"You plummet through icy water, until you hit a smooth metallic surface. You gasp for air, and as your eyes adjust you see a long corridor. Beneath your fingers you feel the familiar fabric of a test-subject's jumpsuit, and know the number on yours reads '1090.'
Its time to get out of here."
Escrapecraft 3 is the third installment of the Escapecraft series. This version features dozens of rooms, 2 endings, a custom texture pack and even more devious puzzles from everyone's favorite villain - Herobrine.
Those familiar with my previous games (click here for the first, and here for the second) will know the drill. There is a short tutorial room to explain the rules and demonstrate new mechanics (there are several).
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Thanks to you all's support, EC1, 2 and 3 have been downloaded more than 1,500,000 times!
Be sure to check out Escapecraft Dual and help build Heroblock City!
Using the included texture pack is STRONGLY recommended!!! Several puzzles are designed with it in mind, and certain secret areas are only accessible to those with the pack!
For those who prefer a HD texture pack for the EscapeCraft experience, one of our fans graciously put one together. Links and instructions may be found here, and video of the pack may be found here. (Note: this texture pack is not supported by the EC3 staff).
SPECIAL THANKS TO: MrScaryMuffin (who made the game with me), Fish (the texture pack guy), TheWiz, SWEETNESS_IB, yowto, berky93, TurtleeyMC, Mooseeeeey, User, Wookie4747, XxJT713xX, Sealystar, Drsaz, Nate V, and all the others who helped test!
Some users have reported very low framerates while playing on laptops or PCs with certain configurations. This is due to the use of certain types of circuits for some of the puzzles. This issue should be resolved with the latest version, but please leave a comment if you still experience lag.
- Download the file. Unzip it (but NOT the 2 .zip files in it)
- Open Minecraft. Click the "Mods and Textures" button.
- Click "Open the Mods and Textures Folder"
- Drop the "EC3 Textures" .zip file in the folder that opens. DO NOT UNZIP IT!
- Go "up" one folder (to the .minecraft folder). Then head to the "saves" folder.
- Drop the Escapecraft v. # .zip in the folder that opens and unzip it.
- Finally, in Minecraft select the EC3 Texture Pack under Mods and Textures.
- Open EscapeCraft3 and enjoy!
Q: The texture pack is causing Minecraft to crash!! Help!
A: This is usually because you are using MCPatcher, HD Texture Pack or a similar utility. You can either use the HD texture pack (here) or delete your .bin file - which will cause Minecraft to download a new one.
Q: This map has a LOT of lag!!! Help!!!
A: This is a problem on many lower-end computer and most laptops. Please use the low framerate version.
Q: I'm back in the mirror room (but on the top of the mirror) where do I go now?
A: Head back to the "failing sand" room. You can use your new item to unlock a new area!
Q: I'm back in the Door room - where do I go now?
A: Head back to the "lava pillar" room. You can use your new item to unlock a new area!
Visit MrScaryMuffin's youtube channel for walkthroughs, developer's commentary and other things)
v.1 - Internal Release
v.2 - Public Release
v.3 - Minor tweaks. First donors added to the Hall of Fame.
v.4 - Typo edits, couple new signs, minor cosmetic changes. More donors added!
v.5 - Added a food locker in spawn, added two donors to hall of fame, added checkpoint system, moved ladders in fishing cart room, lowered the water level in the fish dodge room, added signs above the mirror room, removed two clock circuits in door platformer, changed Gravel to sand in the lava hub, adjusted the signs in the arrow room, surrounded the hell hole under the 3D maze to discourage players from going there when they get to the rooftops, added peaceful indicators just before the Reactor, added a block in the observation room to prevent water from washing out the wrong redstone torch, added arrow pointing to spawn for SMP players
v1.6 - Modified spawn area, changed clock circuits to utilize repeaters, changed all rails to powered rails, added missing ladders, updated texture pack, modified ending sequence, and more!