was officially released
a few months, back, but that doesn't mean that the game still isn't being updated. Aside from new features like Kitties and Jungles
being added in the latest update, there are hundreds of active mods available which are updated constantly.
The most popular ones are created with an API called The Forge
, so they're all mostly compatible with each other if you like to mix and match.
adds a transport system using pipes, oil, refineries
, combustion engines, quarries
and systems to automatically build structures
and craft items.
and solar power, and tons of new industrial machinery for mass production
and new items, weapons and armor to craft.
adds integrated logic circuits, more colors of redstone wire, colored lights and a bunch of other features
Better Than Wolves
(not Forge compatible) introduces mechanical power from windmills and water wheels, pottery, hemp, elevators, a bunch of utility blocks and focuses on gameplay balance and staying within the flavor of the original game.
, it also allows some great automated systems
adds tons of new creatures
adds fully functional computers
adds actually useful NPC villages
The Aether mod
added a whole new realm of air
makes Steve a lot more nimble, giving him the ability to crawl, dive and climb
If you want even more mods, the Yogscast-- when they aren't doing new episodes of their long running Let's Play epic "The Shadows of Israphel
"-- have reviewed dozens of mods
, and the Minecraft Forums
have hundreds more.
And if you don't want to go through all the trouble of building your own worlds, there are also dozens of "Adventure Maps
" available for download, which turn minecraft into a more traditional adventure game, complete with complicated narratives
, epic battles and jumping puzzles