This is a copy of an email I sent earlier today to those that subscribed for updates on Mine-Ads
It’s been about a year and a half since I announced that I wanted to do this thing. Rest easy knowing that I sadly did not get very far.
However, with Mojang’s new changes to their Commercial Usage Guidelines - I’m going ahead and Cancelling the Mine-Ads Project.
Mojang is cracking down on what sort of promotions you can do in Minecraft - and it’s basically nothing. Minecraft is locking down it’s ecosystem, and while the language of their CUG is shaky enough that Mine-Ads might be allowed, it is far too risky for me to think it worth spending my time on.
You can read Mojang’s post about their new guidelines here: https://mojang.com/2016/05/lets-talk-promotions-in-minecraft/
You can discuss my decision on /r/admincraft here: https://redd.it/4lvm05
While I do not think it is a risk
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