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Hey, is it possible to create a mod to extend day/night cycle, so days are not so short? I would like to do that the same way like TFC slows down day/night cycle when no players are online. How can I achieve this? Any ideas? Reason for this: When we are playing TFC on server, days are very, very short. The problem is that we cannot skip the night because there are so many players playing and its hard to force all of them to go to bed.
Okay, I'm not sure how much of this someone without insight into the code will be able to answer, but I figure, asking never hurts I noticed in the TFC config options for configuring the length of the year in Minecraft days, and the length of the Minecraft day in ticks. Especially the latter of the two greatly intrigued me. Why? For no reason other than because no other mod I've played with before has allowed me to toy with this, and I loooove trying out new stuff! So I began to wonder: what is the immediate effect of these settings, which game systems depend on these values, which are unintentionally affected? Like, if I set the length of a day to a tenth of normal, would the sun actually zip across the sky in the span of a single minute instead of 10, or does it only affect how the internal calendar counts the days? In Dunkleosteus' buil 76 preview video he mentioned that he made animal pregnancy time scale with the length of the ingame year. Are there other game systems that scale? Like, for example fruit trees. The fruit respawns constantly during the month(s) it is harvestable. If I increase the length of the year and/or the length of a day, does the fruit keep respawning at the same rate (thereby increasing output per season), or does it scale back so that you get roughly the same amount of fruit per season but spread out over a longer period of RL time? If the days are longer but the year is on default settings, do animals still need the same amount of ingame days (and thus more RL time) to go through pregnancy? How about trees and crops - how do those react to changing one or both of these settings? Will the player consume food and water more slowly if the day is longer (fixed base consumption per day/night cycle) or do you need twice as much food to make it through a day that lasts twice as long (constant base consumption per tick)? If it's the latter, if you sleep through a night twice as long, does that instant-consume a chunk twice as big as normal on waking up too? ...and what happens if I make the day/night cycle so ridiculously long that sleeping through the night requires more food than the entire bar can hold?