Better Sugar Cane attempts to add more uses to sugar cane.
When making a tool, replace the sticks with Sugar Cane Rods, and ingots with blocks.
This will get you an enhanced tool. These tools can be made out of iron, diamond, and gold. All enhanced tools get slightly upgraded stats along with a boosted mining level (They can all mine obsidian!) and greatly increased durability. Each material has 1 greatly boosted stat.
Iron: Does much more damage
Diamond: Has great mining speeds
Gold: Has INSANE enchantability
You can now make Sugar Cookies! They are the exact same as normal cookies except they have a 50% chance to give a speed effect when eaten, great for trying to get out of a tight situation.
Putting 9 sugar cane (or sugar) in a crafting table will get you compressed sugar cane! (or sugar) You can repeat this process with the compressed sugar cane until you get to the Octuple compressed state. (Over 43 MILLION sugar cane!)
In the event of the download widget not working, go HERE to download the mod.
You can feel free to use this in a modpack!
2.0a -- Fixed broken recipes, and a couple incorrect tool stats.
2.0 -- Complete rewrite, new textures! (Tool repair bug still exists, I'm still working on it.)
1.1 -- Added sugar cookies, due to the high amount of sugar in them you have a 50% chance to get a speed II effect for 15 seconds when eating one
1.0b -- Made the recipe for the sugar cane rods actually affordable
1.0 -- Release
Install the latest Minecraft Forge (Built on 1291)
Download the mod
Place the mod file in the "mods" folder at the root of your minecraft directory.
IMPORTANT: If you downloaded version 1.1 before or on 09/25/14 Download it again, I screwed up something when removing a ceartain mod I was planning support for which actually made it so the mod would not load on startup.