Step 1 - Forge

    1. Make sure the client version is ticked and Mercurius is unticked
  1. Open your launcher and change the version to the Forge version you just installed
  2. Run Minecraft once so it installs

Step 2 - Optifine

  1. Download Optifine 1.12 from http://optifine.net/downloads
  2. Copy the Optifine.jar into .minecraft/mods directory
  3. Run Minecraft again to confirm that Optifine is running
    1. Easiest way is to make sure text is not stretched

Step 3a - More Player Models 2

  1. Download More Player Models 2 1.12
  2. Copy the mod into the .minecraft/mods directory
  3. Run Minecraft
  4. Press F12

Step 3b Quick Hotbar (outdated)

  1. Copy the mod into the .minecraft/mods directory
  2. Run Minecraft
  3. Hold CTRL and scroll to change hotbars
    1. Press CTRL+M to access the menu
    2. Suggest changing the key from CTRL. I use ALT
    3. You can reverse the scroll direction too

Guidelines to Custom Models

Note that you can press z to lie down, x to sit, and c to crawl (hold shift).

  • Click +
  • Choose default
  • Name the new group how you want
  • Click Done
  • Click Edit
  • Choose Scale
  • Use values below as a guide
  • Tall Man
    • Body Height 105%
    • Arm Height 110%
    • Leg Height 110%
  • Teenager
    • Head Width 95%
    • Head Height 95%
    • Head Depth 95%
    • Body Width 90%
    • Body Height 90%
    • Arm Width 90%
    • Arm Height 90%
    • Leg Width 90%
    • Leg Height 90%
  • Child
    • Body Width 90%
    • Body Height 80%
    • Body Depth 90%
    • Arm Width 85%
    • Arm Height 80%
    • Arm Depth 90%
    • Leg Width 90%
    • Leg Height 80%
    • Leg Depth 90%