- 1 Intro
- 2 Features:
- 3 Video Review
- 4 Screenshots
- 5 Guide
- 6 Controlling your drone
- 7 Healing your drone
- 8 Resource
- 9 License
Minecraft technology has been around for some time now! But never has the need for moving materials and entities over long distances and large mountains been solved like it has in the Drones Mod. Now you can have a flying buddy that can follow you over lava, through water falls, and down into the deep dark. Your buddy can attack, carry and so much more.
Do you need a drone? (hint: you know you do!)
- Are companions with 2 legs and 2 arms too boring?
- Are you sick of having just 36 inventory slots, but TOO MANY ITEMS TO CARRY?
- Are you tired of not knowing if there are monsters around you when you are digging for ’em diamonds?
- Do you want to have A FLYING ROBOT COMPANION THAT CAN SHOOT lasers!
Then you need a Custom Drone!
- Fully functioning drones to aid players with all kinds of stuffs
- collecting dropped items
- carrying items around like a flying backpack
- shooting at monsters
- scanning the environment for ores and monsters
- picking up mobs or even picking up yourself and fly around
Getting the necessary materials
Have fun killing babies you baby killer! You will need 15 to 16 bits to get started.
Beside drone bits you’ll also need:
- 1 blaze powder
- 21 redstone
- 28 diamonds
- 84 iron ingots
All for making the first drone!
Once you have enough material said above, let’s start making your drone part by part. First item, the base for all the parts: the Composite Fiber Plate MK.I (MK.? is the rank of the item) 54 plates will suffice for making the drone.
After the plates, you need to craft 1 drone chip, 1 drone core, 3 drone casings, and 4 drone engines
Drones can do nothing by themselves (beside looking cool!). They need modules, the things that give drones functions.
To make a functional module, you first craft a module place holder.
Everything from drone parts to drone modules have 4 tiers (I, II, III, and IV). Better modules are of higher tier.
With those place holders, craft the modules you want. For starters I recommend always having Items Inventory module and Manual Control movement module installed.
Craft modules from the list here
There are 2 ways to install modules. The easy way: right-click the drone with a module in your hand. The hard way: you need a controller. Read further.
All those earlier steps are just preparing for your drone. Now here comes the fun part
To control your drone you need a Drone Flyer (or just call it a controller)
Right click your newly made drone with the controller. And the controller will connect with the drone.
You have connected a controller to a drone. Now right-click the controller, and you’ll see the controller screen
Make sure you have installed Manual Control movement module i said before. Then press “Switch mode” once, and then “Switch drone mode” twice. Now the controller mode is “targeting” and drone mode is “manual control”.
Exit the screen, look around, and see the drone following your cross-hair!!!
To stop controlling drone, either press the switch buttons again, or don’t hold the controller in your hand anymore.
Read Drone controlling to understand more about the controller and controlling drones
You’ve flown the drone for a while, now it’s about to run out of battery. Or maybe you let some crazy guys hit your drone repeatedly, and it is about to run out of health. Now you need to refill battery or recover health for your drone.
To do that you need to open your drone screen. Either right-click your drone with an empty hand, or sneak-right click to open drone screen.
So many parameters there, but for now focus on the item slot at the middle. Put the recovering items there and press “Apply item”
Read the list of Recovering items here.
You can also install modules by placing them into that item slot and press “Install module” (button name changes depending on item placed in slot) which is the harder way.
- Official Wiki https://github.com/WilliamEz/CustomDrones/wiki