Looking for testers! This modpack is young and needs to be tested thoroughly. I (Robijnvogel) am only one person and on top of that a student, so I do not have a lot of time for this. My friend Insanitypie, who helped me with the idea behind this modpack doesn't have a lot of time either. That is why I am asking everyone reading this, if they'd like to test the pack for us. The release that is currently out is a beta. That means that no mods will be removed for a long while and that new mods will have retrogen enabled by default. This means that you can just play this modpack and call yourself a beta-tester. Pretty cool, right? But lets continue with the actual content of the modpack for now: Introduction Welcome to the worlds of "Voidof". The lands of Voidof used to be a place where technology and magic lived happily together and both prospered. Well, this used to be the case before king Technomancer died of happiness. Happiness is a horrible and terminal disease that his sons, Mystic and Logic did not seem to suffer from. Mystic and Logic were terribly unhappy with the way things were handled in their land and, as you may already have guessed, their opinions did not match. Mystic was tired of all the technological gadgeteering and inventorizing, while Logic took little pleasure in all the magical mumbojumbo. Luckily, wisdom was one of the traits that the sons DID inherit from their father, so they soon saw that fact that they now had to rule the state together could drive them apart. As both brothers loved each other, they sought desperately for a way to compromise, but no matter how hard they searched, their ventures were fruitless. In the end the boys got so desperate that they turned to the ruler of a neighbouring country, the one their father had always explicitly taught them to be wary of, for a solution. Like so many times before, when sons don't listen to their father, this resulted in a disaster. The books are unclear as to what exatly happened, but the result was that the land of Voidof was torn in two so drastically, that it ripped into two separate worlds entirely. One of these worlds was stripped of the greater part of its magic potential, while complex machinery was the one thing that just wouldn't work in the other one anymore. Both brothers were stranded in either of both worlds, without the means to reach one another. The rift between these two worlds had become immesurably vast, in such a way, that it wasn't measurable in distance or time anymore. Both brothers studied long and studied hard to restore the world to its original form and soon found that it'd take a special combination of technology and magic to bridge this gap, and however they found ways to communicate, send objects and later even travel between the worlds themselves, finally uniting once again, they could never restore the balance that had once been. What was the name of this mysterious studies, you ask? "Quantum mechanics." Content This modpack contains various Technological and Magical mods, however there is one world that mostly generates magical things and in which technology will cost more resources and energy and there is another world that mostly generates technological ores and in which magical things cost extra resources. These two worlds are connected via portals. Additionally, there's an optional set of configs and scripts that will make vanilla ore processing very inefficient, but on the other hand, will add a (very) long chain of inter-mod ore processing methods/steps that'll make a very efficient ore processor once combined. How does it work? In essence, this is one modpack with two sets of configs. One set is configured to generate a world in which the lands are littered with mystical an magical constructs and where no technological device seems to want to work. The other set is configured to do the complete oposite: generating a world in which magic is nigh nonexistent and where machinery is all that matters. Both of these sets of configs need to be installed on a separate server. The key component that brings and binds these two worlds together is the quantum portal added by qCraft, which allows you to travel from one world to the other, taking items with you. This is why it is important that all mods are installed on both servers, so the items exist and the item IDs match. Mods Spoiler Core mods: Animation API Aroma Core CodeChickenCore CoFHCore Ender Core Farseek MicdoodleCore MobiusCore Travellers’ Gear Utility mods: Aroma Backup Better Foliage Buildcraft Compat Chicken Chunks Dynamic Surroundings Fastcraft Forge Essentials Client I'm Looking at Blood InvTweaks JourneyMap MumbleLink NotEnoughItems NEI Addons NEI Integration OpenEye Opis Thaumcraft NEI Plugin Waila Wawla General Purpose-mods: Alternate Terrain Generation BiomeTweaker MineTweaker ModTweaker qCraft Realistic Terrain Generation Thermal Foundation