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A 3D exploration and survival sandbox game, based in large generated worlds made of blocks. This tag is for the Java-based edition of Minecraft for PCs. For other editions of the game, please use the tag specific to that edition, e.g. [minecraft-bedrock-edition]

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Minecraft Launcher won't open at all

I have attempted to run the Minecraft launcher several times but it won't respond at all. It has previously worked just fine on this machine, the only thing different is that my OS (Windows 10) ...
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Is it possible to set tile entity data on an enderman's held block?

Is there a specific command that I can do to summon an enderman holding a command block with a custom command preset? I tried the following command, but the command block doesn't have a command inside:...
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Why has Minecraft generated this 1-chunk wide strip of world?

I recently installed Dynmap, and viewing the map I noticed this 1-chunk wide strip extending directly south from spawn for about 16000 blocks. It can't have been generated by a player, otherwise it ...
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How can I get more children to grow up?

I'm using the Millénaire village mods in Minecraft. I have a Japanese-style village with at least one of every building. I have 30 villagers, including 6 children. Some of the places I had built, like ...
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Can I create a custom biome with no floor for my datapack?

I've been looking into custom world generation recently and I found out that you can create custom biomes and have them generate in the world. I was wondering if it was at all possible to use this to ...
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What is the Java Edition method of Bedrock Edition's /ride command?

Story We all know that for the most part, the Bedrock Edition of Minecraft has a very limited command supply, and no NBT access from commands. However, Bedrock Edition has gained a unique trick as of ...
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Is it possible to stop myself from breaking bedrock in creative?

I am trying to plan a farm near bedrock in the overworld. I created a copy of the word location and I would like to plan the farm in creative, then build it in survival with the help of litematica. ...
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Shulker Farm Failure Rate

I built a shulker farm following the design by devilmok. Centered on the trapped shulker, there are 4 nether portals with 17x17 portal blocks. These are spaced apart with blocks in between to allow ...
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How to change a shulker boxes texture based on its name

So, I have been trying for a bit to find a way to change a brown shulker boxes texture when its name is "Emergency Cookie Rations", sounds silly I know, but every technique I have tried has ...
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Set player UUID (world owner) in multiplayer

Problem: I have singeplayer world which I moved to multiplayer server (online-mode=false). But when I log in, I have different UUID, so all my dogs are not mine anymore and my villager discounts are ...
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minecraft command block problem "snowball"

I'm trying to execute this code: execute @a[score_HoldSnowball_min=1] ~ ~ ~ scoreboard players set @e[type=Snowball,rm=3,r=4] Snowball 1 but it doesn't execute the code and instead says: [13:59:43]...
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Craftbook - Sort Potions

I think it's possibly something like a duplicate of my other question Craftbook Collect: Sort enchanted Books/Items But I have a similar question about how to sort potions or if it is possible. The ...
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Is there a possible way to get rid of the grass color mapping in a resource pack?

I'm making a Gameboy themed Minecraft resource pack, and the grass has the color mapping, even though I've made only one color for the color mapping it still has this tint, is there any way to get rid ...
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Zombie villager stole my items

Was trying to cure a zombie. I Succeeded but during the healing process it killed me. Then it up and stole all of my items including my elytra. It did not leave anything, it took it all. He got ...
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Why did my Nether Portal spawn on the roof of the Nether?

So I am making a datapack, and started up a world, then built a portal so I could travel to the nether to test some things... Except my portal spawned me on the nether roof. According to Google, ...
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Is there a way to run a command when the player joins the SINGLEPLAYER world?

I'm wondering if there's a way to run a command when someone joins a Single player world, I'm a upcoming map maker and I making my first map, I have lots of experience with Redstone but never got this ...
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Remove "X/Y players sleeping" Message Minecraft

As of Minecraft Java Edition Version 1.17, there is a rather annoying message: That will show up above a player's hotbar whenever: Someone goes to sleep Someone stops sleeping The number of players ...
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Hiding team colors in usernames

I'm working on a minigame in Minecraft that is built upon not knowing what role other people are (kind of like a social deduction game). However, since teams are required for the game to function, a ...
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How to make rain look like snow in Minecraft?

Tis' the season, and I'm making a Minecraft Christmas resource pack, and I'm trying to make the rain look like snow. I've tried renaming all the files to do with snow to "rain" and putting them in the ...
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Summoning an arrow aimed at a mob

I want to summon an arrow that is fired in the same direction as the player that it is summoned closest to, is this possible with just commands and as minimal command blocks as possible? (not one ...
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Multiple games linked to one world

Background I like to restart a lot when I play minecraft; and I rarely play online. I am the kind of player who will start a game, get established, explore, and then get bored and start again. ...
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Logistics Pipes Request Tables forget Crafting Logistics Pipes

So in Tekkit Legends, I had an amazing set-up that auto-crafted a ton of IC2 stuff, like MFSUs, High Voltage Solar panels, and crafting-intensive items like that. It converted diamonds into IC2 things ...
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Is it possible to trade with villagers using some sort of score? (commands)

I'm trying to make a system that transfers emeralds to a score to not take up inventory space, and that score can be used to trade. Is this possible? And if so, is it possible to display this score in ...
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Why does /trigger have no objectives/commands after installing a datapack that has /trigger commands?

Disclaimer: I know this is similar to a previous question I asked that is related to this issue, but it was a bit too specific, and I've decided to ask a more general/focused question this time in the ...
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Minecraft 2x3 flush block swap - no observer blocks

I need help with building a 2x3 block swap without using observers or comparators, in java edition (1.15.2). 1x1 floor swap (functional) 1x1 wall swap (functional) I need to build this on a server ...
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Why are mobs disappearing in my Hardcore world?

