My brother on the east coast recently got my family into Minecraft.

There's only one catch to us really enjoying playing with him on his favorite public server: Foul language.

Several of the players on this server swear casually and this is something I'm not exposing my family to. Right now we're playing on a server I set up on my LAN but would like to play on my brother's server if we can.

How can I set up a language filter for Minecraft?

  • it's probably easier to set up a whitelist and block everyone else... but I don't know how to setup either, sorry – Zommuter Dec 30 '11 at 17:48
  • Do you control the server? If not, bad luck. – Bobby Dec 30 '11 at 18:01
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    I would think you could get a mod for your jar that could filter it. Surprisingly, though, I can't find one. – SaintWacko Dec 30 '11 at 18:14

The Question comes down to is it textual language, or spoken? If it's textual then I'm sure it's possible! This mod will solve the issue. That is if you can get the admins on the server to install it.

If it's spoken, I either suggest asking them to play without sound either via minecraft it's self or the client being used. I don't know how to do this though. As a heads up, the two main VoiP (?) services are mumble and teamspeak.

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  • It's all textual. – Kalamane Dec 30 '11 at 20:44
  • Then the bukkit plugin will work. – Pureferret Dec 30 '11 at 20:58
  • @Kalamane is this the right answer? – Pureferret Jan 9 '12 at 2:31

There are many mods and (Bukkit) plugins that support filtering; some very simple, and in some you can define the words you want to filter. Visit a full list of Bukkit plugins here.

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