Guides & Write-ups

Minecraft Explained – Vanilla vs. CraftBukkit vs. Spigot

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What is the difference between a CraftBukkit (Bukkit) server, a Spigot server, and a “Vanilla” Minecraft server? Vanilla: A “vanilla” Minecraft server is an unmodified server and is in the original format direct from the creator (Mojang). Vanilla Minecraft has no support for plugins.   CraftBukkit: CraftBukkit is a modified version of the Vanilla Minecraft... [Read More]

Valguero – ARK Expansion Map Setup Guide

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How to Configure your ARK Server for the Valguero DLC! Snail Games USA/ Studio Wildcard announced the release of the latest DLC: Valguero Survivors, come explore a vast and diverse 63 km map with a multitude of new land to build on! Witness familiar ARK creatures in an expansive environment and meet, Deinonychus, ARK’s newest... [Read More]

How to Use a Cell Phone Camera to Stream from a PC

How do I use my phone as a webcam for PC streaming? We have recently had several people ask about this topic.  After much research, here is what we have found: Yes, it can be done The quality is very questionable It is not a case of simply plug-n-play, you have to do some experimentation/testing... [Read More]

ARK: Survival Evolved – Crossplay  or Play Anywhere??

Steam vs Xbox/Microsoft vs Console ARK is available on multiple platforms,  but there seems to be a lot of confusion about who can play together!! As it stands right now (based on everything found on the web….. this is subject to change at any time), you can ONLY play with other players.  If you have:... [Read More]

Modding Your Game Server – A Guide

Modding

To Mod or Not To Mod? Modding your game server can be a painful process, but it doesn’t have to be. Our servers are typically setup in what is referred to as a “Vanilla” state.  This means there is a basic configuration in place to get you playing.  There are no mods/plugins installed. At TRUgaming,... [Read More]

I Ordered a Server – Now What?

I Ordered a Server

I ordered a server…   Depending on the game you ordered, it may take several minutes to setup.  Creating your account is quick and simple, but setting up a server may take a little longer, as there are files that need to be copied and permissions that need to be setup. Games like ARK and... [Read More]

How to Broadcast on Twitch

How to Broadcast on Twitch

Nowadays, video games are not meant to be played – or viewed – alone. And with applications like Twitch, it’s easier than ever to share your experiences with friends via a few simple clicks.

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