Sunday, 8 September 2013

Minecraft Birthday Cakes

Here's the deal, you're reading this post because:
  • You want to make a Minecraft-themed cake for your block-obsessed partner/sibling/care worker
  • You just like looking at awesome cakes
  • You just want to feel loved
Notch looks like the kind of guy who could eat a cake for breakfast and still be hungry. We're sure he'd approve of our amazing collection of Minecraftian sweet treats.



This Creeper Cake is kind of basic, but it shows what can be done without too much effort (I'm sure it tastes delicious!)


Jack's Birthday Cake
 Jack is a lucky boy. I think at age 8 I may well have had to sit down for a moment after receiving this.

Big Fat Creeper Cake
 I'm not sure what's scarier here: the huge-ass creeper or the huge-ass recipient who's about to devour it. This is what too much Minecraft does to you, kids.

Enormous Minecraft Cake
 This is simply brilliant, though I'll be honest I'm not sure what it is other than a huge cylinder of blocks.
TNT Block Cake
 Eat me before I explode!
Giant Minecraft Cake Inner
 Wow, I mean who actually styles the inside of the cake in Mincraft blocks too? Fantastic
Mincraft Wedding Cake
 When nerds collide, little blocks are made. Look, we love Minecraft cakes but I'm not sure I want one at my wedding day. Oh damnit I already had mine. Maybe if I keep playing I'll get another!
Minecraft Cake Fail
 Words fail us here. No they don't, this cake sucks and you should feel bad.

Beautiful Dutch Minecraft Palace

 The Peace Palace

Whilst we love our fantasy Minecraft builds as much as the next 'Crafter, we do have a fond appreciation for real-life copies or inspiration. This palace is a copy of The Peace Palace or "Vredespaleis" if you can speak Dutch.

Amazing Minecraft Palace
 
For reference, here's the real thing:

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We liked:

  • Attention to detail
  • Real life build
  • A download link!
We want:
  • You to finish this!
  • More scale
  • More cloggies to post more things

Our rating:

7 out of 10 creepers

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Westeroscraft is the ultimate Mincraft build [Game of Thrones]

This build is so god damned amazing that it was featured in TIME magazine. If you don't know Game of Thrones then perhaps some of the ornate artistry and painstaking intricacy may be lost on you, though we think you'd have to be Hodor not to appreciate this stonker.

Connect to Westeroscraft

Full scale render of westeroscraft
Stunning render of Westeros in Minecraft
The map is an incredible 1:1 scale

The Wall is just as imposing as you'd expect
The renders really do look beautiful

Stunning dock view


Check out the incredible video




Here's what the whole thing is based on:

The real King's Landing





Download westeroscraft

What we liked:
  • Game of Thrones, duh
  • 3000 unique buildings, with the insides too!
  • Scale scale scale! 
  • Hodor! Hodor? Hodor.
  • Simply stunning attention to detail
  • Beautiful custom texture pack

Our rating

10 out of 10 creepers

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Minecraft Battle Ship: The Bismarck

Holy crap, this is an epic build. It's a 1:1 replica of the famous battleship Bismarck. Click the image for a larger copy.



Saturday, 13 October 2012

The Water Garden

User "Drazla" posted this over on reddit

The reason it looks so great is obviously the great build but also:

The mod is Sonic Ethers GLSL shadows and the texture pack is the Mithrintia build server texture pack. You can find links to both on my Planetminecraft page for this build 

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Minecraft Power Station

Reactor Outside

This is a TNT fueled power station

Power Station Front

It is located next to a small town

Reactor inside

The key is to convert a TNT explosion into stable redstone current

Control Panel

All the functions of the Reactor are controlled from here

Fuel Store

A cobblestone generator is used to push the TNT through a series of pistons then into the reactor

Power Generator

The exploding TNT pushes the cart enough to start it rolling down the incline, when it hits the detector rail current is generated and the cart is returned to the top for the next explosion.

Reactor Shield on

Water shielding protects the building structure from the explosions.

Reaction in progress

Fuel injector

Fuel is delivered by the pistons to the top of the reactor, when it hits the redstone current it falls in

Power Transformer

The power is generated in pulses, by feeding it through these repeaters i can get a steady output

The Final Result

Of course I could have just used a redstone torch and got the same result - but that is not as fun.

Saturday, 29 September 2012

8 million TNT sphere explosion

WOW that's a lot of TNT, check this minecraft animated gif out

8 million TNT sphere explosion


Saturday, 15 September 2012

Beautiful Realistic Minecraft Castle

This fantastic Minecraft mountain looks great and about as realistic as Minecraft gets. Not so sure about the lens flare though
Realistic Minecraft Castle
Beautiful Realistic Minecraft Castle

Tephra Castle and the town of Noxshire


Our rating:

9 out of 10 creepers