If you’re one of the players that would agree on the fact that Minecraft needs a little bit of a visual touchup, then the Alacrity resource pack is your dream come true. A vast majority of the modern packs seem to break the original feel that vanilla textures bring, usually introducing a lot of significant changes that make it seem like a whole different game. Alacrity belongs to the minority that only tries to amplify the existing experience – not transform it. When you first load up the game, you’re greeted by the familiar atmosphere. However, it’s noticeable that all of the blocks have an increased sharpness to them. The whole world gives off vibes that are very similar to some old-school RPG games – a rustic, crude feel. The shadowy tone softens down the colors by a tiny fraction which you might not even notice unless you’ve been playing the game for some time. That being said. the Alacrity resource pack is made for both amateur and professional players. As far as the more noticeable changes go, vegetation plays a huge part in this pack. The leaves are somewhat overhauled and they look beautiful. Instead of the traditional blocky design, they have dense foliage that sticks out from the sides in all directions, exactly as you would see them in the real world. The plants and grass follow up on those details, and this will be most noticeable in the colorful plains biome. In addition to this, water and lava are much clearer and more uniform than before. A large number of textures in the pack have 3D properties. Compared to the original textures, where it’s hard to differentiate between the graininess, here you can clearly see all of the details. For example, cobblestone has highlighted slits between the individual rocks – you almost have a feeling that your character is going to stumble as you walk over it. Besides 3D models, Alacrity introduces built-in connected textures.
This means that the outlines between different blocks aren’t prominent, and the transitions between them look continuous. You can see the residue of one block at the begging of the other block, especially if they’re different. As you can probably guess, the combination of connected textures and 3D models makes for some good-looking builds. Items and mobs have had their own modifications as well. Weapons and armor follow the medieval theme, and they have an enormous amount of detail. Gold armor in particular has white, blue, and yellow elements that are all mixed together into one amazing texture. Once you put it on, you’ll be eager to go battle some mobs. Entities also follow the simplified, darker color palette that makes them perfectly blend in with the environment. Another welcome change is in regard to paintings. The developer, Satellence, took inspiration from an artist that he mentions on the official page. They mainly consist of old-school-style portraits and gothic representations, which fit in well with the rest of the pack. With all of these features in mind, you’d expect Alacrity to come at some ridiculous resolution as most of the other packs of its type do. However, that’s not the case. The main and only available version is 32×32. This is quite shocking, especially once you factor in the 3D textures, leaves, connected textures, etc. Getting all of the components to work properly requires either Optifine or Continuity mod. Optifine uses Forge as a basis while Continuity relies on the Fabric toolchain. Although you can load up the pack without either of them, you’re likely to encounter some issues. Since Optifine can give you a few extra FPS, there’s no need to avoid it. The pack itself only has double the resolution of the vanilla textures. This means that if your PC is even somewhat up-to-date, you won’t have any performance issues. For added beauty, you can install some shaders. Keep in mind that just the 3D/connected textures can be a tad more draining than usual, so the shader combination requires more powerful components. All things considered, it seems like Alacrity will continue to develop and support various mods, so there are plenty of reasons to try it out and see what more it’ll bring.
Alacrity should be compatible with all of these Minecraft versions: 1.20.4 - 1.20.3 - 1.20.2 - 1.20.1 - 1.20 - 1.19.4 - 1.19.3 - 1.19.2 - 1.19.1 - 1.19 - 1.18.2 - 1.18.1 - 1.18 - 1.17.1 - 1.17 - 1.16.5 - 1.16.4 - 1.16.3 - 1.16.2 - 1.16.1 - 1.16
Alacrity — Screenshots
How to install Alacrity Resource Pack:
- Most resource packs require Optifine, so be sure to download and install it. – general recommended step for all packs, Optifine is also needed for most shaders
- Download the Alacrity texture pack for Minecraft from the download section below. – if there are many different versions, just choose the one you like, is compatible with your version/edition of Minecraft, the one you think your computer can handle in terms of performance.
- Launch the game client through the Minecraft launcher.
- On the main menu, click "Options".
- On the options menu, click "Resource Packs...".
- Click on "Open Resource Pack Folder". – folder titled "resourcepacks" will pop up
- Move the .zip file you downloaded in the first step to the newly opened "resourcepacks" folder.
- Click "Done".
- Click on "Resource Packs..." again.
- Your pack should have appeared in the left window, just hover over it and click on the arrow pointing to the right.
QUICK TIP: Sometimes, when activating a pack, the game may say that the pack is made for a newer or older version of Minecraft. This is just a warning, it does not affect your gameplay in anyway, and you can still activate and enjoy the pack by simply clicking the "Yes" button when prompted.
- Click "Done" again.
- The pack has now been successfully loaded and ready to be used in your world!
Alacrity - Comparison Slider #1 GUI
Comparison slider #1 for those who want to compare vanilla Minecraft without any texture packs installed (on the left) with Minecraft using this particular texture pack (on the right).
Alacrity - Comparison Slider #2 Without shaders
Comparison slider #2 for those who want to compare vanilla Minecraft without any texture packs installed (on the left) with Minecraft using this particular texture pack (on the right).
Alacrity - Comparison Slider #3 With Complementary Shaders
Comparison slider #3 for those who want to compare vanilla Minecraft without any texture packs installed (on the left) with Minecraft using this particular texture pack (on the right).
Alacrity Texture Pack Download
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