Custom Terrain: Rainforest Valley (1.0 Update)

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Level 94 : Elite Terraformer
This is another project made for my custom terrain series. This one features a large valley with lots of rainforest type trees spread all along the bottom, a large mangrove tree in the center, a huge waterfall in the corner, a massive cave system through all the surrounding mountains and lots more.

I created the base terrain in the worldpainter program, spending most of the time trying to get the valley walls to look as realistic as possible. After the valley was all laid out I individually created around 20 different rainforest trees in another world save with the MCEdit forester script and saved each one into a schematic so I could hand place them into the valley.

1.0 Update
I've updated this again to include a new mushroom section, a fix to the snow problem, and lots of other small details across the map. See the update log for the full list of changes.

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The total map size is 1024x1024, the size of the valley is around 450x550 and averages about 100m deep.
Progress: 100% Complete
Tags:Environment, Landscaping, Rainforest, Valley, Terrain, Mangrove, Tree, Waterfall, Terraforming, Mushroomt

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Update #4 : 12/07/2011 9:32:35 pm12/07/11

-Fixed the snow/ice seed problem.
-Added in a new mushroom biome section in one corner.
-Added some mushroom houses, huge mushrooms and a SUPER huge mushroom!
-New villagers added to some houses, huts and other random areas.
-Added melon tree patches around the valley.
-Updated the ruin "loot" to new enchanted items and potions.
-Added in new vines and lily pads to many places.
-Added a few blaze mob and other spawners inside the large lava cave.
-Changed all the old cobblestone ruins to the new stone brick blocks.
-Added an end portal down the hall from the nether one.
-Added a few new screenshots.
-Updated both download files.

Update #3 : 08/13/2011 1:19:28 am8/13/11

-Completely smoothed out all the outside terrain so it levels out at the normal water height.
-Changed the world save so new chunks load right next to the terrain, No more void! New size is 1024x.
-Added lots, and lots, and lots of new different sized vines throughout the whole forest area.
-Finished the "heart" of the main center tree with the small canyon river leading into it.
-Added three new ruins, which contain a few hidden items and a new nether portal.
-Added a huge mangrove tree in the nether made of an obsidian trunk and netherrack leaves.
-Added multiple different size pumpkin and flower patches outside the forest.
-Overlayed long grass all over the forest, as well as adding mushroom patches and many small ponds.
-Added in two new houses in the little forest village.
-Changed the large cave opening water streams to lava and the close lake to a beach with some cactus.
-Changed the spawn house a bit adding a small balcony/lookout area under the canopy.
-Added in some sandstone and clay to the back of the small cave close to the large waterfall.
-Added some new pictures and updated both downloads.

Update #2 : 08/06/2011 4:04:11 pm8/06/11

-Fixed all the cliff waterfalls to flow into small streams or ponds instead of onto the grass.
-Fixed the beach water depth and added a few hand made palm trees along the edge.
-Added in a new section with lots of bamboo trees and sugar cane around a few ponds.
-Added a medium sized forest ruin with a few traps and treasures.
-Added some small ruins to a little island area with some hidden loot.
-Created a forest walkway/house section that leads to the top tress with a lookout post.
-Created a huge cave opening with waterfalls that leads to a large cavern system.
-Lots of minor changes to the terrain to make it look better.
-Updated and and added some new pictures.
-Updated both download files.

Update #1 : 08/01/2011 11:30:48 pm8/01/11

-Added in LOTS of rainforest trees...
-Also, even MORE trees!
-Overlayed a random leave block pattern on the forest ground for detail and rough terrain.
-Cleaned up a few cave entrances.
-Added a few small river/pond sections.
-Made the large mangrove tree accessible all the way to the top and basement level.
-Other minor details changed here and there.
-Updated both files and added a few new images.

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Master Cowboy
October 29, 2014, 10:28 pm


Level 15
Journeyman Farmer
April 26, 2014, 11:30 pm

Hi, I dont know if you still read this. If you do, I must say that I really enjoyed this map. I think that if you would create a similar one today, many people would love it, atleast I would. Please make another one :)

Level 34
Artisan Pokemon
March 22, 2014, 10:12 am

What is the texture pack?

Level 34
Artisan Nerd
December 14, 2013, 6:16 pm

Can I use this for an sg map and give credit and links?

