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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Minecraft weapons shotgun

is there a way to easy make shotgun in vanilla minecraft using only command blocks and redstone? I want to recreate somehow mineplex paintball shotgun, but I got stuck. Any ideas?
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Apply and effect when left clicked/right clicked with minecraft?

Is there a way so that I make make it when I left click/right click with a certain item it applies an effect? I know that you can apply attributes to wearing armour and things but I want it so when ...
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how do i fix modded ticky memory?

---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Ooh. Shiny. Time: 7/31/15 1:19 PM Description: Ticking memory connection java.lang.NullPointerException: Ticking memory connection at ...
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Spawn-protection isn't working on my Vanilla MC Server

The spawn-protection= argument is not working on my vanilla MC server. This question is similar to Why isn't spawn-protection working... But, it's not vanilla and none of the fixes on the page ...
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Unable to open Minecraft Forge 1.7.10?

I have downloaded Forge 1.7.10, but when I try to install it I get the message: You need to run the version 1.7.10 manual at least once. I don't really get what I'm supposed to do. Any help ...
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LAN world - connection timeout

Every time me or my sister make a LAN world it says "connection timed out" when the other one tries to connect, so we can't play together. How can I fix this?
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Minecraft Skin Overlay Not Showing In-Game

When I play Minecraft, the skin I created does not display the skin overlay (eg. hoodie/headphones), but when I look at my skin using a viewer (eg. namemc.com or minershoes.com) the headphones and ...
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Minecraft attack of the b team server issues falling through world and getting kicked [on hold]

Me and my friend keep having trouble with falling through world when you log in and getting randomly kicked. He made the server. He has 4gb dedicated to it. It is private just for friends (may become ...
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/playsound Globally on Server

I need to play a sound file (Disk 11) on my server so that everyone can hear it, but the problem I have is that the sound plays, but when the person goes too far away from where they were, it gets ...
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My Minecraft folder got wiped clean in Mac, and Minecraft is messed up

And no, I did not move, delete, or even touch the Minecraft folder manually recently. I am able to play Minecraft literally 10 minutes ago, and then I closed Minecraft, and when I open Minecraft ...
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How do I locate command blocks?

How do I locate command blocks? I was messing around with some commands and died, and lost the location where I was testing out a lot of stuff. I do not have access to MCEdit or anything like that. ...
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Right-clicking with Ctrl in Modded Minecraft 1.7.10 on Mac

Using a Mac laptop running OS 10.9.5 and java 1.7.0_65, I typically use CTRL-click to simulate a right-click in Minecraft. This has worked fine for me in 1.6.4 modpacks (although I've had to disable ...
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Using /effect on people with a certain amount of points on a scoreboard

So I am trying to make a double jump for my server and i want to give people the jump boost effect when their score on the objective "Jumping?" is 1. I tried /effect @a[score_Jumping?=1] 8 3 10 but ...
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How can I better hunt Endermen?

Ever since Notch made Endermen teleport away from danger, they've gone from being scary to being giant chickens. Case in point: Yesterday, I saw an Enderman and wanted his pearl, so I looked at him. ...
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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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I need to know how to change the explosion texure

I'm trying to make the explosion texture from a creeper change so it looks like it is a bunch of pennies... Anyone know how to do this? I'd really love to know how to do it myself
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How to get livestock onto remote island in Minecraft?

I have created a complex base on a remote island hundreds of blocks from land. It's got everything I want/need except livestock like cows and sheep. Is it possible to get livestock to spawn in this ...
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How do I automatically set off TNT using Command Blocks

I would like to know if there is a way to make it so when a player places a block of TNT, it immediately fuses, without the use of flint and steel, fire charges, etc. Please, no mods or plugins.
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I think I accidentally deleted my mods folder on my Mac

I have looked everywhere for the Minecraft mods folder and can not find it anywhere. I have come to the conclusion I must have deleted it somehow. Is it possible to get it back? I've looked in trash ...
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How to get to the .minecraft folder without the %appdata% short-hand?

I am currently using Chunky to render a map. I'm sure I put in the path to my map save, but it won't accept it as a valid directory. Can someone tell me how to get to the Minecraft saves directory ...
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cant break stuff on survival [duplicate]

i remember when i hadn't bought minecraft, i was playing in 1.5.2 and there was a thing that you could do to add new updates to minecraft. So, once i pressed this button, or whatever it was, and after ...
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Is there a trigger for the gates that trigger when the kinesis pipe is full?

I recently had an exploding kinesis pipe and set up a mechanism to switch off power when there is too much of it. I use a plain Gate set to emit a redstone signal on "Full Energy". However it does not ...
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How do I select two types of entities in Minecraft with the type selector?

I've asked this question towards a developer for Minecraft and I thought I'd ask here too since they might not see the question. How do I select two types of entities in Minecraft? For example, ...
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Why don't shears work on leaves in Creative mode?

