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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less,Sams Teach Yourself
Minecraft Mod Development in 24 Hours
will help you transform
Minecraft into anything you can imagine--and share your vision with
millions of players worldwide! You''ll learn all the mod
development skills you need as you walk through a complete
step-by-step project, complete with a mob, new tools, new armor,
food, ores, and much more. Every lesson builds on what you''ve
already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for building
any mod and creating any world!
carefully walk you
through the most common Minecraft mod development tasks.
Quizzes and exercises
at the end of each chapter
help you test your knowledge.
present interesting information related to
offer advice or show you easier ways to
alert you to possible problems and give
you advice on how to avoid them.
Learn how to...
- Set up the environment where you''ll write your mod
- Create the basics for your mod with the Forge API
- Establish a framework that makes it easier to build complex
- Work with recipes and other small modifications
- Create multiple recipes, items, blocks, and entities at
- Cook up food items that heal your players
- Make custom pickaxes, shovels, and completely original
- Use Tile Entities to create complex and unique mods
- Create interesting custom armor for players
- Generate entire worlds, including ores and plants
- Design and generate new structures with MCEdit
- Understand Entities and create Entity Models with Techne
- Code mobs with a custom Entity Model
- Manufacture Throwables
- Edit Minecraft functionality without breaking other mods
- Structure, package, and release your mod
- Master Java programming techniques you can use far beyond