Discussion in 'General FTB chat' started by OmegaPython, May 19, 2013.
So, FTB has used two different minimaps in its packs, which one would you prefer?
If voxel had no lag problems and didnt make me fall into lava by sticking my keys after zooming, I'd use it.
I dislike pretty much everything Voxel brings to the table.
Seeing players tags from miles away? Yay you just broke pvp.
Seeing all the mobs on the radar? Yay you just broke pve.
Seeing all the caves super clearly? Yay you just broke meaningful exploration.
Teleporting to your waypoints? How is this not cheating?
Nyan cat, the point of which is what?
And the horrible FPS drops
What's to like?
Wasn't there mobradar with rei's minimap too? I think the difference was that it was turned off by default.
Servers need to do something special to enable it.
Both Rei's and Voxel have mob radar.
I prefer Voxel because Rei's gives me horrible FPS issues while I can run Voxel smooth as glass. Beyond this detail I would not care but that is kind of an important key detail (the FPS).
I use zan's minimap:
It is exactly like Voxel map --- think they are forks off the same code base. Zan's uses forge loader, so you can remove/disable all the other voxel mods and liteloader.
That is VoxelMap.
http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic...rus-mods-voxelmap-chatbubbles-autofarmer-etc/ Click the download button.
Voxel almost halves my fps
With voxel 40-50 fps
With reis 70-80 fps
Without a minimap 90-100 fps
I did notice a somewhat substantial FPS increase without Voxel, but I don't know that it'll be nearly as noticeable if I use Rei's instead of just no minimap period.
In my base, the difference is pretty negligible.
Indeed it is the same thing, but i just have the Zans minimap, without the liteloader and other voxel mods, and i dont notice any drop in fps (no difference from reis to zans,i do notice a difference without the other voxel stuff) I still get around 80-120 fps
I like aspects of both. I hate the way mobs are rendered on Voxel Minimap as i find it too intrusive. It's cave mod is MUCH better than Rei's though. but Rei's wins with the non-intrusive Waypoints that are visible regardless of distance. Voxel's Zoom and level of detail are better, as well as full screen, but i like Rei's color scheme better. Lack of a config option for Voxel in order to turn cave mode and mob detection is bad, though... If i could i'd combine both into something better.
Only issue I have with REI's (in 1.4.7) is that mod textures don't render correctly all the time on the mini map. My RedPower Solar panels are bright pink, and many of the mod trees are grey.
Guys, apparently we can just download the other minimap.
Intelligent discussion be damned. It's time to be impulsive and angry.
Uh oh someone's having a baaaad day.
Nice constructive post there Juice57, great job. Up until your post, this was a valid discussion with test results and pros and cons of both mods.
I should have clarified, I'm ONLY using the Zan's Minimap part of the Voxel 'stuff'. I am not using their WHOLE mod-pack.
Voxel mod has those config options. You can turn off mobs on the radar and disable cave mode.
I personally like them, i know you can disable them yourself, my complaints are about how server owners can't stop their players from using it.