The Caterpillar Mod is a very resourceful tool to automate digging a 3×3 hole; essentially a tool to start a mineshaft. You can add a few attachments to it to gather materials as well as place blocks as it digs.
Rope Bridge Mod is a great and simple new way to cross long chasms with ease. It’s particularly useful early in the game or if you just want to travel across vast canyons with minimal effort.
Realistic Torches Mod brings to Minecraft an interesting feature when it comes to crafting light sources. It does as the name describes and provides a more realistic experience with torches.
Telepacks Mod is a simple backpack based mod that allows you to teleport long distances with a click. The basic pack is easy to use and only takes a shift+click to set your starting location.
The Vending block Mod is a simple tool to aid in unassisted trading of items in Minecraft. It works excellent in multiplayer servers and acts as a replacement for villager merchant systems.
Nether Essence Mod adds the ability to craft gunpowder. With 6 pieces of Netherrack, two Soulsand and one bucket of water you’ll get four pieces of the Essence.
Minecraft Fairy Lights Mod adds a bevy of craftable lightbulbs and lanterns to hang around your abode. It’s perfect for party settings or simply adding a new light source to your world.
Minecraft Craftable Barrier Blocks Mod is a very simple one with many applications. It’s a single block that is invisible and unbreakable unless you are holding the block while breaking it.
Chisels & Bits Mod provides a creative way to sculpt and chip away at the individual cubes that make up many of the blocks in the game. This mod adds several chisels, a wrench and ways to copy designs and store bits.
Bloodmoon Mod adds a lunar event called “Bloodmoon”, it’s an eerie and difficult new feature to Minecraft. By default it has a 5% chance of happening whenever the sun sets and if it does you had better be prepared for an onslaught of fast and difficult enemies.
The Fragile Glass Mod adds sugar glass and thin ice to the game. This is mostly a mod for fun or if you want to have a bit more realistic glass that will actually break under force or attack.
Forge Creeper Heal Mod is an excellent recovery tool from Creeper attacks. It simply rebuilds your structures after they’ve been damaged by Creepers.
The Veinminer Mod is an incredible time-saver when mining for ores. Its a mod to help mine veins of ores by mining blocks of the same type in a chain reaction, giving you the blocks at the end.
Geoactivity mod adds the ability to customize tools and armor in Minecraft. It adds 3 new types of coal that are necessary to create reinforced tools as well as some brand new tools.
Blocklings Mod are tamable mobs in Minecraft that may start out small but ultimately grow very large over time. Their main goal is protecting you in your travels. They can level up to 10 levels and can even be upgraded incrementally.