Steve’s Carts 2 – A beautifully complex minecart overhaul

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Minecarts in Minecraft are one of the main transportation methods (especially prior to the addition of horses), but aren’t used for much else. That is, until modder Vswe took matters to his own hands with Steve’s Carts 2 – a huge cart overhaul mod that adds a cart creation system with lots of modules to combine into carts. Let’s take a look.

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CrazyOres – tons of new ores, epic golems, armor and more!

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This one is for all you miners out there. Ores are a core part of Minecraft. But, for a lot of people, the number of ores in vanilla Minecraft is just not enough. To fill this void, modder Andy608 made CrazyOres, a mod that adds new ores, epic golems, new armor sets with special abilites and more. Read on for the details.

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Upcoming: PaleoCraft – Realistic Dinosaurs in Minecraft!

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Welcome back to another edition of Upcoming, the series in which we take a look at some upcoming mods for Minecraft. This time we’re taking a look at PaleoCraft by modder Dan_Wallace. This mod sets out to create a new dimension filled with realistic dinosaurs.

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Mojang releases 1.6.4 – bugs fixed, mods broken

1.6.4 Update Out

Even though work on 1.7 is in full swing, Mojang has recently released a new update for Minecraft with lots of bug fixes but none of the 1.7 features. Find out more…

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Presence Footsteps – An overly complicated footstep sound enhancement mod

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Have you ever walked around your Minecraft world and thought to yourself: Man, I wish the footstep sounds were generated by a very complicated system that allows for maximum realism and diversity? Me neither, but once you install this mod, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.

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Pixel Reality (16x) – A nice pack with a built-in shader alternative

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Shaders are cool. They make Minecraft look nicer, but not everybody has a monster PC able to run shaders and even then they can be buggy. Wedhro, creator of the Pixel Reality pack must have thought of this when making his pack because besides the regular texture stuff, it also includes some cool shader-like effects that can run on pretty much any machine. Read on for the details.

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Snapshot News: New biomes, more flowers

Snapshot News!

Get ready for a big one! Snapshot 13w36a is out and brings with it all the biome changes previously rumored and more! Get ready for disco mountains, cliffs, savannas and others. Read on for an overview of everything added…

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Better Grass & Leaves Mod makes the flora prettier

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The cubey world of Minecraft is dotted with flora. Leaves and grass (and others too) cover the surface. Modder Poersch decided that it could look better, and so the Better Grass & Leaves Mod came to be. The mod essentially adds a few pixels to some textures, making them less cubey and more lush. Let’s take a look.

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Minecraft 1.7 News: World Generator Update

Minecraft 1.7 Update

After some rumbling about world generation and new biomes in early August, the Mojang team have now released a blog post further detailing the world generation changes. It looks like we’ll be seeing a lot of new biomes, smaller oceans and more realistic biome placement. Continue reading for the details…

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