Snapshot News – 14w25b brings us a new mob and much more

Snapshot News - 14w25b

Mojang has released a new snapshot – 14w25b – with a lot of cool new stuff you’ll want to read about. A new mob? Underwater dungeons? New blocks? SPONGES?! Sign me up…

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More Player Models 2 – Customize your character!

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More Player Models 2 - Minecraft Mod

Skins are great, but didn’t we all sometimes wish that there were more customization options available for our characters? A character creation screen, mayhaps?  Modder Noppes agrees and brings us his More Player Models 2 mod which allows you to change a great deal of wonderful things on your character model, even change it completely. Read on to find out more…

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Ars Magica 2 – Getting Started

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Ars Magica 2

We’ve previously covered magic mods, but Ars Magica 2 is a different beast. The mod adds huge amounts of new content and mechanics that shake gameplay up nicely. In this article we’ll help you get started with the mod.

A look into what Minecraft could become when you add a splash of magic… Ars Magica is a mod about casting powerful spells, fighting bosses, and having fun with magic!  It features a unique spell creation system where you can create any spell you can imagine!

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Minecraft Realms is now available worldwide!

Minecraft Realms

Minecraft Realms, Mojang’s server hosting service, is now available to users on PC and Mac worldwide. This means everyone can now get their hands on some fine servers. Read on for the details.

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HoloInventory – a HUD mod that removes the tedious part of storage

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holoinventory

Did you ever think about something really simple that would be totally neat or useful? Like car keys that beep when you’re looking for them, HoloInventory is just plain useful. It’s not overly complex or ambitious. It sets out to make your life a bit easier, and it does. Let’s take a look.

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Star Wars Mod – A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away…

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Star Wars Mod for Minecraft

It is a period of civil war. Modder spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have obtained the secret plans to a secret weapon that would revolutionize Minecraft – the STAR WARS MOD.  As republic and CIS forces wage war, the modder forces realize they have set the secret STAR WARS MOD weapon in the wrong Star Wars movie trilogy…

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Snapshot News – 14w17a brings highly customisable world generation

Snapshot 14w17

Mojang has released yet another snapshot, snapshot 14w17a, with a cool new addition to world generation – a new “custom” world type which allows you to mess with Minecraft’s famous world generation formula in order to create crazy new worlds. Read on for the details…

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Lands of Iuvem – a huge beautiful custom terrain map

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Lands of Iuvem

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

Heartbleed Mojang

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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