Minecraft mods (modifications) are additions to the game that change the way you play. They include texture packs, shaders, changes in gameplay, additions and subtractions and everything in between. Some of this information is very basic, other bits might help you along if you ...more
How to Put Texture Packs on Minecraft
After playing Minecraft for a while, the old skins and textures can start to get old. But thanks to the internet, there's a LARGE community creating skins and textures that you can put right into the game! If you're wondering how to do this, this video will get you quick tutor ...more
This video will show you to use Minecraft 4kids and HD MCPatcher to install HD texture packs in Minecraft beta 1.6. Once you've downloaded all the files, follow along with the instructions in this video to learn how to make your Minecraft world HD.
Hello everyone, I am Brandon Hopkins from TechHut and I am going to be showing you how to install Minecraft Texture Packs on Windows, Linux, and Mac. I will also link you to one of the best Texture Pack I have used and a website where you can download 100+ different texture pa ...more
Minecraft is a great game because it grants the player total creative freedom. Not only can you build whatever you want in your world, you can also choose the appearance of your world, by installing Texture Packs. This video will show you how to install Texture Packs for Minec ...more
Minecraft offers an incredible amount of creative freedom to the player. Not only can you build and craft your world as you see fit, you can even decide what the world will look like. This video will show you how to download texture packs and install them.
This video will show you how to download and install texture packs to Minecraft. The examples used in the video are the Jolicraft texture pack, Girlcraft texture pack, and Painterly texture pack. Change the look of Minecraft and discover new creative possibilities.
Want to personalize your Minecraft game? This tutorial shows you how you can find custom skins and texture packs on Minecraft fan sites, and then import them to your game. This method will only work for machines running either Windows Vista or 7.
Why stay with only what you've been given by the basic game? Make your MineCraft game more exciting by giving your character a different skin, and downloading new texture packs for your game. This is an incredibly easy mod for your game.
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. UPDATE: Minecraft 1.9.6 has been leaked! It's time for another pre-release folks! This time it's 1.9 Version 5, and it's better than ever. Confirmed changes include: Melons drop ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Well this is it folks, the final Pre-Release before Minecraft officially launches! These changes should be the final game changes until it releases in Vegas this Friday. Mojang has ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Minecraft Pre-Release 1.9 Version 6 is out! This update includes more bug fixes from Version 5 and Ender Dragons! We'll be reporting more changes as we find them, so stay tuned. Ho ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. We're back again for another Pre-release! This time around it's 1.9 Version 4. Notch released version 4 today saying, "...instead of trying to squeeze in another real release, we’r ...more
UPDATE: Minecraft 1.9.5 Has Been Leaked! Get it Here. You heard right. This one is hot off the presses! Last night, Notch promised a 1.9 Version 3 Update and here it is! Jens confirmed that this update would include: "simplified potion system, added some new items and enchan ...more
Minecraft is not just a game. It is a creative tool. Over the past year and a half countless epic builds, servers, and community projects have been undertaken. I'm sure some of you have seen the one-to-one scale recreation of the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek or the epic ...more
Interested in changing some of the textures in your version of Minecraft? If you're running Minecraft 1.8 on a Mac, take a look at this guide on how to install a texture pack into your Minecraft folder and activate the texture pack in your game.
Have you found a dungeon in your Minecraft world yet? There are a lot of great items and resources in dungeons, so if you are having a hard time locating one, consider using the X-ray texture pack and the technique demonstrated in this video.
Now, myself and Minecraft World admin Jon Hook began brainstorming for the texture pack (which I will gladly create for all of you) but then I quickly remembered, this World isn't all about me, it's about all of you guys, too. So, I would like to hear your thoughts on what tim ...more
Getting tired of playing Minecraft in the Minecraft world? Play Minecraft in the real world! Watch this video to see how you can build a Minecraft shelter in real life. Sorry, no download link for the real life texture pack.
