Redstone in Minecraft is most commonly found deep underground in the form of Redstone ore. When mined, it gives Redstone Dust which can be used by players to create complex redstone circuits.

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What is Redstone used for in Minecraft?

I've found several piles of Redstone in Minecraft, but I can't seem to find a coherent explanation as to what it does or how to use it. Does anyone know what it's used for, and how to use it ...
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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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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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Clear item with custom name?

How do you clear 1 item from the inventory that has a custom name? What I'm trying to do is make a torch that when you hold it, it gives you Night Vision effect but after like 400 ticks or so I want ...
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In minecraft how do you command conditions on to players

I'm developing a minigame server. I just need to know what commands to use, via command block, to give players special conditions infinitely such as; speed boost, regeneration, or jump boost.I know ...
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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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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 to test if someone died twice and then put them in creative with invisiblite x in command blocks

I am doing a minigame map, and there are a couple events I want to set-up: If someone dies twice they will be eliminated and put into creative with invisibility X If all of a persons wool is ...
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How can I receive a success output signal from command block on a fill clock?

I have a setup like this: In which the yellow command blocks are a standard 20Hz /fill clock, and the blue is a command such as, for example: /spreadplayers ~ ~ 10 20 false @p[r=5] My problem, ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I check if a player has eaten rotten flesh in minecraft?

I'm working on a illness thing, and I need to make it so it checks if a player has eaten some rotten flesh then gives the player infinite hunger.
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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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Will My Gravel Crusher Work?

Of all the repetitive item-grinding tasks to perform in Minecraft, easily the most tedious task (For me at least) is grinding flint out of gravel. My usual method involves grabbing a shovel, ...
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How to use a command block to welcome new players on a server in Minecraft?

Ok, so me and my friend own a server, it uses Minecraft 1.6.4. What I can't seem to figure out, is how to welcome new users to the server by saying Welcome USER To Northwood, when they join.
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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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How to make a command block say something only once in Minecraft?

I am creating an adventure map and needed to know how to make a command block only say something once in the chat menu. PS: I would like this to be under my floor because it is supposed to be an NPC ...
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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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Getting the signal from a floor pressure plate in the middle of a room

I have this contraption with a floor plate that causes certain changes in a wall couple of blocks away (ie, firing pistons, etc). The floor plate is on a stone floor, and I wouldn't like to mess up ...
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How to testfor blocks not people

how do I testfor blocks? like if I put down stone near a command block with a comparator attached to it and it will activate a piston connected by the comparator on the command block? please answer.
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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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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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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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Command Block always activates Comparator

I am trying to do something with command blocks. I have it test for a player at a certain position. I have set up a hopper clock that activates a command block with /testfor @a[x=-611,y=80,z=714] ...
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Can I use /testfor on zombies?

I know how to use the /testfor perameters in a command block to scan for players. But I need to test for zombies. Can you test for things that aren't players? If so then what else can I test for and ...
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Powered rail on a slope powering glitch?

I have placed a powered rail on a slope with a redstone torch underneath it as shown in the following two pictures. Now as you can see, the powered rail is in fact unpowered, despite the redstone ...
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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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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 to use setblock command for placing stone button on the left side of the command block

I tried to use the command setblock ~1 ~ ~ stone_button but then it places a button on air. I'm running Minecraft 14w11b snapshot from the 1.8 snapshots. Does someone know how to fix this? Pictures ...
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Super compact piston door with button and pressure plate

Is there a super compact design (or what's the most compact design) for a piston door which should have a button on one side like this: and a pressure plate on the other side: ? I have tried a ...
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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 I spawn potions with Command Blocks?

I want to get super speed, like a speed III for 1:00? I want it to be a splash potion that spawns from a command block, I know it can be done, since potions are entities.
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How do I reverse the redstone door so it starts in close position?

I'm trying to make a hidden door in Minecraft. I have pressure plates set up to open the door, but since the door starts in open mode, when I use the pressure plates, it closes and then opens. How do ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to display a player name in /tellraw command?

like the title says, I'm looking for a way to display a player name in a /tellraw command which is run by a command block. Example: /tellraw @a {"text":"","extra":[{"text":"A player has won the ...
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Can I configure a Redstone Energy Cell to emit a redstone signal if it is full?

I have Magmatic Engines powering a Redstone Energy Cell. Is there a way to configure the cell to emit a redstone signal once it's full, so I can use said signal to rurn off my engines so they dont ...
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Is there a way to shut down a Nether portal with redstone?

Since it is no longer possible for flowing water to deactivate a Nether portal, you can't use pistons to push blocks into the nether portal and finally you can't move the obsidian powering the portal ...
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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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How can I control a sequence of outputs via a single input?

Ok, so I'm making a map which needs a level system. By level system I mean: Push the button first time,output A lights up. Push the button second time,output B lights up. Push the button third ...
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Inflict damage when player is hit by minecart

Is it possible to test when a player gets hit by a minecart, then inflict damage on the person hit by the minecart based on the speed of the minecart? If testing for the speed of the minecart isn't ...
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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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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 ...