Jeb adds a new biome with more coming soon!

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It’s been quite some time since Mojang messed with terrain generation in Minecraft, but it looks like those times are returning with update 1.7. After teasing terrain changes for some time, Jeb tweeted a picture of a new biome he called “disco mountains” and confirmed more are on the way…

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Upcoming: Shrooms! – Underground Mushroom Biomes

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It’s been a while but it feels good to have it back. Yes, it’s another edition of our Upcoming series of articles featuring work in progress mods. This time we’re taking a look at Shrooms! – an ambitious mod by the creator of Goblins!¬†that aims to add an underground mushroom biome complete with new blocks, enemies and items. Let’s take a look…

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Defscape (16x,32x,64x) – a smooth and playful texture pack

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Realism in Minecraft texture packs often comes at a cost – grain. Beautiful vistas soon turn into grainy messes before your eyes, all the expense of some detail. This is especially true for realistic packs. It is hard to create a detailed texture pack that still looks smooth, but Defscape pulls it off wonderfully while staying true to the default texture pack. Read on to see how…

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Sonic Ether’s Unbelievable Shaders v10.0 released!

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The beloved and very famous Sonic Ether’s Unbelievable Shaders (SEUS, for short) Mod has been updated to version 10.0 and supports Minecraft 1.5.2. After months and months of release candidates, this official update, done in collaboration with karyonix’s modified shaders mod, offers better stability and performance as well as polished up effects. Read on for pretty, oh so pretty screenshots.

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The Aether II Guide – Dungeons

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Welcome back to our Aether II guide. In this final part of the guide we take a look at the hardcore meat of The Aether II mod – the dungeons. While the first Aether mod had 3 different dungeon types, Aether II currently only has the one, though very complex and huge. Take a closer look…

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The Aether II Guide – Equipment

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Welcome back to our guide, Aether fans! This time we take a look at the equipment this fantastic mod adds. There are four new equipment types in the mod: rings, pendants, gloves and capes. For more on each, read on…

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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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