Today, I made a dirt house... with redstone! This is my self building village, including a self building dirt house as requested :) If you have any more requests, leave a comment below! Texture Pack: Sphax PureBDCraft 512x Shaders: OPTIFINE? HD and Sonic Ether's Unbelievable ...more
While scrawling the world of minecraft I came across a interesting and well done texture pack that will totally be in my mind.http://www.planetminecraft.com/texture_pack/legend-of-zelda-majoras-craftThats right Hyrule castle time!!!!!For those of you who didnt have the pleasur ...more
Not long ago, we saw the amazing Water Shader mod. But we have never seen its true capability until now. This video captures the beauty, and sublime impact it has on the Minecraft player. It simply GORGEOUS. Minecraft Info: Water Shader Mod: http://www.minecraftforum.net/top ...more
Uploaded by YouTube user FyreUK, a bunch of players on a shared server built a train station inspired by the architectural style of Penn Station. It took three days to build and includes: "4 courtyards, one main concourse and a HUGE underground arrivals and departures area to ...more
How To : Use OptiFine to Boost Mincraft's Visual Performance to Eliminate Lag and Speed Up Rendering
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Are you looking to clean up the look of your Minecraft with something other than a simple texture pack? Do you sometimes experience lag spikes that drop you ...more
It's not just about putting a pile of TNT together and lighting the fuse, it's about focusing your munitions in a specific area and then strategicially distributing other packs around the epicenter. This creates a giant explosion which can leave a significant crater behind.
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Minecraft 1.2.5 has been planned for a few days now, but Jeb wanted to wait for modders to catch up to the new changes. This time around, things should run ...more
DucksTheName and I try out a new custom puzzle/adventure map created by CubicDelight! We absolutely love this map, it's my personal favorite out of all the maps we've played in the past. More episodes will be coming! I had myself in creative for the first few minutes (derp). ...more
Back in the days of NES and 8-bit gaming, I used to be a huge Castlevania fan. And it looks like I wasn't the only one. However, unlike me, gamer Nick "Nario" Hagman just couldn't let go of his Simon Belmont fascination that easy. Nario recently spent over 100 hours in Minecra ...more
Two wonderful, wonderful things converge! Minecraft Forum's rushone2009 introduces the Bladecraft Project, a melding of Blade Runner and Minecraft. The current texture pack and map downloads contain no adventure or goal, just exploring and discovering movie references. Downloa ...more
Real-time strategy (RTS) was the most popular genre in PC games at one time. It put Blizzard on the map—one of the biggest game developers in the world. And it buried the once venerable turn-based strategy genre, the only survivor being the Civilization series. But like hair m ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. This past Saturday we had a great turn out for the Weekly Workshop, and we even managed to get a few of you in TeamSpeak. Thanks to all who joined in, hope you learned some awesome ...more
For the limited-free-building contest I gave myself an even more extreme challenge: what could I do with only ONE block type? I chose nether brick stairs, in the gold challenge pack, because stairs are great. The whole thing (texture pack: Xiawalker). First floor pattern. Se ...more
Garden of Imagination teaches viewers how to make cute and adorable mini polymer clay pancakes for a dollhouse or decoration. First start out with a wooden square to put the finished product on. Next, start out with light brown clay and roll it out on a clay setting number 4 o ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Minecon 2011 went really well. If any of you World Members attended, please post about your experience to the community corkboard. The opening ceremony was amazing! Here's a video o ...more
Why I split it into two articles: I love images and I'm sure lots of us do. I decided to put in a lot of images as examples rather than have paragraph upon paragraph of boring text. Also, I don't think any of us like overly long articles; but if you think it's better to have i ...more
Greek yogurt has always been in my regular snack rotation. Packed with more protein than plain yogurt, it fills me up and stabilizes my energy with its low levels of carbohydrates and sugar. I have always tended to go the sweeter route, adding berries, honey, and coconut flak ...more
Breaking off a piece of that Kit Kat bar gets a lot more difficult when the whole thing weighs 13 pounds. Ann Reardon, a food scientist and dietitian with an ironic obsession for unhealthy desserts, started the very successful blog How To Cook That back in 2011 to showcase he ...more
No summer season would be complete without potato salad, an essential side dish. The flavors and textures of a simple potato salad can be totally satisfying as is, but add in a few items and you can have a dish that is absolutely extraordinary. Here, we'll cover the basics of ...more
Broccoli is super. Not only is it jam-packed with nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin A, folic acid, calcium and fibre, but it's one veggie that refuses to be just a side-dish. Nobody puts broccoli in the corner. And there's never been a better time to get creative with veggies ...more
This "How-to" is how to survive your first night on Minecraft. This is for new Minecraftians to Minecraft. The first thing you want to do is find wood. This is very essential to survive your first night. Then, you want to make wooden planks. To craft anything, press E or I. Af ...more
