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Alexis Ch

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Hello guys, I'm trying to get familiar with the .json recipe system and I've ran into a small problem. I've been trying to create a recipe file for an item that includes 2 different shapeless crafting recipes. According to a json validator I use it is in fact of valid format. Still, when I launch the game the recipes don't seem to be registered. I am new to modding and any help would be greatly appreciated.



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11 minutes ago, Alexis Ch said:

a recipe file for an item that includes 2 different shapeless crafting recipes

What? This makes no sense.


If you want two recipes, you need two recipe(file)s.


And just because a JSON validator said "yep, that's valid JSON" does not mean that it is a valid recipe. Recipes have a specific structure to them.


For example, this is valid JSON:


    "parent": "block/cross",
    "textures": {
        "cross": "blocks/reeds"

But it is not a valid recipe.

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No you don’t, in vanilla an example of this is the “iron_ingot_from_nuggets” recipe

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