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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1350 on: 26 Dec 2014, 18:22 »

Wasn't there like those weird dungeon-esque things where you had to destroy the block in the middle of it, because they'd spawn enemies constantly?

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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1351 on: 26 Dec 2014, 18:55 »

That is a spawner. You don't actually have to destroy it to stop it from spawning though. It still obeys the lighting rules, so if you light up the 4x4 area it spawns in, nothing will appear. This is good because if it's in a convenient place you can put together a trap or a killing room to funnel everything into one place for you to kill and get all their drops and experience. You can search up for ways to make spawner traps. I got lucky in my new world.. The cave I decided to set up my first home in turned out to have a skeleton spawner in the back of it. So a little free loot, and when I get around to it an endless source of experience, arrows and bonemeal.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1352 on: 06 Apr 2015, 07:06 »

I have just... encountered the strangest hostile mob character that I've ever seen in v.1.8.3:

A baby zombie riding on a chicken. Yes, you heard that right. I just wish I'd had the wit to take a screencap before succumbing to my "Ohmigod whatisit? Killitkillitkillit!" instinct.

Also encountered my first Enderman. Scared the $*&! out of me; I've never heard anything so otherworldly! As I don't have a bow, I'm staying well away and not looking directly at him.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1353 on: 06 Apr 2015, 07:45 »

Bows don't work. But Endermen are three blocks tall and won't teleport if you hack at their legs.

Between 0.25 and 0.48 percent of zombies are chicken jockeys.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1354 on: 06 Apr 2015, 09:16 »

I have just... encountered the strangest hostile mob character that I've ever seen in v.1.8.3:

A baby zombie riding on a chicken. Yes, you heard that right. I just wish I'd had the wit to take a screencap before succumbing to my "Ohmigod whatisit? Killitkillitkillit!" instinct.

Also encountered my first Enderman. Scared the $*&! out of me; I've never heard anything so otherworldly! As I don't have a bow, I'm staying well away and not looking directly at him.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1355 on: 06 Apr 2015, 09:46 »

The best way to kill an enderman actually is make a platform 3 blocks above the ground, at least 2x2 and stand in the middle, then look at the enderman. They get pissed and teleport to you, but since the space under the platform is only 2 blocks high, they can't get to you if you stay away from the edge. Then just hack away. It messes with their pathfinding and they don't teleport away when you swing like usual.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1356 on: 06 Apr 2015, 10:17 »

Recently I stumbled on one of those underwater monuments after spectacularly missing the mark on portal navigation. I tried to place a nether portal so it would connect to one I made in a distant village, but instead it deposited me deep underground next to a lava pool. When I started blasting away at some nearby dirt in search of ores, suddenly the ocean broke through the ceiling. I wasn't expecting that at this depth. After nearly drowning on the way up to the surface, I saw the lights of the monument in the water and the guardians swarming around it.

After a few trips to and from this new portal, I was sufficiently supplied for an underwater expedition, with Depth Strider boots and potions of water breathing, and I made my way into the monument interior by tunneling under the ocean floor and up through one of the pillars. I killed two elder guardians in my initial exploration of the interior, but navigation was still quite difficult in the darkness and wetness, especially with all those fishy guardians flitting around. So I decided to make the rooms breathable by draining the water until it was only one block high. In a fit of obsessive compulsion, I spent nine hours of my Saturday making every space in the monument breathable, killed the last elder guardian, and harvested all the sponges inside. Now I can rest easy.

I have no idea what to do with all these prismarine blocks though.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1357 on: 06 Apr 2015, 16:46 »

is the QC Minecraft server back up and running again????
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1358 on: 07 Apr 2015, 03:02 »

It's not, as far as I'm aware. An edit to the post on the front page may be in order.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1359 on: 07 Apr 2015, 07:33 »

I have no idea what to do with all these prismarine blocks though.

Do what I did with them on Creative mode - Use them to decorate an indoor pool!
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1360 on: 07 Apr 2015, 09:13 »

Oh that's a very nice idea. I'm not usually one to incorporate such affluences in my constructions, though. My current home base consists of a wooden house furnished with my bed, some potted flowers in the windowsills, my best enchanted items in frames, as well as a few maps of the surrounding terrain. The rest is purely utilitarian: a floor below I dug out a workshop for storage, smelting, forging and brewing, and below that a farm for crops and trees. I might be able to excavate a room for a pool but I'd have no reason to set foot in there.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1361 on: 06 Mar 2017, 01:37 »

Hey guys I know this thread seems dead, but does anybody still play? It would be nice to revive the thread.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1362 on: 06 Mar 2017, 06:32 »

