[Minecraft] Minecraft Texture Packs Downloads

Discussion in 'Archives' started by Net, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. Net

    Net Achievement Hunter

    Originally Posted by African Grey at FFN

    List of some of the most popular and well known texture packs for Minecraft.

    NOTE: Some of these are no longer being updated. I'll be going through and marking them as such. I wanna leave them up in case someone still wants the older versions for something.

    Because of this thread's popularity I try to keep this thread up to date.

    If you know of one that isn't listed here then post about it. Even better, if you have made a texture pack you think is worth sharing then please post here or pm me and I'll add it to the list. Make sure to include a download link and either images or videos of the pack in action.

    The outlines added to the blocks make me think of Borderlands more than Wind Waker, but either way it's a nice style. It's a tricky one though, the shader mod is a pain to install form what I hear and unless you trust your computer with the super realistic packs then I wouldn't recommend it.


    While it seems that the Gurodoku texture apck is no longer updating here's something better:
    DOKUCRAFT 2.0 *Note: this pack is unfinished atm. You might want to wait a bit on it.
    This pack looks fantastic. It has the same look and feel you usually expect form the rpg style packs but with so much more. It apparently comes in three unique flavors:

    Light : The original pack, rich in colour and detail.

    Dark : Gloomy and desaturated with demonic decoration.

    High : High elven theme, ornate decoration with gold plating and blue gemstones.

    Ancient Egypt Pack
    A nice pack for anyone who likes building pyramids or underground temples. I would recommend using only elements from this but on a map generated to be all desert (with an oasis here and there). something like this: http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/...r-beta-update/

    LB Photo Realistic Pack
    WARNING: this pack can on occasion crash the game and may give you some trouble. Be careful if you feel like running it. Even with those crashes it still works most of the time so just be careful.
    So this pack is cool and all but there are a few things that bother me. The graininess of the regular stone blocks hurts my eyes when actually playing but I seem to be the only one bothered by it, the pack is actually a combination of various other high detail packs and the pics shown are after a number of other mods for lighting and wild grass etc. are installed. Other than that and the lack of creativity when making the animals it's an amazing pack. The best in of any 256x256 packs I've seen. WARNING: I've heard of this pack causing trouble for a lot of people. It's nice but has issues and may not always stay as up to date.

    JohnSmith's Texture Pack:
    Probably the most most popular one out there. Not the most highly detailed textures (compared to something like the Oblivion pack) but still really easy on the eyes. It's the one I always seem to use even when new updates make it buggy and installing it requires a patcher (which he links in the thread) for the compass and a few other things to work properly (note: a lot of the best packs often need the same patcher and it's not that big of a deal). I like one of the more recent changes to the sun and how wood and stone tools are changed into more appropriate shapes for those types of weapons (giant wooden club for example). Most decent texture packs have these things but I somehow like JohnSmith's versions more.

    GERUDOKU Texture Pack:
    I can't believe I haven't added this as it's currently in my list of top 3 favorites and I'm using it right now. A modification of Duku's RPG Texture Pack (which is out of date), GERUDOKU is an amazing blend of detail and simplicity that most texture packs try for. While I preffer the way most items and tools look in JohnSmith's pack I like pretty much everything else in this pack more. If you're not playing online then you might like the how some of the paintings are made to look like banners and tapestries to decorate castles. While not meant to be as realistic everything just looks better with it and it works perfectly to give the game an RPG sort of feel. In the link above is also a metroid prime helmet mod that I have to try.

    Here's the texture pack in action as its creator explores what is probably one of the best maps ever:

    I wanna try Glimmar's Steampunk Texture Pack
    It seems a lot of people wish minecraft would go the steampunk route. I've seen plenty of talk about it on the official minecraft forums, though I doubt Notch would ever indulge them too much. I gotta say I'm not a fan of "random gluing gears onto everything" steampunk but when there's more purpose to the cogs it's a pretty cool genre. This pack looks cool and is worth it for the steampunk bench at least.

    Zelda Texture Pack

    I might just steal a few pieces from this one. If the pack includes the sounds played in this video then I definitely want that. I think everything is at least based off the nearest Zelda equivalent. Creepers are the best.

    Minecraft Realistic 32X32 Texture Pack seems pretty top quality:
    Highly detailed and a little more soothing with the deep greens I think. This is probably one of my favorites But I'd like to make my own mixture of this and JohnSmith's some time.

    The Painterly Texture Packs have some pretty awesome stuff:
    The best feature of this site is that it allows you to easily customize your own texture pack from a variety of options. They also have some decent holiday options for Christmas and Halloween, my favorite being the skeleton animal mobs; it also includes a more regal looking version of both gold armor and weapons to spice up your castle; and best of all they have an overly happy creeper and ghast option for when you're feeling down.
    Make sure to also check out their Skylands map, I haven't tried it but it looks like fun. I just wish they would make it less like an adventure game and more like a random map that happens to be in the sky.

    Frenden's Texture Pack
    looks fun:
    A very cartoony texture pack. I only just found it and might download it for my little brother who just got into minecraft and is a little spooked by the creepers and other mobs sneaking up on him.
    Why? Because this pack includes the silly creeper.
    Awww.... That thing's adorable. I want one.
    My only problem is this pack takes away some of the more serious elements of the game by making it look more friendly, but that's not exactly a bad thing to some people I guess.

    The Tronic Texture Pack:
    This one is simple and cool but somehow more interesting for it. I believe this pack is named after Tron which would make sense. If the last pack was too cartoony then you might want this one instead. It's just... sleek...
    To anyone working on a minecraft portal mod, try this one pack for your test videos.

    The fallowing are the packs I originally listed in this post along with videos. I really don't know much about most of them and had only found them then by searching youtube. I might try one or two eventually but for now I'll let the videos work as a description.

    Basic Hi Res texture pack:
    DL Link: http://www.mediafire.com/?5z7w4jy0wl6xfip

    HD Oblivion texture pack:

    Pokemon Texture pack:

    Cave Story texture pack:

    DOKU RPG Texture pack:

    Last of all, here's hoping someone finds a way of making this possible some day:

    That's all I have for now, feel free to post any finds. I'll be sure to update this post whenever I can.

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  2. CaptSpiffy

    CaptSpiffy Best Moderator NA

    I fucking LOVE the Tronic texture pack. It's all I really use, hence why I am TERRIBLE at updating the Texture Pack thread.
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