I was making an iron farm and I named a zombie to keep it from despawning. However, for some reason, it keeps going invisible to me. Some of my villagers do that as well. I still hear the mobs that ...
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Unexpected aether terrain

This is the first time I have downloaded the Aether II launcher. When I created a new world, and went through the portal, the terrain was different than what I have seen on pictures and videos on the ...
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How do I make this contraption multiplayer?

I made a grappling hook in Minecraft and put it into a structure. However, I want to use it in a multiplayer map where multiple people may be using it at one time. I believe the way it is currently ...
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Change players health based on scoreboard objectives

I have a custom map in which I have a scoreboard objective. Is there any way to change a player's health based on this scoreboard objective? The only thing I could find was putting a button on a ...
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Is it possible to locate the position of a specific block in Minecraft Java

I am building a datapack and I want to replace how diamonds and emeralds function by modifying their generation behavior. But I don't know if this is A : possible and B : worth my time looking in to. ...
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Troubleshooting a minecart transfer system in Minecraft 1.18.2 Java

This is the minecart transfer system I've put together. A hopper minecart comes in on the top right, unloads into the barrel, then leaves. Another hopper minecart comes in from the left, down the ...
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Is there a way to make a dispenser shoot out a fireball with a specific explosion power?

How do I summon a fireball with a specific explosion power in a dispenser? /summon minecraft:fireball ~ ~ ~ {ExplosionPower:200} I know how to summon one with commands, but I don't know how to make ...
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Does Optifine Make Minecraft Run Smoother Or Slower On A Low-End Gaming PC?

I have a pretty low-end PC that runs low-graphic games when it is having a good day (When it doesn't crash every two minutes). I recently downloaded Optifine, and after a bit of playing, I noticed ...
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Why does the Minecraft launcher sometimes still show the 1.17 layout?

Now with version 1.18(.1) the Minecraft launcher layout looks different again, but sometimes when it needs longer to load the 1.17 layout still appears before being overlaid by the new 1.18 one. Why ...
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Who is the Command Initiator?

I have been playing Minecraft for years and have an ok understanding of the command system inhabiting it. What troubles me the most recently revolves around the command initiator. As we all know @s ...
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I have been trying to download a Minecraft map but it never shows in single player

I've followed step-by-step articles telling me what to do. I've unzipped the folder, opened my ".minecraft" folder, looked for saves and pasted it in there. And then all they say is that if ...
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Minecraft Blockbench animation problem

With blockbench I have created a chainsaw which would work in conjunction with a datapack. Out of obvious reasons, I want the teeth to actually spin along the edge. So I made a 3 framed animation ...
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Best way to dynamically call function

For my project, I have callable objects (arbitrary NBT dict that is theoretically capable of calling an mcfunction) stored on an NBT array (the Stack). At an arbitrary time in execution I want to be ...
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Summoning a falling entity on top of an arrow which had just hit the ground

This is just a follow-up question from my previous one, Specific lightning arrow task, after the arrow strikes, and only using a specific bow. So in that one, I asked how would one summon lightning an ...
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Mouse cursor moving out of window on Minecraft (Chrome OS)

In Minecraft Java Edition on my Chromebook Duet the mouse cursor just goes out of the Minecraft window when playing instead of centering itself. I used Pi-Apps in Ubuntu 21.04 (in Crostini) to install ...
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Testing the age of a certain item in ticks?

I'm developing a Minecraft server which incorporates realism using a command block network in the center of the map. I'm trying to simulate food spoiling via testing for the age of an item (i.e. if a ...
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How would I test if my custom dimension exists?

I'm making a datapack that relies on a custom dimension. If the dimension hasn't loaded in, it will break things. When you add the datapack to a pre-existing world, then the dimension won't load until ...
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Is there anyway to show a mobs health above their head (1.17, Java) with only command blocks?

I'm making a dungeon style game, and I want the mobs to have their health above their head, and update when they heal or get hurt. Is there anyway to do this with just command blocks/commands. Because ...
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How do I get older versions of Minecraft(1.13 and earlier) to function on my Mac without crashing?

I am attempting to run Minecraft 1.8.9 on my Macbook. More recent versions of Minecraft (1.14+) function normally. It typically crashes several seconds after launching. I have attempted multiple ...
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Why is Player's generic.movementSpeed Attribute listed on Wiki as lower than ALL Mobs, yet you can clearly outrun all of them?

EDIT: Player's generic.movementSpeed SPRINTING Attribute is listed as 0.15, their WALK speed is listed as even slower (0.1) Original Post: A Player's generic.movementSpeed Attribute is listed as 0.15 ...
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Changing the "drop all"/"drop stack" keybind in Minecraft

I'm experimenting to find the most comfortable keybinds for me and I found that Ctrl would be perfect for dropping items. However Ctrl + [drop item key] drops the whole stack, which is also the case ...
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ImpulseSV's villager breeder not working in 1.16.1?

I built ImpulseSV's villager breeder (without the farmer so I just manually feed them) and it worked in 1.15.2. But since I updated my world to 1.16.1, it doesn't work anymore. I even let the ...
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Which Y level should I build my glass roof on to prevent lightning from hitting my house?

I read somewhere that lightning spawns at Y level 127, however I cannot verify it or find the source anymore. If I was to build my glass roof on Y level 256, would this be enough to stop my house from ...
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How can I sort items on a server that has increased hopper speed?

I'm playing Minecraft on a server that has tweaked the Hopper speed to be faster. No matter what size is, the stack still goes through. The reason for this speed tweak is a plugin the server has for ...
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Why won't my villagers breed in Vanilla Minecraft 1.15.2?

I am playing on a 1.15.2 Vanilla Minecraft server that I started in order to play with my friends. I have created a villager enclosure, but the 5 villagers that I have won't breed to fill my 8 beds. I ...
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