Upcoming: The Lord of the Rings Mod

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This time on Upcoming I’ll take a look at a very ambitious mod recreating a very famous fantasy universe. The Lord of the Rings mod by Mevans aims to add everything you know and love about Middle-earth and more, and it’s almost there with lots of features already implemented and working.

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Ravand’s Realistic Texture Pack (16x 32x 64x 128x 256x)

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Ravand's Realistic Texture Pack

Realistic texture packs always push the envelope when it comes to graphical improvements in Minecraft. These kinds of packs are always the first to use new features that Optfine/MCPatcher/Shaders implement. Ravand’s pack is no different, using random connected textures to raise an already good pack into awesome territory. Let’s take a look…

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Interview with Kingbdogz, project lead on The Aether – Part 2: Gilded Games and their upcoming project

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I continue my gentlemanly discussion with Kingbdogz, project lead on The Aether II mod and lead designer at Gilded Games. This time we discuss his new studio, Gilded Games, and their exciting upcoming project.

Interview with Kingbdogz, project lead on The Aether – Part 1: The Aether and its future

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Good news everyone! We’ve got a real treat for all of you: Kingbdogz, project lead on The Aether II mod and lead designer at Gilded Games is here to answer some questions about The Aether, Gilded Games and their upcoming game. In this first part of the interview we talk about his work on The Aether and the future of the mod.

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Minecraft 1.7: The Update that Changed the World coming tomorrow!

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Get ready for another big one! Mojang has released the detailed changelog for the upcoming 1.7 update, along with a prerelease and the exact release time. Find out more, right here…

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Thaumcraft Starter’s Guide – Perform miracles, create magic

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Thaumaturgy… which giveth certain order to make strange works, of the sense to be perceived and of men greatly to be wondered at. – Mathematicall Praeface to Euclid’s Elements (1570), John Dee

This is how modder Azanor introduces his extremely popular Thaumcraft mod that dabbles in magical abilites, alchemy and more foul sorcery. It’s a very big and complex mod, but we’ll get you started. Read on to learn more about it…

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Bibliocraft – A new kind of furniture mod

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Go to any Minecraft community destination and what will you see? Lots and lots of houses, bases and similar player housing pictures. This is why furniture mods are a thing, and more and more are popping up all the time. Now, Bibliocraft enters the fray with tons of cool aesthetically pleasing furniture options, as well as some twists to the formula. Let’s take a look.

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The Aether II mod recruiting programmers, will go open source once stable enough

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The Aether II mod hiring programmers, will go open source once stable enough

One of the most famous Minecraft mods ever is in the news again. The Aether team has made an announcement on the plans they have for the mod in the future and they include bug fixing, new features and going open source. Their new game is mentioned as well. Read on for the details…

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Glenn’s Gases – underground gas, smoke, steam and more!

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If you’ve ever read about mines, you’ll know that one of the most dangerous things about mining back in the day were gases. Gases that could suffocate you or explode on the slightest spark. But mining in Minecraft never had this sort of danger… Until modder Glenn put it in. Let’s take a careful look.

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