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The Minecraft Guide for Parents by Cori Dusmann

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Chapter 7. Digging Deeper: Technical Specifics

MINECRAFT IS CONSTANTLY evolving and changing. The programmers at Mojang release updates that can add dozens of changes at a time, and the players themselves create endless texture packs, resource packs, and modifications. All these can be found online and installed by anyone. The process can be frustrating to those with limited computer skills, but it is easier if you break the installation into steps.

Because mods are written by individuals, there are many ways to install them. The most basic method is to download them and then add them to a folder inside the Minecraft folder, but other methods use a special mod loader. In this chapter I touch on the basics, introduce some mods, and tell you where ...

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