Questions about redstone contraptions and machinery in Minecraft. For command block contraptions, use [tag:minecraft-commands] instead.

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Is there a way to set the rotation of an entity relative to another entity?

I want to make it so what ever direction I look a specified entity looks in that direction as well. Is there a way to do that?
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Place block in Minecraft with redstone?

I'd like to get ore, and place it (without command blocks) anywhere near the contraption. My question is could it be possible to do this, and if so how? Note: it does not matter on the timing the ...
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Creating Quests with Command Blocks: Problem Testing Unset Objectives

I've got a Realms server, and I'm trying to create a series of quests that people can complete to up their overall "Defender of the Realm" score. However, I only want them to be able complete each ...
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Playsound when a player leaves and area but not when they enter

I've got a sound paspawn and want to play it when people exit an area but not when they enter or teleport into it. The sound should only be played once. Thanks for the help.
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How can I detect if only one out of 8 lines of redstone is on and block the others from passing trough?

I have a (very) big redstone contraption used to store numbers for ALU's or minecraft computers. As of with most inventions, They get upgraded to preform better/get smaller from time to time, so to ...
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How do I teleport an armor stand to an item?

I am designing a redstone mini-game, and I need the game host to be able to set spawnpoints. I was thinking that the host would drop an item (say red wool) and an invisible armor stand named "Red" ...
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Getting a row of pistons to trigger

I have been trying to get an row of 7 pistons to fire when a block has been pushed in front of the middle one. Every technique I try is not firing them. This is a Cobblestone floor maker. Here is an ...
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How do I keep my hoppers from filling up when chests are full?

I'm not sure how to do this, but i believe it is possible. Basically, I want to know how to have a chest system, that when a chest is full, (no matter how many items there are per slot) the hopper ...
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How to reset a command block's status?

I'd like to use a comparator to act when e.g. a testforblock command block attached to a button triggers. But the comparator changes its state only when the button is pressed after the test result ...
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How to use the scoreboard command in minecraft 1.8.1

trying to give a score to an arrow as it hits the floor so i can have a lightning bolt hit it when it hits the floor.All help appreciated.
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redstone problems

I have several Redstone contraptions on my map, but while trying to build another, I'm having problems with pistons deploying once and getting stuck deployed, even when power is removed. they will not ...
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Using a command to replace wool blocks with command blocks which contain a command

I am trying to replace certain blocks in this case lime wool with a command block that contains a certain command. The following command to replace lime blocks with stone works: /fill ~-15 ~0 ~-15 ~...
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How to set Command Block(s) to test for a particular time and output a message?

I simply want one command block to test for the time of day or night (e.g. time = 18000) and output a message in the chat to everyone if that time returns true. I was trying a simple set-up with two ...
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Testing for a block in a certain radius

I am making an arrow that explodes when it hits anything, but I need a way to testfor all blocks within a radius of 2 blocks to see if they're air or not. The only problem is, I dont know how.
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How to make a chest open with redstone or command

I have Minecraft 1.8.1 in creative mode and I would like to make a chest open visually, using redstone or commands, without touching it.
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How do I teleport a player to another entity while changing the player's rotation?

I want to be able to teleport to an entity but keep my original rotation? I tried /tp @p @e[type=ArmorStand] ~ ~. I have looked everywhere and tested even the most stupid lines of code, in hope I'd ...
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How do I set up a scorebord variable to act as a bool and later test for it

I am making a capture the point map in minecraft in which two teams are capturing points. I intended a capture point that switches color every time a redstone pulse is supplied. now i have a problem ...
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execute command setblock

Ok so when you throw a snowball I have /execute @e[type=Snowball] /setblock ~ ~-1 ~ minecraft:ice' So this makes an ice path following under the snowball. I had some code something like this and ...
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Trail of particles from a point to TNT

I have a map where I spawn Primed TNT then teleport it to a random Mushroom Cow which is invisible to make 100% random explosion. Now I want to make a particle trail from an orb kind of block in the ...
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Automated Crop Farming

I am wondering how would I automate this underground farm so I can flick a lever and have it all collected by water like for Sugar Cane and Wheat or Pistons for say Pumpkins or Melons.
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Minecraft; How can you use command blocks to detect player levels? [duplicate]

I'm trying to work on redstone works with a new adventure map, how can I make command blocks detect player levels? That's my main question, the rest I know how to work out but here's the purpose ...
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Check if a player is blocking

Is is possible to check if a player is blocking? If so, how is it done? It didn't have any stat that seemed right on the wiki, and I didn't see one when I hit tab on "/scoreboard add derp". Thanks for ...
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How do I replace the non-air blocks in a 5x5x5 area?

Is it possible for me to replace all non-air with stone blocks in a 5x5x5 box around where I am having the command executed? What is the command to do this? Note: I believe that I can do it by ...
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Trigger command blocks remotely?

