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Siege mode

As of TARDIS version 3.2 the plugin allows you to engage Siege mode on your TARDIS. You can read more about Siege mode at the TARDIS wikia.

To engage Siege mode you need to add a lever to the console. To do this you can use the /tardis update siege command.

How it works

When you engage Siege mode the following will happen:

While in Siege mode, the TARDIS is geared for and ONLY FOR the survival of the people inside the TARDIS. Depending on the configuration settings, this means:

All these features can be configured, see details below.


config.yml contains a siege configuration section with the following defaults:

    enabled: true
    breeding: 0
    growth: 0
    butcher: false
    creeper: false
    healing: false
    texture: false

The settings are explained below:

Siege mode Artron settings

The default Artron settings for Siege mode are shown below:

siege_transfer: 10
siege_deplete: 100
siege_creeper: 150
siege_ticks: 1500

The Siege Cube

The Siege Cube replaces the Police Box when Siege mode is engaged. The Time Lord and any companions of the TARDIS can mine the Siege Cube and carry it around with them in their inventory. While as an item, the Siege Cube is indestructible.

If the player drops the Siege Cube on the ground, and there is sufficient room for a Police Box to materialise, the Siege Cube will turn back into a block again.

Transferring energy to the Siege Cube

If a player (the Time Lord or companion) RIGHT-clicks the Siege Cube some of their Time Lord energy will be transferred into the TARDIS. The player must have the configured percentage of full charge in order to do this.

The Artron Condensers, both the interior one and the server condenser (if setup) will also work as normal while the TARDIS is in Siege mode.

Disengaging Siege mode

Siege mode can be disengaged in three ways. All require the TARDIS to have enough energy.

  1. Toggle the Siege mode on and off using the button in the Control Centre GUI
  2. Toggle the Siege mode lever inside the TARDIS (if you have one)
  3. SHIFT-RIGHT-click the Siege Cube from the outside

Lost Siege Cube / broken Siege mode

Server admins can restore a TARDIS in siege mode back to its normal state with the command:.

/tardisadmin desiege [player]

The player must be online when running the command, and the TARDIS will be restored back to its ‘home’ location.

Siege Cube

Note: the TARDIS Siege Cube block is a huge brown mushroom with the texture on all sides. As such it is recommended that players use the TARDIS-MCP Resource Pack so that it looks the part and can be distinguished easily.