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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What's the best way to start the Crash Landing modpack?

With the new Hardcore Questing Mode (HQM), numerous modpacks have surfaced, including Crash landing. I've seen both popular and less popular YouTubers start "Let's Plays" on Crash Landing, probably ...
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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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Minecraft Command Blocks: Teleport Player Even If On Horse? [duplicate]

When spawning on our server, the player is located on an island we've dubbed "Spawn Island" (Original name isn't it?). On this island is a series of platforms with pressure plates. Under the pressure ...
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How do I setblock whatever item is currently in hand in minecraft?

I'm playing minecraft, doing some random stuff in my server. I was creating an automatic builder, to avoid having to build blocks, so that I could just walk, and it would build. What I did was ...
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How can I detect when a player breaks a mob spawner?

I am working on a map that I want to test if a player breaks a spawner. Then it gives the player a spawner, and maybe some XP. I want to use a scoreboard command, but /scoreboard objectives add SB ...
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How does one make a lightning sword in vanilla Minecraft?

I've been doing some research on making lightning swords or items, but the only working things seem to be server plugins. I'm trying to achieve the same effect with command blocks in Minecraft 1.8.8. ...
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Minecraft will not run with any version. Please Help!

I have been trying to run pixelmon for minecraft. I have been able to successfully do this until today. I load up minecraft like normal and press play, the bar does it's thing and it appears to have ...
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I can't access NEI

I can't Access NEI, even though I have the mod installed. I can't find the options tab, and the items or the options tab doesn't show.
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Minecraft won't let me log in due to my user being invalid!

My friend can't log into her Minecraft account because its saying "That user is invalid". How can she fix it? She tried reinstalling it and restarting her game but its not working...
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Can I recover lost saves?

I just updated Minecraft Beta from 1.2_01 to 1.2_02 and my saves (I had only one world) seem lost. Is it possible try to recover it in some way?
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Need Help With a command: testforblock near Player!

Hi I am trying to make my own Custom Crafting Dropper, I Need to testforblock near the player to find a dropper with the ingredients. I tried this: execute @p[r=10] ~ ~ ~ /testforblock ~ ~ ~ dropper ...
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Can torches cause fire?

I was just about to dig myself a new basement to my wooden-home, when I suddenly figured that the ceiling was on fire (long story short, not even the cockroaches survived). The only thing I did was to ...
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Is there any way to keep my minecraft server from going through the day/night cycle when no one's online?

My friends and I use the day number as part of our server rules, so we want to keep the day from changing while we're offline, but the only way I know of to do that is to stop the server from ...
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ATLauncher Doesn't Finish Installing Modpacks? [closed]

Hey guys so I tried using ATLauncher and whenever I try to download MadPack 3 and whenever it's almost finished it stops installing, it says "Failed to install MadPack 3 Check logs for error" and I ...
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VBScript Error When Launching Minecraft Server [closed]

Whenever I try to launch my Run.vbs file to start my Minecraft Server I am greeted by the following Error Message... The Launch.vbs is trying to launch the following code... java -Xmx1G -Xms1024M ...
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Within how many blocks do I have to be for wheat to grow?

I am planing on making an automated wheat farm as described in SyrupHut's tutorial. I am wanting to know within how many blocks of the wheat farm I have to be in order for it to keep growing. Does ...
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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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Why am I having multiple problems with Minecraft not responding to commands or connecting to servers properly?

I think my Minecraft on my computer is broken or something. I can't seem to open my inventory. I keep pressing the E key but it doesn't open. I looked at the controls, but the controls were set to ...
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Why is my server list being wiped?

I just opened Minecraft in the morning and noticed all my servers were gone. I added some back and just decided to forget about it. Then later in the day my server list was wiped again. I then ...
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Says Java Is Installed, But It Isn't

So, I've been installing Java v8 on my Mac time and time again, but whenever I try to launch Minecraft, on the launcher page, it crashes and says that I don't have Java installed. I don't know what to ...
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I find ore but as I destroy it, it doesn't drop. Why? [duplicate]

I built my own mine and found gold and diamonds, but no matter what I used to destroy them, they just disappeared. I didn't get anything at all. Why is this?
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How to hover minecraft using command blocks

I'm doing a command block creation and I need to know how to "hover" on block over the ground beneath me in survival if tried putting this is my current command but I just keeps me at the same y axis ...
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Is there any way I can rotate an armor stand?

I'm making a pose emporium, and I'm making a crawling animation. Is there any way I can make an armor stand look like it's crawling? It needs to be a /summon command, too.
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How can I recover from a world wipe due to the Technic Pack?

I've been using the Technic Pack launcher to play the Technic Pack for the last few days. The launcher said there was an update for Sprout or something like that, and I pressed the OK button. When I ...
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How to execute at a player holding a specific item in Minecraft?

I'm trying to direct /execute to the location of a player who is holding a specific item. In this case, an item with the name "Gun". This is the script I'm trying to use: /execute @e ...
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Is there a block/mod to sync/link up block inventories?

