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Welcome to the Official Feed The Beast Wiki

Welcome to the Official Feed The Beast Wiki! Here you can find information on mods, modpacks, and maps related to FTB. Here at the Feed The Beast Wiki, we primarily focus on mods in FTB modpacks, but other mods are also allowed. We currently have 13,418 articles. There are many ways you can help out, including article editing/creation, template editing/creation, and simply giving us feedback.

What is Feed The Beast?

Feed the Beast, also known as FTB, originated as a custom challenge map for Minecraft that made heavy use of many mods. It played very similar to a type of map known as Sky Block, where the player is started in a void world with only a small platform, and must overcome a series of challenges. Because FTB included tech mods, it was possible to use the various custom blocks and items to keep track of the challenges and the player's progress, as well as automatically give awards after each challenge was met.

The map was then adapted to allow multiple players to compete against each other in a race to complete the objectives. This version gained large popularity after being live-streamed on Twitch.TV with Direwolf20 vs Mattabase, both very well known users of the mods included in the map.

As the map was released to the public, it became apparent that it was very difficult to distribute the map file, mods, and configuration settings to those interested in playing it. At some point a decision was made to combine all of the mods into an easily distributable pack, as well as create a launcher that would stream-line installation.

The map went through various iterations, including the bedrock map - known for the challenge and reward structure made of bedrock. However most players that refer to the FTB map, truly mean the pyramid map, known for its large basalt pyramid that included various rooms that listed a set of items the player had to create in order to solve each challenge. That version was then updated to a harder version, known as FTB Insanity, which took many players 50 to even over 100 hours of play time to fully complete.

The modpacks are centered around mods built on the Minecraft Forge platform. They initially focused on mods of a technical theme, such as IndustrialCraft 2, BuildCraft, and RedPower 2. However, it then expanded to other genres, such as magic mods like Thaumcraft and Mystcraft.

The initial modpack was released as a beta in November 2012. It stayed in beta status for some time because of the necessity for mod authors to update their mods to Minecraft version 1.4, where everything became server based. This process proved a long road for a few of the mods that were core to the pack.

Other versions of the FTB Modpacks were created, including FTB Lite, which slimmed down the list of mods to assist new users learn the ins and outs without being overwhelmed. A Magic World pack, which focused on mods of a magical nature, was also released.

Many modpacks have since been released, and have been updated to the 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, and 1.8 versions of Minecraft. All of the modpacks featured on the FTB Launcher can be found on the Modpacks page. Mods included in the FTB modpacks can be found in the Mods Category.

The launcher was released as alpha during a livestream by Slowpoke101. The number of downloads quickly overwhelmed the server, leaving many users frustrated. After resolving the server issues, a beta version was released. A website, feed-the-beast.com, soon followed.

The main features of the launcher are:

  • Automatically downloading a list of FTB modpacks and approved 3rd party modpacks.
  • Automatically downloading all mod installation files and creation of the Minecraft instance.
  • Full distribution support from all developers of the mods included in the modpacks.
  • A planned set of config files, assigning unique ids to all mod blocks, items, dimensions, creatures, enchantments, and liquids, preventing overlaps that cause Minecraft to crash and were the frequent bane of users trying to manually install mods.
  • Automatically downloading featured maps, such as the Feed the Beast challenge maps.
  • Supports downloading of pre-configured server instances, making it very easy for admins to host the mods on a server.

Now that you know a little bit about Feed the Beast, head over to the Getting Started page to learn how to install the launcher, choose a modpack, and begin playing!

