Welcome to Minecraft Archives

You can create an archive, edit it, and show it off to friends. If people have listed their archive (as opposed to it being unlisted), you can see it in the public kits section.

List of features/fixes in the pipeline:

  1. Nothing at this time. Feel free to contact me if you'd like additional features to be considered.

About

Written: June 22, 2020

Hi. I'm Ian McKenzie. About a month ago my Minecraft anarchy server fire got rekindled after I began playing on a server called Constantiam. I had been toying with the idea of playing anarchy servers again, as I had grown a fondness for them back when I played Minecraft more heavily between 2010 to 2015. I tried playing a server called 2b2t after seeing a bunch of videos on YouTube by FitMC. The server queue, however, would take as long as 8 hours, and I wasn't yet ready to make a financial investment in my Minecrafting and buy their priority queue. Eventually, I discovered Constantiam after seeing YouTuber Salc1 review the server, along with a few others.

As I began integrating myself into the community through being active in the in-game chat, I began discovering various Discord communities centered around Constantiam. The first one I found, and by far my favorite, was KiwiSlider's Constantiam Trading Post. I began using this community to trade my graphic design skills for various supplies to fund my builds and nether highway maintenance.

One thing I discovered in these various communities is how people shared and traded the "kits" they made. "Kits" being a catch-all term for any packaged up set of items contained within a Shulker Box. What stood out to me is that there didn't seem to be a cohesive solution for sharing and archiving the kits people made. After a few weeks of thinking about the problem, I spent a weekend making this platform.

Work on this platform is ongoing, and my primary goal is to make something that people will enjoy – all while (hopefully) maintaining an easy-to-use experience without overcomplicating it with features most people won't use. I am open to feedback of all kinds, feel free to contact me if you have feedback of your own.