Photoptics Mod 1.12.2/1.11.2 adds Optical Instruments to Minecraft, like telescopes. Currently it adds Basic Binoculars and Basic Handheld Telescope. They can be used using right click, and zoom in/out by pressing +/- key.

Photoptics Mod

Features:

Golden/Diamond (Red/Green/Blue) binoculars and telescopes are added:

  • Each of them have special colors to enhance your view.
  • They uses recipes with gold / diamond ingots and blocks, and red/lime/cyan stained glass (pane).

Ultimate binoculars and telescopes are added:

  • It has unbelievable magnification & light gathering power, to brighten up your view.
  • Quite expensive, as one will need as ender pearl/eye and enchanting table as ingredients.

Observation Reward System

  • Observation on certain celestial objects using handheld telescope will give you certain reward.
  • Pressing F key (Shift+X key on 1.9.4) (by default) while directly looking at the object does this.
  • The rewards are configurable, one can edit the list of object & reward commands match to modify the rewards!

Screenshots:

Using Basic Binoculars

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Combination with Stellar Sky

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Night view of a village with Binoculars

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Basic Binoculars and Basic Handheld Telescope

They can be used using right click, and zoom in/out by pressing +/- key.

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The mountain seen with Basic Binoculars

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The mountain seen with Basic Handheld Telescope

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Clicking Basic Binoculars on hand

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Other

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Crafting Recipes:

Photoptics Mod Crafting Recipes 1

Photoptics Mod Crafting Recipes 2

Configuration & Commands

You can configure rewards Repeatable with Wait Duration, or Limit the observation by number (e.g. Like only available for 3 times) using ‘/observe setlimit’, ‘/observe resetcount’, ‘/observe setwait’ commands. Just try setting them in reward commands:

  • ‘/observe setlimit’ sets the limit number of observation for the player and object.
  • ‘/observe resetcont’ resets the observation count for the player. This allows inifinitely repetitive observation take place.
  • ‘/observe setwait’ sets the wait duration time before next observation. The time can be specified with unit ‘d’, ‘s’, ‘t’ where each means day, second, tick.

Reward commands may have these alternative parameters:

  • @p : the observing player
  • @o : the ID of the celestial object being observed
  • @x, @y, @z : the x, y, z coordinate of the player

Requires:

Minecraft Forge

Stellar API

Stellar Sky Mod

How to install:

  1. Make sure you have already installed Minecraft Forge, Stellar API and Stellar Sky Mod.
  2. Locate the minecraft application folder.
    • On windows open Run from the start menu, type %appdata% and click Run.
    • On mac open finder, hold down ALT and click Go then Library in the top menu bar. Open the folder Application Support and look for Minecraft.
  3. Place the mod you have just downloaded (.jar file) into the Mods folder.
  4. When you launch Minecraft and click the mods button you should now see the mod is installed.

Photoptics Mod 1.12.2/1.11.2 Download Links:

Other versions:

For Minecraft 1.7.10

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For Minecraft 1.8.9

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For Minecraft 1.9.0

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For Minecraft 1.9.4

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For Minecraft 1.10.2

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For Minecraft 1.11.2/1.11

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For Minecraft 1.12.2, 1.12.1, 1.12

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