Questions tagged [minecraft]

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Elytra mechanics in Minecraft

My goal is to use ArmorStands wearing elytra for ray casting. So far I figured out how to make it travel horizontally in any direction. But my problem is that the speed of the entity changes and it ...
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Minecraft running test

I am wondering if there is a better way to track, or test, how fast a player is going, then activate command off that. So far I have: /scoreboard objective add Sprint stat.WalkOneCm Then, every tick I ...
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Why can't I see players on the map?

I had set up a Minecraft 1.8.8 server and play together with a friend on this server. All clients and the server are Vanilla, no mods installed. I had created Map#6 some time ago, and I copied it for ...
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Mobs becoming invisible in Minecraft?

So I've recently started up a CraftBukkit server in Minecraft and an issue that has recently occurred is that mobs, both friendly and hostile, are invisible. I know for a fact that they are spawning ...
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Minecraft: Increasing Arrow Speed

I'm playing Minecraft and I want to create a sort of "gun". Nothing special, just a bow with some slight twists. Decreasing the draw speed is no problem, I already have that figured out. The one thing ...
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How do I raise the mob capacity of my enderman farm?

How do I raise the mob capacity of my enderman farm? I am several hundred blocks from the end island. However, I have only observed 24 entities at maximum. Near the end island, the mob cap is normal,...
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Wandering Trader Spawning?

The wiki says that every 20 minutes the wandering trader has a 7.5% chance of spawning within 48 blocks of the player, but: Does the normal "not within 24 blocks of spawn point" rule apply? Does he ...
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How do you make the Minecraft full screen window full screen on Windows 10?

Does anyone know how to make Minecraft run in full screen mode? My display is set to 1920 x 1080, and the game was able to run full screen a while ago, but, I forget what the workaround was - any ...
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How can I summon a villager that sells spawners for mobs other than the default Pig?

I've tried A LOT of different syntaxes and nothing has allowed me to reach my goal. I want to create a Villager that A) sells spawners (I've been able to do this) and B) have those spawners spawn mobs ...
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Summoning enderpearls on arrows with custom name shot by a player

I want to shoot an arrow named "GreenArrow" that constantly summons enderpearls named "GreenPearl". Those pearls should execute a command at armorstands within 1 block. That command is /setblock ~ ~-...
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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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How Do I Use /scoreboard To Change Clone or Tp Coordinates

I don't really know how to explain this, but here goes. I'm working on a map. I have a huge 20x1x200 area, and I'm cloning it into a 20x1x20 area. The command goes a little like this: /clone 12 104 ...
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Minecraft shows on both monitors when I go full-screen

I did not do anything for this to happen, it just happened one day when I started up Minecraft. When I went into full-screen mode, my Minecraft showed up on both my monitors. However, I'm only able to ...
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Can't type full Korean syllable blocks

I can usually type in Korean just fine by myself in any other game or website, but on minecraft it ends up looking like this if I try to type any word/syllable; ㅇㅜㅇㅠ when it should be 우유, or ㅇㅗㄴㅡㄹ ...
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Executing a command for an entity in front of me

I'd like to know if there is a command for detecting an entity in front of me, that upon detection can execute a command for that entity. The command would be like: There's a cow in front the ...
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Minecraft - Cactus grows faster with more chunks rendered?

I'm playing 1.14.2, and I'm trying to figure out why my cactus grows faster when more chunks are rendered. My house is about 20 seconds away by running. Here is the numbers: Player is in house 16 ...
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Can't Allocate More RAM to Minecraft

I've checked all the other answers and I can't seem to find one that fits my situation. I'll go ahead and list everything I've tried, that way we can cruise through the generic answers. Heads Up: New ...
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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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Brewing stand not accepting water bottles

I've built the automatic brewing station from this tutorial. I've been through it three times to make sure I have everything as per the video, but things aren't quite working. The full water bottles ...
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Why hostile mobs start to spawn then all of a sudden they just vanish? Minecraft 1.10.2

This is a very strange phenomenon hostile mobs will start spawning at night then all of a sudden vanish with out a trace within 2 days (Minecraft time). First they spawned regularly within the world I ...
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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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Vertically stacked armor stands should have increasing scores, but don't

I'm trying to make a goalpost system for a custom map I'm designing. The idea is that a goalpost--consisting of a tall stack of iron bars--would have variable height, and at each block up and down the ...
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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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Problem with Minecraft execute command

I have a clock leading to a command block with this command: /execute @p[r=4] ~ ~ ~ /tp @p ~-20 ~-5 ~ But when I get within 4 blocks nothing happens, the previous output box is blank. What can I do ...
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Minecraft– How to detect for player with custom head

I'm working on an adventure map with quests etc, and need to testfor a player with a certain item in their inventory. The item in question is a custom head with a few attributes–here's the /give ...
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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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My fiancee is already married

I decided to gift my fiancee (to which I gifted an engagement ring to) a wedding ring but she says she's already married. I've tried divorcing using the cleric, but it said that I wasn't married.
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Having problems with the 'distance=' command in Minecraft 1.13.2

I'm having some problems, a problem that seems simple, but seems to keep eluding me. The command I'm using as a test is this: /gamemode adventure @a[gamemode=creative,distance=..2] Above that, I ...
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I am facing a weird bug in Minecraft stoneblock 2 with Roost

Whenever I try to make an iron chicken (using a flint and a bone white one), it gives me a flint chicken instead of the iron one that I want. There are pictures included.
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Is there a way to enter a negative seed in Minecraft for 3DS?