Magic mods: Ars Magica 2 Automagy Botania Blood Magic Floocraft Forbidden Magic Gadomancy Magic Bees Magical Crops Thaumcraft Thaumic Exploration Thaumic Horizons Thaumic Tinkerer The Betweenlands The Twilight Forest Witchery Witching Gadgets Tech mods: Advanced Genetics Agricraft Buildcraft Ender IO Factorization Forestry Galacticraft Galacticraft Planets Gravisuite Immersive Engineering Industrialcraft 2 Experimental IC2 Nuclear Control Logistics Pipes Mekanism NuclearCraft Pneumaticcraft StargateCraft Thermal Dynamics Thermal Expansion Bridging mods: Arcane Engineering Electro-Magic Tools Technomancy Other mods: Another One Bites the Dust AutoPackager Iron Chests Jabba Soul Shards Reborn Streams mod More coming soon! This pack contains Fastcraft, by Player, enabled by default. Fastcraft enhances Minecraft with increased performance. Bug reports being made directly to Mod Authors should state Fastcraft is enabled. The version of Inventory Tweaks in this pack is a congregation of unofficial Github builds, with a few personal fixes, composed by me. Any issues with Inventory Tweaks should be reported directly to me, rather than be reported on the InvTweaks Github. Configs The default client configs are 99% the same as the configs of my QubeSpace modpack. The Void of Magic server configs nerf all magic mods and boost the tech mods a tiny little bit. The Void of Technology server configs nerf all tech mods. Permissions Public modpack permissions have been obtained for all mods in the published versions. You are free to run this modpack on your own server without my consent as long as you do not make money off of the modpack. Screenshots Spoiler: Oregen (tested with X-ray) Void of Magic: Void of Technology: You can even see the difference in trees. More coming soon... Specs Needed to run these modpacks to their full potential: A client pc with at least 2GB of assigned Java RAM Two dedicated servers with at least 2GB of assigned Java RAM Running all of this on a computer with 8GB of RAM (6GB assigned to Java) is technically possible, but not recommended. Server configuration The default server.properties files will host the servers through port 25565 and 25566 and make them use RTG and ATG as level-type. These world generators are recommended, as the modpack's configs are specifically edited for this purpose. Spoiler: Setting up the quantum portals Go online on one of the servers: Spoiler: Setting up the quantum portals Make yourself an op on that server. Go into creative mode. Build a quantum portal on that server. Instructions can be found near the bottom of this page. Configure the portal to go to Gate 1 on the other server. You'll need the other server's IP for this. "localhost:<port number>" will work if both servers are hosted on the same machine. Go through the portal and take your items with you: Taking your items with you WILL fail, but you should be at the other server's spawn now. Make yourself an op on that server. Go into creative mode. Run the command "/qcraft verify" this should return your lost items. Build a quantum portal on that server. Configure the portal to go to Gate 1 on the other server. Go through the portal and take your items with you: Taking your items with you WILL fail, but you should be at the other server's portal now. Run the command "/qcraft verify" this should return your lost items. NOTE: Over time, both servers need to be started with the same modpack version and go through the same modpack update-sequence to ensure that item-ID mismatches don't happen. Downloads (0.3.2) This modpack is publicly available on the FTB launcher. The modpack code is "VoidOf". For those who dislike the FTB launcher there are separate download links available: Complete download (Pre-configured servers and client) Servers download (Pre-configured servers) Client download (Pre-configured client) Server configs download (Just the two server config folders (can be used on the client as well)) Extreme ore processing settings download (paste the config ans scripts folders in this zip into your server folders, overwriting everything, to use these) Spoiler: Visualisation PDF Note that not having the configs of this set installed on your client, while being connected to a server that does have these, will result in your NEI de-synching and showing your wrong recipes for the IC2 Blast furnace and EIO Sagmill. This will not affect the actual processing on that server. Note as well, that having this script installed, would even be interesting if the modpack was not set up on two separate servers, but on just one server or client, using the client distribution config set. Servers Currently, this modpack is not hosted on any servers for as far as I know. Links Official Minecraft forum thread Feedback You can react to this thread if you have any remarks, questions or requests. Issues, you can file at the Github repository.