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OliverFrenchie
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Welcome Ladies and Gentleblocks to another tutorial. As most of you know, I'm very busy with other projects at the moment in terms of exams, socialising as well as my YouTube videos and Site Moderation. Sadly, this means that I'm unable to blog as frequently or at least in not as much depth as I usually do and for that I apologise. Fear not, I have some nice little blogs in the works that'll give you a bite of encouragement for your own projects.

I do however have time to concoct up a little tutorial blog for you guys, this time on how to make Fireworks in the latest Minecraft version 1.8.

Thanks for an outstanding milestone of 152,000 views on this blog guys. This is by far one of my greatest accomplishments and I'm glad so many people appreciate the blog. It is now also the 3rd most popular blog ever on Planet Minecraft which is a stunning thought, so thank you for that also.

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Fireworks are unfortunately a tad difficult to craft and get used to.

A Basic Firework-


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A Customised Firework-


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Thanks a lot for reading and I hope I've shown you how to make these amazing fireworks. Keep in mind that sounds for these are now implemented in Minecraft 1.4.6 and have been passed through into 1.8 and future updates.

Fun Stuff with Fireworks

Fireworks on Fire! - Kinsi55
Fireworks can now catch on fire when passed through lava! You can therefore make flaming fireworks. Credit Kinsi55
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Firework Bow! - GameChap
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Custom Firework Mod! - TheDiamondMinecart
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7000+ Firework Show! - stormfrenzy
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This tutorial took me surprisingly long because of the assembly of the graphics and videos so a diamond is always appreciated :)



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Credit:Snowylips for Art

Fun Stuff with Fireworks : 07/17/2014 12:56:20 pm7/17/14

I have added an entirely new section right at the bottom of this blog which showcases some cool creations or tricks you can achieve in using fireworks! Feel free to PM me any other creations you have found.

Update #8 : 05/26/2013 2:08:55 pm5/26/13

Fixed font issues. Fixed borked out images and adjusted the versions in correspondance with the current Minecraft versions. Added some information and .gif of fireworks passing through lava to inform users about setting fireworks on fire.

Update #7 : 03/29/2013 2:08:38 pm3/29/13

Totally redesigned the layout with the headers and graphics, made sure the image sizes corresponded to the PMC site width. Adjusted the Minecraft versions too to suit more recent releases.

Update #6 : 02/10/2013 2:07:59 pm2/10/13

Fixed broken video links for the firework examples (videos had somehow become privated on YouTube). Added a thank you note paragraph for the support being given for the post as well as its recent ranking accomplishments.

Update #5 : 02/03/2013 7:48:26 am2/03/13

Fixed some grammatical issues that users kindly pointed out. Changed some version numbers, fixed some graphical issues.

Update #4 : 01/18/2013 2:07:11 pm1/18/13

Edited out some changes in terms of available versions with the fireworks and when they are effective with the various snapshots, removed download links for snapshots.

Update #3 : 01/13/2013 2:06:30 pm1/13/13

Fixed some sentences that didn't make sense and added some extra information. Updated videos to newest videos fresh with annotations to types of fireworks.

Update #2 : 12/23/2012 4:13:21 am12/23/12

Adjusted details due to their release in the latest Minecraft 1.4.6 version.

Update #1 : 12/14/2012 2:08:14 am12/14/12

Fixed some text and whatnot in regards to the release of snapshot 12w50a - New sounds, etc.

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  • The_Puppet
  • Level 1
  • New Network
  • September 5, 2015, 8:35 am
Absulutely incredible.
This Helped alot, I'm Making A skin comp in Minecraft and i had the idea to make Fireworks For the winner. But... Nopony was selling them. So i looked it up, and here i am! Thanks! ♥♣♠♦
Heres one that i did using custom commands.

