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RA Minecraft

RetroAchievement now has an official Minecraft server where you build anything you want in the most popular sandbox game ever created.

The server can be accessed at:

If you would like access to the server please contact:
Scott Scott, SporyTike SporyTike, luchaos luchaos or BatFastardJordy BatFastardJordy

Jr Developer Graduates

Graduate Game
andreemendess andreemendess UFO Kamen Yakisoban: Kettler no Kuroi Inbou (SNES) UFO Kamen Yakisoban: Kettler no Kuroi Inbou (SNES)
ZamArch ZamArch Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Spirit Caller (Nintendo DS) Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Spirit Caller (Nintendo DS)

Current Stats: 8 Developers have graduated in 2023 so far

Team Updates

Set Updates



Achievement Demotions

Developer Compliance

Code of Conduct Updates

  • The following have been added to the “No Need for Approval” section of the revision guidelines - Adding a standard "beat the game" achievement if one is missing and there are no active developers on the set. A standard "beat the game" achievement is an achievement for completing the game at its normal/default difficulty without additional requirements. - Adding new achievements to a collaborative set if you are one of the collaborative authors and all other authors agree. Plan for adding the beat the game achievement must still be posted on the forum. If uncertain how to proceed, please contact [DevCompliance](

  • The following was added to the “Claims” section of the Subset guidelines No revision vote is required to add a Subset of a collaborative set if you are one of the collaborative authors and all other authors agree.

Set Approvals



Site Updates

RAWeb v2.8.0

  • Highlight list rows (lightly) on hover by @EmoonX in #1323
  • Prefer ‘starts with’ results when doing searches by @Jamiras in #1329
  • Collapse forum history by topic by @Jamiras in #1321
  • Show shared rank in global listing by @Jamiras in #1328
  • Require 0-point achievements for Latest Masters table by @EmoonX in #1350
  • Show “Invalid Credentials” error when changing password if current password is incorrect by @Jamiras in #1345
  • Fix message for scheduled release special note by @Jamiras in #1340
  • Fix logout request by @luchaos in #1344
  • Fix exception viewing expired claims when not logged in by @Jamiras in #1341
  • Fix ‘Route [login] not defined’ exception by @Jamiras in #1332
  • Fix missing user account timestamps by @luchaos in #1347

Full Changelog

Emulator Updates

RALibretro v1.5.0

  • Support for binding analog sticks to keyboard
  • Update built-in GameController database
  • Add warning when input binding dialog doesn’t have focus
  • Enable PicoDrive core for Game Gear
  • Enable CHD in prebuilt Linux RAHasher
  • Fix hashing of PSX games with extra slashes in path
  • Fix memory not being exposed for Snes9x 2010 core

Full Changelog


New DevQuests

DevQuest team is happy to announce the introduction of 3 new DevQuests!

DevQuest Criteria
[DevQuest 001-II] Ticket Massacre II [DevQuest 001-II] Ticket Massacre II Solve 50 More Tickets!
[DevQuest 002-II] Retro Renovator IIea [DevQuest 002-II] Retro Renovator II Fix 3 Sets from the DQ2 list
[DevQuest 013-II] II [DevQuest 013-II] II Complete 3 Sets from the DQ13 list

DevQuest Awards

[DevQuest 003] Singles in Your Area [DevQuest 003] Singles in Your Area
Maximdraco Maximdraco

[DevQuest 004] Veteran Deveoper [DevQuest 004] Veteran Developer
SlashTangent SlashTangent TheMysticalOne TheMysticalOne

[DevQuest 006] The Unwanted [DevQuest 006] The Unwanted
televandalist televandalist Rise of the Dragon (Sega CD) Rise of the Dragon (Sega CD)
Excessiveiser Excessiveiser Rayne the Rogue (Arduboy) Rayne the Rogue (Arduboy)

[DevQuest 007] Most Wanted [DevQuest 007] Most Wanted
kmpers kmpers House of the Dead 2, The (Dreamcast) House of the Dead 2, The (Dreamcast)
FBernkastelKues FBernkastelKues B3313 | Super Mario 64: Internal Plexus (Nintendo 64) B3313 | Super Mario 64: Internal Plexus (Nintendo 64)
ThatAmericanSlacker ThatAmericanSlacker Radiant Silvergun (Saturn) Radiant Silvergun (Saturn)