For those of you that prefer a soft-baked cookie that is fluffy in the middle, using cake flour instead of regular all-purpose (AP) flour is your secret baking weapon. "But I don't have cake flour," you protest. Fear not: if your kitchen is sans cake flour, you can easily whip ...more
Fall is a time of change. The leaves change color, the weather changes from warm to cool, and we change our clocks to fall back an hour. This last change means that many of us will get home from work in pitch-black darkness; for me, the early onset of night makes me less inter ...more
Foodies and big-time chefs like Thomas Keller go crazy for fleur de sel. This finishing salt appears in fancy eateries and cookbooks the world over, and in the early 2000s, it was not uncommon to see diners in a high-end restaurant sprinkle a pinch of fleur de sel on their pla ...more
Cheese is one of the most loved foods in the world, and there are hundreds of different types. Some prefer super expensive gourmet cheeses, others are fine with the cheaper processed stuff. Whether it's an imported wedge from the cheese counter or pre-sliced from the deli, yo ...more
All day I dream of eggs: scrambled, poached, over easy, hard-boiled, fried, baked, raw... Okay, the last one is a joke (unless you're Gaston, which means that you eat five dozen of them and you're roughly the size of a barge). But eggs are freaking good in just about any cooki ...more
Gas stations may be convenient for travel snacks, but the cost of shopping there sure can add up. If you're looking for easy, on-the-go snacks that fit into your travel budget, look no further. We've got 12 kid-friendly, portable food ideas you can make before leaving on your ...more
With the weather warming up and the days getting longer, fruit salads are starting to appear at backyard BBQs, beach picnics, and pretty much everywhere else. Often these sweet side dishes are unremarkable, with each colorful bowl blending into the next. Luckily, there are eas ...more
Two slices of whole-wheat toast with lots of butter. Two eggs, poached to a firm yet custardy texture. The yolks should absolutely not be hard-cooked and the whites should be tender, not rubbery. That's my idea of the perfect breakfast. A golden, runny-but-not-liquid yolk, cre ...more
For the novice cook, fungi can be weird because, well, they're fungi. However, if you've been afraid to get acquainted with mushrooms, you've been missing out. Vegetarians love mushrooms and with good reason. Their rich, savory flavor comes a close second to umami-rich meat. ...more
In many ways, your smartphone has become the ideal companion to take with you on your morning runs. Not only do they provide an easy way to listen to your favorite music and help get you pumped up, but they can also gather important information to give you a clearer picture of ...more
Mobile gaming used to mean Game Boy, PSP, Nintendo DS — another device to carry around that, usually, couldn't replicate the experience of a home console. Well, those days are over. High-quality, powerful games are now available on the phone you already have in your pocket. Wh ...more
We've seen these bean-filled blondies trending on social media for a while and, with some inspiration from The Kitchn, we finally decided to grab some chickpeas and give them a go. Don't Miss: 5 Amazing Ways to Bake with Coconut Oil We opted for coconut oil in lieu of butte ...more
If you're gluten-free, on a diet, or just cutting the carbs like me, eating a sandwich can be a dangerous game. There are traditional alternatives such as lettuce or egg wraps, but they have their drawbacks: they can't hold as many ingredients, they can be lack flavor when raw ...more
"Cooking" with liquid nitrogen seems like one of those activities that should be strictly limited to pros who are appearing on Top Chef, but it's the only way you'd ever be able to make Dippin' Dots at home. If that isn't enough of a reason for you to get some LN2 for your kit ...more
A friend of mine is a classically trained chef, and she often invites me over to her house to eat whatever goodies she has concocted. A few years ago I asked her the cliché question that every chef is sick of answering: "What's your favorite food?" I was expecting something e ...more
One of the common complaints about dry pasta is that it lacks depth of flavor. This is why, once cooked, it often pairs best with bold and complexly flavored sauces. But there is a new (or not-so-new, as you'll soon see) trend towards toasting pasta that adds a wonderfully nu ...more
When it comes to your baby and your time, nothing but the best and most efficient will do. These high standards carry through every aspect of your life as a new parent, from diapers to strollers and especially to food. Luckily, making your own baby food isn't as complicated a ...more
Everyone and his mother (and grandmother) has a chocolate chip cookie recipe that he swears is the absolute best recipe, guaranteed to produce a chocolate chip cookie so good it will make you weep with joy. The problem with that is that everyone—relatives included—has a differ ...more
Tofu has been a staple food in Asia for over 2,000 years, but due to the health craze of recent years, it's enjoyed a surge of popularity in the Western world. Derived from the milk of soy beans and typically coagulated by calcium or magnesium salts, tofu can be found in consi ...more
Eating vegetarian isn't just for vegetarians. There are plenty of reasons, health and economics-wise, to consider forgoing the meat for a meal or three. Rather than get deep into the world of fake meat (although there's many a tasty alternative to be found there, to be sure), ...more