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Cops and Robbers

IOS: CAN'T LOAD THE .MCTEMPLATE INTO THE GAME

When loading in the map, you may receive the error Unknown Pack Name.

If you see this, it is caused by the iOS open from files does not seem to import the map correctly. Instead, use the inbuild discord/safari “open with Minecraft” option and it should load correctly.

HOW DO I GET INTO CREATIVE MODE

To stop players from cheating, we have disabled Creative mode whilst in-game. You can choose to undo this by running the command

/tag @s add admin
then
/gamemode creative

IF YOU ARE IN SINGLEPLAYER MODE

If you are in a single-player world, to run this command you need cheats enabled. To make that change. Pause Minecraft, press Open to LAN, change Allow Cheats to be ON then press Start LAN World. 

Now you will be able to run the above command.

HOW CAN I FORCE END A GAME?

To force end a game run the command

/function crime:end
HOW DO I HOST A GAME OF COPS AND ROBBERS?

We work with several server partners to allow you to load Cops and Robbers onto a server for free. You can view the guide here.

HOW CAN I INSTALL COPS AND ROBBERS?

If you want to install Cops and Robbers onto your local Minecraft installation, you can follow our helpful guide.

CAN I MODIFY, REUPLOAD OR MAKE MY OWN COPS AND ROBBERS MAP?

In short no, you cannot reupload, modify or use the Cops and Robbers name. Cops and Robbers is a registered trademark of Podcrash and we do not allow our maps to be reuploaded or sold without explicit permission from us.

If you own your own Map download website or app and wish to include Podcrash’s maps please contact us for licensing permission.

Podcrash Play

Failed Microsoft Authentication

If you see the error Failed Microsoft Authentication and you are sure you entered the correct details then it’s likely your Microsoft account is registered as a child account, with a date of birth under 18.

Microsoft does not allow private clients to access Microsoft user data of under 18’s however, if the age on your account is incorrect and you are over the age of 18, you can modify your date of birth on https://microsoft.com

MACOS LAUNCH BUG: INCORRECT FILE PATH

Due to the latest Fix regarding launching issues on Mac, all Mac users must update their path in the Podcrash Play launcher to the new directory in the settings tab (the gear icon) by clicking on the current path, which is:

~/Library/Application Support/minecraft'

This needs to be changed to:
~/Library/Application Support/minecraft

This should fix the path issue.

WHAT ARE THE KEYBINDS?

J: Customize the Podcrash+ GUI to your liking.

H: Access all of the features that Podcrash+ has to offer, such as FPS Boost

THE INSTALLER WON'T LAUNCH

Run this program (Jarfix) to make sure that .jar files are being run correctly by your PC.

CAN I USE A CRACKED MINECRAFT VERSION?

No. If you want to play Minecraft, and if you want to play with Podcrash Play you have to buy the game at Minecraft.net. We do not support illegal versions of the game.

IS PODCRASH PLAY COMPATIBLE WITH LABYMOD

No. Labymod is incompatible and we won’t be adding compatibility to the mod.

IS PODCRASH PLAY COMPATIBLE WITH FORGE?

Yes. Forge can be toggled in the settings tab of your Podcrash Play launcher.