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    Minecraft Middle Earth is a Minecraft community that recreates the world described by JRR Tolkien and his writings. Everyone can participate in organized events in which we collaborate to create major landmarks, terrain, caves, castles, towns, farms and more.

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    IP: build.mcmiddleearth.com

q220

I founded this community on October 10 2010.

It all began when I was introduced to Minecraft around June or August 2010. I started playing the game, and I immediately loved the endless possibilities and the social aspect of the game. I mainly played multiplayer in that time (alpha oof! https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Java_Edition_Alpha_v1.1.2_01) even though it was terrible unstable, I had tons of fun!

Around that time I also became a moderator for the Tweakcraft Minecraft server, a server being hosted by people from Tweakers.net. The server was run by Grum, who now works at Mojang. During my stay there among all those technical people, I really got interested into the aspects of running a Minecraft server for myself, and that is when I decided to rent myself a server box at a data center.

I hosted various mock-up Minecraft servers which were available for everyone to join, offering a wide range of RPG plugins and simple mods. These were fairly popular but managing a server with multiple people at that would just end up in tons of griefing.

I wanted something more serious than constant griefing and having to reset the world. I wanted to create a very small community of people who would have fun playing together and doing something constructive instead of annoying other players.

I wanted to offer my time and resources to an idea that I would find interesting. While browsing the minecraftforums, I found some great ideas and reached out to some of the posters with the question if I can do something to make it real.
One of those was recreating the entire world of Middle-Earth. Growing up with Lord of the Rings, my interest peaked! After some discussion and finding willing people to start off the project, the first blocks were being built shortly after.
Birthday
Aug 30, 1988 (Age: 32)
Website
http://www.nickyvermeersch.me
Location
Belgium
Languages
Dutch (native), English, French.
Gender
Male
Hobbies
Gaming, MCME, tech stuff
Occupation
Train Safety and Traffic Supervisor

Contact

Facebook
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Twitter
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