This is a follow-up of my previous question, where I was looking for an easily accessible woodland mansion. I have found that: seeds from Minecraft PE apparently work for Minecraft 3DS too seed -...
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How can I add one enchant level?

I want to with every command add one enchantment level like this: /replaceitem entity {player} slot.armor.head chainmail_helmet 1 0 {ench:[{id:0,lvl:+1}] Level: +1 Or If I have a helmet with ...
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Realms Pocket Edition

Can I upload an existing world from Pocket Edition to make a realms server? I have a huge castle map which I really want to play from my Mac instead of on the PE edition.
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Resume redstone signal transfer as chunks load

Considering that vanilla methods of chunkloading since 1.13 got between impossible and very cumbersome, I'd like a more 'poor man's' method to transfer a signal: I want redstone signal to reach the ...
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minecraft java 1.13.2 - cannot interact with blocks | chunks doesnt load | chat is ok however | spawn protect is 0

13.2 server. I recently got disconnected while entering a boat and since then this happens. I always log in back in mid air to the same spot where I placed and tried to enter the boat. The boat is not ...
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Minecraft server running, port open in nmap, but connection refused from outside the LAN

I have a Minecraft Server running on a computer of my LAN. It's the actual minecraft_server.jar, not a shared single player world, and I can connect to it from other devices on the LAN. I opened its ...
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Can ping but can't join my friend's server

My friend has a laptop that he runs a server on for just me and him to play on. This server always worked, whether it be modded or vanilla, there were no problems at all. One day it just stopped ...
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Why does Minecraft get stuck downloading 'guava-17.0.jar'?

My copy of Minecraft seems to get stuck on 'guava-17.0.jar' when I try to download it, and it's always that. I looked up everywhere how to fix the problem of the launcher staying stuck on this "...
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How do I find turnips?

In the Erebus, where/how do I find turnips? I didn't find this information on the wiki. Do I need to break grass and be lucky, does it actually grow somewhere?
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Where are the three secrets where you have to throw a book?

In The Mysterious Library, it is mentioned that there are three places where you have to throw a book to unlock something. Where are they?
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How can I identify what is causing a framerate drop new to 1.7.4 in only certain loaded chunks?

Without running mods or texture packs, 1.7.4 introduced periodic graphical stuttering when certain chunks are loaded. These chunks are fairly uninteresting, mostly undisturbed land with just a rail ...
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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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Items disappear while changing worlds

I am playing on a server that runs 3 worlds: Main / Survival /Village. I played on this server 1 week using my old pc on version 1.8.8. I had same items in my inventory no matter which world I joined....
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Why are there files in my End and Nether regions?

In this world, I haven't visited the End or the Nether yet, so the /DIM and /DIM-1 folders have both been empty. At some point today, after building a long rail line, I noticed that there is now a ...
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Vanilla 1.5.1 server RandomAccessFile.write errors

I am running a 100% vanilla 1.5.1 server. I get - as soon as someone joins - tons of these here: java.io.IOException: Input/output error at java.io.RandomAccessFile.write(Native Method) at ...
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Minecraft how to testfor if a mob is looking at the player

Is there a way I can testfor if a mob is looking at the player? I know there is a way to testfor a certain rotation, but is there a way to test if the mob is looking in the general location of the ...
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Select Players with inventory open using Mincraft Commands

What I'm trying to do: Make sure players always have a particular guidebook/spellbook (a special command-generated one with clickable links and a special tag). If they lose their book, it should ...
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How to teleport seamlessly?

So I'm trying to make one of those "infinite hallways" things, and when I teleport the player there is a short frame of something every time. I am teleporting relative the player shouldn't be able to ...
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How would I test if a player has an air block underneath their feet? (1.14)

I'm attempting to make a "midas touch"-eqsue system where the block underneath the player's feet will turn to a gold block. However, I found that'll be troublesome if I don't detect for air blocks, ...
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(Java Minecraft 1.14) How to force entity to make use of Jump Boost in pathfinding?

I am making a 'vampire' mob for a datapack I'm writing. It is a husk where I've set the attributes and everything to make it faster, hit harder, and have more health, and tagged it so I could ...
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Minecraft armor attributed modifier

I have a custom server with attribute modified armor. They only thing I’m concerned about is that the armor modified never seems to get stronger after it adds up to 25. Can someone explain if there is ...