The Bumblezone (Forge)

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The banner logo for The Bumblezone with a friendly and hostile bee shown below the mod name.

CURRENTLY FOR 1.15.2 MC

[Click here for the Fabric version of this mod!]

 

 

Recent 1.15.2 News: Added Productive Bees's new

honeycombs to the dimension! Fixed bucket duplication recipe.

(And like always, please report any glitches BUGS you find)

 

 

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WHAT IS THE BUMBLEZONE?

 

   The Bumblezone is a dimension filled with Honeycomb Blocks, Honey Blocks, Honey Crystals, Sugar Water, and few new bee-related Blocks! The dimension itself looks like it is the inside of a bee nest! You will find giant walls in rows with canals of water between them along with giant columns providing support to the ceiling all over. The walls and columns are riddled with honeycomb holes and if you look carefully, you may find hidden caves inside! By default, traveling a block in this dimension is the same as traveling 10 block in the Overworld. (A movement factor of 10. For reference, the Nether has a movement factor of 8 so traveling a block in the Nether is the same as traveling 8 blocks in Overworld). If you don't like this system, you can change the teleportation mode or movement factor in the configs! The other mode of teleportation available is leaving the dimension will always place you back at the exact spot you were at when you threw the Enderpearl to enter The Bumblezone! The's a third options that is a hybrid of these two teleportation modes so check out the config and read the description there for more info.

 

   But that isn't all! Within the dimension, bees are extremely protective of their honey. If you pick up a Honey Block, take honey from a Filled Porous Honeycomb block or Honeycomb Brood Block with a Glass Bottle, or you drink a Honey Bottle, all bees around you will get a speed, absorption, and strength potion effect and will become VERY angry at you! You will know you are in DEEP trouble when you get the Wrath of the Hive icon showing you got that effect and the fog in the dimension become more red! The bee will swarm you like crazy and will kill you unless you come very well prepared. A full set of unenchanted Diamond gear will not be enough but if you use a Bane of Arthropod V Diamond Sword, you might stand a chance. (but you can nerf the bees in the config if you find them too strong or buff them if you want to die!). And Bumblezone's experience can be enhanced when you have certain mods on such as Buzzier Bees, Potion of Bees, Beesourceful, or Productive Bees! 

 

For more info on all the blocks and what mods Bumblezone has direct support for, just click each spoiler in the section below! And yes, you can use this mod in a modpack or download and modify the source code. It is all under MIT License so you can do whatever you want!

 

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WHAT DOES THIS MOD ADD?

 

An image that organizes and shows off all of the items and blocks that The Bumblezone has added.

 

BLOCKS - 9 new blocks and 1 new liquid

 Filled Porous Honeycomb Block

-Use Glass Bottle on this block to obtain a Honey Bottle and turn this block into a Porous Honeycomb Block. However, you will get a Wrath of the Hive effect if you do this. A Dispenser with a Glass Bottle can also pull honey out of this block and turn it into a regular Porous Honeycomb Block.

 

-You walk 10% slower on this block but barely noticable.

 

-Use a Silk Touch pickaxe to drop this block. Otherwise, mining it will drop a Honeycomb and a Porous Honeycomb Block.

 

-Attaching a Comparator to this block will always output a redstone power of 1.

 

 Porous Honeycomb Block

-Use a Honey Bottle on this block to turn this block into a Filled Porous Honeycomb Block.

 

-When mined, this block drops itself.

 

 Honeycomb Brood Block

-Watch the larva inside grow through 4 stages over time! When at the 4th stage and this block gets ticked, it will spawn a Bee only if the hole in front isn't blocked off and there is less than 10 bees within 50 blocks of the block. After the bee is spawned, the block then resets back to having a stage 1 of the larva.

 

-The Larva grows much faster in The Bumblezone dimension but will still grow outside of it. You can speed up the larva stages by feeding it Honey Bottles which always results in growth or feed it Sugar Water Bottle which sometimes results in growth. You can use a Dispenser with Honey Bottles or Sugar Water Bottles right next to the block to automate the growing and spawning of bees with this block!

