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

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I need to make a flush iron trap door

I need to make a trap door that, when provided input, opens up. HOWEVER... I need the redstone to be entirely underground. It is OK if the redstone is visible from within the hole, I just need it to ...
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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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How to make a hunger game starter in minecraft? [on hold]

Want to make a hunger game starter in minecraft that when you pull the lever, the block goes up and the games start
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What Is The Best Level To Find Redstone At?

I am currently trying to build a piston elevator in my single player world and I need about 200 blocks of redstone to complete it ("For the back wall"). I already have enough redstone for about 90 ...
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How do I use a score in a different command in Minecraft

I am making a game where a player has a score that goes up every second by a different stat. That stat is their score on a specific scoreboard. How do I do this? For Example, If their score for the ...
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How to testfor player holding a a certain amount of specified item

Is there anyway that I can testfor a player holding 1 stick and run a command through a clock? If the player is not holding 1 stick (meaning if the player holding 2 or more sticks) the clock will not ...
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Vertically stacked armor stands should have increasing scores, but don't

I'm trying to make a goalpost system for a custom map I'm designing. The idea is that a goalpost--consisting of a tall stack of iron bars--would have variable height, and at each block up and down the ...
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How do I determine which hopper the user clicked in Minecraft with command blocks?

I'm using Minecraft 1.10, if it helps. I'm making a mini-game where the player needs to rotate hoppers in order to direct items to the correct place (I'm summoning particles under the hoppers to ...
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TP entity to other armorstand You must specify which player you wish to perform this action on

I'm trying to make a cutscene type thing where a zombie (prison guard) talks to you, then turns round and walks down a path. I know how to do the walking thing, but the turning is more difficult. I've ...
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Summoning dropped items (arrows)

/summon Item ~ ~3 ~ {Item:{id:tipped_arrow,Potion:"long_weakness",Count:1}} I need help with this. How do I summon a dropped item that has tipped arrow affects? This does not seem to work.
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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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Please explain why this redstone minecart-loader works

See attached images. I am proud that I was able to build this tool to make a chest-minecart pause while it gets loaded from a hopper, and when the hopper is emptied, the powered rail beneath it powers ...
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Is there a way to make a Sand Generator in Minecraft 1.9?

I'm going to make a Sand Generator for a Skyblock Server in Minecraft. I was wondering if it's possible to make one. If it is, how do I build a sand generator for the Skyblock Server?
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How can I have data be different for three identical blocks? (Minecraft)

How can I differentiate three different blocks that look exactly the same from each other? I want to have command blocks be able to tell them apart because they have different data, and I cannot use ...
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Is it possible to make a Player go only backwards?

I'm making an Adventure map (it has loads of command blocks), but I got stuck: How can I make a Player to be able to go only backwards, that is, only when pressing the 'backwards' key, and to be ...
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Redstone trouble

How do I place redstone dust on a dispenser? I am making a combat world and I want to make a TNT cannon. I tried tapping on the top of the dispenser, but it didn't work.
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Can I store more items per block then a Chest?

Would there be a way to store more items per block then a Chest, for example, using some Redstone/commands? I need to store 60'000 items (stackable by 64) in minimal space - less then the 35 Chests it ...
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Redstone torch, repeater, comparator help

I'm trying to make a simple chest shop casino by tutorial on YouTube. Everything went good it's really simple but I'm struggling with one thing that is happening to me. Look at screenshots. At the ...
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Redstone circuit that activates on short pulse and does not activate on longer pulse

I made a circuit that activates on a long signal but I am missing one that activates on a short pulse and does not activate if the pulse time exceeds a certain pulse. Everything I made still activates ...
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How do I use the RootVehicle tag on other entities in Minecraft?

I am attempting to make a contraption that gives Horses the AI of Skeletons. I am working on the backbone of the contraption and I'll add details later but currently I want the Skeleton to be killed ...
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command creation: floor crafting help

I'm making a command creation and in the third command block something is wrong /scoreboard players tag @e[type=Item] add ink {Item:{id:"minecraft:dye",Damage:0s,Count:5b},OnGround:1b} /scoreboard ...
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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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Detect player holding a clock and give an effect [duplicate]

I would like to know the command if you hold the item "minecraft:clock" with a name of "Invisibility Clock" after that, you get an effect of invisibility. (The effect must wear off if the clock is not ...
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Detect Newly Loaded Chunks Using Command Blocks/Redstone

I'm currently using the latest 16w20a snapshot, but AFAIK, anything that works for this problem in 1.9 will work here. Basically, I'm trying to detect when new chunks are loaded, this way I can /...
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minecraft item frame not outputting redstone signal when item turned

I have an item frame on a block of emerald. In the item frame there is an anvil. I'm using vanilla Minecraft 1.9. When I turn the item in the item frame no signal comes out of the comparator. I have ...
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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 can I make a short timer using only command blocks?

Using only MC command blocks (I am using 1.9) how can I create a short timer? It needs to be command block-only because I am trying to make a 1-block command; I want to make it night time and give ...
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How do I create a repeating charge using redstone/repeaters?

Despite having some experience with Minecraft, the use of redstone is one thing that I never managed to get the hang of. I have no issue creating simple works such as redstone doors and other ...
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Determine Minecraft item type from entity or inventory?

I have a dropper which can contain, of course, any items. Assuming I can already target this dropper in a command's target selector, how can I determine what item is in the first slot of its inventory ...
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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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Turn based redstone system

I'm trying to build a map in Minecraft on PS3, so far I've build a redstone counter. You can select up to 4 players and the counter counts up which player has to play. But I have no idea how I can ...
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How do I create unbreakable blocks?

I am creating a map on Minecraft, and I want the players to break certain blocks like trees, but I don't want them to break other blocks like stone bricks. Is there any command that can help me?
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Dispenser tower defense

I'm making a Minecraft server with a tower defense on it and I need to know how to make dispensers fire automatically without showing any redstone. I also want the dispenser to MOVE UP and have a ...
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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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Minecraft pulse generator is permanently powered if i toggle too fast

Id like to know if there is a way to make it irrelevant how fast you toggle the switch. The result should allways be a single short impulse. This is the regular behavior: And this is the behavior ...
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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 1....
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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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Hidden Pressure Plates

I want to make a trap in Minecraft, and I can only do this is with a pressure plate. Any ideas on how to get an invisible one?
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Is it really possible to get to the End City without killing the Ender Dragon like in this video?

I watched a video about how to get to the End Cities without killing the Dragon: It shows how to find the End Cities without killing the Dragon. The player builds a ...
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How to place redstone using Command Blocks

I used this to place redstone: /setblock -624.5 244 -1692.5 redstone 0 replace It gives an error saying that there is no such thing as minecraft:redstone. I tried many different things and nothing ...
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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 do I make a slow clock without taking up space?

I'm making a minigame where a player has to survive in essentially a world of hell. I am creating a "water bar", where players must drink to survive. It is a dummy scoreboard objective. I want to run ...
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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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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 to remove a certain amount of something from someone's inventory

In a map I am making, to enter a certain place someone must have 3 iron ingots to enter. I've tried using the /clear command, but if they have more than 3 they lose it all. Any ideas on how to fix ...
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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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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 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 ...