)
Verified by: (ie: GoodNES)

Wiki: (ie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10-Yard_Fight)

 _____ __  __ _   _ ____  ____  
| ____|  \/  | | | |  _ \| __ ) 
|  _| | |\/| | | | | | | |  _ \ 
| |___| |  | | |_| | |_| | |_) |
|_____|_|  |_|\___/|____/|____/ 


Release Name: Emulation Database
Release Date: 05/3/2018 1:25:58 PM
System:       NES SNES MD PSX N64 DC PS2 GC WII 
Developer:    YT_Veritas0923 (Nigel Todman)
Publisher:    YT_Veritas0923 (Nigel Todman)
Github:       https://github.com/Veritas83
Region:       NTSC-U
Cover:        N/A

Filecount:    1001
Filename:     EMUDB-00013.ZIP

MedAdvCFG v0.4.1-r47 is released

MedAdvCFG v0.4.1-r47 (Mednafen v1.x Frontend)


Source Code

Source Code


v0.4.1-r47 03-26-2018 7:05PM

Added Hotkey hints for F9/Screenshot & F8/Open Tray
You must F8/Open Tray before you F6/Swap Disc
Added 2x Fast Forward Speed option
Various Code optimizations


Minecraft 1.13 .mcfunction Essentials Script

Minecraft 1.13 .mcfunction Essentials v0.0.2-r14

Discuss on Minecraft Forums (GitHub)

Written by Nigel Todman (www.NigelTodman.com)

Development Server: MC.NIGELTODMAN.COM

Minecraft 1.13 .mcfunction Essentials v0.0.2-r14

Written by Nigel Todman (www.NigelTodman.com)

Development Server: MC.NIGELTODMAN.COM


Line 6 of triggers.mcfunction, Specify your world spawn coords after the line
World Specific Coords Start

Lines 17/18 of setup.mcfunction
Set to 0 to disable the following options
scoreboard players set @a basicincomeamt 1200
scoreboard players set @a freeshulkerbox 1
scoreboard players set @a usebasicincome 1


Copy the contents of /datapacks/ into your own /datapacks/ folder

/reload or restart your server.

Run /function v0923:setup

That’s it.


Players can obtain a Warp Book with /trigger getwarpbook

Players can obtain a Shop Book with /trigger getshopbook

Players can enable All Player Balances with /trigger sidebar

Disable with /trigger sidebar set 2


v0.0.2-r14 6/3/2018 9:08:51 AM

Added Nether Quartz Ore AP/Money reward
Updated Melon harvesting per latest block changes
Added Elytra, Shulker Boxes and Tridents to the Shop
Added Many new Warps (World specific)
Added Page 2 to Warp Book
Added TDF /trigger to allow players to stop rain.

v0.0.2-r13 XX/XX/2018 8:07:46PM


v0.0.2-r12 2/16/2018 7:32:21AM

Updated entity selector syntax per latest snapshot
CustomName NBT tag now using JSON
Warp/Shop Book now given during setup.

Development Server mc.nigeltodman.com using new seed. Testing new World

v0.0.2-r11 1/19/2018 4:24:02PM

Sidebar display now defaults to off
Added rewards (AP/$) for mining emerald ore

v0.0.2-r10 12/15/2017 8:33:49AM

Added rewards (AP/$) for harvesting planting red/brown mushrooms
Added rewards (AP/$) for harvesting pumpkins
Added Compass and Bed to shop
Made setup.mcfunction less verbose.
setup.mcfunction now displays trigger instructions instead.

v0.0.1-r09 12/14/2017 8:08:10PM

Fixed initial setup logic for new players
Sets scoreboard objective ‘one’ to 1 every tick.
Compares setupinit to one. If setupinit not at least one. setup
All values are 0 for new players. until 1 tick and one is set.

