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[Minedeas] Better Music and Sound Customization for Map Makers.

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Level 37 : Artisan Engineer
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With all the great features out there for custom map makers to utilize, something is still missing. When you play a game, half the experience would probably be the music. The current music system for Minecraft is very inconvenient and annoying.

What is the point of this suggestion?

The goal here is to create a system where mapmakers can add their own music and sound effects to their maps to make them more creative and fun. Nobody likes a custom map that they have to download and install mods for, so I'm hoping that just like adding custom spawners and geared mobs, this can be done through a seperate editing system (MCEdit) then put into the vanilla Minecraft for mapmakers to make convinient and creative worlds.




A few theories on how to solve this issue:

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ADDING SUPPORT FOR NOTEBLOCKS TO BE CUSTOMIZED TO PLAY CERTAIN SOUNDS.

People can already use MCEdit or programs like it to add custom pictures to maps, create specialized boss mobs, custom potions, colored text on command blocks etc. but what if they could also make noteblocks play a sound from a select group of sound files. What if instead of the normal noteblock sound, it made the zombie hurt noise, or the ghast shooting noise, or the enderdragon roar? There is even the possibility of extending it further so that it could play any custom sound file the player wants!

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JUKEBOXES ARE ACTIVATED BY REDSTONE AND NOT THE PLAYER.
The way jukeboxes work currently is extremely inconvenient. It requires the player to insert the disc themselves, and then remove it and replace it when they want the song to start over. I propose that change to a redstone-powered system where the jukebox will play whatever disc is inside of it when it is activated by redstone. This will make it much easier for mapmakers to add ambient music to their worlds without having to make the player manually insert a disc into a box themselves, or having to set up mile after mile of noteblocks.

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ADDING SUPPORT FOR MUSIC DISCS TO PLAY CUSTOM MUSIC.
I'm not going to hate on the current song selection from the in-game Minecraft music discs. I actually like the current songs. However, there isn't a wide enough selection of genres to create a proper feel for a lot of custom maps out there. Suspenseful battles require suspenseful, fast-paced action-style songs. Whereas a quest hub for players might be better suited to a bouncy, light-hearted feel. If mapmakers could use outside resources to make discs play whatever songs they want, there would be a huge increase in the quality and immersion of custom maps.

Remember the goal here isn't to make a mod, but to make music more customize-able in vanilla Minecraft!
CreditPictures taken from the Minecraft Wikipedia (http://www.minecraftwiki.net)

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09/10/2013 8:11 pm
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pistonologist
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This was actually accepted by mojang and started the resource packs.

(You wish :)
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07/28/2013 11:42 pm
Level 33 : Artisan Engineer
crazyworm7210
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that would be awesome if they could make minecraft music real music like rihanna or anyother artist
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01/05/2013 6:10 pm
Level 21 : Expert Artist
Daisy Rose
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This sounds nice, but the reason there is no custom songs in Minecraft is for copy-right reasons. It would be like a free music sharing world; any one would be able to take a pre-bought song and just download it to a minecraft disc for everyone to here. It would be great for playing single player, where you have bought the song and you can play the song to yourself; but not to multiplayer, where other people can listen to the song for free.
This is still a great idea though, and congratulations on being a finalist!
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01/05/2013 7:24 pm
Level 37 : Artisan Engineer
GabeHD
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You do have a point there and even if that is the case then the redstone activated jukeboxes and only being able to use the minecraft sounds already in the game would be nice too.
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01/05/2013 8:59 pm
Level 21 : Expert Artist
Daisy Rose
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I think that songs that added in minecraft should only be heard by the player downloading that disc unless otherwise stated by the producer of the song. I think that it should be like a normal mod when it comes to downloading songs on minecraft; you can see (hear) the song, but others can't unless changed. I think that there should be an "option" in multiplayer settings that lets you control if others can hear the song or not. And of course the default setting should be set on the "Not Heard" setting. But I think that the redstone activated jukeboxes are still a great idea though.
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01/03/2013 4:54 pm
Level 33 : Artisan Dragonborn
dasct
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Yay! You have the same idea as me. Hope you win!
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12/31/2012 3:59 pm
Level 34 : Artisan Pirate
Tomandgreen
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Great idea, glad u made finals.
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12/16/2012 11:20 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
Ontorize
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this would be nice
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