Scrolling MOTD?

Discussion in 'BungeeCord Plugin Development' started by zozidalom, May 23, 2016.

  1. Can I create a scrolling MOTD in BungeeAPI?
  2. 4chan


  3. No... I can't remember what version in 1.8 (or 1.7??) but I believe there was a glitch where you could take advantage of the server ping and send multiple packets for the MOTD to the client which created the animation effect. This glitch was fixed however which explains why servers no longer had any animated MOTDs.
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  4. Said 'glitch' was patched in MC-VER 1.8.8. It was found by Mojang a while ago but was left in because they thought it was cool, until they noticed that some servers were abusing it to make their server look too flashy and opening your sever list felt like opening a page with loads of adverts on it.
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  5. Mark this thread as solved, there is no longer
    any such thing as animated MOTDs since 1.8.8
  6. I think yea, not sure
  7. No, Scrolling motd does not work with anything 1.8.8 and up.
  8. Mojang stopped it I believe