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Journeyman Blacksmith
December 8, 2013, 5:54 am

814th diamond!

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New Miner
December 3, 2013, 8:38 am

where do i download !?

Level 10
Journeyman Cake
October 17, 2013, 12:45 pm

Sweet! I'm doing a project in school about the rainforest and putting it on youtube. Can I use this if I give you credit?

Level 17
Journeyman Dragonborn
October 8, 2013, 9:09 am

My name is CreepyMath.
I got a similiar question for you. InHaze..
The question is: May I borrow/use some parts of this map for my future-coming server?
I really love it, the plan is that it will be the fairy kingdom some sort.
I will give you credits, and I'll edit some of the terrain of course. :) But now without your permission.

I'd appreciate getting an answer soon as possible.

Yours sincerely


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Apprentice Narwhal
August 27, 2013, 5:35 pm

I am going to put a building of some kind on this map and was wondering if I could post it on PMC? Landscape and Enviroment credits will go to you!

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Journeyman Ranger
August 17, 2013, 5:34 am

Love it!! Here's a diamond...

Level 1
New Miner
July 19, 2013, 4:34 pm

Hello inHaze. I made an account just to ask you this, May I possibly use this as the base of my adventure map. You know like just the wilderness part. I'm not going to take any credit for the terrain just for the parts I build, I am going to give you credit as well! I am going to add some of my own buildings. The map is supposed to be something similar to Skyrim, Oblivion or any of the Elder Scrolls games in that matter. An example of something is: "Head over to the Mushroom Palace (A castle I would make in the Mushroom part) and assassinate à Sir Vanguard.

Level 17
Journeyman Dragonborn
June 8, 2013, 6:43 am

Do you think I could possibly copy the whole project, or some of it to my adventure map? I'll give you credit of course!

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Journeyman Artist
May 25, 2013, 3:34 am

Download this map and Slenderman Mod=CREEPY

Level 1
New Miner
June 3, 2013, 1:19 pm

which one the one with the pages or the one with the sword

Level 14
Journeyman Artist
June 3, 2013, 10:57 pm

One with the pages and turn the render distance to tiny and change to day to night SO FREAKING CREEPY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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New Miner
June 7, 2013, 1:17 pm


Level 1
New Miner
May 4, 2013, 10:28 am

I have a question... If I download this map, but when i play it, its stuck in survival mode, is there ANY way i can still do creative mode?i would like to build this mansion by the waterfall.... but when i recreate the world, with cheats on, it seems like the world is reset into a basic, average minecraft world... im flying around infinitly to see if maybe i just spawned far from it, but i dont think so. SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME....

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Journeyman Mountaineer
May 7, 2013, 10:15 am

just open it up to a lan then put it so players can cheat.
you can now play in creative :D

Level 13
Journeyman Taco
May 2, 2013, 4:43 am

TAG brought me here!

Level 1
New Explorer
April 8, 2013, 6:24 pm

I love this map, but there needs to be loot in the Nether tree.

Is there anything in the Nether (That you made) other than the tree?

Level 1
New Miner
April 4, 2013, 2:48 pm

518th comment!

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New Miner
April 4, 2013, 2:47 pm

768th diamond!

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New Crafter
March 28, 2013, 10:38 am

I haven't tried it but it looks amazing!

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Apprentice Architect
March 23, 2013, 6:17 pm

KermitPlaysMC brought me here

Level 1
New Crafter
March 8, 2013, 1:40 pm

me:"lets see this then......"*jaw falls off*
plus 1 diamond

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New Miner
January 24, 2013, 10:16 am

it reminds me of navi from avatar

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New Miner
January 12, 2013, 7:28 pm

Diamond for u !! :D

Ernest the pig
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Expert Engineer
December 26, 2012, 6:25 pm

very nice i will credit you in my next project :D

Level 1
New Miner
December 23, 2012, 8:55 pm

[size=12px][color=rgb(37,37,37)]I spent dozens of hours building and it randomly generated a new spawn point. Does anyone have the coordinates to anywhere in the main valley?[/color][/size]

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New Miner
December 19, 2012, 4:39 am

wow amazing island dude:) +diamond:)

Level 1
New Miner
December 13, 2012, 11:23 am

This reminds me of the valley the humans live in, in Beast Wars... Off topic though, good job! :D

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New Miner
December 11, 2012, 11:30 am


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New Explorer
December 8, 2012, 7:35 pm

Good! So good! So nice! Ok i'm downloading it...

