How To Code Hyper-Customized Minecraft Plugins & Servers In 20 Days

Stop Being Held Hostage By Developers And Limited Plugins Or Years On Learning Code

(Even If You've Never Coded Anything Before)






Project Orion™

4.85 Stars 983 Reviews

  • A Step-By-Step Bukkit & Spigot/Paper training
  • Complete — Build amazing communities & never seen before server setups 
  • Beginner friendly — Absolutely no previous coding knowledge needed (a full Java training included).
  • Personalized coaching — 1:1 instructor access on weekly live Q&A calls (use microphone or chat)
  • Lifetime access — Free upgrades & no rebills
  • 30-day money back guarantee

"The only way to become a DEV on my server"

I have now made it a requirement for developers on my Minecraft server to have done the course with MineAcademy. I recommend this course.

-Sean Firth,


What Would You Do If You Could Build Anything?

Dear Friend!

Imagine you have the power to code anything you desire…

Imagine returning to your Minecraft server where everything is built from the ground up, the way you always wanted!

Without relying on paid plugins and developers that can be inactive for weeks, bug left unsolved or hiring expensive developers who actually can deliver what they promise and “get” you. 

Welcome to Project Orion, the world’s largest Minecraft training bringing you from an absolute beginner, having never touched computer code before, to a beast having an absolute control of everything Minecraft has to offer!

Are You Helping or Hurting Your Server Without Knowing It?

Unfortunately for most, building everything from the ground up remains just a dream.

The work and the time you have to put into it is frustrating. The lack of efficiency and good training materials makes things easy to dream about, but hard to achieve. 

If you are a one-man’s team, the workload of building everything from scratch is painfully high.

So, most people resign to the plugins that are already there, or ask a friend or two to code. We both know this is far from ideal…

You Can't Win If You Can't Control

Relying on finished plugins is limiting. Inactive plugin developers, poor support, constant bugs and broken plugins on each Minecraft update and you still can’t customize the plugin the way you wanted it to.

With most plugins, configuration is complicated and you still can’t customize them to get that true level of uniqueness. In the end you have to install 80 of them and the server looks like a cheap clone of thousands of others out there…

This is the reality for most server owners today.

Unless you run a big network with a large budget, free (or close to free) developers are often unreliable. They are not committed, they “don’t believe in your vision”, it’s annoyingly hard to communicate what you want and they tend to become unreachable. 

Many servers are stuck on an old Minecraft version because of this. Many of them will close their doors.

The question is: Will you close yours?

Become Self-Reliant

And Finally Turn Your Ideas Into Reality

If you ever tried to start coding by yourself, you’ve probably noticed one of these three things:


You have to start
from 0 each time


It’s hard to get help & keep going when you get stuck


Tutorials are outdated, chaotic & often of a painfully low quality

Coding community has been in this “medieval” state for too long. Now it the time for a massive change!

We have founded MineAcademy with the vision of bringing a world class educational platform to life, where you can turn your ideas into reality amazingly fast with a proven framework to cut the development time by 1/10!

Project Orion builds on these four pillars:

1 — The revolutionary system used in ChatControl, Boss and thousands of plugins since 2013 which attracted over 600,000 downloads to date
2 — Rapid prototyping & testing so you turn ideas into reality in HOURS instead of days
3 — Professional training materials to make PROVEN high quality plugins
4 — A winning community with personalized coaching every week, and a private community to meet new friends and SUPPORT instead of shaming you for asking questions

But more on this later…



HERE's what's inside

World's Most In-Depth Minecraft Training:

Week 1


Learn To Think Like A Coder

In week we focus on rebuilding you to think like a person who already got results. The #1 drive of success that we have seen in our program comes from this week. This is because how you work and think controls your results.

By the end of Week 1 you’ll have your first plugin ready – no need to spend months trying to learn everything yourself.

Week 2

Master Plugin Making

Create Advanced Plugins Like A Well-Oiled Machine

This week is all about mastery and getting you to that next level. We go very deep on how to make a high-quality, professional plugin like a well-oiled machine.

We believe spending time on “best practices”, coding standards and explaining HOW things work (and WHY we do them) is better than rushing things just to show you some fancy features.

