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 happened to my minecraft world?

I have this one minecraft world that was on survival that I always played on. Then one day, I played on a snapshot; I opened my castle world on accident, but now all my chests are empty, and paintings ...
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How to set up a Minecraft profile specifically for NEI?

I want to be able to play with NEI and leave the other mods in the mods folder. I was told that I can "just make a separate profile containing only Forge and Not Enough Items." How can I do this? I ...
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Use a command block to “Sense” a player in a certain area

OK, so on my friends and my server, we have a skyblock map. My issue is when somebody joins they spawn above the Void. What I need is for a command block to determine if a player is near the Void and ...
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Time Lock Bukkit plugin stuck at eternal day

I've set my Minecraft world to eternal day and I want to make it back to normal day and night cycles. How do I do this? The /tl command does not work!
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What is the easiest way to find a Mineshaft? [duplicate]

I have been playing a survival world with my friend for a while. The only thing we haven't done, is find the Mineshaft. So, what is the best way to find a Mineshaft, while avoiding the anoyying Cave ...
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command blocks in minecraft

What is a command block and how to craft it i went to my friends house i saw his Mine-craft on his PC so he showed me a command block but when i went home and took out my I-pad and opened Mine-craft ...
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Minecraft offline

I host a weekly Minecraft night. All LAN server. Tonight, the Minecraft authentication server was down for nearly an hour. Blew game night out of the water. There used to be a "play offline" ...
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Forge Server-Cannot Assign Requested Address [duplicate]

I got my Forge server ready. My IP and everything, but it has this error: [17:51:01] [Server thread/INFO] [FML]: Holder lookups applied [17:51:01] [Server thread/INFO] ...
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Feed the Beast Mod-pack Cannot connect to servers or create new worlds

When I log into FTB, using any of the new mod-packs, e.g. FTB Monster or Agrarian Skies, the game works fine until I try to create new world or log into a server. If I try to create a new world FTB ...
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How do you purge taint?

I realize that tainted regions are important for certain things in Thaumcraft, but I hate that it spreads so voraciously. I've tried placing a ring of cobblestone around it to contain the area, but ...
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Mining Diamonds in Minecraft

After trying to mine a diamond vein for his ores, I get my pickaxe broken, lost the vein of diamond and didn't get any ore. I was using a iron pickaxe to do the mining. Could the type of the pickaxe ...
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Can I use N.E.I. every time i play?

Is it possible to always have Not enough Items set up every time I play Minecraft even without forge. Can I for example open Minecraft and choose my normal profile not forge, and when i play have ...
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How can I show the leader's health of each team and make it say the other team won

I'm making a Minecraft mini-game called "Clan Wars". You have to try to kill the other team's leader then you team wins! The problem is I would like the scoreboard to show the leaders' health and ...
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what to do about chunks not loading?

Sometimes not loaded chunks create holes in the world. Why is it that some chunks don't load while everything around them gets loaded? Yesterday i traversed such a hole flying, it still didn't load. ...
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Can a friend connect to my singleplayer world over the internet? [duplicate]

Is it possible to play one of my Minecraft singleplayer worlds with a friend that's not at my house? I understand how LAN servers work when your on the same internet connection. but how would I play ...
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LAN games not operating [duplicate]

Every time I try to connect to a LAN game on my computers I put ip:port and it loads a little while before getting a screen that says "Java.net.connectexception: connection times out: no further ...
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How do I Create an Ender Portal?

How can I create an Ender Portal without using mods and all other plug-ins and things? Can I use /summon to get one?
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How can I make a fake name when I use command blocks?

I'm trying to make a mini game but I want it to say like when you press a button over a command block it will say "BOB welcome", bob instead of the @a or @p sign and then after is the message all I ...
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how to set up teams with command blocks

I am making a mini game in Minecraft where when you first spawn in you are in a lobby where there are two 2 3x2 caves, one blue, the other red. When someone walks into one of the caves it adds them to ...
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How often do animals respawn in MCPE?

I was recently playing Minecraft Pocket Edition in a world I have specially designated for hunting, and I was wondering, how often do animals respawn in MCPE? I know for a fact that they have to, ...
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timing out when trying to connect to my own server using Hamachi

Recently I've been unable to connect to my Minecraft server which I play on with a friend. It seems my friend has been able to access it just fine, but every time I try to connect I get the error: ...
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Resetting the End on Xbox Minecraft

I have ended the Enderdragon, got the Enderdragon Egg, made my village, mastered the overworld and have been wondering. I feel like taking the Enderdragon on again. Is this even possible without ...
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What IS A Port Number? [closed]

On Minecraft, if you are on a Single Player World and you open it to LAN, it then come's up in the chat with a Port Number. I do not know what this Port Number is and what it means. Please tell me ...
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Minecraft xbox differences with PC [duplicate]

My wife and I just got the Xbox version of Minecraft and cannot figure out what version it is running compared to the PC. We have been playing the PC for around 2 years now and when we switched, it ...
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How can you view your durability on minecraft?

