Spawn Capitol

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Every Minecraft world has a default spawn point.  As such, Legitimus has a safe Capitol which is marked by a central beacon and many amenities.  The capitol city of Legitimus is where all new players first appear on Smellycraft, and sometimes dead ones too!  New players start with a small amount of money, and so we offer safe housing and stables for paying tenants.  A huge market, bank and arena are also present, as well as many helpful NPCs.  This page will therefore cover some of the amenities and features available here!

The centrepiece and walls were built with files created by Sadistikjazz from Planet Minecraft.  All modifications by Smellyonionman.


Roman public housing were known as Insulae, and were actually rather ahead of their time.  They were very similar to modern downtown apartments, and as such we offer 24 fully-furnished units for rent.  We let players rent these from the safety of our Capitol in order to provide a safe start to new Minecraft players.  Our insulae will provide you with Furnaces, a Bed, Armor Stands, and Style.  Nearby the Insulae is a guard tower which can also receive teleports.  Our navigation menu  lists this region as “Insulae.”


The Forum is a semi-residential area built on top of an open air market.  55 rental plots surround a garden of NPC stores set up beneath coloured awnings.  The market plots are priced weekly, per square foot – walking into one will inform you if it is for rent or not.  To rent a market plot, stand within it and type:

/res market rent

…our server will issue your permissions automatically so you can start building your shop immediately.

The guard tower located nearby houses an actual region post, consequently listed as the “Forum” region.  We have more information on using our Chest Shops plugin here.  Feel free to open more than one shop, as long as you really do need the space!  You are able to place free shop chests anywhere in Legitimus, and they will be equally safe.


The Courthouse is where players meet the provincial authority of Legitimus, Cato the Younger.  This is a requirement in order to leave spawn for the first time, and will grant your Visa!  He will deliver a short version of the Smellycraft rules after you decide you are ready.  Clicking a page number or an answer will advance the text.  Here is also where you can find our town hall, and query some of the elders.  The elders may have many things to share on specific subjects, and congregate in the adjoined rotunda.  Hopefully, this is the last time you will see Judge Cato, or you may get a tour of the dungeon!


The Bank is staffed by Teller NPCs who are able to pay players cash for any Iron, Gold or Diamonds they turn over to the bank.  They do not sell ores, however they can issue paper currency.  This currency can be traded, lost or used by right-clicking with your money in hand.  The Tellers will provide ♫0.25 per Iron Ingot, ♫2.5 per Gold Ingot, and ♫7.5 per Diamond.  Stay out of the basement.


As mass-mining beaches and desert surfaces is against our rules (unless you are building on it,) we provide a sandpit at spawn.  This pit can be located with your compass and provides an infinite amount of sand to mine with your shovel.  The sand at this location will not degrade your tools whatsoever, so dig away!  Thank you for using the Sandpit.

Spawn Behaviour Between Worlds

It is very important to note that Legitimus is the global spawn point.  Therefore, a player who dies without a bed in any world returns here.  This means if you die on foreign shores, your journey will be over!  You need to work hard to survive so long as you’re travelling this far away.  Beds will naturally override this behaviour, but can be broken by anyone on foreign shores, so be wary!  They can also be used at any time of day, regardless of who is sleeping.  Placed beds are used strictly for personal respawn locations, and will not change the player’s time of day.