Galacticraft 3

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Galacticraft 3 (GC3) is the Minecraft 1.7.10 update to the Galacticraft mod series. It is included in many modpacks for Minecraft 1.7.10.

The main additions in GC3 include the Asteroids dimension, the Tier 3 Rocket, freefall motion outside Space Stations, rotating space stations, the introduction of a temperature system, Titanium Armor, Titanium Tools, a second tier to the power system, Display Screens, and the Astro Miner. There are many other new tools, machines, and items, including more ways to make Oxygen and Fuel, and various other Gases which can be liquefied. Finally, GC3 adds smoother gameplay and expanded functions and abilities for some existing items to add even more to your experience in outer space!

Galacticraft 3 was officially released on November 9, 2014. It has been continually updated and added to since that time, and all players are strongly recommended to update to the Latest version (as of early 2017, that's version or later). Even if you are playing in a modpack, it's OK to download newer Galacticraft files and replace the ones used by the modpack. But if playing on a server, make sure you match the server version!

Galacticraft 3 was first released in Beta form on July 24, 2014 for Minecraft 1.7.2, and on July 31, 2014 for Minecraft 1.7.10 / 1.7.2 (dual compatible).

Galacticraft 3 consists of three mod files: GalacticraftCore, Galacticraft-Planets and MicdoodleCore. Galacticraft-Planets was formerly named GalacticraftMars, and that is still its internal mod name.

Major changelog

  • New gases and liquid gases system including Liquid Oxygen
  • New energy system: gJ (that's Galacticraft Joules)
  • Beam Receivers and Beam Reflectors can transfer energy wirelessly
  • Tier 2 machines get a speed buff if powered with Tier 2 energy
  • Optional energy readout in MJ, EU or RF options using /gcenergyunits command
  • Improved compatibility with RF mods, also IC2 and Mekanism
  • Improved rocket launch graphics with different exhausts for different rocket tiers
  • Terraformer can now plant many different types of saplings and bushes
  • Slimelings can be bred into many different colours
  • Added Solid Meteoric Iron and Bacterial Sludge Bucket
  • Full compatibility with Smart Moving mod and other mods using the Player API
  • Almost all text in Galacticraft is now localized (translateable)
  • Many languages updated - thanks to our dedicated translaters
  • 20 languages included: US English, British English, Chinese, Chinese (Traditional), Czech, French, German, Croatian (Hrvatski), Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portugeuse, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Finnish (needs update), Netherlands (needs update), Welsh (needs update)

Gameplay improvements

  • Shift-click oxygen gear, oxygen tanks and other Galacticraft items into and out of inventory slots
  • Shift-click works in all machines
  • Infinite Oxygen item for easy base setup in Creative mode
  • The place where you first land on a planet becomes your spawn point on that world
  • The player can breathe when inside a rocket or lander
  • You cannot exit a rocket using 'Shift' after it has launched
  • You cannot exit a lander using 'Shift' until it has properly landed
  • Using Launch Controllers you can fly in a rocket between two pads in the same dimension
  • Creative mode Galacticraft tabs reorganized into 2 tabs
  • All machines and Solar Panels are now 'Enabled' by default when first placed
  • Player model stays properly inside the rocket if you tilt the rocket
  • /dimensiontp command with no player name teleports yourself