 

-If you use a Glass Bottle on this block, you will get a Honey Bottle, turn this block into an Empty Honeycomb Brood Block, and you will get Wrath of the Hive effect. A Dispenser with a Glass Bottle can also pull honey out of this block and turn it into an Empty Honeycomb Larva Block.

 

-When mined, this block drops Empty Honeycomb Brood Block and a Honeycomb and since you killed the larva, you get Wrath of the Hive effect as well. But if you use a Silk Touch pickaxe, you can get Honeycomb Brood Block instead without angering the bee or getting the effect.

 

-Attaching a Comparator to this block will output Redstone power based on what stage the larva is in the block (1 to 4 power).

 

 Empty Honeycomb Brood Block

-Does nothing by itself. Merely a decorative block unless certain other mods are on. See the Mod Compatibility section below.

 

 Honey Crystal

-A pretty translucent crystallized honey block that can face any direction and can only be placed on solid sides of blocks.

 

-This block can be waterlogged but will transform any water liquid placed into it into Sugar Water instead.  

 

-Can be found underwater or in caves in The Bumblezone dimension. This is a non-renewable resource so treasure them! They are most common in Hive Wall biome and lest common in Sugar Water biome.

 

-When mined, this block drops Honey Crystal Shards (works with Fortune enchantment). If you mine with Silk Touch, this block drops itself instead.

 

 Sugar Water

-Looks like a lighter/cloudier version of regular water and spawns at sealevel for The Bumblezone dimension..

 

-Entities swim slower in this liquid and the liquid will slowly heal any Bee touching it when the bee isn't taking any damage at the time.

 

-Sugar Cane placed on any block adjacent to Sugar Water will grow much faster and taller! The effect can be stacked up to 4 times (surround the block the Sugar Cane is on with 4 Sugar Water).

 

-When the flowing form of this liquid touches Lava, Sugar Infused Cobblestone will be made. If Lava touches the source block of Sugar Water, Sugar Infused Stone will be made instead. 

 

-Source blocks can be picked up and placed with a Bucket. Using Glass Bottles on this liquid will give you Sugar Water Bottle.

 

-Uses the water tag so that anything that checks for the water tag will work with Sugar Water. For example; keeping Coral alive or hydrating Farmland blocks. See this page for more details on what the water tagged blocks can do: https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Tag#Fluids

 

Sticky Honey Residue

-A very sticky block that can be placed on multiple solid surfaces at once and is created by smelting the following in a Furnace: Honey Crystal blocks, Honey Crystal Shards items, Honey Crystal Shields, or vanilla's Honey blocks. Breaking this block will drop nothing.

 

-When any entity touches this block, they move extremely lowly. This block can also be climbed if it is on a wall.

 

-You can quickly delete this block by right clicking it with water bucket, sugar water bottle, bottle of water, or a wet sponge in your hand as if you are washing away the stickiness.

 

-Flowing fluids and pushing pistons will break this block as well.

 

Sticky Honey Redstone

-This block does everything Sticky Honey Residue can do and can be created by crafting 1 Sticky Honey Residue with 1 Redstone. 

 

-When an entity gets stuck on this block, this block outputs a redstone signal of 1 which is pretty useful for Redstone contraptions!

 

-When activated, this block will power whatever block it is attached to and also power through that block as well like turning off a Redstone Torch on the other side. If Sticky Honey Residue is attached to the floor, it will power any adjacent blocks attached to it as well such as Redstone dust on the floor.

 

Sugar Infused Stone

-If placed in a Furnace, the sugar can be quickly burned off for some quick cheap XP.

 

-When mined with a Silk Touch pickaxe, this block drops itself. Otherwise, this block drops Sugar and Cobblestone.

 

-If Aurum's More Blocks (AMB) mod  is on, you can turn this into a slab, stairs, walls, pressure plate, or button!

