- Updated on: February 9, 2017
- Newest File: VillageNames-1.7.10-1.0.jar
- Release Type: Release
- Supports: 1.7.10
- License: All Rights Reserved
Village Names Mod patches up a shortcoming that I’m surprised that nobody else has addressed.
Whenever a village is generated, it also generates a sign nearby the well:
An option in the configs changes the well’s rim to slabs so that villagers and players won’t get stuck inside.
Anyway, that sign shows a randomly generated name for the village:
Whenever you interact with a villager (i.e., open the trading GUI), the villager will reveal its name to you:
The village’s sign can be broken, or may accidentally not generate; or you may install this mod after a village has generated, but this mod has no retrogen. In any of these cases you might think that affected villages won’t have names. But don’t worry:
If you right-click a book onto a villager, it will record the village’s name and location into it!
This of course will also work even if the village has a sign by the well. Anyway, according to this Village Book, there is a fourth villager that we haven’t discovered.
Ah, there s/he is.
The village and villager names are generated from a pool of many hundreds of real-world and fantasy town/character names that are split apart and reassembled, resulting in so many possible combinations that honestly I can’t be bothered to calculate the number. These name pieces are accessible in the config files.
Lastly, since this is my first (and only) modding project, I had to learn Java/Eclipse/Forge—absolutely everything from scratch. As a result of the many tutorials I browsed, I did make one custom decorative block:
Currently this mod is only for 1.7.10 in order to work on my deprecated server. I may update it if there’s enough interest.
How to install:
- Install the version of Forge that corresponds with the mod (http://files.minecraftforge.net/ Choose the installer version of Forge)
- Download the Village Names Mod.
- Drop the entire zipped file into your mods folder (Search %appdata% on your PC then go into .minecraft, then mods(create this folder if it is not there))
- Open Minecraft and make sure your profile is set to Forge
- Start Minecraft and enjoy!
This mod is made by AstroTibs, all credit to modder. Visit the original mod thread here for all info.