The Caves & Cliffs update for Minecraft could have been cut up in half, with the world era piece getting delayed until the holidays, however that hasn’t stopped followers from imagining alternative ways for its panorama to alter. One Minecraft YouTuber has mocked up a trailer for a concept known as ‘The River Update,’ which imagines a re-engineering of Minecraft hydrology that adds in creeks, streams, and waterfalls.

Rivers may be a bit difficult, as a result of there are many guidelines governing the methods they circulation. YouTuber disruptive_builds has labored out a few that may very well be included into Minecraft if developer Mojang ever determined to do it. In the trailer, noticed by Rock Paper Shotgun, disruptive_builds reveals off not solely in-game ideas for waterways, but additionally how he made the ‘trailer’ – a course of that concerned hand-placing a bunch of timber, vegetation, and water blocks in a means that appears pure and presumably procedurally generated.

The guidelines disruptive_builds has give you for waterways are the varieties you possibly can think about working inside Minecraft’s framework: creeks are 2-Four blocks huge and all the time result in a lake or ocean, whereas streams are 1-2 blocks in width. Small waterfalls have rivers that lead into and out of them. They’re easy however particular statements that do a good job of describing the methods the options would seem within the building game.

Here’s the video

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You can discover extra of disruptive_builds’ work on YouTube and Instagram. To get your copy of Minecraft to look the way in which it does within the video, you’ll need to obtain the BSL Shaders from Curseforge.