 

Sugar Infused Cobblestone

-If placed in a Furnace, the sugar can be quickly burned off for some quick cheap XP.

 

-When mined with a Silk Touch pickaxe, this block drops itself. Otherwise, this block drops Sugar and Cobblestone.

 

-If Aurum's More Blocks (AMB) mod is on, you can turn this into a slab, stairs, walls, pressure plate, or button!

 

ITEMS - 4 new items

Sugar Water Bottle

-Obtainable by using a Glass Bottle on a Sugar Water source block.

 

-Drinking this will give you half a bar of hunger and the Haste 1 effect for a short period of time. Sugar rush!

 

-Can be fed to Honeycomb Brood Block by hand or Dispenser for a 30% chance of growing the larva.

 

-Can be fed to any mob that extends BeeEntity to heal them slightly and spawn a heart particle. If fed to bees angry at you, there is a 7% chance of removing Wrath of the Hive effect off of yourself and escape a death of stingers!

 

Sugar Water Bucket

-Obtained by using a Bucket on Sugar Water source block or crafting Water Bucket with Sugar. Can be used to move the water around.

 

-Works with Dispensers too! The Dispenser can place the Sugar Water like any other buck of fluid.

 

Honey Crystal Shards

-Obtained by mining or breaking Honey Crystal blocks.

 

-When eaten, this item restores 2 hunger.

 

-Can be smelted to create Sticky Honey Residue block.

 

-Can be used to craft and repair Honey Crystal Shields! The recipe to craft the shield is the following with # being Honey Crystal Shards:
# # #

# # #

   # 

 

Honey Crystal Shield

-A shield that starts off super weak but becomes much stronger the more you repair it to the point it has about double the durability of vanilla's Shield! But beware, trying to block fire damage and explosive damage with the shield will destroy the shield very quickly! Yes, Fireballs and Fireworks will also greatly damage the shield so be careful!

-The shield can be repaired with Honey Crystal Shards and the recipe to craft the shield is the following with # being Honey Crystal Shards:
# # #

# # #

   # 

 

-Any mob that physically hits your shield when you're blocking will apply a 4 second slowness effect on the mob due to the honey's stickiness!

 

-This shield can be enchanted with Unbreaking or Curse of the Vanishing. (Mending cannot be applied as that would make the shield way too overpowered at maximum durability)

 

-Can be smelted in a Furnace to make 5 Sticky Honey Residue.

 

BEE'S BEHAVIOR NOT THE BEEEEESSSS!!!

-Any arthropod mob without "bee" in the name, any pandas, and any bears will get a weak version of Wrath of the Hive and nearby Bees will attack them.

 

-Any mob damaging a bee will get Wrath of the Hive effect and a bunch of angry bees coming after them.

 

-Picking up Honey Blocks, drinking a Honey Bottle, taking honey from a Filled Porous Honeycomb Block, or taking honey from a Honeycomb Brood Block will give you Wrath of the Hive effect.

 

-Feeding angry bees a Sugar Water Bottle has a 7% of removing the Wrath of the Hive effect, heals the bee a bit, and calms nearby bees. Feeding the bee a Honey Bottle instead has a 30% chance of removing the effect and greatly heals the fed bee.

 

DIMENSION - It's like the insides of a Bee Hive!

-Contains only 3 biomes: Hive Wall Biome, Hive Pillar biome, and Sugar Water Floor Biome. Hive Wall Biome creates the flat walls of the dimension. Hive Pillar biome creates the large support columns that upholds the space. Sugar Water Floor takes up the rest of the space with low land and filled with Sugar Water.

 

-Spawns Bees at a high rate and Slime mobs too. Will also spawn Spiders, Cave Spiders, Endermen, and Phantoms at a very low rate (with Phantoms be rarest).

 

-Walls in the dimension has Honeycomb Holes filled with Honey Blocks and has a few Honeycomb Brood Blocks (some will be empty). There is also a cave system inside the walls/pillars that are only exposed through the space that Honeycomb Holes creates.

