Mod Pack Update

Discussion in 'Feed the Beast News' started by slowpoke, May 5, 2013.

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  1. b0bst3r

    b0bst3r Popular Member

    Well I tried to pass electric onto the machines next to them and it doesn't work or I'm missing something, I just hate not having any info on what he does.
  2. Shadowise

    Shadowise Active Member

    Is it just me or is a lot of stuff missing from Soul Shards? No forge, no corrupted essence or anything.
  3. b0bst3r

    b0bst3r Popular Member

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    Shadowise Active Member

  5. b0bst3r

    b0bst3r Popular Member

    If you have magic bees you can get end stone in the Overworld which surround bee hives deep underground.
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  6. Geekomancer

    Geekomancer Active Member

    You can do ANYthing with bees, can't you?
  7. reecedevonport

    reecedevonport New Member

    Is it safe to install the 1.5 modpack on my server? Its currently on ultimate and don't want to change it if the world is gonna be nerfed with future updates.
  8. JezuitX

    JezuitX Well-Known Member

    Reece it's a beta and they've said they might add other mods to it which could change the way the world gens. So it's possible they could break any world you create now. If you want something you can count on and that's finalized wait until they slap a 1.0 on it or knowing how these packs usually go a 1.01 on it (not a knock at the FTB team at all...when something goes live that's when you find out what you missed).
  9. Tyrellan

    Tyrellan Well-Known Member

    You can't convert a 1.4.7 world to a 1.5.2 world without a ton of problems from the mods. (I mean you can try; but guaranteed half of it is going to be broken....) Your best bet is to just redo the world if you're upgrading versions.

    EDIT: To clarify... :)
  10. chaogomu

    chaogomu Active Member

    So omniwrench and Artifact itemIDs being changed... One question, what is Artifact?
  11. Shimmer015

    Shimmer015 Active Member

    I think it might be this, not sure tho. I hope it is this looks pretty cool![DOUBLEPOST=1372626718][/DOUBLEPOST]

    I think it might be this, not sure tho. I hope it is this looks pretty cool!
  12. Wyld

    Wyld Well-Known Member

    Woke up, speaking to FTB staff, about to push out 0.8 ... and mods were updated overnight.

    Have updated both packs, quick tests indicate all is fine, repackaging and pushing ASAP.

    The joys of beta, huh ..

    Side point, the *last* thing I want to think about at the moment is a 1.6 pack. This is a whole new bag on snakes that I will need to approach separately.
  13. LittleDan45

    LittleDan45 New Member

    Yea I'm having a hard time deciding if I'm gonna stick with the official 1.5 on my server or if I'm gonna keep on beta testing. It's not to much fun playing with bugs but its a lot fun trying new stuff
  14. Wyld

    Wyld Well-Known Member

    Whilst it can be fun playing with the new stuff, end of the day, the beta packs are released for *testing*. We do expect to release a production pack for 1.5 but not until the issues are finally sorted.
  15. LittleDan45

    LittleDan45 New Member

    What do you think Wyld are you gonna start the 1.6 project after the minecraft release or are you gonna wait till 1.5 is done.
  16. NullCascade

    NullCascade Member

    1.6 isn't even out yet. Nor have all the mods updated for it. If you're going to pester, pester the releasers to put 0.8 for download. :p
  17. Wyld

    Wyld Well-Known Member

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  18. LittleDan45

    LittleDan45 New Member

    I don't mean to be annoying its just a question that popped into my head when I saw Wyld taking about starting with 1.6. I'm sitting my wife's family gathering and I got bored
  19. LittleDan45

    LittleDan45 New Member

    And Wyld take your time cause otherwise everyone is going cry over every little bug they find and they know its a beta.
  20. Wyld

    Wyld Well-Known Member

    The 0.8 update to the FTB 1.5.2 ngt/wgt packs is now on the launcher!

    There's a bit more to this one, so let's start from the top.

    New Mods
    • Creeper Collateral (2.0.1)
    • MPSAddons (0.3.0-174)
    • NetherOre (2.1.5-75)
    • SecretRooms (
    • XenosReliquary (1.0.6d)
    Updated Mods
    • CodeChickenCore (
    • ChickenChunks (
    • CompactSolars (
    • EnderStorage (
    • EnhancedPortals (1.0.5)
    • Forestry (
    • GregTech (3.08f)
    • InventoryTweaks (1.54b) (Note: Reverted from 1.55-dev to prod release)
    • IronChest (
    • ModularPowerSuits (0.7.1-556)
    • Natura (2.1.1)
    • ThaumicTinkerer (1.0.6)
    • ThermalExpansion (
    • TinkersConstruct (
    • TwilightForest (1.18.2)
    Disabled Mods

    A range of mods are now disabled by default. These mods are (and the reason for such, is):
    • NucleumOmnium (coremod) & DeathTimer: Awesome mod, but still beta and can cause crashes.
    • BiomesOPlenty: Disabled because not everyone wants biomes.
    • NetherOre: Disabled because some people think it's "cheaty" (personally, I love it).
    • SecretRooms: More server focused than single player.
    • VendorBlock: Can cause crashes in creative mode, and only server focused.
    • XenosReliquary: Disabled because some people think *parts* of it is "cheaty".
    One of the core reasons to include disabled mods, was to allow people the *choice* to use them and to ensure that they are provided with configs that should sync right in with the pack.

    To enable a mod, simply use the Edit Mod Pack button on the launcher. You can then enable (or indeed, disable) any mod from there.

    In the case of BiomesOPlenty, you will need an additional step. In single player games, you will need to enable the World Type to "Biomes O Plenty". In online servers, you will need to change the level-type value in the file to BIOMESOP.

    A Final Word

    There was one issue with itemID changes; testers using the NGT version will find the OmniTools items "Artifact" and "OmniWrench" to vanish. Am sorry about that. It seemed the itemIDs became different at one stage between packs, so they have been re-aligned.

    It shouldn't *need* to be said, but I'll say it away. These packs are still in testing mode. Whilst quite a few bugs have been addressed, some remain. So please remember, you're not just playing the game, you're testing it. If you find an issue, that's awesome! Jump into a bug reporting thread and post away! The more information we get, the more we can diagnose ourselves and push onwards to mod authors where needed.

    And now, if you will excuse me, I shall slump in the corner with a coffee for an hour or two.
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