See, you can’t create an amazing RPG plugin just by copy-pasting someone else’s from a quick tutorial video. That is an illusion that will ruin you in the long term. Instead, we aim to explain and help you understand things first before we begin adding flash.

Create Beautiful Menu And GUI Systems

Project Orion includes an extensive GUI system for menus. Create menus easily, automatically list items, add pages, buttons, navigation and more. It’s all there.

In Week 2, we also talk about settings and configuration (with automatic file updating) and server to player conversations with real-life examples taken from our successful plugins.

Week 3

The Projects Vault

This Is The Week Where “The Magic Happens”

Many of the videos are over an hour long, something unseen in the Minecraft education world. 

Such training videos enable you to understand everything without rushing things. We left nothing unturned. 

You have lifetime access. You can watch videos from home at 1.5X to save time, and download our source-codes to follow up.

Custom Bosses & RPG

Build an insanely powerful custom monsters system to surprise players and deliver a whole new experience to your server.

At first we show you how to customize existing monsters or animals, and later even how to spawn “human” Bosses with skins and custom AI / pathfinding!

Learn how to create a special Blood-moon event or spawn Bosses naturally during the night!

Ranking and Statistics​

Motivate players to stay all day long by giving them an opportunity to make progress and compete with others!

We’ll show you how to connect ranks with different in-game statistics such as play time, player kills, deaths (or anything you desire) to create a server you can’t find anywhere else.

Class and Tier Leveling

Sometimes you want to create levelable RPG classes where players can level up for any of their classes.

We’ll teach you how to make a non-linear system where players can level up themselves through tiers for each class.

Create a true RPG experience and blow everyone else away!

Missions and Quests​

Complete quests to increase your rank, class tier or statistic or anything you desire.

You can connect quests with one another (linear leveling). Or you can setup different quests for each rank/class.

Or, create a hybrid non-linear system where players complete quests in a given order but can find “secret” quests across the world that do not fit your linear progression.

Intelligent NPCs & Quests

Enliven your server with human-like NPCs talking to players and taking quests!

We show you how your NPC can give you a mission such as “Deliver an item to me” or “Get to a certain location” or “Kill X amount of zombies”, and even how to connect NPCs with the menu system you created earlier.


Let players compete with each-other to take quests in the shortest amount of time possible!

Integrate leaderboards with your ranks, classes, quests and even statistics. Create unique leaderboards for custom values such as kill-to-death ratio, and more.

Bonus: Custom Enchantments

You asked for it, we brought it!

Create new, unique enchantments to add a whole new layer of experience for your server.

Mini Projects

  • Random teleport with 3D animation
  • Infinite or boosted flights
  • Instant respawn
  • Arrows that break windows
  • KitPvP food
  • Custom health and properties
  • Clickable and hoverable chat
  • Notifications: tab, scoreboard, title, action bar and toasts
  • Double jump
  • Falling tree physics
  • And much more!

Week 4


Learn Advanced Concepts Like NMS To Achieve A True Competitor's Advantage

Learn the most advanced concepts like NMS and AI the easy way to build complex and amazing Minecraft plugins!

Demystify NMS And OBF

Get cutting edge knowledge about the NMS and OBF world.

Gain an unfair advantage by fully understanding what you can do with your server beyond just the basic Spigot/Bukkit API.

Packet Interception

Packets are the heart and matter of Minecraft. By modifying packets you can bypass any server or plugin restriction

Packets are dangerous territory but they enable you to take full advantage of the game and even enable hidden features such as custom sky color, entities with custom attributes, fake blocks and much more.

Pathfinding And AI

What would you do if you could modify the behavior of every Minecraft mob? Attacking animals, villager pets, or totally innocent zombies?

Regardless if you code for Minecraft 1.8.8 or 1.15 or newer you will be able to achieve this without long hours tampering with NMS or reflection.

MySQL Databases

How to save everything to an external database and connect it with other servers on BungeeCord, or even your website

Perfect if you have BungeeCord or want to display any data on your website. SQL commands and PHP script examples included.

Best of all, no need to learn SQL commands. The Foundation system you will use gets you covered.