I've been getting back into playing modded minecraft. Currently I've got a Skyfactory 3 world in progress that's doing nicely. Setting up automated resource gathering and hoping to get magical crops going soon. Constantly running out of redstone is my weak point. And I started a Direwold20 world as well. Skyblock maps are fun, but that lack the exploration aspects. I've barely started that though. I set up a base and a tree farm so far, and conviently enough by chance I set up the base right on top of a mineshaft. I'm starting to do some exploring and mining down there.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1363 on: 07 Mar 2017, 22:50 »

I still play.  just vanilla survival mode single player.
I managed to save the village & repopulate the villagers.
now I'm slowly expanding my empire.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1364 on: 09 Mar 2017, 08:25 »

About once a year I create a new single-player survival-mode world, just to see what kind of changes have been made to the game.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1365 on: 09 Mar 2017, 09:23 »

Much the same...
Drop in every few months, either with a previously made world where I've not been to The End, or start a new one.

It's an odd bird, is Minecraft, I invariably end up getting a bit bored with it... but it still draws me back in.
I just wish it had more in the way of RP content.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1366 on: 21 Jun 2017, 21:18 »

Some sideways stairs andsideways slabs would also be nice.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1367 on: 21 Jun 2017, 21:23 »

It'd also be nice if they fixed the horse AI to where they wouldn't wander off cliff or into lava pools while in The Nether.

At the very least they should make the horse armor enchantable.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1368 on: 06 Sep 2017, 20:27 »

is the forums' Minecraft server still up ?
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1369 on: 07 Sep 2017, 03:59 »

is the forums' Minecraft server still up ?

Ooo I didn't know there was one !
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1370 on: 07 Sep 2017, 21:19 »

last I checked, JIMOR was hosting it, and you had to be whitelisted to join it.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1371 on: 07 Sep 2017, 23:26 »

It's long gone, but the save file link might still be around.

Edit: Yep - http://www.mediafire.com/file/kw2raqgayd9xrg8/QC_Amped-Oct.zip
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1372 on: 08 Sep 2017, 02:39 »

It's long gone, but the save file link might still be around.

Edit: Yep - http://www.mediafire.com/file/kw2raqgayd9xrg8/QC_Amped-Oct.zip

Hmmm...

What does one do with this??
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1373 on: 11 Sep 2017, 17:14 »

You should be able to put the unzipped files/folders into a new folder in your Minecraft saves, then load it into single player, then play just as if it was your own save. I forget the game version at the time, I think it was the version that just introduced "Amplified" terrain, however, since that's what our world was.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1374 on: 13 Sep 2017, 02:25 »

Amplified Terrain is fun.

I should retry it again, since I got my new laptop. Now to remember my damn password for the user account.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1375 on: 14 Nov 2018, 09:17 »

It's been out for a while but I'm now discovering how much fun the Minecraft aquatic update is. Flooded caves! Buried treasure! Swimming with dolphins! Terrors from the deep! I've been having a blast in the water and I haven't even visited the warm oceans with coral reefs and tropical fish, or the cold oceans with icebergs and glaciers, there's just so much to see and do! I encourage anyone who's been away from the game to give it another go, it's really a hell of a lot of fun.

I've also been working to complete the Dokucraft texture pack, which is now up-to-date. It's a collaborative project to keep a popular Minecraft texture pack updated. Pretty proud of the blue ice I created for it.
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« Reply #1376 on: 14 Nov 2018, 11:18 »

Hoo, Dokucraft rings a really loud bell. Wasn't that the one used by the Yogscast for a long time?
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1377 on: 14 Nov 2018, 12:10 »

I think so. It's always had a lot of fans.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1378 on: 28 Nov 2018, 01:51 »

Is it weird that my Minecraft tips  tumblr posts from 5+ years ago are only just getting notes? I'd actually forgotten about the tutorial I did for archery slats(using stairs and trapdoors) until someone reblogged last month.
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1379 on: 28 Nov 2018, 23:03 »

Aren't trapdoors a recent addition? They're certainly not 5 years old. But you never know how the ebb and flow of popularity pans out.

Out of curiosity, what is it that you do with stairs and trapdoors?
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1380 on: 29 Nov 2018, 02:38 »

Aren't trapdoors a recent addition? They're certainly not 5 years old. But you never know how the ebb and flow of popularity pans out.

Out of curiosity, what is it that you do with stairs and trapdoors?

Trapdoors been in Betas since 2011

https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Trapdoor

1.3.1 (where they were definitely implimented) is dated August 1, 2012

ALL wood versions were a much later addition (This year!)
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Re: Minecraft
« Reply #1381 on: 29 Nov 2018, 05:51 »

Jesus, it feels like that was four years ago at most.  :psyduck:
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