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Old 26th June 2011, 10:25 PM   #21 (permalink)
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The most useful part of the Nether in my opinion is that you so easily can access far away settlements in the normal world. Stuff that took 5 minutes to access from spawn by train now takes 1 minute of walking, including the actual portal transports.

Not to mention it takes a lot less room and is a lot easier to build than a rail network
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But what is the point of something that doesn't involve a rail network? I am confused!!
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Old 27th June 2011, 04:13 AM   #23 (permalink)
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What would life be without a complicated rail network?
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Old 27th June 2011, 07:17 AM   #24 (permalink)
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I still need to work out where the hell my nether base is in relation to spawn,
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Just press F3 in your nether base, check what the values of x and z is. Multiply them by 8 and locate the multiplicated position in the normal world. "Below" that point is where your nether base is.
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Old 27th June 2011, 10:08 AM   #26 (permalink)
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give or take a lot The Nether spawn for Survival is right next to the 0,0 gate, so if you want to go "quickly" to spawn, make a gate to the nether, make a tunnel/path to the 0,0 gate then use it. Of course, if you end up coming through the 0,0 gate, then your problem is solved very quickly.... but for the moment, it is one directional. Of course, you can just go /spawn whilst in the Nether and you will instantly transport to the Nether spawn.
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Old 27th June 2011, 06:49 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Can you run a cart through a nether portal?
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Old 27th June 2011, 07:00 PM   #28 (permalink)
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yes but it will not port, you need to pause in the portal.
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Old 27th June 2011, 07:10 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Just press F3 in your nether base, check what the values of x and z is. Multiply them by 8 and locate the multiplicated position in the normal world. "Below" that point is where your nether base is.
Thanks Daed this will help me build a tunnedl to normal spawn too.

Sor, but being isolated like my base and nether spawn is makes me feel sade and lonely!!!!!
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yes but it will not port, you need to pause in the portal.
I don't understand what you mean - you can ride a cart into a gate, but if you go to fast you will go through with out entering the nether?
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