Arkif’s Hoverboard Mod 1.7.10, 1.7.2 adds in futuristic styled hoverboards to Minecraft. There are also new items to craft the hoverboard and its power, as well as a new block to help with the crafting recipes.
In this mod
The image above shows the four variants of the hoverboards. The first one (Left to Right) is the basic hoverboard. This is equiped with its own GUI and you just right click it with an empty hand to mount it. You will be able to use WASD to control it and also customizable controls to go upwards and downwards (Default: Z, X). To open the GUI the default key is ‘I’ or click it with an item in your hand. To the right of the basic hoverboard, there is the missile upgraded hoverboard. This will function the same as the basic hoverboard, but will let you launch missiles. The defualt key for this is ‘R’. You are able to change the amount of missiles launched via the GUI arrow section. To the right of that, there is the thruster hoverboard. This has a slight different model and has a thruster at the back. This will let you travel at faster speeds. Finally, there is the advance hoverboard. This is a combination of the missiles and thruster hoverboard. All the hoverboards will cycle through different colours and can suck up close by items into the users hand (disabled in config). They also put out a light source at night or in the dark that will decay shortly after (can be disabled in game or config for servers). Going in lava will cause damage to the hoverboard and rapidly raise the heat bar, you will need to get it out fast before it gets stuck and destroys. Going underwater will loose heat but will also slowly damage the hoverboard.
The image above shows the HUD while riding the hoverboard. At the top middle, there is a power bar. This will display your current power that is in the hoverboard using a purple bar. When the bar is gone, it means the power is empty and the hoverboard won’t work until you refill it via the GUI. Below is the heat bar, this will slowly increase while riding the hoverboard. The hotter the hoverboard is, more heat particles will be displayed. If it reaches max heat, the hoverboard will disable shortly and empty the heat half way. Heat decreases faster when the hoverboard is not in use and if it is raining when emptying the heat. Shooting missiles and going upwards will increase the heat faster.
In the left corner, there is a missile icon. The missile icon will decrease depending on the amount of missiles you have. If you have no missiles or request to shoot more than you have, then nothing will happen until you refill.
The image above shows the hoverboard GUI. All GUIs are the same but the non-missile hoverboards will not have a slot for the rockets. The GUI allows you to carry items and the two buttons also show more options. The right button will just tell you more information about your current hoverboard. The left will display options you can tick (WIP). You can turn off your hoverboard light source, although the tick box is still a work in progress. You can also disable your particles but this is mostly for single player. You can turn off all particles by going in the default Minecraft options. The two arrows on the GUI will allow you to decrease or increase the amout of missiles to launch. Above that, you can refill fuel and rockets using the two slots.
Above shows an image of the Hoverboard Builder. This is basically a larger crafting table to craft the hoverboards in. All the crafting recipes are currently a work in progress and are shown below.
The controls in the game shown above.
All the stuff this mod adds.
All the crafting recipes are temporary as of now.
Arkif’s Hoverboard Mod Installation
- 1. Download and install Minecraft forge
- 2. Download and extract this mod, so that you have the mod jar file.
- 3. Download the Render Player API
- 4. Drag the mod and API into the mods folder of your Minecraft. (mods can be found in “.minecraft” after typing “%appdata%”.
- You may need to run forge at least once for it to appear).