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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 5,342 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, and 1.6 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

Advanced Genetics   Adventurer's Amulets   Agriculture   Alternate Terrain Generation   Applied Energistics   Applied Energistics 2   Arcane Scrolls   Archmagus   Ars Magica 2   Artifice   Aura Cascade   Balkon's WeaponMod   Better Dungeons   BetterChests   BetterStorage   BiblioCraft   Big Reactors   Biomes O' Plenty   Blood Magic   BluePower   Boost   Botania   BuildCraft   Carpenter's Blocks   Chisel (AUTOMATIC_MAIDEN)   CodeChickenCore   CoFH Core   ComputerCraft   CraftHeraldry   Crusher   DartCraft   Deadly World   DenLib   Dimensional Doors   DragonAPI   Dye Trees   Dynamic Liquid Tanks 2   EiraIRC   ElectriCraft   Emasher's Resource   Enchanting Plus   Ender Forest   Ender IO   EnderNET   EnderStorage   Engineer's Toolbox   Enhanced Portals 3   Equivalent Exchange 2   Ex Nihilo   Expanded Redstone   Extra Utilities   ExtrabiomesXL   Factorization   Farlanders   FighterMobs   Flaxbeard's Steam Power   Forestry   Gany's End   Gany's Nether   Gany's Surface   GasCraft   GeoStrata   GregTech   GrowthCraft   Hardcore Questing Mode   Hats   Highlands   ICBM   IChun Util   IndustrialCraft 2   JuiceWares   LiteLoader   Logistics Pipes   Lycanite's Mobs   Magical Crops   Mariculture   Mekanism   Metallurgy 3   MineChem   Minecraft Forge   MineFactory Reloaded   Modular Powersuits   Mystcraft   Natura   NedoComputers   NEI   NEI Addons   NEI Plugins   Nether Ores   OpenBlocks   OpenComputers   OpenMods Lib   Pam's HarvestCraft   Player Beacons   PneumaticCraft   PortalGun   Project Red   Railcraft   Random Things   ReactorCraft   RedPower 2   Roguelike Dungeons   RotaryCraft   Sanguimancy   Special Mobs   Steve's Carts   Sync   Technomancy   Thaumcraft 3   Thaumcraft 4   The Erebus   The Mists of RioV   The Mists of RioV 2   TheBackWoods   Thermal Expansion   Tinkers' Construct   Totemic   Traincraft   Tropicraft   Twilight Forest   Underground Biomes   Universal Electricity Core   Utility Mobs   Weather Mod   Witchery   WR-CBE   Xeno's Reliquary   XyCraft   Zombie Awareness

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Minor Mods

Additional Buildcraft Objects   Admin Commands Toolbox   Advanced Fluxian Tools   Advanced Generators   AtomicStryker's Advanced Machines   Immibis' Advanced Machines   Advanced Power Management   Advanced Repulsion Systems   Advanced Solars   AFSU Mod   Animation API   Another One Bites The Dust   Archimedes' Ships   ArmorStatusHUD   Aroma1997 Core   AromaBackup   AutoFood   AutoPackager   Autoutils   Back Tools   Backpacks   Bagginses   Baubles   Bdlib   Better Title Screen   BiblioWoods   Billund   Binnie-Fix   Binnie Fence Recipes   BrainCore   Brewing API   BspkrsCore   Buildcraft Additions   BuildCraft Addon   Calclavia Core   Cave Control   Chargepads   ChickenChunks   Chisel Facades   Cloud Storage   CoFH Lib   Connected Glass   Compact Solar Arrays   CompactStorage   Compact Windmills   CoroUtil   Creeper Collateral   DamageIndicators   Dark Panels   DartPatch   Death Timer   DenPipes   DenPipes-Emerald   DenPipes-Forestry   Dense Ores   Electro-Magic Tools   Ender Book   Equivalent Exchange 3   EVOC   Extra Bees   ExtraCells   ExtraTiC   Fancy Fences   FinndusFillies   Fishing Nets   FlatSigns   FluxedFeederUnit   Forbidden Magic   Forge Multipart   Forge Xray   ForgeIRC   Freedom   Funky Locomotion   GateCopy   Gendustry   Glow   GraviGun   GraviSuite   Green Thumb   Hat Stand   Hopper Ducts   IC2 Nuclear Control   Immibis Core   InfiniBows   Inventory Tweaks   Iron Chests   JABBA   JourneyMap   KeithyUtils   KingCore   Lava Monsters   MeteorCraft   MiscPeripherals   Mimicry   MineTweaker   MmmMmmMmmMmm   MobiusCore   Minalien's Modular Force Field System   Modular Powersuits Addons   Morph   Morpheus   Natural Absorption   Not Enough Keys   Nucleum Omnium   Numina   ObsidiPlates   OmniTools   OpenPeripheral Addons   OpenPeripheral Core   OPIS   Power Converters   PowerCrystals Core   Progressive Automation   QCraft   QuarryPlus   Redstone Arsenal   REI Minimap   RemoteIO   Resonant Engine   Revamp   RF Void   Rotatable Blocks   Santa's Decor   Santa's Toys   SecretRooms   Server Tools   ShinyStones Mod 2   Simply Jetpacks   Sort Fix   Soul Shards   Sparkly Pants   Sprint Control   SquidUtils   StatusEffectHUD   Steve's Factory Manager   Stone Armour   Switches   Tgame Core   Thaumcraft Mob Aspects   Thaumic Exploration   Thaumic Tinkerer   The Spice of Life   The Vegan Option   Timer   Tinkers' Construct Tooltips   Tinkers' Mechworks   Tinkers' Steelworks   Tool Heads   Torch Levers   Translocators   Tubestuff   Valued Decor   Vending   VoidTech   VoxelMenu   WAILA   WAILA Harvestability   World State Checkpoints   XACT   YUNoMakeGoodMap   Zan's Minimap   801-Core

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