I want to share one of my better Minecraft experiences from the past, a recreation of the Hunger Games (it was later renamed to Hardcore Games due to copyright issues). I started playing on these particular servers July last year, and I've been playing it ever since. Very fun, but not fair at all (you can team and use kits that gain a massive advantage over others).
The lava pond is where I buried the chests (the feast) who spawns diamond armor and other goodies. I used gold armor instead of iron because I was stupid xD But still I won somehow. I had a ninja turtle skin back then
Here I won only using a fishing rod (actually, I used two, but you get the point) by pushing him off when he towered up to me.
Okay, there are other things that are fun than winning too, but it's usually so intense I don't get to take a picture of it.