Photoptics Mod 1.12.2/1.11.2 – Telescopes and Binoculars

Author: MrShadyMan
photoptics minecraft mod

Photoptics Mod 1.12.2/1.11.2 adds Optical Instruments to Minecraft, like telescopes. Currently it adds Basic Binoculars and Basic Handheld Telescope. They can be used using right click, and zoom in/out by pressing +/- key.


Golden/Diamond (Red/Green/Blue) binoculars and telescopes are added:

  • Each of them have special colors to enhance your view.
  • They uses recipes with gold / diamond ingots and blocks, and red/lime/cyan stained glass (pane).

Ultimate binoculars and telescopes are added:

  • It has unbelievable magnification & light gathering power, to brighten up your view.
  • Quite expensive, as one will need as ender pearl/eye and enchanting table as ingredients.

Observation Reward System

  • Observation on certain celestial objects using handheld telescope will give you certain reward.
  • Pressing F key (Shift+X key on 1.9.4) (by default) while directly looking at the object does this.
  • The rewards are configurable, one can edit the list of object & reward commands match to modify the rewards!


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Crafting Recipes:

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How to install:

  1. Make sure you have already installed Minecraft Forge, Stellar API and Stellar Sky Mod.
  2. Locate the minecraft application folder.
    • On windows open Run from the start menu, type %appdata% and click Run.
    • On mac open finder, hold down ALT and click Go then Library in the top menu bar. Open the folder Application Support and look for Minecraft.
  3. Place the mod you have just downloaded (.jar file) into the Mods folder.
  4. When you launch Minecraft and click the mods button you should now see the mod is installed.
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