Browsing Category "Hints"
25 May
2015
Ghostcraft, A Forgotten Mod

Ghostcraft, A Forgotten Mod

Does anyone remember the Ghostcraft mod? The one that completely overhauls the original Minecraft game it turns it into something equally but awesome? Yeah, neither did I. But we did some research and realized the reason the game has been […]

18 Jul
2014
Beware The Tree Bomb

Beware The Tree Bomb

So it has recently come to our attention that there is a way to make a completely undetectable tree bomb. We don’t know about you, but his would definitely kill us. We here at The Minecraft Portal chop down most […]

1 Oct
2012
Allow things to Grow while the Player is Away or Asleep

Allow things to Grow while the Player is Away or Asleep

It can be frustrating that things don’t happen while they are away or asleep, crops and trees don’t grow, baby animals don’t mature and furnaces don’t progress. Especially when your survival is tenuous, and you don’t have the gear or […]

3 Sep
2012
Nighttime Needs To Be More Dangerous

Nighttime Needs To Be More Dangerous

Ever since the Adventure Update, the night has become pretty easy to survive because your health regenerates and you can sprint. Yesterday we were playing on hard difficulty, walking through our home taiga biome, and we saw literally only two […]

14 Apr
2012
Posted in: Hints
No Comments
Transportation in Minecraft

Transportation in Minecraft

What is adventure if not to connect feet with the environment? Minecraft sparks a sense of adventure in people. The joys of roaming the rolling hills and cavernous crevasses of Minecraft are surpassed only by roaming the rollings hills and […]

13 Apr
2012
Posted in: Hints
No Comments
Water Irrigation in Minecraft

Water Irrigation in Minecraft

In the game of Minecraft, there are many things that you will need to do and many things that you will need to attain and create. There is a varying degree of skill that is involved in all these tasks. […]

6 Apr
2012
Posted in: Hints
No Comments
Ender Dragon Strategy

Ender Dragon Strategy

OK, so you have played a lot of Minecraft. You have attained your first diamonds to mine obsidian. You have made a portal to the nether and found a fortress and killed the blazes and taken their powder. You have […]

5 Apr
2012
Posted in: Hints
No Comments
Cut Trees Like A Master

Cut Trees Like A Master

You think you’re so cool because you punched down a tree with your bare fists, don’t you? This is only the beginning, young grass hopper. For the secrets of woodcutting are long and large, they span the shadows of the […]

6 Mar
2012
Posted in: Hints
No Comments
No Thumbnail

Enderman Should Not Delete Blocks

This is more of a glitch fix than a suggestion, but wouldn’t it be cool if Endermen dropped the blocks they are carrying when killed? This would provide a more realistic feel to killing them. Doing this would also serve […]

4 Mar
2012
Posted in: Hints
1 Comment
No Thumbnail

All About Roller Coasters

  Someone recently suggested that since people like to use mine cart tracks to create their own roller coasters, it would be a good idea to add upside-down and vertical mine cart tracks. CheesyXbox, who made the suggestion on Reditt, […]

29 Feb
2012
Posted in: Hints
No Comments
No Thumbnail

Should Wool Reduce Fall Damage?

  Today on Reditt a conversation that has been proposed previously has been brought up again. The conversation dealt with the topic of a means to reduce fall damage for players that jump off of cliffs. The suggestion was that […]

28 Feb
2012
Posted in: Hints
No Comments
No Thumbnail

Dog Will Bark

Everybody knows about dogs, right? They are those cute little wolfies that you tame with a bone that will follow you around and attack enemies for you. Pro tip: do not attack them while they are wild. Anyway, wolfies have […]

16 Feb
2012
Posted in: Hints
No Comments
No Thumbnail

A Suggestion for Sleep

Someone recently had the interesting idea of making it so while falling asleep in bed, the sound will slowly fade out. It’s a simple little addition, but it would give the player more immersion into their world when falling asleep […]

11 Feb
2012
Posted in: Hints
No Comments
No Thumbnail

Village Wars!

Jeb recently announced on his twitter feed that villagers will be able to defend themselves soon. Naturally this sparked a huge conversation on Reditt, because his twitter feeds directly to Reditt. Anyway, someone brought up the idea that villagers should […]

10 Feb
2012
Posted in: Hints
No Comments
No Thumbnail

Jehovah Witness Zombies?

Ok, so recently on Reditt by the name of Cosmic_Troll came up with the totally hilarious idea of making a texture pack to make zombies look like Jehovah witnesses. Why would he want to do that? Well, because zombies knock […]

8 Feb
2012
Posted in: Hints
2 Comments
No Thumbnail

Zombies Can Break Doors!

In a recent twitter update, Jeb announced that “zombies will be able to break doors”. Does this bit of news terrify you? It should. Just imagine it: while your building another random hallway in your castle, there will be a […]