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How can I detect which specific mob was killed by a player and increase a score accordingly?

I'm making a Tower Defense map and my score system is pretty simple, whenever you kill a zombie the 'Money' scoreboard gets 1 more score. I used the command /scoreboard objectives add Money ...
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Unbalanced square brackets in spawning a custom villager

Just a heads up, if I seem inexperienced in typing my question in a certain style, please forgive me! I used a command generator, from this link, to spawn a villager who sells custom weapons. ...
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Minecraft doesn't save progress

My issue is that when I load the game (state A) and play for a while (state B), then save and exit, and load again, the game is at state A, rather than state B, i.e. it did not save the progress I ...
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Testfor an item in player's hand

How can I test for a player with scoreboard holding a skull with damage 2s in his active slot with a name? I tried SelectedItem instead of Inventory, but it didn't work. I do it in 1.9. Here is a ...
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Add custom name on items created through commands

I'm trying to summon a villager who is buying 4 iron and selling an iron pick that can destroy iron and gold blocks. How can I add onto this command to give this pickaxe a custom nametag /summon ...
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Can you be woken up by a creeper in prerelease versions of Minecraft?

In alpha and beta versions of Minecraft (prior to Minecraft's 1.0 release), if you attempt to go to sleep in an 'unsafe' area, there is a chance you will be woken up by an enemy mob. If you sleep in ...
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How do I disable commands for only 1 or 2 opped players (like worldedit and vanish)

I'm co-owner of a mc-server and the owner want's to make some of his friends op, so they have access to all commands. But is there a way to take some permissions away for an opped player, without ...
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Command in minecraft 1.9 doesnt work but it should

I have a little problem and I cant figure out why. I am trying to execute an image of block 16*16 to position few block away (about 20) and I use command /execute @e[name=Horizontal] ~ ~ ~ clone ~ ~1 ...
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Why does my Minecraft crash when I try to join? [duplicate]

Completely ignored arguments: [--nativeLauncherVersion, 301] [11:03:54] [Client thread/INFO]: Setting user: Decrypted_Chaos [11:03:57] [Client thread/INFO]: LWJGL Version: 2.9.4 [11:03:57] [Client ...
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What is the newest version of Minecraft that still has Soul Sand features?

I know that in one of the more new Minecraft updates, many of the features of Soul Sand were removed or altered. Namely: You can no longer make one way doors with Soul Sand (or chests, and a few ...
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My Minecraft Resource Packs I downloaded and made won't show up

I've made three resource packs from the same template. They are all in my resource packs folder, but only one shows up in the menu. One of the two that don't show up used to show up, the other I just ...
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I can't see my minecraft skin, but others can

I recently uploaded my new skin, but I can't see mine or others' skins yet they can see mine perfectly fine (I tested this with my friend). I have tried reuploading it 4 times, reopening minecraft ...
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Nether portal (that has been used both ways) suddenly move

There are a lot of questions about Nether portals moving around here, but nothing that I can find that directly answers this conundrum (or I just don't know what to search for). I have a nether portal ...
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/testforblocks system problem

What I wanted to do was a system that would permit you to save your build in an area, in sort of a nothing is changeable, not even the items in a chest. In fact, how it works is simple: the ...
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I changed my minecraft username and nothing works

I recently changed my Minecraft username through mojang, and everything was good. Then I opened minecraft from my desktop to mineplex, and this showed up: Not authenticated with minecraft.net ...
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How do I get unlimited potion effect?

Me and a friend of mine were making a parkour map and we thought it would be handy if there was a way to give the players a unlimited potion effect like jump boost or speed.
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How to summon a FallingSand entity preventing it from becoming solid?

This video from SimplySarc shows how to do that, but it doesn't work anymore in 1.9. In 1.9, it simply summons a item frame with a FallingSand entity on top. After a few seconds, the ItemFrame ...
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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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My friend and I wish to play “Minecraft” together, I have xbox gold, he does not. How can we play together?(Without him getting Gold)

"My friend and I wish to play "Minecraft" together, I have Xbox Gold, he does not. How can we play together?(Without him getting Gold)." I really do not like playing traditional split screen because ...
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Why does potion level 128 give some potions weird effects?

In Minecraft, some potion effects seem to get weird effects if you use level 128. This seems to happen with: Haste, some block will be insta-mined, some blocks are unable to be mined. The ...
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My potion is unreliable!

I have a custom potion, and while testing it, I found that at random times it would simply not give me the potion effect. The potion is not at fault; I have even tried some from the creative menu. It ...
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Will the Taint ever overrun the bio-domes?

I recently started playing the Blightfall mod pack. The pack is centered around the exploration of a "tainted" world and uses Thaumcraft's Taint to achieve this. The player can enter one of several ...
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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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Minecraft on ARM Linux? (Samsung Chromebook)

So I've been trying for over a week to get Minecraft to run on an install of Ubuntu on a Samsung Chromebook, which has ARM architecture. I've been following these instructions I found on the lwjgl ...
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Minecraft can't connect to any servers [closed]

I'm trying to play Minecraft on multiplayer servers and can't connect to anything. Here are my logs Here's what I've tried so far: restarted my computer at least 4 times in total reinstalled ...
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Can't keep up! Did the system time change, or is the server overloaded?

