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Minecraft Mods Explained
Episode 11 • Published Jan 13, 2015

We explain basic Minecraft mod installation and then list off a bunch of great mods to start with - mods that aren’t that complex or intensive but great ways to experiment with mods in your Minecraft gameplay.

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Links and Show Notes

Tutorials/Minecraft help FAQ - Minecraft Wiki

WinZip for Windows, Mac and Mobile - Zip Files, Unzip Files

Mods/Installing mods - Minecraft Wiki

Minecraft Forge API 1.8, 1.7.10, 1.7.2 and 1.6.4

WIP-1.7.10 FastCraft 1.12 - Off-Topic - IC² Forum[WIP-1.7.10]

FastCraft is a small mod which improves the client and server performance significantly without any game play changes.

MapWriter - An open source mini-map! - Minecraft Mods - Mapping and Modding - Minecraft Forum - Minecraft Forum

ChickenBones Mods - NEI Mod

Not enough items.

Inventory Tweaks official website – Inventory Tweaks 1.58 documentation

Vein Miner - Quickly mine veins of ore - Minecraft Mods

Shaders Mod (updated by karyonix)

Pam’s HarvestCraft

Chisel - Minecraft Mods - Mapping and Modding - Minecraft Forum - Minecraft Forum

Chisel adds a huge variety of static blocks to the game. This mod will be very useful for people who like the construction aspect of Minecraft.

Carpenter’s Blocks

This mod adds slopes and a custom variety of vanilla-inspired blocks to Minecraft. The custom nature of these blocks allows players to cover them using most solid blocks in the game. Once covered, they look and act just like the block they’re mimicking, but in entirely new shapes!

DrZhark’s Official MoCreatures

Biomes O’ Plenty - Over 75 new biomes, plants, and more! - Minecraft Mods - Mapping and Modding - Minecraft Forum - Minecraft Forum

Biomes O’ Plenty - Imgur

Ruins - AtomicStryker’s Mods for Minecraft

Ruins is a mod that spawns Structures in your Minecraft worlds upon generation, similar to Villages or Strongholds. Every Structure is defines by a template and configured to spawn under specific conditions, and all of that can be changed by you!

ATLauncher - The MadPack

The MadPack 2 is a combination of survival and tech. The pack’s difficulty adapts and is completely unforgiving. Attempt to complete quests and challenges while just about everything including the pack wants you dead! See how far you can make it in The MadPack 2 (playable in any mode, BUT The Mad Pack 2 is designed for hardcore!)

▶ How to Buy and Install Minecraft - iChris Plays Minecraft Ep 001 - YouTube

This first video shows how to buy and install Minecraft and get Minecraft running for the first time.

Tutorials/Saved data Dropbox guide - Minecraft Wiki

This tutorial explains how to migrate your saved games to Dropbox so you can play your levels on multiple computers. BE WARNED that you can only play on one computer at a time, and you must allow Dropbox to completely finish syncing before starting to play on a different computer. If you do not, you risk losing your progress or possibly corrupting your save.