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Glass Shards

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    This is really only an issue early game before you have silk touch.  I think if something like glass shards is added they should serve a purpose other than just making a small amount of glass salvageable if you don't have silk touch.  Maybe you could make glass tipped arrows that are super sharp?  Maybe you could combine shards of different colors into a stained glass pane?

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    @ClayGoddessSari I like the idea of Stained Glass and Stained Glass Panes, that would add alot more colorful blocks to minecraft! 

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    MADman3056 commented
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    Maybe to add on to this the glass shards could be used to make a more clear form of glass.

     

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    Have 9 shards create a Broken Glass Block.  Easily breakable if placed.   To return it to it's former glory, throw it into a furnace to make a regular glass block.

     

    Neat idea, but this would require 17 shards to account for the various colors.

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    Kevin Shi commented
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    I like this idea, also BTW its in a mod called Quark.

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    Now that's reduce, reuse, recycle in Minecraft, that's awesome.

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    Mania NATION commented
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    Glass blocks should be crafted from a 4x4 format recipe of 4 glass shards instead of 9. You should also get back 4 shards when a glass block or pane is broken, so that you can recraft the glass block or pane again. This makes it fair and ensures the glass block is recoved. 

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    Tony4FrHost10 commented
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    Good idea,
    You could do it like Glowstone and Glowstonedust.
    so 4 glass shards to get a glass block
    and if you lay a shard in the furnace you get a glass pane
     
    Maybe you can brew a potion with the shards
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    You could also have the glass blocks drop a glass shards item 20% of the time, then one glass shards item can be smelted into a block of glass in a furnace or blast furnace. That might make more sense than being able to craft the shards back together.