I keep getting these error messages on my minecraft server. A couple times every minute in fact. I am running the server on 4Gb and have a total of 8Gb. The world is vanilla and usually does not have ...
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Change score based on score of killed player

I'm making a PvP server with player classes and money, and I want to award players money based on the class of the player they killed. (Both are scores.)
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Minecraft NBT Tags

I'm having problem understanding the NBT tag format. I know about the TAG_INT and TAG_CHAR. In fact, I have done some basic programming. I want to create an Inventory editor for Minecraft. But the ...
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Why isn't my mod working with armorstands?

I made 2 custom mobs, a Fairy, and a Ghost, both using armorstands as a base, after the command block creates them it assigns them a scoreboard of either Fairy or Ghost, I understand why it doesn't ...
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Command block doesn't see radius on teleport

I am using two commands via command block:- scoreboard teams join No-PVP @p[3743,70,3954,32,team=!No-PVP] scoreboard teams join PVP @p[3743,70,3954,100,rm=36,team=!PVP] Now, these commands work ...
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How come some testfor commands don't return anything?

If I run this command which looks for a player at specific coordinates, I don't get any output. testfor @a[X,Y,Z,r=1] (X, Y, and Z are certain coordinates in my world.) This is quite important, ...
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How to /testfor a player's gamemode

I've recently had some difficulties finishing a system; in fact, I need to /testfor myself if I'm on spectator mode or another gamemode. Because I didn't know what to write, I tried this, but it ...
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Trouble downloading version earlier than 1.7.4

I am having trouble downloading Minecraft version 1.6.4. I can download and use versions 1.7.4 and higher, but nothing earlier than that. It gives me an error that it cannot unpack natives. I have ...
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Does a server using Minecraft Forge know what mods are installed on my modded (FML) client?

I'm asking because I am writing my own mods and wanted to know if a server owner can parse the mod list during connection to the server and act consequently if some are missing.
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How do I copy/paste a command on mac?

I want to know how to select, copy the entire command from a command block (separately) and paste it into the chat or an another command block on Mac. I've already took a look to the other question ...
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How to teleport to other bukkit servers without disconnecting via the pause menu and filling in the new IP?

I want to make a lobby server in Bukkit and I need a plugin for it that adds the command /server <server> I've seen many servers have this command. Does anybody know what this plugin is and if ...
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How can I play older worlds on newer versions of minecraft?

In the new launcher you can play beta and alpha versions of minecraft. I made a world in alpha 1.2.6 and no I want to take it to beta 1.3.0. But it does not show up in there. How can I get my world ...
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Teleport half block [closed]

I am currently working on a map. There is an intro of the map where I want to let player to get teleport to have a preview of the map. But I don't want player to get teleport 1 block by 1 block. I ...
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What all can I find in the End City Chests?

In Minecraft 1.9, the End City has been added to the End dimension. In some buildings, I find Chest(s). they contain various items - gold, tools, armour, ... I was told that an Elytra can be found ...
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I have trouble crafting a dig spell in Ars Magica 2

I want to create as my first spell the following recipe: Shape is 'Touch' + dig and its stored in the 'Book and Quill' item. I used my blue points so level it up from the occulus. My crafting altar is ...
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Does the type of ore used for building the Beacon pyramid matter?

With the newest Minecraft Dev Version: 12w32a, a new block was introduced, the beacon block. Apparently, it gives off certain powers in a certain radius, when built upon a 3x3 pyramid, etc., and I've ...
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Configuring QuiverBow's Arms Assistant

I am trying to make the Arms Assistant from the QuiverBow Mod ignore my PortalGun Sentry turret. However I don't know what to put in the writable book, the documentation is not very extensive... Here ...
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How to get testfor to go on and off as I please

I am making a map with friends and I set up a shop keeper to say "hello" when you get within a few blocks, but it has some bugs I would like help with: I am trying to get it to constant check if ...
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Create a “teleportable” object in minecraft

Is it possible? For instance say I have a house , and I want to teleport to it via the /tp username destination Could I assign a variable to the co-ordinates? For instance destinationvariable= ...
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What's the most efficient Minecraft mining strategy?

When I'm not exploring fresh caves or lands in minecraft, I'm busy trying to find deposits of diamond, gold and iron deep in the earth. So far I've just been digging around just above bedrock on a ...
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How to replace a SPECIFIC item in a players hotbar with another specific item

I want to make it so that i have a command block that tests for if a player has a glass bottle selected in slot 1 of their hotbar, if this is true, that specific player and only that player is added ...
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I dug a really deep hole in creative mode in minecraft but i didnt die and now im stuck in this weird area, what should i do?

I was in creative mode in minecraft and I got lost, so I dug a really really deep hole in the ground to I could die and then respawn where I began. I dug the hole and fell somewhere, but I don't know ...
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Minecraft Knockback Modifier [closed]

So I have been playing Minecraft, and am learning how to modify games using C++. I want to learn how to modify the amount of knockback you take in Minecraft, but I do not know how to go about this. I ...
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can't use /fill in a command block?

Just asking if it is possible to use the /fill command in a command block or if i have just written it wrong..... pls answer, thanks
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Please help me. Keep dying by command block [duplicate]

I set a command block to kill squids, but instead it kills everything so I can't come into my game without dying right at the beginning. Is there any way to get rid of the command blocks from the main ...