Joining The GamesLabs Network

The IP of the server is play.gameslabs.net

On the Java Edition

  1. Open Minecraft - Current recommended version - 1.14.4
  2. Select Multiplayer - Add a new server
  3. Enter play.gameslabs.net or us.gameslabs.net if you are closer to the Americas!
  4. Click Done and double-click the server to join! Navigation can be found in the hotbar once connected to the lobby!

On the Bedrock Edition

  1. Open Minecraft
  2. Select Multiplayer - Add a new server
  3. Enter play.gameslabs.net or bedrock.gameslabs.net if play.gameslabs.net doesn't work for you.
  4. Click Done and double-click the server to join! Navigation can be found in the hotbar once connected to the lobby!

NB: To join a server on the Nintendo Switch/Xbox/PS4 you need to follow these instructions:
How to Join Minecraft Bedrock Servers on Xbox and PS4
Joining a custom server on the switch using a custom DNS

To Install Optifine (Minecraft Java)

  1. Navigate to https://optifine.net/downloads
  2. Download the most recent update of the Minecraft version you have installed
  3. Move it once downloaded into your "mods" folder
    %appdata%/.minecraft/mods (or C:\Users\PCUSERHERE\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\mods)
  4. That's it! Enjoy Optifine, which also allows downloading of shaders! Recommended shaders for Minescape:
    https://sildurs-shaders.github.io/
    https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/customization/beyond-belief-shaders
    https://bitslablab.com/
    http://shadersmods.com/chocapic13s-shaders-mod/

To install etk's mod

Etk2000's mod is recommended to play Minescape as it provides better User Experience.
Link to the mod: https://etk2000.com/gameslabs