Mods

A New Dawn: Botania  AcademyCraft  Actually Additions  Advanced Generators  Advanced Genetics  Adventurer's Amulets  Aether (Mod)  Aether II  AgriCraft  Agriculture  Alternate Terrain Generation  Applied Energistics 2  Applied Energistics  Arcane Scrolls  Archmagus  ArmorPlus  Ars Magica 2  Artifice  Aura Cascade  Avaritia  Balkon's WeaponMod  Better Dungeons  Better Than Wolves  Better With Mods  BetterChests  BetterStorage  BiblioCraft  Big Reactors  Biomes O' Plenty  Blood Magic  Blue Power  Botania  BuildCraft  Carpenter's Blocks  ChaoticKarma  Charset  Chisel (AUTOMATIC MAIDEN)  Chisel (Chisel Team)  Chisel (TheCricket26)  ChristmasCraft  ChromatiCraft  ComputerCraft  Computronics  CraftHeraldry  Crusher (Mod)  CustomSteve  Cyberware  DartCraft  Deadly World  DenLib  Dimensional Doors  Dooglamoo Jr. Archaeology  Draconic Evolution  DragonAPI  Dye Trees  Dynamic Liquid Tanks 2  EiraIRC  Emasher's Resource  Enchanting Plus  Ender Forest  Ender IO  Ender Suits  EnderNET  EnderStorage  EnderZoo  Engineer's Toolbox  Enhanced Portals 3  Equivalent Exchange 2  Equivalent Exchange  Essence of the Gods  Ex Compressum  Ex Nihilo  Expanded Redstone  Extra Utilities 2  Extra Utilities  ExtrabiomesXL  Factorization  Farlanders  Fastcraft  FighterMobs  FirePeripherals  Flaxbeard's Steam Power  Forestry  Forge Mod Loader  Foundry 2  Foundry  Gany's End  Gany's Nether  Gany's Surface  Garden Stuff  GasCraft  GeoStrata  GregTech 4  GregTech 5 Unofficial  GrowthCraft  Hardcore Questing Mode  Harvest Festival  Hats  Hbm's Nuclear Tech Mod  Highlands (Mod)  ICBM  IChun Util  Immersive Engineering  IndustrialCraft 2 Classic  IndustrialCraft 2  Inventory Pets  Jewelrycraft 2  JuiceWares  LiteLoader  Logistics Pipes  Lycanite's Mobs  Magical Crops  Magicum  Magneticraft  Mariculture  Matter Overdrive  Mekanism  Metallurgy 3  MineChem  MineFactory Reloaded  Minecraft Forge  Modular Armour  Modular Force Field System (Calclavia)  Modular Force Field System (Minalien)  Modular Powersuits  MoreDimensions  Mystcraft  NEI Addons  NEI  Natura  NedoComputers  Nether Ores  OpenBlocks  OpenComputers  OpenMods Lib  Optifine  Pam's HarvestCraft  Player Beacons  PneumaticCraft  PortalGun  PowerCraft  Project Red  ProjectE  Psi  Quark  RFTools  Railcraft  Random Things  ReactorCraft  Realistic Explosives  Recurrent Complex  RedLogic  RedPower 2  Roguelike Dungeons  Roots (Mod)  RotaryCraft  Sanguimancy  Soul Shards  Soul Shards: The Old Ways  Special Mobs  SquidUtils  Stackie  Steamcraft2  Steve's Carts  Substratum  Sync  TechReborn  Technomancy  Thaumcraft 3  Thaumcraft 4  Thaumcraft 5  Thaumcraft 6  The Erebus  The Mists of RioV 2  The Mists of RioV  TheBackWoods  Thermal Dynamics  Thermal Expansion 1  Thermal Expansion 2  Thermal Expansion 3  Thermal Expansion 4  Thermal Foundation  Tinkers' Construct  Totemic  Traincraft  Tropicraft  Twilight Forest  Underground Biomes  Utility Mobs  WR-CBE  Weather Mod  Witchery  Xeno's Reliquary  XyCraft  Zombie Awareness  Ztones