I'm setting up a mob farm, using auto spawners and grinders. I have the basics working, except at the moment, I need to go into the "killing room" to change the safari net. Is there a mod or block ...
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How do I create an Ender Portal using commands?

How can I create an Ender Portal without using mods and plug-ins? Can I use /summon to get one? Or what command should I use? I want to get a block which is placable or directly place a block using ...
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I want to make a sword that does no knock back

I am making a kit in Minecraft and I want to get a sword with no knockback. Is there a way to make that sword?
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How can I emulate 1.7.10's adventure mode in 1.8?

Up until Minecraft 1.7.10 I enjoyed playing in adventure mode, which restricts one to use the right tools to destroy or harvest blocks (to have a more realistic experience). In this version (and ...
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Give user items on first spawn on Bukkit server

I have a bukkit server running on a Raspberry Pi 512MB (personal project for the heck of it) and I thought I'd try inviting some friends (~2/3 can't go over 4 players because of RAM) just for testing. ...
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Can my son play Minecraft with his XBOX 360 friends with his XBOX One?

Since MS has introduced backward compatibility can my son connect with minecraft games being played on his friend's 360 with his XBOX one? I purchased the gold membership solely for this purpose but ...
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Can someone help me with my slime farm? [duplicate]

I need help because I want to build a slime farm I have found chunks using a slime chunk finder. I have built it below level 40 at 14, It's a 16 by 16 area and I have triple checked my coordinates ...
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Riding in a Minecart

I have Minecraft PC 1.8.7 and when I begin riding in a minecart while facing North, I continue to face North throughout the ride. How do I face the direction of travel?
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What is the rate limit on Minecraft authentications

I have lots of Minecraft accounts (21) and I can normally log them all (20) in one short time period. Until recently I had 20 accounts and no problems. Now that I have 21 accounts the 21st account ...
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Is it possible to defend your house with iron golems?

I recently read about iron golems in Minecraft and it seems like you can just spawn them anywhere, so this lead me to the conclussion that they should be able to protect your house unless they would ...
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Why can I see 2 different coordinates?

I have the F3 screen open: Why can I see 2 different coordinates? The X section of XYZ: section has a different coordinate to the X in Looking at: - even though I'm looking at the block I'm ...
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Stuck In a command block induced death loop

I made a new world called "Fun With Redstone". I had a "genius" idea to make a zombie killing mini-game, so I put in the super fast redstone clock /kill @e[Type=Zombie] and shortly after, realized ...
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How to test for an hold item name in Minecraft?

I'm trying to make a command block that spawns an item in front of you if you are holding an item with a specific name. I've got these two working scripts; /testfor @p[r=10] ...
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Is it possible to prevent players from using hacks on a vanilla server?

I host a Vanilla (unmodded) Minecraft server, but often find that people are digging straight towards diamonds or instantly killing players with hacking clients. Is there a way to prevent people from ...
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How can I get redstone working again?

I am making a huge zombie siege map with tons of redstone. Just recently, I tried to make a comparator clock to activate a command block. Instead, It only turns on and off about once or twice a ...
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Inventory options have disappeared on Minecraft PC edition

When I press e in Minecraft, all that pops up is a box containing my inventory, my equipped armor, and a crafting table. The other options, such as changing the time of day and the inventory button ...
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How can I farm for experience quickly using animals?

I need a lot of levels to enchant things. I am in survival and I don't have a lot of animals around me. Is their a way to farm animals? Or, how can I find more?
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Minecraft Servers won't Connect at all

So, I have a legal full version of Minecraft, version 1.8.7, running Windows XP SP2, whenever I try to connect to a server, it does not connect. When connecting to Hypixel, I get: Connection Lost ...
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How do I change my minecraft username? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble changing my minecraft username. I logged in, but it didn't show my profile name. I sent several emails. How do I change the username?
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Why can't I access the 'not enough items' tab?

I can't access the NotEnoughItems tab and I've tried switching between survival and creative mode. I can see the option button down to the left but I can't see the items tab to the right. What should ...
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How deep must a lake be for fish or squid to spawn in it?

I have a small Lake in front of my house in Minecraft. It is currently 1 block deep. My Question is, how deep (in blocks) must it be that I can fish in it and make squid spawn in it?
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How do I breed seagulls in Minecraft - Oceancraft?

Seagulls are a new mob in Oceancraft. They are pesky to catch but can be bred. I have managed to capture two in an aviary but I have no idea how to breed them. How do I breed seagulls?
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What is the problem with this command?

So I've been trying to use this commands (on 1.8.8) that someone gave for ages! But when i try to put it in the command block it literally does nothing! Can someone tell me what is wrong? or fix the ...
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How do I find diamonds?

The durability of iron tools is really starting to annoy me, but in all my hours of playing I've only stumbled across one deposit of diamond ore that provided around 7 Diamonds. What's the best way ...
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Minecraft FallingSand is Strangely Permanent

I have a Minecraft server, and when I use the FallingSand entity along with /execute on a clock, the FallingSand acts like it has Time:1. I tried setting Time:0, but it still does the same thing. All ...