ATTENTION: This mod is no longer being maintained by McHorse. It is now maintained by Chryfi. There are still going to be official updates by Chryfi and other contributors, and there have been task forces that are investigating on porting it. If you also want to contribute to official updates, or to the porting effort, please join the official McHorse's Discord server, so we can communicate with you. Check out the source code.
Blockbuster is a Minecraft mod which a machinima studio mod, which offers countless features for video, and possibly for adventure map, production. It's not advised to use Blockbuster mod a public Minecraft server, as some features of Blockbuster aren't multiplayer-friendly (like a lack of models and skins synchronization)! Use it at your own risk!
This mod works with Forge 188.8.131.5238 (or above) for Minecraft 1.12.2 (past versions are available for 1.10.2 and 1.11.2). Recording and playback is based on, and rewritten from scratch, Mocap mod by EchebKeso.
Install Minecraft Forge, download the latest stable version of jar file for available Minecraft version. Also install following mods: McLib, and Metamorph. Put it in minecraft's
mods folder, and launch the game.
After that, Blockbuster mod should be installed and will appear in Minecraft's mods menu. If Blockbuster didn't appear in the mods menu, then something went wrong.
For whom is this mod for?
If you're a YouTuber who is looking for a mod to improve overall quality of your (cinematic or improvised) videos, or you're an adventure map creator who wants to add more visuals to your maps, this is a mod for you!
Blockbuster mod provides a ton of features to improve your videos:
- Recording and playback of multiple actors.
- Post editing of recorded player's actions.
- Importing, editing, and using models (OBJ and MagicaVoxel) with actors.
- Using models as static decorations with model blocks.
- Using models as guns and projectiles with BB gun item.
- Camera and audio synchronization with actors.
- Keying tools (chroma blocks, keying solutions with Minema mod).
- Simple animation model mechanims.
- And much more...
This is change logs playlist. Almost every update (for exception of patches with bug fixes and minor features) comes with a change log video which showcases new features, and briefly shows how to use them.
Here is also an up-to-date tutorial series which should teach you the basics of the mod (check more videos on the same channel for more tutorials about Blockbuster mod).
This playlist consists out of videos that I've created a bunch of machinimas during Blockbuster mod testings and just when I felt like. Feel free to check out my crazy videos.
Here is also a playlist of 1,000+ community made videos with Blockbuster mod:
If you found a bug, or this mod crashed your game, make sure to check this compatibility table and incompatible mod list page. The most frequent issue people encounter is that they didn't install the compatible versions of my mods. Or updated only one mod while using older version of my other mods.
If the versions of the mod are correct, then you can report a bug or a crash to me either on issue tracker, or on my Discord server. Please, make sure to attach a crash log (pastebin please) and description of a bug or crash, and the way to reproduce it. Thanks!