Minecraft mod: Minecraft, Mojang’s popular sandbox title, finds one of its greatest strengths in community creativity. In fact, almost all the gaming experience rests on the use of “cubes”, which allow you to create creations never seen before. For this reason, play the experiences created by other users, called mod, can be particularly fun and it is difficult not to be enchanted by the majesty of certain creations. I guess since you got here, you realized it too.
In this guide, therefore, I will help you to take your first steps in the “magical” world of mod of Minecraft. There will be a way to understand where to find the various contents created by enthusiasts, as well as to learn the procedures for installing them, both as regards the Java edition and in relation to the Bedrock edition. In addition, I will not fail to provide you with all the appropriate advice on the mods that I consider most valid.
Courage: why are you still standing still in front of the screen? Are you going to discover the personalized contents of Minecraft? In my opinion, you can’t wait to discover the creations of other fans. Come on then, all you have to do is simply “carve out” some time for yourself and follow the quick directions below. Happy reading and enjoy!
Before entering the world of mod of Minecraft, I think you might be interested in learning more about this possibility.
Well, as already mentioned in the introduction, mods are gods personalized content made by Minecraft fans. Put simply, the game developers give the chance to community to create their own experiences, so that the only limit is the users’ imagination.
On the other hand, the idea behind the title of Mojang, namely that of using “cubes” for create structures and worlds, flows naturally into thecreative flair for fans, especially those able to let themselves be “captured” by the dreamy atmospheres of the world of Minecraft.
Community-made content for the community: this is what mods are. According to many, they represent the maximum expression of what the should be online collaboration: take advantage of your intellect to reach a common goal and not to generate unpleasant situations, as happens in other virtual places.
In short, the title of Mojang can be romantically seen as a “safe haven”, a place where anyone can express their creativity, without meeting the usual negativity that is often “released” by the individuals who populate the Net. It is therefore no coincidence that Minecraft has a Education Edition, designed for the school environment.
Mods represent this concept to the nth degree and it is therefore useful to understand how to access this vast world, made up of villages that live happily together, of arduous challenges that our heroes must overcome and whoever has more.
If you don’t know where to find the mods, I recommend some portal that could be useful for this purpose: one of the most popular resources is certainly the Curseforge website, which is owned by the Twitch platform. Here you can find countless mods, suitable for practically any version of theJava edition of Minecraft for PC.
Another portal that I often mention in my guides is 9Minecraft, a site where many times there are mods that are not present on other sites. For the rest, it is good to also take a look at Planet Minecraft portal, where the community frequently uploads new personalized content.
How to install mods on Minecraft
After explaining what mods are and where to find them, I’d say you’re ready to install them. In this chapter, I will look at the Java version of the title of Mojang, as it is the one generally used for mods.
The first thing you need to do is install Forge. In case you don’t know, it is a profile that allows you to use the Minecraft mods. To get it, connect to his official site and click on the item Installer. Be careful to choose, through the panel on the left, one version that it is compatible with mod what have you chosen.
At this point, start the file forge-[versione]-installer.jar obtained, select the item Install Client and press on OK. Perfect, now you have everything you need to install the mod.
Next, move / copy the .jar file linked to personalized content in the Minecraft mod folder. Up Windows, the path to follow is C: Users[nome utente] AppData Roaming.minecraft mods while on MacOS is ~ / Library / Application Support / minecraft / mods. If you have no idea how to get to the Windows path, I suggest you take a look at my guide on how to view hidden folders.
Once that is done, just open the Minecraft Launcher, press on down arrow icon, located on the left, and select the Forge profile. Perfect, now you just have to press the button Plays and enter one game any to test the mod you have chosen.
I advise you to take a look at the page of the site from which you downloaded the personalized content, so as to understand how it should be used. Generally, if it is a mod that adds items to the inventory, just enter the mode creative, press the button IS keyboard and search for elements involved.
I want to clarify that there are many types of personalized content and that the described procedure could therefore vary. In any case, once you have learned how to configure Forge and where to place the .jar files, you should have no problem installing mods.
If you want to deepen the topic, or you have encountered some inconvenience with the various versions, I suggest you to consult my tutorials on how to change version on Minecraft is how to install mods on minecraft.
How to install mods on Minecraft PE and Bedrock
How do you say? You have the Bedrock version of Minecraft, or the one available for Windows 10, video game consoles is mobile devices, and would you like to install the mods? No problem, I’ll explain how to do it right away.
