Questions tagged [minecraft-mods]

USE WITH CAUTION - Technical Support for modded Minecraft crashes and issues are off-topic. This tag is for questions relating to the content, features or gameplay of mods in Minecraft.

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Why do I need to delete the META-INF folder when installing mods?

In Minecraft, nearly every tutorial on how to install a MOD tells you to remove the META-INF folder. However none of the ones I found tell you what it is. I don't like the idea of deleting a folder ...
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How exactly do I install Minecraft Mods and what is Forge?

I'm having a really, really hard time figuring out how to install mods on Minecraft. I've looked everywhere I can think of for help but the information is almost always outdated or unhelpful. I've ...
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How to install mods for the new Minecraft launcher

I've recently changed to the new Minecraft launcher, and I have noticed a change in the .minecraft folder layout. I can no longer install mods just by copying it over into the versions/1.6.1 jar file, ...
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Can my friend and I play minecraft together with different mods?

I'm wondering if I could play Minecraft with my friend. A modded Minecraft, only myself with mods and him without mods. Is it possible?
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Why isn't spawn-protection protecting the spawn?

I've run into a headache setting up a Minecraft server (using the FTB modpack). Having set up a sweet open air spawn-jail and moved the spawn point into it (using MCedit), I started hitting things as ...
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What is this end portal thingy?

I was playing Equivalent Skies modpack for a while until this strange thing appeared in my base. I can't destroy it and I don't know what it is. It just destroyed a part of my ME system. I hope ...
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How can I quickly level my crops?

I'm playing the regrowth mod pack right now, and I'm working to get better seeds. Normally, in packs using AgriCraft, I use a setup like this with the watering can: Which will very quickly cause the ...
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Generating huge text with blocks

How can I create text in Minecraft? I don't want to build it by hand so I'm looking for a Generator. Is there any way to put it directly in the world or to generate a schematic or something? ...
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Single Player Commands “java.lang.StackOverflowError” [closed]

I am using Single Player Commands to assist me while making a map. I am trying to use the /butcher command (this kills all mobs near the player), but I keep getting this error: java.lang....
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How can I completely disable a particular vanilla mob in Minecraft 1.7.10?

I want to play Minecraft with a friend who has a debilitating fear of spiders. I would like a way to ensure that spiders, of any variety, will never appear in the game. Ever. Anywhere. Including ...
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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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Modding a Minecraft server from scratch

I've been hosting a couple of private Tekkit servers for some friends to play on. There are currently a couple of issues that are becoming frustrating for them: Bugs in existing versions of mods for ...
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What is this Minecraft mod called?

What is this mod called? Both syndicate and the diamond minecart. It is a mod that helps you teleport to places quickly with "waypoints". The menu looks like this:
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How to install Single Player Commands

I've seen confusing instructions for Single Player Commands in Minecraft. How do I install it?
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What is the best way to feed a Hungry Aura Node?

I was wondering if my Hungry Aura Node gets more aspects efficient if I feed the Node with crafting tables one at a time or a stack at a time. What is the most efficient way to do this?
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How can have 2 different mod folders with the new Minecraft launcher?

I like playing Equivalent Exchange 2 mod, which was only updated for 1.2.5. It was also an external mod, meaning it was put in the "mods" folder. The new launcher works great, but I cannot find a ...
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Minecraft Corrupt Jar After Deleting Meta-inf

I'm trying to install OptiFine on minecraft and I'm taking the following steps: Open minecraft with archive manager Delete the Meta-Inf folder Open OptiFine with archive manager Copy contents of ...
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Is there a way I can disable mods for specific players? [duplicate]

My friends and I want to do a Magic v Science server where each team can only use their given mods. Is there a way to prevent the magic team from using mods like Thermal Expansion, Industrial Craft 2 ...
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How can I generate a Minecraft world with no stone?

I want to generate a world where all blocks (dirt, gravel, trees, granite, andesite, diorite, all ores, etc...) spawn normally but with no stone. I want a natural selection of other blocks replacing ...
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Planning and analyzing lighting layout

When building structures in Minecraft I usually tend to thoroughly plan my lighting layout, with the primary focus on a seamless coverage of the whole "civilized" area in a light level of at least 8, ...
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How do you keep your inventory upon death in Minecraft PE?

I play Minecraft PE on my tablet, and I dislike the fact that I drop all items in my inventory upon death. Is there anything built in or a mod that would allow me to keep my inventory when I die?
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Optimal Crucible to Magmatic Dynamos ratio

Playing on Agrarian Skies 2, What is the ratio of Crucibles to Magmatic Dynamos to obtain maximum power generation?
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What is more efficient - Liquid XP from OpenBlocks or Mob Essence from MFR?

I built two types of mob traps. One MFR based: mob spawners(from vanilla minecraft) + grinder. As you can see there is tesseract which transfers mob drops and MobEssence to Auto-Enachnter (MFR) and ...
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Unexpected Minecraft mod tooltips

I loaded up Minecraft and all of a sudden these messages appeared which described everything I was doing. I don't know where these messages came from, since I didn't install a mod intended to produce ...
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When using graphics mods such as OptiFine, do I need to patch server or only client?

