Mods for Minecraft have always fought to add entirely new gameplay mechanisms and features that give the game a different feel. They've gone as far as to turn it into first person shooters, zombie survival games and more. This time the modding team led by epicSplashBattle over on the Minecraft forums are trying to add the international sensation of Pokemon into Minecraft, and their mod, aptly named Pixelmon, already adds 87 Pokemon and has plenty of working mechanics involving pokemon battles, cathing them and even healing and storing them.
If you're starting to get a little bored with all of the mods out there that seek to eliminate the more challenging aspects of the game - why not try a Minecraft survival mode challenge? Here are a couple of awesome survival challenges that are sure to put a little of the excitement back into your world: Post Nuclear War Challenge From the author: “This challenge is essentially a post-apocalyptic scenario.
I have a soft spot in my heart for custom terrain maps, as they tend to bring out the beauty in Minecraft. Now, mapper Moonti brings us the biggest one I've ever seen - Le Monde - a map 13824 blocks by 16384 blocks large. The gigantic world is filled with beautifully designed terrain. Let's take a look.
DivineRPG is probably the biggest mod for Minecraft around. It adds magic, pets, bosses, over a 100 new mobs and most importantly 8 new dimensions and upgrades to the existing 3. Throughout this Dimensional Travel Guide we'll take a look at each dimension and what it's all about, starting with the upgraded vanilla dimensions.
Realism in Minecraft texture packs often comes at a cost - grain. Beautiful vistas soon turn into grainy messes before your eyes, all the expense of some detail. This is especially true for realistic packs. It is hard to create a detailed texture pack that still looks smooth, but Defscape pulls it off wonderfully while staying true to the default texture pack.
It's been a busy week in the Minecraft community. The GLSL shader stirred it up earlier with a new shader that adds dynamic shadows, and Jeb chipped in with the latest Minecraft snapshot. Let's take a better look at it, shall we? Dynamic Shadows with the GLSL Shader Mod DaxNitro, the creator of the GLSL shader mod released a truly astounding addition to his mod, a dynamic shadow shader.