If you’ve played any other “free world” or RPG game before, you probably remember a small compass-like map that helped you locate yourself within the huge world. As you probably noticed already, this doesn’t exist in the vanilla version of Minecraft. That’s exactly why Rei’s Minimap mod 1.17.1/1.16.5 is so useful!
What’s Rei’s minimap mod?
As the name implies, Rei’s Minimap mod consists in including a minimap on your Minecraft worlds. This minimap resembles exactly the ones on any other game as we mentioned; compass-like style.
This will help you to travel better through the vast worlds of Minecraft without getting lost or losing your buildings. This is really helpful, especially if you’re a wanderer or traveling to find a specific item and you’re forgetful!
The minimap will be placed on the upper right corner of the screen so it can be easily seen without losing sight of what’s happening in front of you. One of the greatest advantages of this mod, that makes it better than other minimap’s mods, is the personalization.
This means you can select exactly what you want to be displayed in the minimap, according to your likes and needs. This way you can add or remove features the specifically suits your mission or goals and making it much easier to find what you’re looking for.
Also, you can include check-points with this mod so you can always know the exact position of absolutely anything you want. This includes your house, minerals, items, respawn points, etc.
Why using Rei’s minimap mod?
The answer is really simple because it’s easier to locate yourself wherever you need to be. If you’ve been playing Minecraft for a little time, you’ve probably experienced or heard about “getting lost in Minecraft”. Well, this happens a LOT! It’s really common even among expert players so if you’re new to this, you better prevent the situation.
And if you like to create great worlds or travel a lot, this mod is simply indispensable. Also, if you’re looking for specific places, items or you happen to find a really special object and don’t want to lose it, Rei’s Minimap is the answer.
What are the controls for using Rei’s minimap?
As this mod’s goal is to make your gaming experience easier, the controls are also very friendly. You’ll only need to use some keyboard shortcuts to access the different features:
- For personalizing the display options on the minimap, press “M” and you’ll access the menu.
- With “Z” you can amplify or reduce the map’s extension.
- To center the map and view an extended version, use the “X” key.
- For creating check or way-points and mark the specific locations you need, use the “C” key.
How to install Rei’s minimap mod?
- Minecraft Forge 1.17.1/1.16.5 will be needed to add this mod, so make sure to install the accurate version.
- Download the Rei’s minimap mod.
- Once done, go to the .Minecraft/mods folder
- There you’ll paste the mod’s download file, then run the profile from Forge and you’re ready!
DOWNLOAD REI’S MINIMAP MOD 1.17.1/1.16.5
for Minecraft 1.17.1/1.16.5 – (Compatible with forge 1.17.1/1.16.5)