I'm in Minecraft and I try to use Shears on a Jungle Trees leaves, while I'm in Creative Mode and it isn't working. Is this planned not to be in the game? Why isn't it working?
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Is there a way to shut down a Nether portal with redstone?

Since it is no longer possible for flowing water to deactivate a Nether portal, you can't use pistons to push blocks into the nether portal and finally you can't move the obsidian powering the portal ...
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How to get mini games [on hold]

Can someone please help me figure out how to get to mini games I don't understand it. I want to play minigames just like TheDiamondMinecart.
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What is Redstone used for in Minecraft?

I've found several piles of Redstone in Minecraft, but I can't seem to find a coherent explanation as to what it does or how to use it. Does anyone know what it's used for, and how to use it ...
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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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Does changing username affect progress?

I'm scared that when I change my MC username, all my progress and servers will be lost. Is this what will happen?
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Commands Work Then Don't Work

I think there's something wrong with my Minecraft. I'm using commands in command blocks and I type my command in it works I copy the command, break the block put a put in the same command and I get an ...
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Can you play minecraft multiplayer on one account using one computer

Is it possible to play minecraft on one account, using one computer? My friend and I want to play together, but she dosent have a computer.
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Minecraft Server - Same Network -> Brother can't connect

We've been able to get this to work before but now that we've come back after a few months, my brother is no longer able to connect to my minecraft server. I am not doing a LAN server because my ...
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Floating text with more than one line

I've seen vanilla servers that have floating text with multiple lines showing server rules, etc. I read the post where someone explained how to use floating text by using an invisible armor stand with ...
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How can I add one title on a scoreboard with two teams?

I am still working on the mini game where you kill the other team's leader, then you win. The problem is with the scoreboard. I added two teams, red and blue. The objective is ...
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Minecraft won't let me log in, does anyone have reasons for this? [on hold]

I have checked my network connection, and everything is fine. All the servers are online too. Does anyone know why this is?
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Why is my attempt at night vision goggles not working?

This is my first attempt at using scoreboards for accomplishing tasks so I'm still learning. I'm trying to make a golden helmet behave as night vision goggles by giving the player the night vision ...
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Pixelmon 4.0.6 crashes at startup [on hold]

[15:59:51] [main/INFO] [LaunchWrapper]: Loading tweak class name net.minecraftforge.fml.common.launcher.FMLTweaker [15:59:51] [main/INFO] [LaunchWrapper]: Using primary tweak class name ...
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How do I create a villager with custom trade offers?

I'm trying to set up a shop system in a vanilla minecraft realm and villagers seem like the most streamlined method of doing so, however I'd also like to make it so that other players on the server ...
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i cant join any servers on minecraft [duplicate]

i have recently purchased mine-craft and i tried to join servers but they said invalid session and tells me to restart the game.I have made a mine craft account and logged in but nothing seems to be ...
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How do I make infinite lava? [duplicate]

I want to make an infinite lava source,like with the water. If one puts 2 blocks of water,they will fill another block completely. Lava does not do exactly the same. If this is not possible,lava is ...
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I get 'Failed to execute 'detect' when running my Minecraft command?

/execute @a ~ ~ ~ detect ~ ~ ~ minecraft:stone_button 0 /scoreboard players >set @a slow 2 For some reason this just wont work. It comes up with: [18:08:39] Failed to execute 'detect' as ...
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Can't login on my Minecraft Account [on hold]

Guys i play alot of minecraft, but when I want to login on my account it says i am using the wrong e-mail/password. I already tried changing my password and stuff but it doesn't work. Please help!
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Is it possible to share wolves with other players on multiplayer servers?

I have successfully tamed 4 wolves but of course my friends aren't able to "use" them. Is there any way to transfer ownership to other players? I asked a friend of mine to feed two of them so that at ...
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Problem with testfor command: “expected '{' as first char”

I am making an adventure map but I have a problem. For the testfor command I put /testfor @p [r=3] but it doesn't work. The command block says: [13:13:15] Data tag parsing failed: Invalid tag ...
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How far away can you mine blocks while standing in one place?

To my surprise, I could not find this by googling, but what is the arm reach of the player? As in, how far can you mine blocks while standing in one place?
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What do i do with rabbit hide

I cant find any where to place it, and I can't find any way to craft it. Is it usable, or is it designed as a souvenir / junk?
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world crashes when entering a world [on hold]

---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Who set us up the TNT? Time: 7/29/15 1:16 PM Description: Ticking memory connection java.lang.NullPointerException: Ticking memory connection at ...
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How can a deaf player detect where monsters and caves are?

I see all the time that the recommended ways to mine is to dig deep and listen out for the sounds of monsters in caves. My niece is deaf, and whilst she loves the building aspect of the game, tasks ...
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How can I automatically protect blocks placed by a player in Minecraft?

I want to protect blocks per player rather than area, as is common. That is, when a block is placed by one player, no other player can mine nor use them (preferably unless they belong to some kind of ...