Lands of Iuvem – a huge beautiful custom terrain map

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I’m a big fan of WorldPainter maps – I love me some Eldaria island. However, it seems good custom terrain maps for survival and small servers are too few and far between. Luckily, mapper Corpeh has us covered with his Lands of Iuvem map, featuring a 4k x 4k map with some truly stunning terrain.

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News – 1.7.9 and Heartbleed

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Last week, Mojang released a couple of announcements, focusing on the Heartbleed bug that affected Minecraft (as well as most of the web) and the new 1.7.9 update that headlines the ability to change your in-game name while still not breaking server bans, inventories, etc. Read on for the details.

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The NEW Ultimate Mo’ Creatures Guide – Part 4 (Recently Added Mobs)

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On your adventures through the blocky lands of Minecraft, if you have Mo’ Creatures installed, you might encounter all kinds of new mobs and animals you are not familiar with. This is where this almanac comes in. Now updated for Mo’ Creatures v6.1.0 compatible with Minecraft 1.6.4, this is the go-to guide for all things Mo’ Creatures. Browse all of the mobs in alphabetical order with pictures and short, to-the-point descriptions (some jokes included).

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New Dawn – A Realistic New Terrain Engine

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The terrain mod scene is dominated by biome mods that add a ton of new biomes to the game and improve on terrain generation in that way. But, there haven’t been many mods that actually modify the terrain engine itself. New Dawn by TwoThe does exactly this. This means more realistic terrain and smoother biome generation. Let’s take a look…

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Life in the Woods – an amazing exploration and foraging focused modpack

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Focusing on exploration, foraging, and survival, Life in the Woods is a modpack by Phedran which emphasizes the aspects of Minecraft often considered the most interesting. Lots of mods work together in this pack to create a wonderful experience you should definitely check out. Here’s why…

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Blood Magic (Basics) – gritty magic for the aspiring necromancer

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The fantasy side of Minecraft has always been light, and the magic-y stuff in the game never showed that dark side of magic that can be very interesting. The Blood Magic mod by WayofTime explores the forbidden side of magic, the kind that requires blood sacrifice…

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Unique Artifacts – awesome randomly generated loot

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For a seasoned adventurer that has braved many dungeons and strongholds, the loot can get kind of boring. It’s coal and bread and rails all the time, and all the awesome stuff is reserved for enchanted weapons. Not anymore, thanks to modder Draco18s and his Unique Artifacts mod, which adds randomly generated items to the loot…

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Animated Player – a nice and simple aesthetic mod

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Sometimes mods don’t have to be overly complicated to be great. Sometimes it’s enough to do something small in order to improve the game. One such mod is Animated Player by thehippomaster21, a simple aesthetic mod that reworks the player model, giving it new animations and features including facial expressions. Let’s take a look…

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Texture Pack Gallery: Sphax PureBDCraft

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In this edition of Texture Pack Gallery we’ll show you around Sphax PureBDCraft, one of the most famous texture packs out there and my personal favorite. It’s Texture Pack Gallery time- come check it out…

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