v0.0.1-r08 12/14/2017 8:51:30AM

Rank and AP system working.
Regular XP/Level is depleted via various game mechanisms…
But your Rank will never decrease 🙂
AP is awarded for various tasks. Killing, Planting, Mining, etc
AP for Rank 2 is 300. Doubles every Rank.
Added rankup.mcfunction
Added Rank, AP and AP req to Rank Up to action bar
Tab List now displays Rank
Added placeholders to Shop. Added Shop Page 2

v0.0.1-r07 12/14/2017 4:00:50AM

Cleaned up gameloop.mcfunction
Added triggers.mcfunction
Added resettriggers.mcfunction
Swapped filenames setup and setup2.
Removed sidebar completely in favor of ‘actionbar’
Action Bar now displays elevation (y coord) and character balance.
Players can toggle sidebar with /trigger sidebar set 2 (2=off, 1=on)
Added XP Bottle to shop $100
Added Enchanting Table to shop $2000

v0.0.1-r06 12/13/2017 9:07:01PM

Added rewards for farming/harvesting
Added farmcount.mcfunction
Added harvestcount.mcfunction
Added orecount.mcfunction
Moved TotalKills display to Tab List
Moved Money display to Side Bar
Added Village Warp #1
Added Redstone to Shop
Added Reward for Lapis Mining
Updated Warp Book
Updated Shop Book
Conditional Bug: If you travel too far away from your ‘home’ – The marker (entity) is no longer returned by target selectors. Preventing TP.

v0.0.1-r05 12/13/2017 7:10:46AM

Improved home teleport logic

v0.0.1-r04 12/13/2017 12:20:34AM

Added home and sethome functions/triggers!
Tested working with non-ops + multiple players
Use /trigger sethome and /trigger home
Home warp added to warpbook. sethome only by typed trigger
Added script revision to shop/warp book name.

v0.0.1-r03 12/12/2017 4:32:08AM

Rewrote the shop
Script now actually works for non-opped players too!
Added getshopbook and getwarpbook triggers.
Script is now tested with a non-op player.

v0.0.1-r02 12/12/2017 1:54:05AM

Moved setup.mcfunction into setup2.mcfunction
Server now runs setup.mcfunction for every player. setup2 is skipped if
setup already ran. Otherwise call setup2
Enabled some config values.
Timed events coming soon.
v0.0.1-r01 12/11/2017 11:12:51PM

Added shopbook
Players obtain with /function v0923:shopbook
Added gold to the shop
Money now rewarded for planting trees.
Added treecount function
Removed extra woodcount function call

v0.0.1-r00 12/11/2017 8:52:11PM

First release, Published to GitHub
Infinite Game Loop, Attached to TickCount
Basic Economy
Money rewarded from killing mobs, mining ores, chopping trees, breaking stones
Basic Shop, Uses /trigger buy 1-10 to buy preset items.
(1 bread, 2 torch, 3 coal, 4 iron. So far.)
Warps to Spawn and RandomTP
Teleport Book with clickable links for both.
Player HP on Tab List
Sidebar display with Kill Count and Player Balance

Discuss on Minecraft Forums (GitHub)


Minecraft 1.13 Function Loop skeleton

Minecraft 1.13 Function Loop skeleton


  1. Simply drop veritas0923 into your ‘datapacks’ folder
  2. Run /function v0923:setup


  • gameloop function
  • looping with game ticks
  • ticks counted to 100 then reset.
  • stores player coords
  • displays tickcount on sidebar
  • To use a skeleton for your own project. Simply rename v0923 in ticks.json and rename the v0923 to your own namespace.

    Written for/tested on Snapshot 17w49b



    This infographic about Papa Johns is going viral

    Originally published at Medium.com

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    This infographic about Papa Johns founder John Schnatter is going viral. Shared by the Facebook Page ‘The Other 98%’, As of writing it currently has over 110,000 Shares and 58,000 ‘Likes’ or other emoticon related reactions.

    I’ve gathered some of the responses to demonstrate the general tone of the replies as well as picked a few favorites.

    Many cite their deplorable business practices and treatment of their employees as reasons for their boycott of the Papa Johns franchise.

    For others, they cite his support of the Celebrity White Supremacist President Trump.

    Some of those that had the unfortunate experience of eating Papa Johns chimed in.

    Even some former Papa Johns employees found time to reply

    Out of all the responses I saw. This was my favorite

    Meanwhile the Papa Johns Stock Price (Symbol: PZZA) has fallen off a cliff. Just barely above its annual low ($59.36) at $61 currently.

