Mojang's exploration and survival based sandbox game in almost endless, procedurally generated worlds. This tag is for (vanilla) Minecraft on the PC. See the tag wiki for related tags.

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Does the version of Minecraft affect world generation?

Does the version of Minecraft affect world generation? For example, if I use a seed to generate a world in 1.7.2 and I use the same seed to create a new world in 1.8, would both worlds be different, ...
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How can I search for a specific item with attributes?

I want to test if a player has the following item: minecraft:bow 1 0 {display:{Name:Bow I},ench:[{id:48,lvl:1}]} A bow with a name of "Bow 1" and has a Power I enchantment. I know this command ...
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Can you fish in Lava?

I understand there would little point to it, lava isn't exactly a hospitable environment for any kind of fish able mob... What I was wondering was can you actually cast a line out into lava? Would ...
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Runtime outdated, Game launcher outdated, On new dell inspiron15, Native log attached

Native Launcher Version: 19 Operating System: Windows 8.1 Application Hash: 703e21de391ba20ebee6fae3a694d0b7514febb5 Java Version: x64: 1 Starting download of: ...
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minecraft won't run on my son's new laptop

I have uninstalled java, minecraft, updated graphics card and even did a system restore back to when the computer was working. I am trying to make my sone happy again with his minecraft addiction. ...
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Why is my villager's trade window disappearing?

I've just built a villager swapper similar to Docm77's, but now that I've put the villagers in the slots, I can't trade with them. Once I have swapped them down and up once, the trade window appears ...
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How to stop being dead in hardcore minecraft

So I've been playing a lot of hardcore minecraft lately, it's fun to need to be careful. Unfortunately an out of game event occurred that needed my immediate attention, which lead to my death in game. ...
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no permission on minecraft

When I put a command or a chat in Minecraft it says I have no permission and if you should know I have a mac. I have tried to switch multiplay setting still did not work. As well as tried searching on ...
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Any way to make a note block keep its note?

I am currently playing on Minecraft Version 8.1, and I went on creative to try to make a song with Note Blocks. Little did I know, each time you click the note block, it changes its note! So, is ...
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Minecraft Cross Platform Purchase Policy

I have purchased Minecraft for PS3, however for various reasons I am dissatisfied with the PS3 experience and I would like to continue playing on PC. Does the PS3 purchase/licence allow me full ...
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My dragons in the Dragon Mount mod will not stand up when I click the bone

My Minecraft is downloaded on a WIN 7 PC. I have recently downloaded Forge 1.7.10 and Dragon Mount 1.7.10. I can do everything but get my dragon to stand. I right click the bone and the dragon does ...
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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 can I switch from Survival to Creative? [duplicate]

Just like the title states, I'd like to switch from Survival Mode to Creative. Is that possible?
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Set facing direction using commands?

Is there a way to set the direction you face when you set a new spawn or teleport to a new location? For example, if I create a notice board in the spawn location facing north, and every one keeps ...
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ForgeModLoader Unable to launch

My crash log, on the Technic Console. This is using the latest Technic Launcher (1/6/15), and with both the new and old launchers every modpack, excepting Hexxit, will not launch. The console (as you ...
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Does it matter if a door is placed facing the opposite way when building villages?

I am building an artificial village for the purpose of a Iron Golem grinder and I am curious to know whether the direction the door faces on a "house" will affect the village behavior. I am ...
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Minecraft Command Entity Spawning Problem

I want to spawn an entity using an command but I can't. For example, I type in /spawn pig and nothing happens. Am I doing something wrong or is my computer messed up?
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Easy ways to get music discs

I was thinking of an easy way to get music disc. I got an idea that putting a creeper in a fence and then making a archer hit him Top view ### #C# C is creeper ### these are fences but ...
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Problem with Minecraft map starting to be drawn from the very top

I crafted a map, used it, then enlarged it by crafting more paper onto it. However, the point from which I did this is right at the very top of the map, so it doesn't help me map anything much north ...
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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 does this spawner farm work?

I've seen a few different mob spawner farm designs around. Lots of people seem to like this one: The idea, as far as I understand, is that mobs spawn in the air and fall down through the water ...
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What's the intake range is for a rotarycraft jet turbine?

I am messing around with rotarycraft on my minecraft install. I am running a gas turbine to experiment with. I have read that you will get sucked in to the front of it while its operating, I have also ...
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Will a natural Village repopulate?

I have found this question about an empty Minecraft village, but it was about an earlier update. I was wondering, if a naturally spawned village, for whatever reason, is emptied out (zombie ...
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When do Zombie Villagers spawn naturally?