In this chapter, I will take the practical example mobile version of Minecraft, but in reality the indications that I will give you are valid also for the other platforms.
You must know that the Bedrock edition of the Mojang title features an internal store, from which you can directly download customized content. To access it, you simply need it start the game and press the button Marketplace.
Here you will find all the mods approved directly by the developers, which can be installed with a few simple taps and without any kind of problem. Compared to a few years ago, in which users had to look for an alternative method and edit game files to install the mods, an important step was taken and now it is possible to use personalized content in this version. without risking compromising the experience.
In any case, the sections of the digital store are: Skin packages, Worlds, Texture packs is Mash-up packages. There are therefore both aesthetic elements and real worlds that guarantee personalized experiences.
If you have a careful eye, you may have already noticed that some content is referred to as for a fee, given that a specific number of coins required to download that mod. You don’t have to worry: I can assure you that there is also a lot of free content valid and that the mods that are paid usually add interesting experiences to Minecraft. The game may therefore be worth the candle.
If you are interested in buy the coins, just press the button + in the top right corner and take a look at the promotions available. Usually, 320 coins they cost 2.29 euros, 960 coins are sold to 6.99 euros, 1600 coins they cost 10.99 euros, 3200 coins are sold to 21.99 euros is 8000 coins they cost 49.99 euros.
If you took a quick look at the store, you may have noticed that a lot of content is cheaper than 1000 coins or at least a little more. This means, just to give you a concrete example, that you just need to take the € 10.99 package to install the content you like.
In case you do not intend to purchase the various contents, I will explain immediately how to proceed for find free content. Well, all you have to do is press on category of mod you want to install (e.g. Worlds) and tap the button All the worlds (or similar).
After that, press on thedown arrow icon, which is located at the top right, and tick the option From low to high. In this way, all will be highlighted free content and you will see that there are some very interesting.
To install a mod, just press on its box and tap on the button Free present on the right (or on the one related to price, concluding the payment through the platform you are using). In this way, it will start on download of the content.
Once the latter is finished, simply press on the button that appears on the screen. For example, if you downloaded some cosmetic elements, you will need to tap the button Equip the skin, while if it comes to texture packs you may have to press the button Enable texture pack, expand the card MY PACKAGES and tap on the button Enable.
If it is a world, all you have to do is press the button Create this worldby tapping the button later Create. In any case, I recommend that you only use the store to install the mods on the mobile version of Minecraft, so as not to run into any problems whatsoever.
However, there are those who prefer other methods and, if you want to learn more about the topic, I invite you to take a look at my guide on how to put mods on Minecraft PE (always paying attention what content you choose to install).
Best mods for Minecraft
Now that you are aware of all the necessary procedures to install the mods on Minecraft, the time has come to give you advice on what I believe to be the best community creations.
Well, speaking of Java version of Minecraft for PC, I can’t fail to mention the SCP Minecraft mod, a fictional horror story that is among the most popular phenomena related to the title of Mojang. By the way, it’s one mod for version 1.12.2 of Minecraft, among the most loved in the community. For all the details of the case, I invite you to consult my tutorial on how to download the mod of SCP on Minecraft.
If, on the other hand, you are looking for a mod pack for Minecraft, the guide on how to spawn Herobrine it might be for you. As for the aesthetic objects, I recommend you take a look at my tutorial on how to have the cape on Minecraft. Do not underestimate also the mod Dragon Mounts 2, which allows you to generate dragons within the game world. If you are interested in the latter, I invite you to consult my guide on how to make a dragon on minecraft.
If you are looking for interesting content for the mobile version of Mojang’s title, I found several intriguing mods within the official store.
For example, there are all the free contents of the Education series to try, from Neolithic revolution to International Space Station. The experience offered by the mod The legendary phoenix, which catapults the player into a world of frozen castles, villages and lakes.
You could also try giving a chance to Magic of spring (in which the user must spin the “wheel of time”) and Marine biologist – Role play (in which the player dives into the seabed to discover fascinating creatures). In short, there is certainly no shortage of interesting content as far as the Bedrock version of Minecraft is concerned: just search, within the store, for the mods that suit your tastes.
For the rest, if you want to deepen the topic, I recommend you take a look at my guide to best mods for minecraft, in which I have illustrated several interesting personalized contents. Finally, since you are passionate about the title of Mojang, I would like to invite you to consult the page of my site dedicated to Minecraft, where you can find countless tutorials that might be right for you.