[DevQuest 008] World Traveler [DevQuest 008] World Traveler
Sines Sines SD Gundam: Operation U.C. (WonderSwan) SD Gundam: Operation U.C. (WonderSwan)
Hataraku Chocobo | Working Chocobo (WonderSwan) Hataraku Chocobo | Working Chocobo (WonderSwan)
ThatAmericanSlacker ThatAmericanSlacker Sexy Parodius (PlayStation) Sexy Parodius (PlayStation)
Summer Carnival '92: Recca (NES) Summer Carnival '92: Recca (NES)
SlashTangent SlashTangent Harukanaru Augusta: Masters '98 (Nintendo 64) Harukanaru Augusta: Masters '98 (Nintendo 64)
SimCity 64 (64DD) (Nintendo 64) SimCity 64 (64DD) (Nintendo 64)

[DevQuest 009] Launch Party! [DevQuest 009] Launch Party!
WanderingHeiho WanderingHeiho Piglet's Big Game (PlayStation 2) Piglet's Big Game (PlayStation 2)

[DevQuest 010] It Takes Two [DevQuest 010] It Takes Two
voiceofautumn voiceofautumn Famicom Wars (NES) Famicom Wars (NES)
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (PlayStation 2) Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (PlayStation 2)

[DevQuest 016] Wish This Set [DevQuest 016] Wish This Set
voiceofautumn voiceofautumn Battletoads (Arcade) Battletoads (Arcade)
Guinea Guinea Burnout Revenge (PlayStation 2) Burnout Revenge (PlayStation 2)
suspect15 suspect15 Alcahest (SNES) Alcahest (SNES)
Excessiveiser Excessiveiser Crash of the Titans (PlayStation 2) Crash of the Titans (PlayStation 2)

[DevQuest 017] RA World Cup [DevQuest 017] RA World Cup
Sines Sines Steeplechase (Sears) (Atari 2600) Steeplechase (Sears) (Atari 2600)
Nekketsu! Beach Volley Dayo Kunio-Kun (Game Boy) Nekketsu! Beach Volley Dayo Kunio-Kun (Game Boy)

Vet Developer Progress

Vet Dev I Vet Dev I Has published at least 1000 achievements AND worked on at least 25 sets as sole or majority developer
Altomar Altomar Brandovsky Brandovsky Excessiveiser Excessiveiser
ThatAmericanSlacker ThatAmericanSlacker WanderingHeiho WanderingHeiho

Vet Dev II Vet Dev II Has created achievements for at least ten different consoles
malasdair malasdair Sines Sines WanderingHeiho WanderingHeiho

Vet Dev III Vet Dev III Has been an active developer for at least two years
Altomar Altomar

Vet Dev IV Vet Dev IV At least 85 percent of overall sets have dynamic rich presence [Vet Dev I required]
WanderingHeiho WanderingHeiho Altomar Altomar Brandovsky Brandovsky
Bryan1150 Bryan1150 Excessiveiser Excessiveiser ThatAmericanSlacker ThatAmericanSlacker
timenoe timenoe

Vet Dev V Vet Dev V Yielded unlocks have exceeded 50,000
Altomar Altomar Bryan1150 Bryan1150 FBernkastelKues FBernkastelKues
Pebete Pebete ThatAmericanSlacker ThatAmericanSlacker TheMysticalOne TheMysticalOne

Vet Dev VI Vet Dev VI As a sole developer, submitted one or more sets for code review and received a cumulative grade of at least 22
blendedsea blendedsea DanielARP DanielARP LogicalFallacy LogicalFallacy
SlashTangent SlashTangent suspect15 suspect15 WanderingHeiho WanderingHeiho

Vet Dev VII Vet Dev VII Has used at least 75 percent of all currently available flags and features [Vet Dev I and VI required]
ThatAmericanSlacker ThatAmericanSlacker blendedsea blendedsea SlashTangent SlashTangent
Brandovsky Brandovsky

Vet Dev VIII Vet Dev VIII Has obtained at least two badges through DevQuest
malasdair malasdair WanderingHeiho WanderingHeiho

Vet Dev IX Vet Dev IX Has obtained at least five badges through DevQuest
malasdair malasdair WanderingHeiho WanderingHeiho