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Ring World

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GnomeFreak
Level 47 : Master Pyro
This is a bare bones ring world based off of Larry Niven's work. I've modified it to fit minecraft physics. There's an artificial sun in the center. Currently the ring world has a bedrock bottom with a grass block covering and a glass upper part. I have a quarter ring w/ grass and without grass as well as the central star in the schematic file.

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Original SketchUp model was a Sonic Ring by YoshiOG1
Progress: 100% Complete
Tags:Ring World, Scifi, Space, 3D Art
Credit:MCEdit. binvox, SketchUp

Update #1 : 03/28/2012 3:44:34 pm3/28/12

Well, never heard anything from the powers that be. So here's the download!

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  • avmf8
  • Level 35
  • Artisan Geek
  • July 24, 2012, 4:26 am
Just so you know the sun does not really need glass still liquid keeps its shape.
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  • GnomeFreak
  • Level 47
  • Master Pyro
  • July 24, 2012, 11:03 am
Actually my stars do need glass. Otherwise you get a dome topped lava cylinder. Interior glass is optional, but I like having them hollow so that you can use the space for whatever.
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  • avmf8
  • Level 35
  • Artisan Geek
  • July 24, 2012, 5:03 pm
Actually with MC edit you don't. Liquid in minecraft has 2 settings. Either still or active Put liquid in still the liquid keeps in shape. I on this map actually removed the glass from the star it stays. But yeah you have a good point with being able to fill it with anything. I also removed the walkways. I replaced it with nether portal travel to get into the sun.

Am currently making a sort of station in the sun. The liquid thing I discovered a long time ago how to make it stay.

But another question what kind of beast of a PC do you have? For me I cant even use the schematics for the ring they are too big for my PC to handle.
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  • GnomeFreak
  • Level 47
  • Master Pyro
  • July 25, 2012, 12:13 pm
$500 acer from Walmart. 4g ram, amd athlon ii x4 645 quad core processor. and I lag in minecraft all the time at far view.
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  • GnomeFreak
  • Level 47
  • Master Pyro
  • July 25, 2012, 12:14 pm
If you have a 64 bit processor I highly recommend using the 64 bit MCEdit, that helps alot.
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  • avmf8
  • Level 35
  • Artisan Geek
  • July 25, 2012, 5:10 pm
Oh that is the issue I had 32 bit.
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  • Fokker_Dr1
  • Level 19
  • Journeyman Pony
  • April 15, 2012, 2:21 am
this would be awesome with the planes mod =) build a plane and fly around it =)
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  • GnomeFreak
  • Level 47
  • Master Pyro
  • April 15, 2012, 4:41 am
I figured more of a steampunk zepplin. You'd have to build some docks is all.
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  • Fokker_Dr1
  • Level 19
  • Journeyman Pony
  • April 15, 2012, 5:01 am
Hmm good point
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AWESOME!
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  • Mattianmcc
  • Level 56
  • Grandmaster Architect
  • March 19, 2012, 6:09 am
WOAH! Coming from someone who understands MCEdit, this is amazing. I'm still not sure how you did this so quickly. hmmmm... I should be pondering this for some time.
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  • GnomeFreak
  • Level 47
  • Master Pyro
  • March 19, 2012, 2:16 pm
Well shucks ;) My wife says I cussed alot while building it. Especially the hollow star, because I kept forgetting to turn off the air copy while assembling it.
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  • Mattianmcc
  • Level 56
  • Grandmaster Architect
  • March 19, 2012, 2:51 pm
lol :)
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  • Fokker_Dr1
  • Level 19
  • Journeyman Pony
  • March 18, 2012, 12:00 am
This is wierdly awesome!
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