There's a reason Hardcore mode was one of the most requested features before it was added in Minecraft 1.0 - people love a good challenge. Modder xFyreStorm aims to provide a good challenge with his “You Will Die” mod that adds weapon, armor and enemy levels, traps, mystery potions, world goals and more…The first thing you'll see when you load up a new world using this mod is a message detailing your world disadvantage, goal and blessing.
On your adventures through the blocky lands of Minecraft, if you have Mo' Creatures installed, you might encounter all kinds of new mobs and animals you are not familiar with. This is where this almanac comes in. Now updated for Mo' Creatures 4.5.1 compatible with Minecraft 1.4.7, this is the go-to guide for all things Mo' Creatures.
While Minecraft never dabbled much into complex weather mechanics with vanilla, modders and players alike have always been asking for a decent meteor mod for ages now. While there have been a bunch of mods trying to add this feature, none of them were fleshed out enough to actually be commendable. Modder AlexDGr8r hopes to change this with his Falling Meteors Mod that adds the meteors we've all been asking for, alongside a few other features to make it a proper mechanic.
Mojang have released the latest Minecraft update, 1.4.4 containing tons of bugfixes that have affected 1.4.2. 1.4.3 was not released due to major issues that have since been resolved. It is available for download via the Minecraft launcher. Some of the more notable fixes are: Notable: Random falling damage due to lag fixed Notable: Falling damage when riding minecarts fixed Notable: Enchanted book exploit fixed Notable: Slimes have correct collision box Notable: Signs no longer lose their text client-side You can find out more here.
The Betweenlands is a huge dimension mod on the scale of The Aether. It's a murky swamp dimension with a complicated backstory that can be summarized as “it's a dimension in the space between the Overworld and the Nether”. Though it is still heavily under development and is a work in progress, it oozes quality so much that I simply had to share it.
The Twilight Forest Guide nears the end of its journey with our penultimate episode. We enter the Ice Kingdom…Main Menu I: Getting Started II: The Woods III: The Swamp IV: The Dark Forest V: The Ice Kingdom - You are here! VI: The Highlands You've almost reached the end of your journey. The frozen domain of the Ice Kingdom sprawls in front of you, and the fiery tears you obtained in the Dark Forest protect you from its cold.