Creating APIs

Enable anyone to connect with your plugin and modify it. 

How to create a professional API that lasts for years and why having a great API can boost the downloads/sales of your plugin.

Decompilation And Obfuscation

New approach to legally reverse engineer any program in the world.

We also show you how to protect yourself from being reverse engineered by using strong obfuscation on autopilot (without doing anything extra).

Week 5

Beyond Plugins

Learn BungeeCord, Discord, GitHub And Much More!

In this week we leave the Minecraft world to enter a new realm of possibilities.

BungeeCord Development

Revolutionize the way you run multiple game modes on your server. 

Get a training on creating BungeeCord plugins that communicate with Bukkit/Spigot.

Synchronize data over your network and win.

Advanced Discord Integration

A brand new approach to completely taking over control and managing your Discord server from Minecraft.

Not only are you now able to connect your chat with Discord channels and back, but you’re also able to filter profanity, give perks for roles in-game or even remove messages on Discord from your Minecraft server!

Dynamic Vote Rewards

Unlock one of the most potent ways to successfully grow your network

Rank up or level up your players when they vote, connect the voting system with anything you desire. Store votes in your database so players can view their votes on your website. PHP script included.

GitHub and Collaboration

Five weapons to supercharge your development.

Regardless if you’re a one man team or have 15 developers on demand, we teach you how to use Git and GitHub to share your code publicly or privately and track each change (and revert it if needed).

Also you see what Wikis are and how you can use them to document your plugins (the right way). Finally, how to create a ticket system for your free/premium plugins.

Week 6


Build Your Own SkyWars, UHC, Monster Arena, CTF And Virtually Any Game You Desire!

If you have a unique idea for a never-seen before minigame, this is your week.

Learn Minigame Mechanics

Ever dreamed of crafting the perfect minigame your players would love for your server? 

Learn everything from simple mechanics of a game to advanced logic and automated systems

Spawn waves of monsters with increasing difficulty or use packets and resource packs to achieve a cutting edge game features like you’ve seen on the big networks.

Get Code Of The Most Popular Games

Here’s what you will see us build (source codes included):

  • Monster arena
  • Deathmatch, duel and team deathmatch
  • Capture The Flag
  • EggWars, BedWars, SkyWars
  • Spleef

Using these skills you will be able to create virtually ANY game you can think of. The only limit is your imagination.

Certainty, Quality, Trust, Results

We have been in the game since 2012 and been involved with for over 8 years.
This is the real education platform, and students speak for themselves.


Past students


Positive testimonials


Software downloads

4.85 stars from 983 customer reviews

Build The Community To Return To

We live in a hyper distracted world. Most people won’t even finish reading this paragraph… 

If players don’t like what they see within the first 5-15 seconds, they leave. There are 10,000+ of servers out there. The ones that prosper and grow are the ones with a core focus on a certain game type and a community (fandom) around it.

Building a truly unique experience that attracts players is impossible if you glue 50 random plugins together. You want a great server, you have to make it your own 😉

PS: Once you master plugin making, you will be able to use anything Minecraft has to offer in truly unique, new ways.

But I Lack Great Ideas!

In our Project Orion community, your imagination is no longer the limit. Doing anything on your own feels lonely if the people around you just “don’t get it”. Meet our amazing members on the same wavelength to share, collaborate and grow together.

Our community combines the best of both worlds – it connects people who are motivated and want to win, and gives you the help and moral support you need when you get stuck to get you back on track quickly!

I Don't Have a Minecraft Server - Is Project Orion Still For Me?

People come to Project Orion if they want to make progress in life, does not matter if they have a Minecraft server or not.

Our focus for this training is to teach you development and coding. If your dream is to become a developer at Google, or to offer your own development services, Project Orion is a great place to start.

Or if you simply want to update, fix or edit plugins on the Internet but you don’t understand their source, we have a complete Java and Bukkit/Spigot/PaperSpigot training for you.

No Spoon Feeding, Build Environment You Can't Find Anywhere Else

This is not a copy-paste training where you get a bunch of premade code. This would be no different than the plugins already available out there.

Instead, we focus on giving you a rock-solid foundation you can take and build upon. You can then create anything you want. Once you understand the concepts you can make things completely unique from what you see on the screen.

PS: Of course, there are examples and stories to learn and get inspired from. You’ll get the source code under each video (not just one big repository). That way you can easily stay on track and not waste time typing everything you see on the screen if you don’t need it.


Project Orion™ Is

Access To The Best Coaching and Coaches In The World

Matej Pacan is the CEO and founder of MineAcademy. You will be learning lessons directly from his near decade in Java programming and tactics that generated 700,000 downloads and 900+ positive reviews.

Project Orion™ is a fully interactive online platform where you access our videos, worksheets, source codes, PDFs. You can take notes and record progress directly in the platform.

Skool is our private member community. It combines the best of Discord and Facebook groups so you can ask questions, find friends or show your code easily. Join our live calls every week and ask anything!

Unlike colleges who hire “experts” with no real world results, you will be learning from the best of the best and walkers of the walk. Matej Pacan has been coding plugins since 2013 and selling premium plugins since 2015. He received over 600,000 software downloads, over 900 positive reviews and taught over 1,000 students.

Project Orion™ Is

6 Step By Step Weeks Of College-Like Training Psychologically Designed For Maximum Learning and Understanding

Unlike other courses that just throw you a bunch of “tactics” and spoon feed you with outdated content, at Project Orion™ we’ve invested and spent thousands of hours creating a college like course. 

We assume you know nothing and not only train you on HOW to get results BUT also how to think. The entire program is psychologically set up for fastest progression and understanding to enable anyone of any skill level to LEARN and UNDERSTAND Minecraft and how to think as a person who already is getting results.

We even provide personal 1:1 help every week and a private customer group!

Project Orion™ Is

Access To The Best Community Of Minecraft Programmers

Join our 2 year old coaching group of people all around the world, many of which are already experienced coders.

Sean Firth is the founder of Australia’s in-person Minecraft educational camps Mind Buzz. For over a year now, Sean has made it a requirement for his developers to go through Project Orion™.

Angel Avila is the founder of Mexico’s largest and most popular network Walking Players. He’s a community manager for MineAcademy and shares his experience HERE:  

Arif Gasanov signed up for MineAcademy and shares a story on how his server went to over 130 average online players HERE.

Project Orion™ Is

Full Access To All The Tools and Training You Need To Crush It With Your Minecraft Server

The CEO of MineAcademy has spent 20,000+ hours inventing a revolutionary system called The Foundation

Instead of wasting time trying to begin from scratch and reinvent the wheel each time, you will be able to focus on getting your ideas out there fast and cutting your development cycle 1/10.

The Foundation has been battle-tested and proven by 100,000+ people in products like ChatControl Pro, Boss, CoreArena, Confiscate, Winter and others.

Project Orion™ Is

The Best Possible Place To Be As A Total Beginner

Project Orion™ is designed with the beginner in mind. 

Our program is set up not just to teach every basic and core skill but also take a total beginner to advanced level computer abilities as fast as humanly possible, even if you never coded anything before.


Code Minecraft Plugins In 20 Days Or Money Back

We guarantee that by following our training you will code a fully functional Minecraft plugin in 20 days. We even give you 10 extra days as a reserve. 

Regardless of your level of experience.

Our process behind such a bold guarantee combines our learning platform, private community, checklists and sample materials to help you on your journey.

And if you went through Week 1 and Week 2 without seeing results, you owe us absolutely nothing. Simply contact us at [email protected] within 30 days of your purchase and we will give you a prompt and courteous refund.

Project Orion™ Is



  • You want to code Spigot/Paper/Bukkit plugins fast.
  • You need to edit or update a plugin from an inactive developer.
  • You desire to build a truly unique Minecraft server.
  • You want to sell premium resources or work as a developer.
  • You are sick and tired of Youtube/Udemy/Wiki tutorials being so lacking, out of date and there’s always something that breaks and you waste your time…
  • You dream of putting all of your ideas into reality so you can create the server you always wanted to have! 👍

7 Goals For This Training

Become self-reliant, highly skilled and efficient.