How can you view the durability? When I do F3+H it doesn't work. I have version 1.7.2, and I'm using mods, but not any durability mods. I'm using lenovo laptop/acer laptop Windows 8.
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What is a suitable replacement for the mixer?

The mixer is hard to automate. I tried replacing it with a LiquiCrafter, but that does not seem to generate sludge (only 1 output slot). What are my alternatives?
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Why does my Minecraft world keep freezing

My wife and I are playing Minecraft on the the Xbox 360, and it will randomly freeze. We have called Microsoft twice, and both times they have said that it "must be over heating." We know that this ...
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Minecraft went small [duplicate]

something happened to my Minecraft . I changed language and when I returned back to English everything came up smaller. I cannot get back to my old normal settings. Please help.
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Minecraft Spigot Java Crashes at random times

Server Info: Home OS: Mac 13.1.0 Wrapper: Nothing but a script and the screen command. Java Version java version "1.6.0_65" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_65-b14-462-11M4609) Java ...
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What is the best armor in the modpack of Ultra Modded-Survival for Technic Platform? [on hold]

I tried before Modular Powersuits fully upgraded, now I'm seeking for an armor for PvP with anti-spells and stuff like that. I don't care about costs or time to get it. Modpack List Currently I'm ...
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Minecraft LAN-siblings can't connect [duplicate]

So me and my brother wants to play together on a LAN server. We both have a member account each, but it won't let me connect on his LAN and reverse. I have searched everywhere, and tried anything, so ...
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What knowledge am I supposed to start with in Minecraft?

My children play Minecraft based on extensive "lore" from friends and experimentation. Of course, one can find anything one wants about it by googling, but if discovery is supposed to be part of the ...
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Minecraft server login issues

So just 30 minutes ago, I wanted had to leave one of my servers, and re-join it due to odd lag issues. However, upon re-logging into the server, the message "Failed to login: The authentication are ...
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How to Fix Shaders mod

I downloaded the Shaders mod and when I put in SEUS-v10.1-Ultra 3 messages came up saying, "[Shaders] Error : Invalid program gbuffers_textured_lit", "[Shaders] Error : Invalid program composite", and ...
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Minecraft commandblock (/tpa @p

I recently watch a video of how to use command blocks and in it this guy showed that you cannot enter this place without shears and he got shears and he could walk through. I know how to do the /say ...
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Mobs named jeb_

I recently learned of the Disco Sheep Easter egg: Naming a sheep jeb_ using a name tag or a renamed spawn egg will cause it to appear to constantly fade through all colors. When shaved using ...
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What is the best way to get rid of mobs in minecraft with mods?

This is a follow-up question to a previous question I asked earlier, only I want to know what the absolute best way is to destroy mobs with mods automatically. I would really like to protect my ...
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Is it possible to find a pre-built rocket in my galacticraft world?

I was playing my Galacticraft/ICBM world the other day, and I looked on my ICBM radar and saw a Tier 1 rocket a couple meters away. I went and looked around, but nothing was there. Is the rocket ...
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Do spawners work in the Nether?

Do spawners work in The Nether (top of nether)—especially Skeleton, Cave Spider, Zombie Pigman, and Zombie spawners?
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SMP Vanilla Chunk Loaders?

Recently I learned about SimplySarc's vanilla (Non-command block) chunk loader. However, I realized that his video was not so recent and he was using it for SSP. I want to know, does SimplySarc's ...
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Minecraft Player Heads show Steve when worn

So I want a player head, and in this example we'll use Notch. /give Jigsaw79 minecraft:skull 1 3 {SkullOwner:Notch} So it gives me a head. When I place down the head it shows Notch's skin, but when ...
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What is the easiest way to kill mobs automatically in minecraft?

I was playing minecraft one day, and I was wondering if there was any good method to protecting my house automatically (While not using Golems!) from angry mobs. Is there any way to install a system ...
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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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Execute command relative to block

Is it possible to execute commands relative to a block? For example, if I have a stone block and I want to execute a particle command at it, how can I do that? I do know how to use the execute ...
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attack of the b team server isn't working well please help

My Attack of the B Team server suddenly shut down. When it is starting it crashes. This is the crash report: Encountered an unexpected exception IllegalArgumentException ...
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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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How Do I Chat with my Twitch.tv viewers in Minecraft? [duplicate]

I am streaming my Minecraft game using the built-in Twitch.tv integration. I would like to chat with my stream viewers directly from Minecraft, but I don't know if it is possible, or how.
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How to remove the black and white bars from the top of my Minecraft client?

I am running a modded version of Minecraft on my computer, which is a Mac Mini running OSX. I have the latest update of Java 7 and I am running the FTB Unleashed v1.1.3 launcher and have not had ...
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Minecraft 1.7.9 won't launch [duplicate]

I downloaded the launcher (from www.minecraft.net) after purchasing and registering. I run windows 7 ultimate (YES, i downloaded the windows .exe version). I start the launcher and it works fine. I ...
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I'm stuck in a teleporting loop. What can I do?

I set a command block to /tp. It was supposed to activate only if you had 0 time left, and to activate the command block with a hopper clock to keep giving it power. But it is not checking if you ...