The Yogbox – an easy to install modpack

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A lot of people don’t fancy messing around with the minecraft.jar, mods folder and class incompatibilities. People that know how to do it well still avoid it because it’s so dull. While youwait for Jeb to crank out that Mod API, mod packs are a good way of getting all the mod fun without the hassle of installing all the mods. The Yogbox is certainly the most popular mod pack, mostly due to it being co-developed and promoted by the popular Yogscast.

It’s a very big package. It includes various giant mods like Mo’ Creatures and Millenaire and small tweaks that make the game better. Your worlds will have more mobs, random generated buildings, new features, and maps. Covering all the content in it would be hard, and I’m not doing it here (Do you want me to?), but let’s just say it’s a very round and complete package. It makes your world much more “alive” and enchances the Minecraft experience in many ways. ¬†Installation is quick and painless, in a couple of steps you select your mods, install it and run the game.

2 texture packs are included, the Painterly pack and SMP’s revival pack which fully support the package, but are both unfortunately not HD. Another problem I have with the YogBox is that with all the mods installed, the user interface can get a bit crowded, as you can see in the pictures.



The YogBox includes the Mo’ Creatures mod, which I covered in full here.

Running that many mods however can cause performance issues, which is why the creators made it compatible with Optifine, but haven’t included it in the package, which is a real shame since the whole purpose of the pack is to make things easier for the end-user.

Nevertheless, the YogBox is a great easy to use package which will satisfy most people’s mod cravings. You can download it here.

I want your feedback: Which do you like small articles like this one, or big ones like the Mo’ Creatures guide I did? I want to hear from you in the comments section below.

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74 Comments on "The Yogbox – an easy to install modpack"

  1. Icaro says:

    er…where is the download?

  2. yayay says:

    i have everything done on yogbox but when i click install it cant find the file, and i cant locate it. but i know its there. what should i do?

  3. Hori says:

    I installed the yogbox but I can’t play because the game shows me a black screen!!!

  4. lolol says:

    Idk but if anyone has trouble with the blimp of yogbox thing then black screen then update java to 7 http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre-7u1-download-513652.html

  5. yayay says:

    windows/acer

  6. Bloodnose says:

    ^Or unselect the RPG hearts mod.

  7. Bauk says:

    Heelo Dowland YogBox Mods?

  8. BOOM says:

    I dont get how to download it it comes up with some PDF reader thing

  9. Aiden says:

    I kind of died and lost my crafting guide, is there a recipe to make another one?

  10. confused says:

    ummm….. i get stuck at the first screen where it has the credits, any help?

  11. YogscastLover says:

    I installed this mod without issues. It’s AMAZING!

  12. derp says:

    If you get a black screen at the startup just install the latest version of java (Java 7)

  13. Me says:

    Mine downloads the texture packs and it still works fine, but the mods don’t download

  14. LOL says:

    I installed it and ive got the texture pack but none of the mods what do i do?

  15. LOL says:

    I can’t delete the META-INF file becausse ive uponed it with winrar what do i do?

    • LittleDinamit says:

      Close everything, or restart your PC if you can’t (that closes everything for you) then try again. It should work.

  16. LOL says:

    How do istart playing with the mod/make a world using the yogbox and at the start is says “The Yogscast and many good modders present…” and then it’s just normal minecraft

  17. ApEs#!T says:

    does anyone know if this mod works with toomanyitems?

    • gurtejrocks says:

      Hey! Yes, it does. It also works with OptiFine if you are interested. OptiFine makes minecraft a optimal experience with smooth fps and more!

  18. Look behind you says:

    I downloaded this mod pack and did everything it told me to do! I even updated java to 7 but i got a black screen. Maybe i downloaded the wrong ones. Can anyone give me the right link for the yogbox 1.0 and windows java 7 update download link please that would be helpful to me.

  19. Bem says:

    Compatible with 1.0?

  20. jakonater says:

    Does it work on mac?

  21. Andrew says:

    So does it work with 1.1

  22. TASTYMAN says:

    you have to press the force update then when you install it you must press the core mods button

  23. daniella says:

    Is it for 1.1.0 ?

  24. G Mac says:

    Yeah erm i tried to download this mod pack and i click start download and all it does is take me to some stupid site about like sweet IM or some shit but i cant download the actul mod pack wtf??

  25. Death Demon123 says:

    I just downloaded it fine 5 secs ago from the link

  26. Minecraft says:

    Anyone know the link for yogbox for minecraft 1.1?

  27. Akkupack says:

    omg please help me WHERE IS THAT META_INFO?

    • Zaccy14 says:

      META_INF smart guy. And you get to it by downloading 7-zip or WinRAR,
      opening your minecraft.jar with said program and its in there.

  28. I Is Here says:

    Is the rope + mod compatiable with this stuff?

    • LittleDinamit says:

      Since the YogBox includes so many mods, it’s hard to say, but it probably isn’t. You can try to install them alongside each other to check.

  29. michael says:

    how do i know if its working this is the first mod ive every downloaded

    • LittleDinamit says:

      The most noticeable difference will be Mo’ Creatures. You will see new mobs and other improvements as soon as you spawn.

  30. xXphere says:

    I’ve build my own castle at the wrong place….how can I delete it? (From City Builder)

  31. Unknown says:

    Does this work with Minecraft 1.1?

  32. ggray2000 says:

    does this box have any viruses
    please be true

  33. nick says:

    is it for 1.2 yet because i downloaded it the textrue pack works but the mods dont even show up when im in minecraft

  34. Zaccy14 says:

    Is this the 1.2.3 version?

  35. todw says:

    is this a 1.2.3 vershon

  36. Cristerela says:

    Is this for minecraft 1.2.3?? if yes i would love to download because i have been waiting :3

  37. DeDe says:

    ok i downloaded the technic launcher on the site but when i try to open it it acts like its loading the program then nothing happens at all so i can’t even open the launcher to finish installing the mod.

  38. Numzyx says:

    Is there a Yogbox SERVER installer for 1.2.3?? I can’t seem 2 find it. if you have, PLZ, PLZ, PLZ send the download/website link.

    • LittleDinamit says:

      You can’t find it because it doesn’t exist, there wasn’t ever a YogBox server version, so I doubt it’ll be released soon either.

  39. Vampire_Morgan says:

    How do I download the yogbox?

  40. BZaRR says:

    I wanted to try this out because I saw meatwagon22 (on YouTube) playing this mod, and it looked really good.. Downloaded a few minutes ago, tried to run it, and it said it couldn’t find java directory folder, and I’ve also updated java.. Any suggestions from you guys?

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  42. bran04don says:

    i cant find the download link:( help

  43. Josh says:

    this is just for the Technic pack i dont want it its to damn laggy to even play
    i want to put it in my minecraft game not the Technic pack

  44. mini mouse says:

    how do u get mods (yogbox)

  45. mini mouse says:

    how do u get mods (yogbox)
    help me

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