/summon FireworksRocketEntity ~0 ~10 ~0 {LifeTime:20,FireworksItem:{id:401,Count:1,tag:{Fireworks:{Explosions:[{Type:1,Flicker:1,Trail:0,Colors:16725793,14548784,16723662],FadeColors:[15793956,2096942,1853951]},{Type:0,Flicker:1,Trail:0,Colors:[12124092,11267839,12297983],FadeColors:[16300287,16767963,16772019]},{Type:2,Flicker:1,Trail:0,Colors:[16773419,6684470,16726072],FadeColors:[16748623,7012165,15531842]},{Type:0,Flicker:1,Trail:0,Colors:[12189603,16449497,16769213],FadeColors:[13041604,6094722,8440063]}]}}}}
Great help! It really helped with my cousin too! Thx bro, D.F.U. Best firework help I've seen! :) Dia for you.
  • Danthec00lman
  • Level 43
  • Master Blockhead
  • September 11, 2014, 6:16 pm
Hey noob no advertising
  • Walster001
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Archer
  • December 10, 2014, 11:44 pm
XD
  • megangirl
  • Level 24
  • Expert Artist
  • August 16, 2014, 8:11 pm
This really helped. DIAMOND 4 U
how do you put more than 7 fire worck stars in a fire worck and how can you make them explode as soon as you set them down?
You can put two firework stars in one firework...??
  • Danthec00lman
  • Level 43
  • Master Blockhead
  • September 11, 2014, 6:17 pm
Yes you can. You can put multiple ones atleast up to three idk about more
OMG IT FRIGGING WORKED!!! :D I WAS TRYING TO SEARCH HOW TO MAKE A FIREWORK AND IT WORKED! THANK YOU SO MUCH OliverFrenchie!!!
now i can make a Firework!!!
  • Pixel-It
  • Level 24
  • Expert Button Pusher
  • January 4, 2014, 3:01 pm
lol it dosnt work when I try it.
  • TechnoRabbitZ
  • Level 9
  • Apprentice Architect
  • February 5, 2014, 8:14 am
How is that funny
Thanks for this SIMPLE thing :D
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • January 4, 2014, 9:31 am
You're very welcome :3
  • PacksGamingHD
  • Level 3
  • Apprentice Engineer
  • February 10, 2014, 4:05 pm
NP, diamonded btw (sorry for late reply)
YEAH BUDDY
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • January 4, 2014, 9:31 am
OH YEAHHH
  • TheminerX90
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • November 19, 2013, 9:33 pm
Thanks dude
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • January 4, 2014, 9:31 am
You're welcome man :D
  • MistereyX
  • Level 2
  • Apprentice Miner
  • September 8, 2013, 12:56 am
How you now, me no smart
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
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  • January 4, 2014, 9:31 am
xD
  • hobo joe
  • Level 60
  • High Grandmaster Musician
  • September 5, 2013, 5:48 pm
WOW! This is seriously the best fireworks tutorial I've come across. I needed to know how to make fireworks for my new minecraft rollercoaster called the "Black Cat", and thanks to this guide, I was able to put fireworks on my ride, thanks man :)
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • January 4, 2014, 9:31 am
Thanks for that dude! Hope the rollercoaster goes well ;)
  • Zavaloo
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • August 28, 2013, 8:16 am
holy cow man this is awesome, I love it. Deserves to be the one of the most viewed blogs ever on PMC.
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
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  • August 28, 2013, 8:54 am
Thanks dude :D don't forget to share it around then ;)
Fantastic job on the tutorial! I often prefer text tutorials to videos and good ones can be hard to come by. Diamond and favorite :)
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
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  • July 31, 2013, 10:44 pm
Thanks a lot man :)
  • Eastonium
  • Level 67
  • High Grandmaster Robot
  • June 17, 2013, 7:42 am
You really shouldn't be using the update log for some of the changes you've made. It makes it unfair for all the other people who actually use it according to the rules.
  • OliverFrenchie
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  • June 17, 2013, 10:10 am
I updated the update log after making major changes to the post. These included new graphics, new images, new paragraphs of text. Concerning your "25 things you can do" post, you also used the update log for fixing grammar issues I believe? And changing a single word ('Accept' to 'Except')?
  • Eastonium
  • Level 67
  • High Grandmaster Robot
  • June 17, 2013, 11:42 am
That was before I knew the rules of the update log. If you look at the more recent updates you can see they are for only large updates.
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • June 17, 2013, 12:28 pm
Even so, same thing applies. As I have done also, using it only for major updates to the content of the submission and the submission itself.
  • Hobo_Slaya
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Pokemon
  • May 31, 2013, 10:56 am
You better be getting dat audio clip ready.
Mmmm, dats gonna be one nice scream.
+Diamond <3
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • June 1, 2013, 4:33 am
Haha I got it ready when I hit 200 ;)
I want the free cookies :3
  • wander123
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Architect
  • August 19, 2013, 5:31 am
GIVE THAT MAN A COOKIE, NOW!
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
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  • May 31, 2013, 12:03 am
Cookies :D
The cookie of life :3 What ever shall we do without it?
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • May 31, 2013, 1:45 am
RIDE MAGICAL RAINBOWS
xD ASDF Movie xD
He's a magical pony flying through the sky on a magical journey just for you and I
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
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  • June 1, 2013, 4:33 am
Hahaha XD
  • NoxNyctores
  • Level 2
  • Apprentice Explorer
  • May 28, 2013, 10:06 am
Thanks for this! I need to start remembering more of these recipes T-T
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • May 28, 2013, 11:02 am
You're welcome :D
  • TheBoo
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Modder
  • May 27, 2013, 7:40 am
Surpise suprise, another update xD
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • May 27, 2013, 7:54 am
There were things that needed amending.
  • CameraRUs
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • May 27, 2013, 2:50 am
Sweet!
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
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  • May 27, 2013, 2:52 am
Thanks :)!
:OOO almost 51,000+ VIEWS!!! OMG!
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • May 27, 2013, 2:52 am
Ikr :O
Lol, Mojang should have explained how to use these 'fireworks' in the update, but no, they let Ollie here have another 59k views! :P
Thanks 4 the tut anyway =]
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • May 27, 2013, 7:54 am
Yey :D You're welcome!
=]
Finally A GOOD tutorial on how to make fireworks....
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
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  • May 27, 2013, 2:52 am
Thanks :)
  • Fox
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 38
  • Artisan Ladybug
  • March 28, 2013, 11:37 pm
really, oli, really. update..again.. ;=;
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • March 29, 2013, 12:09 am
There are things that needed to be changed and ammended.
I WANT MORE COOKIES!!!! (And blogs :D)
New Subscriber
how do u make a creeper firework?
p.s plz reply!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