I am currently working on a minigame, and I am trying to remotely trigger command blocks. Is there any way to use a lever and a command block to activate another command block 4K blocks away? For ...
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Minecraft /testfor problem

I have another problem with my Minecraft PvP map. I'm trying to set up a command block that checks when a player is standing on a block and if so it will give them jump boost so I used this command /...
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Only allow certain blocks to be broken with mining fatigue

I want to make sure players cant break any blocks but wheat, while they have the mining fatigue effect. Is there a way to detect if they are trying to break the wheat or is there a way to only allow ...
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In Minecraft, how much is a redstone repeater tick?

In Minecraft, there are these redstone repeaters that look like this. How much is one tick? Is 2 2x longer, how much?
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Minecraft Mob-Spawning in vanilla 1.8 server [closed]

I am making my own server and I am trying to make mobs not spawn in a certain area, I can't do a /kill @e[type=!Player] command because I have armor stands! So I was wondering what you guys thought. I ...
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How to /setblock a specific type of redstone (Debug mode) | Minecraft

I've had a look at the new hidden world type on 1.8, and I've just wondered how to get a type of redstone that goes up in the north part of the square, and I want to use the /setblock command to ...
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How should I go about “reseting” a large arena?

For a minigame map I am making, I have a large (320*320*116) destructible arena. Players get explosives, blocks, etc. and the entire area can change. At the end of the match, I would like to restore ...
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How do you make people drop extra items on death?

As seen in this video: (Skip to 5:53) When a player is slain, they drop an Enchanting Table on top of their inventory. How was this achieved and how can I build a ...
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Test for birch log in Minecraft

How do i get my command block to test for a birch log in 1.8? What are the new item names? I have already tried names like birch_log, 17:2 log:2 and so on. Google is against me on this as well.
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How do I teleport players based on their teams?

I'm making a costum map which uses comandblocks to teleport players to a spot. The commandblocks are setup under two rooms. (One for team red players and one for team blue players). I need to teleport ...
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Minecraft command block order I need help in redstone

I would like to make a command block that when he found someone(testfor) in a specific condition (like, survival mode) a redstone signal will appear and activate another command block(the command ...
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How can I pulse one of several wires in Minecraft randomly?

My question is a bit familiar to How can I randomly power one of several wires in Minecraft?, but slightly different. Let's say I have 5 wires (or more), wire A, B, C, D and E. Now, I want to ...
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How do you combine two stats into one scoreboard objective?

I want to create a scoreboard objective for the amount of times a player falls 50 blocks, places a water bucket, and survives the fall. I only want the player to get a point if they manage to do all ...
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How can I teleport to an unloaded entity?

I am using invisible invulnerable ArmorStands to create "warps" and "homes" in a map. The idea is that I can spawn them in with a specific name, and then teleport a player back to them like this: /tp ...
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Is there a logic gate for this?

I have a set of lights that turn on based on time of day. I want to be able to turn on a separate switch and have the lights blink on and off with a clock I've already built. So basically, is there a ...
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How do you automatically detect water in Minecraft 1.8?

I'm building an automated farms for several crops, including wheat. The farm consists of a long cascade of farm fragments: Seen from side Currently, I have to manually toggle water off after it ...
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Where is there a key to the different redstone circuit notations used on the minecraft wiki?

There are lots of schematics of minecraft circuits online, but few of them reference the notation they are using and I am finding it hard to chase down what some symbols mean. The page on Advanced ...
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How do I get two pistons (one of them on an inverted signal) to go at the same time?

Here's the problem - I need two pistons to go at the exact same time, so that one of them is contracted and the other is expanded, on a switch mechanism. To achieve this, one of the pistons has to ...
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How to test for time of day with command block in Minecraft

I'm trying to setup something similar to the MindCrack team's current server set up for my single player world so that the world border expands slowly as I play the game. I already know how to work ...
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How do I make a Redstone Door that opens with a lever?

I am making a castle in my minecraft world but I want a door that villagers can't enter. So, I decided to make a redstone door but everything I looked up on google seemed to complicated. please help!!!...
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Exactly how do the contents of a furnace effect a comparator?

Can someone tell me how the contents of a furnace affect a comparator? I want to create some automation in vanilla Minecraft, but don't know how the mechanics work.
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How does sethbling “steal items from air” in this video?

Around 0:40, sethbling throws iron blocks at the huge villager statue, and they vanish. How does that work? And what version of Minecraft do I need to use to do this?
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Command Blocks vs Bukkit Plugin, Performance?

I am currently building an open world minecraft adventure map, primarily focused around compatibility for public multiplayer minecraft server. I would like to create events such as; spawning mobs when ...
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Can I shrink this three-pulse-generating circuit?

I guess what I'm after here is a code review for my redstone. I've set up a circuit so that when I press a button, 3 items get dispensed from a dispenser, but it seems rather large. Can anyone ...
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How do you make a item transporter in minecraft [closed]

Can you please help me on this topic? I just need basic facts about this.
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how do you make commands not show up on the chat

I am making a server, and I put a comparitor clock down to constantly have clear weather. How do I silence the commands?
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minecraft command block /setblock is innacurate

I notice when I use command blocks and /setblock, i will always have to subtract the x-value by 1 for it to go in the correct place when i check where the coordinates for the block i want to be set. ...