Arcane Assistance: The Offering Multiblock

 

Yet another late post, surprise! >.> Today’s post is about the structure of the multiblock, and how it works. The next posts will cover the types, species and modifiers of spirits. Will be keeping them latest every other day.

The offering multiblock is the most important part of the whole idea of Arcane Assistance, and is both simple to do but allows complex results. The multiblock is a cubic frame, consisting of 3 types of blocks and requiring a single item. There is a Spirit Stone in the middle (glass is a placeholder), with 8 corner blocks and 12 connecting blocks. Each piece will change what spirit you receive from the offering, allowing you to customize your spirits.

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Arcane Assistance

This was supposed to go out a few days ago, oh well >.>

Anyone who talks much with me knows that aside from Dust to Dust, I am also working on another mod recently that I came up with. This mod, currently named “Arcane Assistance”, is a magical automation mod. The idea came up when, after joining an all magic server, seeing other players complaining we had no good automation or sorting systems without tech mods.

The basic idea behind the mod is that you use built structures in world (like above) as offerings to call a spirit. This spirit can then be placed in your base to automate things at a range. There will be different kinds of spirits, and biome based upgrades, but I’ll save that for another time. My plan is to allow the mod to automate nearly anything, although the structures to obtain the spirits are designed to be pricey, making this mod more mid to late game.

I will be going into more detail on the mod over the next week or so. All the screenshots I plan to provide are mockups, as I am still working on the mod, and it is non-functional right now. Hopefully I can get some of the mod working so I can show off some real screenshots of it.

Until the next time, enjoy pondering :)

Okay, Maybe it is >.>

Wow, almost a whole year without posting. I’m such a slacker.

Any ways, earlier this year I bought a new computer, which can actually handle games and such decently. I have been playing new games, and working on coding again. I do have work now, meaning I don’t have quite as much free time, but I do what I can.

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