p.s.s so sorry if you told us
I've used this technique many times on servers just to troll. But I only used it in small spaces. This is because they can't see and I would kill my victims.
  • Fox
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 38
  • Artisan Ladybug
  • February 10, 2013, 7:35 pm
your welcome ;)
  • Crane98
  • Level 21
  • Expert Taco
  • February 10, 2013, 5:43 am
Nice. I did not know that you could use multiple colors.

Diamonds for you!
  • lynchyinc
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 79
  • Legendary Boss
  • February 10, 2013, 3:29 am
all dem updates
  • Fox
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 38
  • Artisan Ladybug
  • February 3, 2013, 8:59 pm
Most updated blog your yours much? XD
  • a blue car
  • Level 28
  • Expert Spleefer
  • January 27, 2013, 10:48 am
THNX U SO MUCH DOOD!!
i did not know that
i can't dia because it's even. AS IT SHOULD BE. SO, i'll fav instead. :3
  • Jean858
  • Level 2
  • Apprentice Explorer
  • December 27, 2012, 6:07 am
thanks buddy!
  • sim725
  • Level 20
  • Expert Architect
  • December 26, 2012, 6:02 am
Very helpful, lol gonna be a illegal fireworks dealer on my server xD
  • theiornchris
  • Level 8
  • Apprentice Engineer
  • December 25, 2012, 7:08 pm
THANK YOU!!!!
  • gatornoah
  • Level 24
  • Expert Cake
  • December 23, 2012, 5:24 am
99th diamond! nice job!
  • OliverFrenchie
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 69
  • High Grandmaster Scribe
  • December 23, 2012, 5:31 am
Thanks man!

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