 

-Bee Dungeons can be found in the caves where they are filled with Honey Crystal Blocks and has lots of Honeycomb brood Blocks. 

 

-Spider Infested Bee Dungeons can be rarely found in the caves where they are filled with Honey Crystal Blocks, Empty Honeycomb Brood Blocks, Cobwebs, Spider Spawner, and Cave Spider Spawners. These dungeons can make a great XP, Spider Eyes, and String farm! 

 

-Honey Crystal Blocks will be scattered throughout the dimension either underwater or inside the caves. They are most common in Hive Wall biome and lest common in Sugar Water biome.

 

MOD COMPATIBILITY - Interacts directly with 5 other mods!

Buzzier Bees - https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/buzzier-bees

-Hive Planks will be placed at the boundaries of the dimension on the ceiling and floor so that digging through them is like you are digging through the edges of a Bee Nest block!

 

-Crystallized Honey Block and Wax Blocks will be incorporated into the terrain generation with Crystallized Honey Block appear just under the surface of land above sealevel and Wax Blocks appearing on the surface on land at and below sealevel. 

 

-Bee Dungeons and Spider Infested Bee Dungeons will now generate several random candles from Buzzier Bees including scented versions!

 

-Honey Slime mobs will spawn instead of Slime mobs in the dimension. Honey Slime mobs can also rarely spawn from the Honeycomb Brood Block in the dimension.

 

-With the Honey Wand, you can take/add honey from Filled Porous Honeycomb Blocks and Porous Honeycomb Blocks without angering bees. 

 

-The Honey Wand can also take honey from Honeycomb Brood Blocks but since you killed the larva, you get Wrath of the Hive effect and angry bees coming at you!

 

-You can feed bees with Sticky Honey Wand or Honey Soup and can calm angered bees.

 

-Using a Bottle of Bee item on a Empty Honeycomb Brood Block will revive the block into a stage 1 Honeycomb Brood Block. This can be done by hand or by a Dispenser facing the block.

 

-Buzzier Bees' custom Bee Nest and Bee Hive blocks can be used to teleport to Bumblezone dimension.

 

-Using Buzzier Bees' Hive Boat on Sugar Water while in The Bumblezone dimension will make the boat move a bit faster than regular boats! 

 

Beesourceful - https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/beesourceful

-With Beesourceful on, their ore-based honeycomb blocks will spawn at various heights and ranges in The Bumblezone based on their type! 

 

-Beesourceful's ore-based bees will spawn in the dimension at various rarity based on their type. They can also rarely spawn from the Honeycomb Brood Block in the dimension. The chance of each type of Beesourceful bee being chosen when one is spawning is 1% Ender, 2% Diamond, 7% Emerald, 10% Lapis, 10% Quartz, 20% Gold, 20% Redstone, and 30% Iron.

 

-Beesourceful's custom Bee Nest and Bee Hive blocks can be used to teleport to Bumblezone dimension.

 

Potion of Bees - https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/potion-of-bees

-Their Splash Potion of Bees item can be thrown onto a Empty Honeycomb Brood Block to revive the block into a stage 1, 2, or 3 Honeycomb Brood Block! If you have the splash potion in a Dispenser facing the block, it'll revive the block without bees going everywhere.

 

Productive Bees - https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/productivebees

-Enderpearls thrown at their hive blocks or their Expansion Boxes attached to a hive will now teleport you to The Bumblezone!

-Productive Bees' will also rarely spawn in The Bumblezone dimension from regular spawning or from Honeycomb Brood Blocks in the dimension. All of their types of bees have equal chances of spawning.

-Productive Bees' Honey Treat item has a 40% chance of removing the Wrath of the Hive effect from you when you feed the treat to bees unlike the Honey Bottle's 30% chance. The treat will also heal bees a lot more too!

-The Honey Treat can also be fed to Honeycomb Brood Blocks to grow the larva! In fact, there's a 20% chance the larva may grow two stages at a time instead of 1 when fed this item. 

