Plots in Creative
You can claim areas within the creative world using Plots. Plots, similar to WorldGuard regions, are areas that only specified players have permission to build in, but unlike regions, they're a predefined size arranged in a grid pattern. Using this guide, you can select a plot, or several, and customise to your liking.
This guide uses commands, which are indicated like this. Commands written like <this> indicate text you must substitute for something specific. Use a command by typing it into the chat field, which can be accessed by pressing the 'T' key.
Claiming a Plot
The quickest and easiest way if you just want a single spot is to enter /plot auto and just like that a plot will be claimed, and assigned to you.
If you want to pick a specific spot, or maybe will want several? Follow these steps.
Make sure you're in the Creative world.
The easiest way to get to the Creative world is to use the portal in the Spawntown Library (West Wing of the Gallery) or to use the command /server creative
Visit the (first) Plot that you want to claim
Check out the map to find a good spot. You can select the Creative world on the right side of the page.
Use the command /plot claim
The border will change, and a sign will appear in the corner letting people know it's yours. The map will update shortly too.
Merging your Plots in a bigger plot!
Sometimes you might want to build something a little larger than the standard n x n blocks plot size. You can claim several plots next to each other, and merge them!
Make sure you've claimed the plots you want to merge
Check the map, and follow the instructions above to claim the multiple plots. They don't have to be in a square, they could all be in a line, or a L or a T shape even. As long as the plots are touching, it should work!
Visit a non merged plot, and face the plot you want to merge into.
It's important that you are stood in the middle of the plot, and whilst not essential to be facing the direction you want to merge in, if you're using a mini map or the F3 menu in Java you will be able to tell what direction you need to merge in. Alternatively you could use the map to understand where you are, and what direct you need to merge.
Use the command /plot merge <direction you're facing in>
The direction would be the first letter of the direction you're facing, so North, South, East, or West.
Letting other players build in your area
Sometimes you might want to to let another player build in your area, there are two options for this. The first option lets them build whilst you are online, and that is /plot add <playername>. The second option lets them build whenever they like, even if you are not online, that's /plot trust <playername>.
You can remove the player with the command /plot remove <playername>.
Customising the experience in your plot
Want to customise the way your plot looks or behaves? For example perhaps you want it to be a snowy tundra, rainy plane, or sunny desert?
Want lush green grass of the jungle, or the azure waters of warm ocean? Set the biome!
The command /plot setbiome <biomename>. When you're typing it will generate a list of available biome names that you can select from.
Different biomes will give different water, grass and leaf colours, and some will even turn rain to snow!
Want it to always be night, or always raining?
Use the flag command to set lots of things, but the most common ones are /plot flag set weather <rain|clear> to set the weather, if you're in a cold biome, the rain will appear as snow!
/plot flag set time <gametimeinticks> will set the time of day in your plot. This flag sets the day time based on ticks, you don't need to understand the mechanism, but some example times are listed to help you.
12000 6:00pm (sunset)
18000 12:00am (midnight)
23000 5:00am (sunrise)
Allow people to use vehicles, for example you're making a rollercoaster or a train station.
Use /plot flag set vehicle-place <true|false> , then /plot flag set vehicle-use <true|false>, and finally /plot flag set vehicle-break <true|false> in that order and you should be good!
Allow guests to use buttons/pressure plates/redstone.
Use /plot flag set device-interact true to allow users to use buttons, pressure plates and switches - great for traps/games/puzzles.
Set some mood music.
Use /plot flag set music <disc_name> , the disc name is the name of the music disc you want as the background music. You can find a list here: https://minecraft.wiki/w/Music_Disc#Discs
Set the gamemode, for example a mini game or maze or puzzle.
Use /plot flag set gamemode <survival|adventure> to set your plot game mode accordingly. This means that players can die/take damage - great for traps/games/puzzles.
Set the title.
Use /plot flag set plot-title "<your title message here>" "<subtitle here>" , and it will reset from the defaults to personalise the welcome title a little more.
You can use tags for formatting, for example <red>. You can find a list of supported colour names here: https://www.digminecraft.com/lists/color_list_pc.php. You can also use <bold> and <italic>.
/plot flag set plot-title "<bold>Spoopy Graveyard" "<dark_aqua>by HEW34_" will look like this: