It's not really a surprise to see this, but a new launcher is being developed that is 90+% vanilla, but ignores Mojang's server black listing. The logo looks more like an octopus to me, but it is called SquidHQ. While I am cautious of any software designed to circumvent reasonable* restrictions (increased risk of malicious code), I decided to test the launcher. Other than some subtle differences, the experience is almost identical to the official Minecraft launcher. I didn't have to make a new data folder or redo my logins or profiles. Interestingly, SquidHQ also has a server-side plugin. The plugin reportedly allows giving rewards to members for using the launcher. It's still too early to decide if the plugin will be used on Citrine Realm, but if it is, there'd only be aesthetic benefits. Official website: squidhq.com Twitter: twitter.com/SquidHQ Source: github.com/SquidHQ Obligatory disclaimer: While I haven't seen anything immediately concerning about the code for this launcher, I have neither thoroughly reviewed the source nor have any insider access on the launcher. Use custom launchers at your own risk. * I don't agree with Mojang's server EULA roller coaster, but it is their prerogative to protect their brand.