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Expert Pirate
December 4, 2012, 9:31 am

very good

Level 1
New Miner
November 26, 2012, 5:04 pm

'this" spelling for my earlier comment

Level 1
New Miner
November 26, 2012, 5:04 pm

hey bro (anime fan here) did you get tjis from naruto?

Level 25
Expert Architect
November 24, 2012, 9:20 pm

Whoa epic!

Level 1
New Miner
November 24, 2012, 10:42 am

725th diamond for you!

Level 56
Grandmaster Modder
November 20, 2012, 9:55 pm

Seemz legit.

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Apprentice Skinner
November 18, 2012, 2:06 am

718th diamond from me XD
[size=10pt]i love this map it's awe[/size][size=10pt]some[/size]

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November 17, 2012, 7:02 pm

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New Explorer
November 10, 2012, 4:48 pm

I saw a video of your map! It's wonderfully designed and creatively built... 715th diamond for you! :)

Level 1
New Explorer
October 27, 2012, 7:49 pm

can i use this in a house map that i want to publicize?

Level 40
Master Pony
October 24, 2012, 2:11 am

Haze please update this map this is like your best map ever :3 (to me) Please :3

Level 9
Apprentice Mage
October 23, 2012, 2:16 pm

you are like, the #1 map maker in the effing WORLD!

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Apprentice Blacksmith
October 21, 2012, 4:55 pm

Reminds me of Dragon Falls

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Apprentice Pony
October 21, 2012, 12:43 pm

700th diamond give me some applause :P

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New Engineer
December 4, 2012, 7:18 am


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New Explorer
October 18, 2012, 3:42 am

695th diamond!

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Apprentice Cake
September 28, 2012, 5:45 pm

680th diamond!

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New Miner
September 27, 2012, 2:23 pm

poop on this it sucks

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New Explorer
October 18, 2012, 3:42 am

I PooP on you because you sucks

Level 1
New Crafter
September 29, 2012, 7:28 pm

man,seriously,did u see all the map he make,he make more map than the number of second u play minecraft,this is pathetic

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Apprentice Cake
September 28, 2012, 5:43 pm

I'd like to see you do something better. I know I couldn't.

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Apprentice Miner
September 21, 2012, 3:35 am

wicked i love it diamond for you and a new subbie

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New Explorer
September 18, 2012, 6:01 am


Level 1
New Miner
September 17, 2012, 6:49 am

Cool! If you want to play in Medieval Join my server

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Apprentice Dragonborn
September 15, 2012, 9:35 am

xD 666 diamonds

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New Explorer
September 15, 2012, 5:30 am

OH NOES!, its gonna reach 6-6-? you know! O2O

Level 1
New Explorer
September 15, 2012, 5:30 am

in daimonds

nuka cola
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New Miner
September 9, 2012, 9:36 am


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Apprentice Architect
August 30, 2012, 12:15 am

Someone should make this into a survival games arena!

Level 9
Apprentice Cake
September 24, 2012, 6:31 am

it is currently being editted to be used as a survvival games arena on my server.


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Journeyman Cake
August 26, 2012, 2:32 pm

Wow this is amazing. Can I use the walkway design for a project I am working on? You will get credit for it

dark swordsman
Level 2
Apprentice Explorer
August 23, 2012, 1:22 pm

holy mother of notch! nice job bro!

Level 1
New Miner
August 20, 2012, 7:27 pm

this is how minecraft should really be genorated

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New Miner
September 15, 2012, 11:21 pm


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Journeyman Dragonborn
August 15, 2012, 6:04 pm

I got this one and the sunken island one. All set for the week!

Level 1
New Miner
August 14, 2012, 12:25 pm

it doesnt deserve 999999999999 diamonds, it deserves 2x that!

Level 41
Master Bunny
August 3, 2012, 6:27 pm

Can i use this for my adventure map? :3 I will give you credit.

Level 1
New Miner
August 3, 2012, 3:59 pm

Would it be ok if i made this into an adventure map?

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