Create a server built from the ground up with a prosperous community.

Code top-class Minecraft plugins for Spigot/Bukkit and understand Java.

Create connected plugins using APIs, libraries and web services.

Build new minigames using everything Minecraft has to offer in new, unique ways.

Earn an extra income from doing something you love.

Replace stress, overwhelm and frustration while coding with confidence, joy and peace.


Here’s what Aikar, the creator of Paper, a high-performance server mod we teach, said:

With weekly live calls where you can chat or bring a microphone and speak with your instructor live, the level of support is the closest you can get from an educational institution. 

We also have a private 300+ member group on a proprietary platform (NOT Discord/Facebook) with private messages and group discussions. People use it to get help, find coding partners or share their creations.


Yes! Even if you like to play football and never coded anything before, the course is designed to help you ease into it and start within the first week.

You can complete this in your own time and always return to it when you need to. You have lifetime access. We have students who were clueless when they started and now are able to build plugins beyond measure. If you are willing to put in the effort you will learn quickly.

I totally understand… In my childhood I’ve been diagnosed with ADHD and struggled to sit still and focus at school. At 14 yo we relocated to Norway and I had to learn tow new languages (English and Norwegian). I was forced to find and develop various tools and techniques to help myself stay on track and push through. I would not be able to deliver a 4.87-star rated course without them.

Best of all, I am sharing all of those in Week 1 of Project Orion! (video called ‘Setting up for success’. I 100% believe that with these tools you achieve more than the ‘average’ people that’s completely healthy would ever do. Proof: here

It’s also worth to mention that you have lifetime access, there’s no pressure or time limit as for when you have to finish. Our private member group is always there for you. I’ve been coding everyday since 2013 so we’re not going away any time soon. Proof: here (see the date when ChatControl was published)

Videos can be paused, rewinded, you can change the speed to 0.50, 0.75, 1.25 or even 1.50x depending on how you like it.

Here’s what our students say:

If English is not your first language and you’re afraid that you will not be able to follow up, we have good news for you.

First, each video has a textual presentation of what we are going to cover, so you can just read it from the screen. Second, there are lots of downloadable materials you can just translate yourself. And finally we’re preparing full English (and considering Chinese and Russian) captions for the entire program!

You can go ahead and try it, with our 30 days money back guarantee, there’s no risk.

We started to advertise the course at 600€ retail price, however we wish to be super-accessible and decided to push the price dramatically to 197€ and during corona crises only to 97€.

And if you can’t afford the very discount, I think you would agree that you need this program more than anyone. In fact, some of my most successful students have had their back against the wall financially when they started (as did I).

So I want you to eliminate the thought “I can’t afford this” and instead replace it with “How can I afford this”.

You need to get creative and think of how you can find the money. There’s PayPal financing, credit cards, loans, parents, friends, family, you could even sell something and use the money from that. Don’t just use that excuse, get creative and start thinking of ways that you can make this work. With the payment plan we offer you can get started today, just contact us. That’s all the money you need to get started right now, today.

Sure you can find all the materials and resources to build an iPhone for free, but are you really going to waste years on research and development trying to shape the materials and put them well together?

What we teach will work on Windows, macOS and Linux.

In fact, we have separate setup videos for Windows and macOS. You will find links to your specific platform for all software we use along with detailed setup instructions.

You can use IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse or even NetBeans or any other tool to code.

The course is recorded using IntelliJ however it includes separate setup instructions for Eclipse as well.

We support Minecraft 1.17 down to Minecraft 1.7.10.

If you want to code for an older Minecraft version, you can utilize our special automatic compatibility layer that will make your code work across all MC versions WITHOUT you having to write twice, three times or do complicated things like importing multiple versions etc.. You will learn this in the course.

Yes it will work for you, we understand that most people are very busy and have full time jobs, families, commutes and hardly any free time. We designed this program so that you can work through it even if you’re hard pressed for time. You can listen to the training while travelling, on the bus or even at your job with headphones in.

It doesn’t matter what your schedule is like, if you can set aside at least 3 hours per week you will be able to work your way through it.

