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I am a new modder trying to get comfortable with the absolute Forge basics, and I was following some tutorials on how to create a new block, but I encountered two problems while doing so.

 

1:

When i try to use the setBlockName(string) method in my mods main class, Eclipse tells me the method is undefined for the type "Block", while it works fine in the tutorial. This is my code:

 

 

@Init

    public void load(FMLInitializationEvent event) {

        proxy.registerRenderers();

        blockRF = (new RFBlock(538, 0)).setBlockName("nonReadableRFBlockName");

        LanguageRegistry.addName(blockRF, "Rotten Flesh Block");

        MinecraftForge.setBlockHarvestLevel(blockRF, "pickaxe", 1);

        GameRegistry.registerBlock(blockRF, "internalRFBlock");

 

 

2:

The tutorial tells me to add the line "super(par1, par2, Material.rock);" to my block class. However, Eclipse tells me the constructor is undefined, and recommends me to delete the par2 variable. My code:

 

 

public RFBlock(int par1, int par2){

        super(par1, Material.rock);

        this.setCreativeTab(CreativeTabs.tabBlock);

        this.setHardness(5.6F);

        this.setResistance(56.34F);

        this.setStepSound(this.soundStoneFootstep);

    }

 

 

My tutorial link: http://www.minecraftforge.net/wiki/Your_first_block

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The Tutorial you're following is outdated.

 

Replace setBlockName with setUnlocalizedName. Regarding the Block constructor, parameter 1 resembles the block's index within the block list while the second provides the Block Material to use. It used to be the texture index of the block, but since that is now managed with Icons, it has been removed.

 

Couldn't find a better tutorial for you and the forge wiki really takes awefully long to load. Sorry.

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