I found a mod for Minecraft that adds a lot of adjustments and optimizations to the graphics handling, OptiFine. However, I'm a bit unclear whether I need to patch the server in addition to the ...
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Is it possible to farm rubber?

I'm using the Technic Pack, and one thing I'm finding tedious is getting Rubber. I've got a patch of rubber trees, but I have to get the rubber by hand. Is there a way of automating the process?
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Insane tick lag in Minecraft [closed]

I'm running Minecraft on the following machine: Windows 8 x64, 8 GB RAM (4 allocated for Minecraft), i5-2500K @ 4.5Ghz, AMD Radeon R9 290. I've got about 70 mods including Buildcraft, Thermal ...
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Luminators not working?

I know people don't think too much of luminators, but I've always been a fan. Playing on IC2 for MC1.7.10 I never had any trouble. I just starting a MC1.10.2 world using IC2 2.6.161 and luminators don'...
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Does the inhibitor obelisk from EnderIO use energy?

I have one, but he is always full and I removed the power cable and he continues to work. I don't really mind, but this seems weird.
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Why won't Minecraft Magical Crops stay planted?

I've tried planting Earth Seeds and Minicio Seeds on Fertilized Dirt, and every time they stay planted only for a few seconds before the seed pops off the ground. This happens even right next to a ...
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Regrowth - Legit way to progress in the dream world

I am currently playing the modpack Regrowth, where you have several things to accomplish. I came to the dream world (where you lose all your inventory when entering) and am trying to get the necessary ...
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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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What is an Astral Node?

I'm still confused on how to do more advanced things with nodes, but I came across an Astral Node, and I can't find info about it anywhere. Also, nothing new was learned when I scanned it, unlike the ...
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I Can't Place Modded Blocks on my Minecraft Server

I am hosting a server with Kovacic's Mod installed onto it. When I enter the server, I walk far away from spawn and OP myself, yet nothing happens. I still cannot place blocks that are from the mod. ...
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In the Twilight Forest mod, how does one find the Hydra?

I'm looking for the Hydra in the Twilight Forest mod and have failed to find it for the past several hours. Is there any strategy to finding this Hydra?
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Thaumometer on bed

I just started playing with Thaumcraft, and I scanned my bed at night with a thaumometer and was transported to another world. I woke up midday in a small hut with a bed and rug and fire, and outside ...
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How do you make a water portal in Minecraft?

I was recently on a server with these things that looked like portals except with water, it was before the aether mod. I was wondering, how do you build them? I don't want the Aether or Portal mods.
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Filling minecarts on command?

I'm performing some experiments with the new track types and have run into a problem — I want to test the physics of occupied carts without being in them myself (as that makes it very hard to see the "...
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Most efficient Big Reactor and how to automate it?

Today I started playing Minecraft with mods.I'm using the "Technic Launcher" and "The 1.7.10 Pack" modpack. I came across "Big Reactors" and here are my questions: Which is the best/most efficient ...
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Using the mod “Armoa's Core 1997's Dimensional World” How do i change the mining world “y” height?

Ok, so I want the Mining World to be at Y: 256 so people can only dig down. Plus, this will allow for more ores to be generated. How can I increase the Y Cord to do so?
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Can you marry other players?

My friends and I are doing a server roleplay and we have the 1.12.2 version of MCA. Me and one friend want to marry each other but we don't know how to. Can you marry other players? If so, then how?
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How can I automatically replenish custom terrain?

My question is somewhat similar to ( Create a world that would reset ) with a few differences that justify asking a separate question. I have a server map, where there is a central spawn building(...
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Storage System overflow control problem FTB mindcrack 1.4.7

I have made a simple storage system in Minecraft FTB Mindcrack 1.4.7 which will store the main items from my quarry into chests (iron, diamond, tin, copper, etc.) and has an overflow section for other ...
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Can Thaumcraft 4 be played as a team?

My wife and I have started playing through the Regrowth modpack. We are set as a party in the Hardcore Questing Mode book, and it is just the two of us on the server (running locally via "Open to LAN")...
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Can I have different Minecraft mods in different worlds?

Is it possible for me to have different Minecraft worlds with different mods? For example, say I have one world with Pixelmon and a few other mods (improved furnaces, craftguide and timber), and I ...
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How to add mods in minecraft bedrock 1.14.60?

I have watched many tutorials on how install mods in minecraft, but no matter how many videos I watch and how many times I try, I can't add mods onto minecraft. I drag-and-drop minecraft mod files, I ...
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Skyfactory: Why are there no mobs spawning?

I made a simple mob farm on skyfactory 3 and when I went to check the avaiable mob spawning areas using the F7 key these red crosses came up This means mobs should be able to spawn but they don't. I'm ...
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If I make a forge server with mods, do other people need the mod?

I want to make a Minecraft server with mods in 1.11 but do the players need mods as well because I heard from people that they just need forge.
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'Magnet' and 'Delete' buttons won't show up

I own a 1.8 server running Bukkit. I have Essentials and bPermissions installed. Client-side, I have NEI installed and I can't seem to get the Magnet and Delete buttons to show up. Every other button ...
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How do you leave Erebus?

I started playing with the Erebus mod, but a big question is unanswered: How do I leave the Erebus dimension?

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