What is Tool Utilities Mod
Tool Utilities Mod grants its user the possibilities such as placing torches with a right-click or mining an area but still keep a “vanilla” feel.
The mod adds a bunch of features to vanilla tools (and some mod tools that are similar in functionality), including “Tinkers style” right-click placing of blocks, mining in a 3×1 column or a 3×3 area, cutting sections of wood on trees and even attacking mobs in an AoE. All the upgrades happen in an anvil, with in-game tooltips providing informations to players about what items do what. Even better is that everything is fully configurable – the items required to upgrade, the experience required, and you can even turn every feature on and off separately.
All tools without a right click functionality (sorry swords and hoes) place blocks in the next slot over on right click, except for the first slot, which will use the last slot on the hotbar. Great for placing torches, or cobblestone to backfill holes!
Pickaxes and Shovels can also be upgraded with Area of Effect Mining. The first upgrade is to a 3×1 column, and then can be upgraded further to a 3×3. All Area of Effect additions use the correct durability and hunger, and also slow down the mining speed of the tool. Also, the area of effect respects the mining level of the tool and doesn’t allow the mining of blocks that are “too much harder” than the original block (No fast obsidian mining using stone for you!)
Axes can be upgraded with a 3×1 Wood Cutting addition, making cutting those Dark Oaks so much nicer.
Swords can be upgraded with an area of effect ability, allowing you to hit multiple mobs in a small area with a single swing. Uses the correct hunger and durability for each entity hit.
Hoes can be upgraded with a 3×3 grass cutting ability, making them act effectively like a “scythe” from roughly a million other mods.
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Tool Utilities Mod Review:
Tool Utilities Mod installing instruction:
- Download and install Minecraft Forge
- Download the mod.
- Head to %appdata%.
- Head to .minecraft/mods folder.
- Drag and put the downloaded jar (zip) file into it.
- If it does not exist, you can create one.
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