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Minor Mods

801-Library  Admin Commands Toolbox  Advanced Fluxian Tools  Animation API  Another One Bites The Dust  AppleCore  AppleSkin  Archimedes' Ships  ArmorStatusHUD  Aroma1997 Core  AromaBackup  AutoFood  AutoPackager  Automagy  Autoutils  Back Tools  Backpacks  Bagginses  Baubles  Bdlib  Better Builder's Wands  Better Sleeping  Better Than Bunnies  Better Title Screen  BetterMinecraftChat  BiblioWoods  Billund  Binnie Fence Recipes  Binnie-Fix  BlockRenderer  Boilerplate  Bonemealable babies  Boost  BrainCore  Bread Power 2  Brewing API  BspkrsCore  Calclavia Core  Cave Control  ChickenChunks  ChiselTones  Choco Patcher  Cloud Storage  CoFH Core  CoFH Lib  CodeChickenCore  CodeChickenLib  CompactStorage  Connected Glass  CoroUtil  Creative Blocks  Creeper Collateral  CustomizedLore  D3 Core  DamageIndicators  Dark Menagerie  DartPatch  Death Timer  DecoCraft  DefaultSkin  Dense Ores  Diorite To Diamonds  EVOC  Ender Book  EnderTech  Equivalent Exchange 3  ExtraCells  ExtraTiC  Falling Meteors Mod  Fancy Fences  FastLeafDecay  FinndusFillies  Fishing Nets  Flamingo  FlatSigns  FluxedFeederUnit  FoodSpecialitate  Forbidden Magic  Forge Multipart  Forge Xray  ForgeIRC  Freedom  Funky Locomotion  Gendustry  GlobalChat  Glow  Good ol' PvP  GraviGun  Green Thumb  Hat Stand  Headcrumbs  Hopper Ducts  Hunger Overhaul  I'm Looking At Blood  INpureCore  Immibis Core  Immibis's Peripherals  InfiniBows  Inventory Tweaks  Iron Chests  JABBA  JourneyMap  KeithyUtils  KingCore  Lava Monsters  Lawnmower (Mod)  Mantle  MeteorCraft  Mimicry  MineTweaker  Minecraft Drama Generator  MmmMmmMmmMmm  Mob Settings  MobiusCore  Modular Powersuits Addons  Morpheus  Morph  MrTJPCore  NEI Integration  NEI Plugins  Natural Absorption  Not Enough Keys  Nucleum Omnium  Numina  OPIS  ObsidiPlates  OmniTools  OpenPeripheral Addons  OpenPeripheral Core  OreDictDumper  Origin  Ping!  Player Rugs  Podzol To Diamonds  Power Converters: RP Module  Power Converters  PowerCrystals Core  Progressive Automation  QCraft  REI's Minimap  RF Void  Rabbits Breed Like Rabbits  Real Stone Tools  RedPower Tweaks  Redstone Arsenal  Redstone Paste (Mod)  RemoteIO  Resonant Engine  Revamp  Rotatable Blocks  Santa's Decor  Santa's Toys  SecretRooms  SeedCopy  Server Tools  ShinyStones Mod 2  Simply Jetpacks  Sokratis Core  Solar Expansion  Solar Flux  Sort Fix  Sparkly Pants  Springboards  Sprint Control  Squake  StatusEffectHUD  Steel Sheep (Mod)  Steve's Factory Manager  Stone Armour  Storage Drawers  Switches  TF2 Sentry Mod  Tesla  Tgame Core  Thaumcraft Mob Aspects  Thaumic Exploration  Thaumic Tinkerer  The Spice of Life  The Vegan Option  TheDragonCore  Timer (Mod)  Tinkers' Construct Tooltips  Tinkers' Mechworks  Tinkers' Steelworks  Tool Heads  Torch Levers  Torch Tools  Translocators  Tubestuff  Unidye Reborn  Universal Electricity Core  UsefulRecipes  Valued Decor  Vending  Villager's Nose  VoxelMenu  WAILA Harvestability  WAILA  WAWLA  WeaponsPlus  Weeping Angels  What's This Pack  Whose bed?  World State Checkpoints  XACT  YUNoMakeGoodMap  Zan's Minimap

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