 

-Productive Bees's many Honeycomb variants will spawn in The Bumblezone dimension! If Beesourceful is not on, Productive Bees's honeycombs of the same variants will replace Beesourceful's honeycombs in the dimension (both in terrain and in Bee Dungeons).

 

-Some honeycomb variants can only spawn in Spider Infested Bee Dungeons.

 

Aurum's More Blocks (AMB) - https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/amb-aurums-more-blocks

-Sugar Infused Cobblestone and Sugar Infused Stone will get a slab, stairs, walls, pressure plate, and button form!

 

 

 

 

 

    Also, be sure to check out the images page for several screenshots of what the world looks like!

  

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HOW DO I ENTER OR EXIT THIS WORLD?

 

    Entering the dimension is super easy! Just throw an Enderpearl at any Bee Nest or Beehive (even modded ones works!) to enter inside it and spawn into the dimension. To teleport out of the dimension, you can either dig down and fall below Y = 0 (don't worry, you won't die as I made sure of that) or climb your way to above Y = 256. The mod will see you are trying to leave and it'll take your coordinates in The Bumblezone dimension, convert it to the correct coordinate in the original dimension you came from and will try to place you near any Bee Nest or Beehive at that spot (or it'll create a new Bee Nest to place you next to if you does not find one already). Through normal use, you cannot use the mod to jump between dimensions but you can use it to travel long distances in any dimension you want. Just be sure to enter The Bumblezone from the dimension you want to fast travel in and then exiting The Bumblezone will put you back into that dimension.

 

Picture showing how to enter The Bumblezone by a player throwing an Enderpearl at a Bee Nest

 

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HOW CAN I CONFIGURE THIS MOD?

 

 

   To reach this mod's config file, go into your world's save folder, open the serverconfig folder, and edit the the_bumblezone-server.toml file to change the config. The config is saved on a per-world basis so the configs in one world should not affect another world. (Also, if you want to reuse the same config for future worlds, copy the config file and paste it in the defaultconfigs folder which is outside the world's save folders. Now future worlds will copy that config file and its settings into their own serverconfig folder!) 

 

   There are a TON of config options currently for the mod and all of them has comments on what they do and how to control them. I added lots of configs to control teleportation and gave you lots of options on how to tweak it. Several configs affects the dimension and lets you control whether the dimension has a day/night cycle (that matches the Overworld's cycle), how bright the fog is, what the movement factor of the dimension is, and whether exiting the dimension will always place you back at Overworld instead of previous dimension you came from. There are even some worldgen options such as how rare the Bee Dungeons are. Some other configs lets you customize the Wrath of the Hive effect so you can change how long it lasts, how far bees has to be to be angered and boosted, how strong the effects given to bees are, whether Wrath of the Hive can be triggered outside The Bumblezone, show particles of the effect, or just turn off the effect completely. Lots of options including some that controls how some mods interacts with this mod! Take a look at the config and let me know if there's anything config that would be super helpful for you to have with this mod. :)

 

The ID for the dimension is the_bumblezone:the_bumblezone if you need it. Also, if you need the ID for any Bumblezone's block, item, or biome to add into other mod's configs files, check out the en_us.json file here as the ID names of all the stuff is on there. For example, "block.the_bumblezone.porous_honeycomb_block" would be read as the_bumblezone:porous_honeycomb_block for the ID. 

https://github.com/TelepathicGrunt/Bumblezone/blob/master/src/main/resources/assets/the_bumblezone/lang/en_us.json

 

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For the list of changes in this mod, click the Source tab and check out CHANGELOG.md file.

This helps me keep track of what I had done so far. 

 

 

*If you find an issue, glitch, or have a suggestion about my mod, let me know! But if you don't have a GitHub account to report in the Issue tab above, just comment what the problem is below and I'll try and get back to you ASAP! :) 

 

Discord Link for my channel about my mods! : https://discord.gg/4eHptfV

 

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