I am trying to set up a Tekkit-like server (+ some different mods). Most mods are not 1.4.2-compatible, yet, so the server runs 1.3.2. I can use MCNostalgia to downgrade the client, but is there any way to downgrade the server or download an old version?
http://assets.minecraft.net/ has all the Minecraft versions since the Beta 1.8 prereleases and until 1.5.2 inclusive.
To get the needed version of
minecraft_server.jar, you replace the dots in the version name to underscores and download, for example, /1_3_2/minecraft_server.jar.
You can also get the exe server and the client there. For example:
Since Minecraft 1.6 (and the release of a new launcher) the downloads have been moved to https://s3.amazonaws.com/Minecraft.Download/. Examples:
I figured it out with Minecraft Version Changer (mcvc.in). It's a nice little Java app to download what ever version you please.
MCNostalgia (http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/800346-tool-mcnostalgia) is the generally accepted way to downgrade your Minecraft version. It works based on binary diffs, recalculated on each update for all ~80 something versions archived -- hence it requires an unmodified .jar of the current version.
Some of the available really old versions include:
- Alpha 1.0.4, .5_01, .11, .14, .15, .16, .17_02, .17_04
- Alpha 1.1.0, .2, .2_01
After about halfway through Alpha, pretty much every version is available.