Ark’s Magical Modded Minecraft Misadventure 29 : Building a Better Bee with Forestry

It’s time for Plan Bee!! With my diamonds in hand, I construct the fabled Beealyzer, allowing me to view the genetic structure of my buzzing friends. Armed with this knowledge, I set forth to build a better bee.

It was probably ridiculously confusing to keep track of the traits during the video so I made a little chart. I think I had a certain amount of beginner’s luck in how many mutations to the Common Bee strain I had. The Common Bee is the first major step for any bee breeder, and you can get them from crossing almost any of the mundane bees. Building a stable Common Bee population is probably my first main task, as they’ll be needed for many steps further down the way.

This episode builds upon my bee hunting antics in episode’s 16, 17, and 18, and I made the clockwork engine, carpenter, and centrifuge in episode 27.

Forestry Bee Breeding Generation 1

Mods Encountered

Forestry 2.2.8.2 by Sir Sengir: I am filled with bee glee! It might not have seemed like it during the video, as I was trying to wrap my head around quite a lot of detail, but this is just the sort of complex system that I love. I’m not exactly sure how to do videos about it and make it interesting, but I’ll do my best!

Extra Bees 1.6 prerelease 15 by Binnie: Provider of my incredibly useful indoor bees, the Rocky bees. The most recent version made Marble bees obsolete, but I still have some left. I’m using those princesses for a bit of practise.

Magic Bees 2.0.2 by MysteriousAges: My box of magical bees is calling to me, but for now I want to try to stick to the Mundane bees. They’re less likely to accidentally call forth an army of the dead if I make a mistake/get things absolutely right.

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