MCreator 2 Roadmap Discussion

Started by Matej on Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:01

Topic category: Feature requests and ideas for MCreator

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MCreator 2 Roadmap Discussion
Sat, 01/27/2018 - 19:46 (edited)

MCreator is a big success in Minecraft's modding community. During the last 5 years of its existence, MCreator has changed a lot, ranging from adding various mod types and options to improve them by adding events, custom drops, emitting particles, shooting arrows and much more. As the MCreator developed, there have been many changes that changed the way MCreator worked and the way you interacted with it. Many of the things were inspired by you, the community.

Last month, we updated the website, the new home of MCreator and we did that for a reason. With that done, we are happy to announce you the plans for MCreator 2. It will come with a whole new user interface and fix many bugs that came with the current version. This version doesn't exist yet, so we want to give you the word, by allowing you to shape the new MCreator in the way you would like it to be.

This forum topic is for you to discuss developer's ideas and suggestions for the new MCreator 2. We are going to be taking the ideas on other forum topics and let you discuss them.

Notice: MCreator 2 is just a concept at this moment. There is no release date yet, nor release date timeframe.

Click here to see MCreator 2 landing page

Edited by Matej on Sat, 01/27/2018 - 19:46
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Here are my ideas for…
Wed, 03/27/2019 - 09:00

Here are my ideas for MCreator 2.0:

  • List variables
  • Ore dictionary support.
  • Add a system to create complex structure formations
  • When block added an event for custom plants
  • Set/Get rotation direction of a block
  • Custom mob spawning dial, but bigger. For example. Instead of 8 being a big spawning rate, make it a bigger range, so the new 8 will be 8000, and if you put 7500, would be like between 8 and 7 actually!
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intergrated model maker…
Sat, 04/06/2019 - 15:38

intergrated model maker which can make models for mobs and armours

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could you add a "delay"…
Sun, 04/07/2019 - 23:50

could you add a "delay" block  i know that that is hard but it can be done seen as there are delays in vanilla minecraft, PLEASE I REALY NEED THIS!!!!!!!!

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diamondcarrot, you can…
Mon, 04/08/2019 - 18:07

diamondcarrot, you can already do this. There are many forum topics and YouTube tutorials for this.

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I know what else is missing:…
Sun, 04/14/2019 - 17:20

I know what else is missing: animation!

When I first started working with the MCreator, for me it was somehow not a very familiar program. And it was - the absence animation! I wanted you to make it so that for something like a move. For example: panel with new elements "moved forward" to the right, and did not appear abruptly, second example - you can make new windows of this program pop up and not appear abruptly. The reason is that firstly: it will be good for eyes. Second: the program will be as familiar as others (for example, Microsoft Word where lot of smooth movements), in the third this program will look prettier.

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I'd like to see a more…
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:04

I'd like to see a more dynamic UI. I want to be able to drag the mod elements around to rearranged them and place them in folders or use the search bar with filters. I'd like a more user-friendly, quality of life centered UI that would be fast to develop with.

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yes please I think that…
Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:36

yes please I think that would be great, what if you could activate portals with things like leaves?

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Villages aren't full…
Tue, 05/21/2019 - 17:25

Villages aren't full schematics or structures, they are separated and with the omghardcode thingie, they made it so the village was connected, because, all houses have different rotations. Sometimes they spawn in the same rotation, but that's just rare.

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Complex structure system…
Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:07

Complex structure system would be awesome. I've seen it a few times requested but I think it's getting drowned out: my idea would be that structures could have a way to 'interlock' and you could create say, a few prefabs (corridor, left turn, T section) and then there's a chance when the structure spawns that it'll spawn one of its interlock structures off its side. Lining them up might be trouble but it could be done with a pseudo-block (similar to structure voids) that would act as the jigsaw part that glues to the same pseudoblock on other structures.

Still, I'm sure a better system could be thought up.

Maybe just like the block texture interface? a 4way structure, a cap structure in each direction, 4 corner pieces, etc. laid out like a tileset, and you just drag and drop .nbt's on to the grid where they work. That would perhaps alienate vertical structures though, like Twilight Forest's Lich Towers and the End Cities from Vanilla.

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Structure blocks?? And I…
Tue, 06/25/2019 - 18:13

Structure blocks??

And I know what you mean, but making a custom system in MCreator for that, is hard. It can be limited, or else it will be slow and you need to fix a lot by hand with it.

Structure blocks on the other hand, can be customized, but are a bit harder to spawn