Sams Teach Yourself Mod Development for Minecraft in 24 Hours VitalSource eText (2e) : 9780134389776

Sams Teach Yourself Mod Development for Minecraft in 24 Hours VitalSource eText (2e)

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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!

  • Step-by-step instructions 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.
  • Notes present interesting information related to the discussion.
  • Tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.
  • Cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.
Table of contents
Part I: Introduction
HOUR 1: Setting Up the Minecraft Development Environment
HOUR 2: Creating the Basics for Forge
HOUR 3: Working with Recipes and Other Small Modifications

Part II: Items
HOUR 4: Making Your First Item
HOUR 5: Creating Multiple Items in a Smart Way
HOUR 6: Cooking Up a Food Item
HOUR 7: Making Your Own Tools
HOUR 8: Creating Armor
Part III: Blocks
HOUR 9: Making Your First Block
HOUR 10: Block States
HOUR 11: Making Your Blocks Unique
HOUR 12: Creating a Tile Entity
Part IV: World Generation
HOUR 13: Generating Ores
HOUR 14: Generating Plants
HOUR 15: Using MCEdit
HOUR 16: Generating Your Structure

Part V: Entities
HOUR 17: Learning About Entities
HOUR 18: Creating an Entity Model Using Techne
HOUR 19: Coding a Mob
HOUR 20: Creating a Throwable
Part VI: Final Pointers
HOUR 21: Editing Vanilla Minecraft
HOUR 22: Structuring Your Mod
HOUR 23: Releasing Your Mod
HOUR 24: What’s Next
APPENDIX A: Additional Code Fragments
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