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

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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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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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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 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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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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Execute fill command relative to player

How can I execute the fill command relative to the player? If you are wondering why I am asking this, and for more information, reference my earlier question here: How to make a block disappear after ...
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Why does this redstone circuit burn out?

I'm testing a circuit with restone but came across a very odd behavior, so I isolated a part of circuit composed of a block with the NOT gate which has a lever attached to it. When I activate the ...
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scoreboard specification

Im in need for a way to detect if a scoreboard is set to 0 ,1 ,2 ,3 ,or 4 And give the person that has that scoreboard certain items like, an enchanted diamond pickaxe or jump boost 2. Im playing MC ...
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How to assign players in MC to a scoreboard team automatically when they join?

I am yet again needing some help with making my Minecraft: Hunger Games map and in order to teleport each player to their podium, I set up a group of 24 command blocks setting them to teleport each ...
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Scoreboard value in floating text

Is it possible to have a scoreboard value in floating text (invisible armor stand with nametag)? I have really no knowledge of scoreboards. I'm using this generator.
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How to summon potions on the ground in minecraft 1.9

I am trying to summon potions with effects on the ground in an area with 1.9. I had a command that worked in 1.8: /summon Item 343 5 -641 {Item:{id:373,Count:1,Damage:16452}} But now it doesn't ...
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'/testfor' a number more than 0

I am making a points shop for kills. I have the objectives money and kills. When I press a button, a command block tests for my kills (hopefully) above 0, and if that is a thing, it takes gives me one ...
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minecraft take Nth item from chest

Hello I dont know if it is possible, but I wanted to ask how can take Nth item from chest? Like I have 7 items in chest in 7 slots and I want take the 4th. Hopper always takes the first one. Can you ...
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How do I add a “pet” particle to minecraft?

I'm trying to recreate the flame fairy from Mineplex, but I need a little help. I tried attaching a command block with: /execute @p[m=1] ~-1 ~ ~ particle flame ~ ~ ~ 10 100 10 0.5 1 to a redstone ...
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Piston is powered without redstone? [duplicate]

I have this problem with my redstone. Im trying to build a trapped chest piston trap, but 3 of the pistons will just not deactivate. it stays powered even when its not connected to anything. is there ...
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Minecraft 15w37a: Pistons not being pushed

I'm trying to make a bank for a "minecraft city." I use this technique that ACtennisAC used: The pistons are to "automatically" push the minecarts. However, whatever ...
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How would I testfor players scoreboard amount in a specific location?

I have been trying to find a way to testfor a player with a score of 1 in a z.y.z.r location. what I've tried was /testfor @p[X,Y,Z,R,score_Var_min=1,score_Var=1] but it doesn't seem to want to work. ...
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Using spreadplayers to tp them to armorstand in unloaded chunk

I'm making a new public server. Right now, I have a book with set home / go home / tp to Spawn functionality. The set home uses a trigger that places an invisible armor stand named Home (and deletes ...
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How do I make the comparator work and then stop?

I made a redstone clock that involves a command block with /testfor and a comparator attached to it. Whenever the /testfor works, the comparator turns on, but completely.(meaning it does not turn off ...
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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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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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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 Do I Collect Redstone Ore in Minecraft PE? [duplicate]

Is this supposed to happen when mining Redstone ore in mine craft PE Every time I try to mine Redstone ore in mine craft PE it won't let me collect it It lights up the room and then turns dark again ...
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How do I make one button rotate through multiple inputs? [duplicate]

How do I use one push of a button to go from 1 input to 9 outputs? Where the 1st push turns line A on, then the second push will turn line A off and line B will turn on. Push the button a third time ...
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How can I make the effects of button pushes last longer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you lengthen a redstone button signal in Minecraft? I am trying to create a piston-powered 3 x 4 doorway (with no visible pistons!). I have tested my machine ...
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Increasable and decreasable signal strengths - Minecraft

I want to be able to press a button to increase a signal's strength by 1 and press another button to decrease it by 1. I have thought about making 15 t flip-flops, but that sounds like a difficult way ...
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Prevent hacking on Vanilla server

I have a vanilla minecraft server (1.8.7) and I've taken some measures to prevent hacking, but I still have people logging in and breaking stuff at spawn. Is there anything else that I can do to ...
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/testfor in minecraft 14w11b (snapshot of 1.8)

I can't test for people's locations using @a[x=-563,y=4,z=23]. Instead, the redstone comparator will just turn on even if no one is at -563,4,23.
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How do i make a randomizer for redstone? [duplicate]

I'm making a system where I essentially have a single button and 10 different paths. I want hitting this button to go down 1 of the 10 paths. But I want it to be random.
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comparator problems

While I was playing with some redstone tried to make a money system to sell iron. However when I power the command block with a button, the comparator after it stays on. the command being run is: ...
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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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How do I make redstone repeaters work?

I have tried to have redstone repeaters, to keep my redstone chain going, but it doesn't work. How do I make it work and why dosen't it work?
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How do I hide a redstone torch while placing a block to activate redstone in Minecraft? [closed]

I am trying to place a block to activate redstone but how will I hide the redstone torch?
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How to make scoreboard points

I am working on a Minecraft map where two teams have to get to the other side first. I want it to be that the first team to 3 points wins. Is there any way I can do this?
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Button interacting with trapdoor

I was making a chair that has trapdoors. I have a button that is supposed to power redstone behind a block but powers the trapdoor and the door of this chair. Tutorial: ...
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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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Easiest/cheapest way to light a redstone lamp when mobs fall through tunnel onto hoppers in MCPE

I am playing an MCPE hermit chunk map. There is 1x 16x16 chunk for me to work with, and so far no access to the nether. I have limited supplies, so the cheaper the better. Also, since I do not ...
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How to /testforblock chest with items and blocks inside [duplicate]

It doesn't have to be specific, just items and blocks.
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how to use score_-_min on effects

I'm trying to give effects to a player who is holding a certain sword using scoreboard objective but the command block literally just does absolutely nothing, it doesn't even give an output
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Right side of piston-chest room not working

I'm new to red stone and am trying to make a chest room similar to Etho's where you walk on pressure plates and all the chests come through stairs. I was stoked that I got one side working, but the ...
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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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Minecraft /testfor

My question is simple, How do I test for at least 2 items in an inventory. I don't want to test for exactly 2, I want at least two, so they have the ability to have more in their inventory and still ...
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Detecting a player in a column [closed]

I need a way to detect when a player stands in a column, and then teleport all players to an area. My Minecraft version is 1.8.9.
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How do I make a day/night automatic double door?

How do I make a double door which opens and closes depending on whether it's day or night?
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how do I setblock a repeating chain command block? | Minecraft

I'm making a one command creation and I need to know to do this HELP!
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Pressure Plates and Chat

I'm creating an adventure map for a friend, and I want a pressure plate to bring up instructions in the chat when he steps on it. Any suggestions?
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Redstone experts: How do I build a device to pull items upwards?

I'm trying to make a quarry, as in some quarries i've seen you can pull items with a device which is upstairs. OFC i've read about the dropper elevator, but that one has the redstone circuits ...