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Moody

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Ok, so I know java, but can't figure out how to develop new Planets/Solar Systems/Galaxies. Please Help!
 

Moody

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Read link 1: Almost all empty;
Read link 2: Not explained well;
Read link 3: Almost useless
Sorry for bein' picky :(
 

radfast

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I think link 2 is explained very well!
This older post may also be helpful: http://forum.micdoodle8.com/index.php?threads/how-to-code-a-new-planet.1962/

What nobody can do is teach you how to code for Minecraft - or specifically, teach you how to make a good-looking worldgen or structure generators, or how to make new mobs for your new planet. You will need to do that for yourself, and then fit it into the planet framework that's been covered in the tutorials.

Depending on what your existing skills are, those things are pretty hard. I know, because I've actually coded a new planet for Galacticraft (a long time ago before I became involved with the mod), it took me 2 weeks and even then I only had the basic worldgen done and it didn't have any new mobs. It was OK for the server I played on but not good enough for public release. Minecraft worldgen is a fairly specialist skillset, the natural looking world gen in vanilla is actually one of the best features in the game. You could start by looking at that, figuring out how it works, and coding something similar. How about a snow and ice planet, or a water world?
 

Space Viking

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I think the more important question here is how capable at modding Minecraft you are at all. Unless you actually already have, I think it would be a good idea taking this one step at a time by learning the basics of modding Minecraft:

http://www.minecraftforum.net/forum...tutorial-beginners-modding-tutorial?comment=1

There's nothing more I can say about planet creation that hasn't been said already. Though it has been implied planning is a great practise in its own right. This is especially true to extrasolar systems, since it's a step Galacticraft is yet to reach. Try to think through the celestial body you have in mind, then eventually the planetary system it will be located in, and if you so wish even what galaxy it in turn will be in.
 

Moody

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I think link 2 is explained very well!
This older post may also be helpful: http://forum.micdoodle8.com/index.php?threads/how-to-code-a-new-planet.1962/

What nobody can do is teach you how to code for Minecraft - or specifically, teach you how to make a good-looking worldgen or structure generators, or how to make new mobs for your new planet. You will need to do that for yourself, and then fit it into the planet framework that's been covered in the tutorials.

Depending on what your existing skills are, those things are pretty hard. I know, because I've actually coded a new planet for Galacticraft (a long time ago before I became involved with the mod), it took me 2 weeks and even then I only had the basic worldgen done and it didn't have any new mobs. It was OK for the server I played on but not good enough for public release. Minecraft worldgen is a fairly specialist skillset, the natural looking world gen in vanilla is actually one of the best features in the game. You could start by looking at that, figuring out how it works, and coding something similar. How about a snow and ice planet, or a water world?

Ok. So. I don't want anything but a dimension that is compatible with GC.No dungeons, ore, nor mobs, or decor. Just a planet. I have been learning about Chunk & World Providers, and have a good idea of what they are and how to user them. What from here?