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How can we make the biomes and dimensions you explore better? What biomes or dimensions are we currently missing? Why do we need them and what makes them unique?

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    McSidhe commented

    Having lived a significnt part of my life in deserts, this would be an excellent addition.

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    MacchuPicchu96 commented

    I like the visibility/atmosphere parts of your idea, but I dislike the sand accumulation. To clarify: are you proposing that sand blocks just appear out of thin air during sandstorms??

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    PolarMammoth commented

    @MacchuPicchu96

    I'm assuming it'd be sand layers, much like how snow layers appear in snowy biomes after snowfall.

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    ScaryMango28950 commented

    The idea sounds amazing, and it sounds easy to program. At some point in the next few years I'm positive that will happen. 

     

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    DrearierHalo29 commented

    There could be tornadoes in biomes as well, which would rip blocks and mobs out of the ground and fling them elsewhere.

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    Evan Horth Parisé commented

    Song name?

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    pedroff1 commented

    I quite like the idea. Maybe, as others pointed out, this would requrie the creation of sand layer blocks, similarly to how snow piles up, but I think it'd be worthwhile, bringing another addition to the desert biome. Also, maybe husks would spawn more frequently during this event

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    Mc Rat commented

    Sandstorms would be great since there is no rain in deserts.

     

    I'd be happy with it even without the sand accumulation feature

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    Zanzia commented

    It's a great idea to have desert sandstorms that darken the skies and reduces visibility. It would make the desert biome more unpredictable to have a sandstorm wall moving across it. It would also be pretty cool to hear the wind as the storm starts.

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    Blast Burner commented

    There could be different levels of sandstorms and the highest leveled sand storm can summon Husks!

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    Blast Burner commented

    And yes it should be quite hard to sea as well.

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    Daviguistk commented

    it could slightly damage you if outside

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    MorgrimTheDark commented

    Sounds great. You got my vote.

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    CrimsonGamer45 commented

    it would also be cool if very extreme ones could blow entities around imagine living in the dessert biome getting caught in a sandstorm on the way home and having to slowly walk home in low visibility against the wind

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    Noracut commented

    Would nice to see some weather in the desert you got my vote

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    catcagames commented

    Just one thing to add- The sandstorm could maybe push the player around. Voted!

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    Evan Bookout commented

    It shouldn't occur in mesa, since there is no sand there, but there should be sandstorms in the badlands. Maybe sandstorms in the badlands could have a reddish hue instead of a brownish one, given the red sand.

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    Evan Bookout commented

    I don't like the sand accumulation. While it does make sense, I think layers of sand like layers of snow would not really work so well. Maybe in a sandstorm crops won't grow and entities can't move as fast.

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    liammeyer7 commented

    I suggest instead of the sand accumulating maybe there can be sand particles and while its happening make a new effect in the game where the players sight is hazed. The sand storm only occurs during a thunderstorm.

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    Henry Rahe commented

    I think movement speed should be reduced in a sandstorm, like wind and sand is pushing against you.

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    Lawliet1457 commented

    We all know that in Minecraft there are natural climatic events that vary from per specific biome. In tropical biomes there are normal rains and even lightning storms, while in cold and icy biomes snow showers occur. My idea is that in desert biomes there was a sandstorm, on the one hand it would be a natural climatic event, and on the other, a challenge in the gameplay, when activated it could activate the effect of blindness in the character, and adding it to the husks zombies, would be perfect.

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    ursula zeleznik commented

    Maybe husks could spawn in large numbers during Sandstorms, just to give these biomes a bit more danger.

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    NATO P0TAT0 commented

    +1, suggested it back in 2012 on minecraft forums, been waiting for it ever since, have a video from back then where I retextured snow and rain and used a fog colour changing mod to emulate it, not a great video but it conveys the idea.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsx0r_G1cDY

    Basically just copy the snowing effect but make it sand, have a wind blowing noise, add a thin layer of sand block like snow layer blocks, have them spawn on uncovered blocks while there's weather and add a 'pile of sand' item like redstone/gunpowder that you can get by digging up the sand layers with a shovel and craft into a block of sand.

    Sandstorms and renewable sand/glass.

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    Ne0n Creeper commented

    I think that when there is a thunderstorm in other biomes, there should be a severe sandstorm in deserts, and that when you walk outside you take damage when wearing no armour. You should be able to shield from the sand by going behind a wall, assuming that the sand would always come from the same direction (eg: north) 

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    leondsl commented

    I like this idea, sandstorms could also be used in order to "fill" sand into areas where players farmed it empty:

    https://feedback.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/community/posts/360043492492-Regenerating-and-changing-terrain-dirt-

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    HalfwayShelf23 commented

    If this is put into mesas and deserts, the Mesa sandstorm should have a more orange hue to the color.

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    Evan Bookout commented

    HalfwayShelf23 no mesa. Only badlands and desert. Mesa has no sand, just bare rock, so why would there be sandstorms?

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    Mr Llama12345 commented

    This is realistic and cool!

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