    Nigel Todman is an Independent Journalist, Technical Consultant, Social Activist, Web Developer and Computer Programmer from Ontario, Canada. Add him to Facebook and/or Follow him on Twitter E-mail: veritas [at] vts-tech [dot] org [PGP] This article can be republished under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, With a link back to this article and attribution to Nigel Todman


    Downloads section now live!

    The Downloads section is now live!


    GramGrabber – Instagram Downloader

    Homepage: www.NigelTodman.com

    GramGrabber – Instagram Downloader Changelog

    v0.0.2-r02 2/22/2019 10:02:39 PM

    Added Social Media Links
    Added BitCoin Address
    Resized main form slightly
    GramGrabber.exe 714638F1
    wget.exe 47EC1FA4

    v0.0.2-r01 2/22/2019 9:02:48 PM

    Ported to .NET Framework v4.6.1 from VB6
    Added support for Instagram’s URL Signatures
    Updated User-Agent to Firefox 64
    GramGrabber.exe 69B3B36A
    wget.exe 47EC1FA4


    Added option to ‘Open after Download’
    Uses default program associated with jpg or mp4
    Now using wget 1.19.1-win32
    GramGrabber.exe FBFA240A
    wget.exe 47EC1FA4


    Renamed to GramGrabber
    ‘Instagram Downloader’ was too generic


    First Release!
    Takes Instagram URL.
    Grabs HTML. Parses for image/video tags.
    Downloads found source image/video.
    Deletes HTML after.
    Returns file name. Saves to application folder.

    Uses wget and some GNU libraries.



    NMSAdvCfg – No Man’s Sky Advanced Config Tool

    Steam Community Discussion


    Added verification for NMS.exe v1.58 Experimental (Steam)
    Added verification for NMS.exe v1.57 (Steam)
    Added Tessellation option
    Resized main form slightly
    Changed background
    Changed text color

    NMSAdvCFG.exe 64CAEBF8


    Added Gamepad Vibration
    Added Hidden HUD
    Added Music Volume
    Added SFX Volume
    Resized main form slightly
    Using larger background image
    Added verification for NMS.exe v1.36 Experimental (Steam/GoG)
    Added verification for NMS.exe v1.35 (Steam/GoG)
    NMSAdvCFG.exe 09D18CB4


    Added verification for NMS.exe v1.34 Experimental (Steam/GoG)
    Added verification for NMS.exe v1.33 (GoG)
    Now using icon from NMS.exe for NMSAdvCfg.exe
    NMSAdvCFG.exe 2C6A998B


    Added button to Delete Shader Cache
    Added button to Delete All Settings
    Added ‘Desktop Resolution’ option
    Added verification for NMS.exe v1.33 Experimental
    NMSAdvCFG.exe FFC17AEC


    Fixed a bug in HBAO detection.
    Added Low Work Threads option.
    Reorganized label controls slightly
    NMSAdvCFG.exe 1B707F9C


    Aesthic update
    Resized main form slightly
    Using higher quality background image
    NMSAdvCFG.exe 7582EB89


    Added ‘Gsync’ Option toggle
    Added ‘Hold to Select’ menu tweak
    Added NMS.exe v1.32 Verification
    Added ‘Reload’ and ‘Quit’ Buttons.
    Further cleaned up config file output.
    Should match encoding used by NMS.exe exactly now.
    NMSAdvCFG.exe CABAF04D


    Changed instances of ‘Medium’ to ‘Normal’
    Medium in Menu is written as ‘Normal’ in config.
    Cleaned up config file output. Stripping new lines and re-adding
    Config file is reformatted by NMS.exe upon each launch.
    Keeps settings as long as they are valid.
    Added CRC32 Verification to release.
    NMSAdvCFG.exe 0845A82F


    Reads all settings from TKGRAPHICSSETTINGS.MXML
    Detects v1.24/v1.31 Steam version of NMS.exe
    First functional build. Writes settings to No Man’s Sky config.
    Supports values/options not possible in the game.

    Such as FOV > 100
    Texture Streaming toggle
    High Dynamic Range toggle
    Paging Size
    Worker Threads
    Generation Detail


    First release.
    Debug release. Read only.
    Reads all settings from TKGRAPHICSSETTINGS.MXML
    Detects v1.24/v1.31 Steam version of NMS.exe

    Steam Community Discussion