Even if you can’t start right away… reserve your spot and go at your own pace. These lessons aren’t live, they’re pre-recorded and available online inside our training portal. You can login whenever you want, on your own time and on your own schedule. If you’re asking about the Q&A calls, those are live and, yes we record and archive all of them.

I’ve tried that and yeah, it cost me 7 years. Good luck with that.

See, when I started, there were no courses like this, and I had to learn everything from numerous sources out there. Soon I discovered how painfully slow and frustrating it was. Most people dreaming about their server 2.0 never make it and new people that find about Minecraft soon leave and play Fortnite.That’s why I decided to change this.

The problem with free YouTube tutorials, Udemy courses or articles is that they are painfully chaotic, disorganized, out-dated, unsupported and offer low coding standards with explanations worth of a fifth grader.

What we do differently is we offer a proven system, detailed and high-quality content, expert mentorship and The Foundation library. There’s step-by-step process you follow, get help when needed and get results, everything is organized and updated regularly.

Next, in all of my paid products I use the Foundation library to remove repetitive code. People waste weeks coding from scratch and never really get to their ideas since they waste so much time on the basics that it’s driving me insane. That’s why I decided to take out that library, battle-proven and tested in all premium plugins since 2015, and teach using it.

Finally I’m a huge believer in self-development and self-mastery, and will show you how to get organized, disciplined and achieve greater results in the arenas of life you’ll set for yourself. There are honestly no courses in Minecraft let alone in computer programming with an empathy on self-mastery.

And you and I know that once you get stuck, frustrated or simply life happens it’s not just about coding… After speaking with lots of students I included self-mastery and self-development parts in our new courses.

So that totally depends on how quickly you work through the training program and how quickly you take action. Some people start coding plugins within the first week of joining the program, others work their way through slowly and it takes longer.

If you want to see how the course looks from the inside if you’re logged in, see this:

First… I’ve been in this niche for eight years, I’ve lived and breathed it every single day for those eight years and never deviated. Minecraft is my thing, it’s my art form. The best way you can judge whether somebody is trustworthy and able to deliver is by their level of commitment to their customers and craft.

For one, I have absolutely mastered my field and got over 500,000 downloads with my products, not only that but I’ve been able to transfer my skills to hundreds of others and together over 800 people have signed up for my past trainings.

You can go to our website, and look for yourself, just look at all the success stories we have. There’s more than 700 reviews. Our average customer rating is 4.87 out of 5 stars. We have more satisfied students, more customers and more success stories than any other program available today. Not only that but I’ve invested over $10,000 of my own money into making the world’s best training program for Minecraft. This is my life’s work, my results are proven, my students results are proven. There’s more proof for this than there is proof that the Earth is round.

More questions? Email [email protected]


Hi, I am Matej! (just call me Matt)

My mission is to enable everyday people turn their ideas into a reality. 

I believe in enabling people do what they and their players desire, but none of the existing solutions can fulfill. I love building and sharing my knowledge with others.

Matej is a full stack developer with 9+ years of Java experience and he loves teaching. Matej studied computer engineering in Oslo, Norway and is currently residing in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Matej Pacan


Code Your Plugin In 30 Days Or Money Back

We guarantee that by following our training you will code a fully functional Minecraft plugin in 20 days. We even give you 10 extra days as a reserve.

Regardless of your level of experience.

Our process behind such a bold guarantee combines our learning platform, private community, checklists and actionable materials to help you on your journey.

And if you went through Week 1 and Week 2 without seeing results, you owe us absolutely nothing. Simply contact us at [email protected] within 30 days of your purchase and we will give you a prompt and courteous refund.


This is as risk free as it gets, more importantly though...

The people who were skeptical in 2019 when we released the first version of Project Orion, are still browsing forums and wondering what went wrong…

We’ve seen hundreds of students transform since then, many of which have gotten new jobs, started selling their services or advanced their education.

Every person on this page was once a “normal” person and in the “safe life matrix”. Everyone made a decision to take the plunge and try it out.

And look at the results where that one decision got them…

Start doing the things you want, not what everyone else wants you to do. If you want to have a kick-ass Minecraft server or code plugins, stop listening to nay-sayers. It’s on you to take action.



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