I would just like to start by saying I am not asking what causes a zombie to turn a villager or anything like that. I was wondering, what are the chances of a Zombie Testificate to spawn naturally in ...
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Mass adding people to a whitelist

I have a big list of names I want to add. Since Mc 1.8.1 added json whitelist I can't just paste it.
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How can I allow placement of certain blocks in Minecraft adventure mode?

I'm making an adventure map in Minecraft and give the player a shovel that can break leaves, grass, and dirt. What I want to do is allow the player to place the blocks that he or she broke. Is this ...
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How to stop creepers blowing up my Zombie XP farm

I have a zombie spawner that I have turned into an XP farm. The problem that I have is that creepers spawn in the zombie spawning area, and end up at the bottom of the 22 block glass chute. Then, ...
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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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Minecraft sound(ogg) files disappeared in 1.8

I had Minecraft 1.7.4 there were ogg files of all music (including records like cat.ogg calm.ogg) But when I uninstalled 1.7.4 and installed 1.8 those files disappeared . 1.8 has those music because ...
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Technic launcher community modpack closes immediately [closed]

I download community modpacks and I play the pack, it loads whatever it has to load, and the launcher disappears like it's supposed to. Then after a second or two, the launcher reappears because I ...
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Is there split screen multiplayer in minecraft xbox one?

Also, what are the requirements to 2-player split screen?
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How to run commands depending on players scoreboard?

How can I teleport players based on their score on the scoreboard? For example, only if there scoreboard score is 1.
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How long can skeletons stay in a dark area before they disappear?

I created a giant skeleton statue and decided to spawn skeletons in the head. I put water in there just in case they burn, even though its completly dark. In a few hours, i came back and they were all ...
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Is there any way to spawn/create a chicken jockeys on the console? (minecraft)

And to they even exist on the console? Do you just put a baby zombie on a chicken? Do you just continue to spawn zombies until you get one? Or do they just spawn naturally?
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Is there any way I can lock up Endermen for a zoo, without them escaping?

Or anything I can do to keep them from disappearing, like wearing a pumpkin? Or redstone?
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If I am in The End, can I create another portal to get out?

I am in creative mode, so dying is not an option. And I don't want to kill the Ender Dragon.
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How can I testfor a named entity?

I would like to testfor a Zombie called "Zombie Boss". I've tried this: /testfor @e[Name=Zombie_Boss,r=10000] ~ ~ ~ But it doesn't work. Why?
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“Attack of the B Team” Mod is undownloadable for Minecraft [closed]

I can't download this file. Is there any way I can get it?
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Is It Possible To Tame A Villager?

I have been watching TDM videos and I noticed his villager friend in the lab, Dr.Trayaurus, always follows him. I also noticed it teleports. This made me want to build my own AWESOME lab. I wanted my ...
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How do i give water to thermal expansion machines

I'm playing the ftb agrarian skies modpack, the problem is I don't know how to feed infinite water into the thermal expansion machines. Like the igneous extruder if I want it to make stone or obsidian ...
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How do I move armor stands in Minecraft 1.8/1.8.1 with command blocks to different locations of the world?

Is there any way that I can move these four armor stands with command blocks?
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@r with the [name=] specification

I wanted to know if the @r command works with the [name=] specification, aim trying to make a underwater map with randomized fish using invisible squids and i want to only select the ones named squid ...
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Minecraft 1.7.2 forge isnt opening

I have 1.7.2 forge downloaded and when i click on mine craft it opens but when my profiles name is on forge i hit play and nothing happens i can put the profile to say my name which opens but doesn't ...
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What offers better protection? (in mine craft)

In Minecraft i Have a Blast protection 4 on a diamond chest plate and another diamond chest plate with protection 3. Which one is better? By the way this armor is going to be used Battling the Wither, ...
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Forge for Minecraft 1.8.1 says I have to run MC 1.8.1 manually first (which I've already done)

I've looked everywhere, and I can't seem to find any way to fix the issue I'm having. I found a version of Forge for 1.8, I downloaded it, but when I tried to run the client, it said I have to run ...
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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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Mods for Minecraft

I'm trying to help my young son to download/install Mods for Minecraft - but it seems like an impossible task. I know nothing about Minecraft, but have tried to download many Mods from different sites ...
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why i can't place map in item frame to become a map wall

when i placed map in the item frame, they come out like this, but I found out on the internet, other players can do the big map wall, can anyone help to fix it, thank you so much
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Can't strafe when sprinting?

In Minecraft, I have found a weird happening. When I'm sprinting forward and holding down W and my sprint key Alt, I cannot strafe to the left. I am perfectly able to strafe to the right, but I just ...