Minecraft – The Horse Update (1.6) has been released!

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After a long wait and lots of snapshots Minecraft has been updated to 1.6, The Horse Update. As you might tell by the name, this update focuses on a new mod – the horse. There’s tons of stuff added with this update, both related and unrelated to horses. From horse armor to colored clay and even a new launcher, read on for the details…

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The Aether II Guide – Terrain

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The Aether is dangerous and you should not go alone. Take this edition of the guide with you! This time we cover the terrain in this exciting new dimension, and there is a lot to cover with a mod this size. Find out what those colorful clouds do, what properties the new ores have and more…

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The Aether II Guide – Mobs

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As you continue your adventure in the Aether II, you will encounter new animals, friendly and hostile, big and small. In this part of your Aether II Guide we take a look at all the new mobs the mod adds and how to fight them. Read on for the almanac…

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The Aether II Guide – Getting Started

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Now that The Aether II mod is finally out (though in alpha capacity), it’s time for our comprehensive guide on what to expect playing it. The guide is split into parts, the first one being “Getting Started”, which is what you are reading right now. Read on to learn how to download and install the mod, get to the Aether and prepare to take on your first dungeon…

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The Long Wait is Over – The Aether II Alpha releases for 1.5.1

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The moment you’ve all been waiting for is finally here! After months of teases, update videos and concept art, The Aether team led by Kingbogdz has released an alpha version of their Aether II mod. The mod includes a new dungeon system with party support, new mobs, items, blocks and much, much more, a lot of which will be covered in our upcoming Aether II guide! Read on for the download…

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The Herbology Mod – grow, pick and combine herbs

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Sometimes you don’t want to fight monsters and explore caves. Sometimes, you just want to hang out on the surface and grow your crops and breed your cattle. Modder CaptainFord means to improve on that aspect of Minecraft with the Herbology Mod which adds all kinds of new flora in Minecraft that you can grow yourself, then mix several herbs into medical herbs that give buffs like potions. Read on for the details.

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Snapshot News – New sounds, An Attribute System and Resource Packs!

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It’s time for another round of snapshot news. Mojang has been busy with Minecraft the last couple of weeks so along with the usual patch of bugfixes we have a couple of new additions. Villagers and horses now have sounds (thanks, C418!) and we mark the beginning of two new very important systems – an attribute system and a resource pack system that will soon replace texture packs and is a step towards the long-awaited Mod API! Read on for the details, it is fascinating stuff…

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Legendary Beasts Alpha – A Cool Boss Mod

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Challenge is something every player craves in a game. It is the driving force, – the motivation – that pushes gameplay forward. However, after some time passes and you’re all decked out with diamond gear, vanilla Minecraft starts lacking it. This is why there are lots of mods that add an additional challenge, a so called “end-game”. Among these is Legendary Beasts, a mod by Davidee currently in public alpha. The mod adds 5 randomly spawning temples, each with a unique boss “beast” and a very nice reward. Read on to find out all about them…

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Damage Indicators – The RPG UI and Damage Amount mod!

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Minecraft has a lot of RPG elements and it is something a lot of players are very interested in, which also makes mods that enhance that aspect of the game very popular and desired. While some add items, mechanics or mobs, modder rich1051414 decided to improve upon the user interface by adding some RPG indicators with his Hit Splat Damage Indicators mod. The mod adds a special interface element that displays information about a mob when your reticle covers it, as well as damage indicator numbers on hit. Read on for the details…

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