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===What is Gamemode 4?===
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Gamemode 4 is a collection of [https://www,minecraft.net Minecraft] command modules to enhance the vanilla survival experience. Gamemode 4 has added varying levels of content from simple ideas such as [[Bat Grenades]] to fully fleshed mechanics such as [[Zauber Cauldrons]]. These additions are named modules because of their ''modular'' nature. It is encouraged to mix and match modules as you please to create your own custom experience.
  
Gamemode 4 is a collection of Minecraft command modules to enhance the vanilla survival experience. Gamemode 4 was created by Sparks from Accidental Games. Gamemode 4 is currently in the process of converting all modules to datapacks for Minecraft 1.13, but as of now, modules can be installed via 1-Clicks.
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===Who Created Gamemode 4?===
  
== Additional Info ==
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Gamemode 4 was originally created by [https://twitter.com/SparksTheGamer Sparks].  He has said:<blockquote>"I was inspired by the new command blocks and their potential for making cool stuff and since I was doing a lot of YouTube at the time I thought it would make a nice showcase series that the community could get involved with too." </blockquote>Created in February of 2014 , various contributors to the project have submitted modules or worked directly with Sparks. This has now been expanded with the addition of other core developers Bloo___ (formerly Bluefire610) and SpecialBuilder32.
Gamemode 4 modules are created to easily fit with one another. Gamemode 4 was first released in Friday 21 February 2014, with [[Bat Grenades]] as the first released module. Ever since then, Gamemode 4 has been growing with new modules and updates to previous modules.
 
  
=== Types of Modules ===
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==== Solo Project Examples ====
Modules are categorized based on their purpose. There are 4 categories that a module can be placed as.
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[[Zauber Cauldrons]] by Bloo__(formerly Bluefire610)
* Stand Alone Modules
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** Needs no other modules to run or function
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[[Mob Conversion]] by Torbray
* Base Module
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** Doesn't do much on its own, but instead provides a base for expansion packs to run under
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=== How to install Gamemode 4? ===
* Reliant Module
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To install Gamemode 4 modules onto your server or single player world, download the data pack from the [https://gm4.co/modules Gamemode 4 website]and insert the datapack zip folder into the datapacks folder in the world you wish to install the module on. For more information on how to install datapacks, see the video below.
** Acts like a Stand Alone Module, but requires a Base Module to properly function
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* Expansion Pack
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{{YouTube|url=https://youtu.be/LafzNue-tFo}}
** Adds functionality and features to a base module
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=== A Brief timeline of Gamemode 4 ===
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Gamemode 4 has gone through several iterations with each Minecraft update, from version [https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/1.8 1.8] to version [https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/1.13 1.13.]
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==== 1.8 Minecraft ====
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"One Click" installation, MC Edit Schematics and World Downloads are all common. This lasted from 2014 until 2016 with the [https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/1.9 1.9 Combat Update.]
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==== 1.9 to 1.12 Minecraft ====
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"One Click" installation is the officially supported method. This lasted from 2016 until 2018 with the [https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/1.13 1.13 Update Aquatic] changing command via the introduction of the datapack system.
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==== 1.13 Minecraft to Present ====
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[https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Data_pack Datapacks] are the officially supported method. This has lasted from the 2018 1.13 update until present day.

Latest revision as of 12:44, 1 July 2020

What is Gamemode 4?[edit source]

Gamemode 4 is a collection of Minecraft command modules to enhance the vanilla survival experience. Gamemode 4 has added varying levels of content from simple ideas such as Bat Grenades to fully fleshed mechanics such as Zauber Cauldrons. These additions are named modules because of their modular nature. It is encouraged to mix and match modules as you please to create your own custom experience.

Who Created Gamemode 4?[edit source]

Gamemode 4 was originally created by Sparks. He has said:

"I was inspired by the new command blocks and their potential for making cool stuff and since I was doing a lot of YouTube at the time I thought it would make a nice showcase series that the community could get involved with too."

Created in February of 2014 , various contributors to the project have submitted modules or worked directly with Sparks. This has now been expanded with the addition of other core developers Bloo___ (formerly Bluefire610) and SpecialBuilder32.

Solo Project Examples[edit source]

Zauber Cauldrons by Bloo__(formerly Bluefire610)

Mob Conversion by Torbray

How to install Gamemode 4?[edit source]

To install Gamemode 4 modules onto your server or single player world, download the data pack from the Gamemode 4 websiteand insert the datapack zip folder into the datapacks folder in the world you wish to install the module on. For more information on how to install datapacks, see the video below.

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A Brief timeline of Gamemode 4[edit source]

Gamemode 4 has gone through several iterations with each Minecraft update, from version 1.8 to version 1.13.

1.8 Minecraft[edit source]

"One Click" installation, MC Edit Schematics and World Downloads are all common. This lasted from 2014 until 2016 with the 1.9 Combat Update.

1.9 to 1.12 Minecraft[edit source]

"One Click" installation is the officially supported method. This lasted from 2016 until 2018 with the 1.13 Update Aquatic changing command via the introduction of the datapack system.

1.13 Minecraft to Present[edit source]

Datapacks are the officially supported method. This has lasted from the 2018 1.13 update until present day.