I can't code worth two cents, so I figured I'd bring it here. Here's the pitch.
Ever wanted to hang out with a creeper, but didn't want it exploding? Ever wanted to encase a zombie in glass, but didn't want the hassle of getting him in there?
A "statue" would solve this problem by spawning a "dummy" mob, no A.I. whatsoever. The zombie or whatever would then not move, nor attack, acting as if an actual statue. I'm pretty sure this would be easy to make.
Like all mobs, they can be pushed around, and like all aggressive mobs, they will continuously look at you with their evil stares, until you right click them, freezing the mob into place. Ergo, a statue.
TL;DR: A mod that enables you to spawn an aggressive mob that doesn't attack nor move, but will keep looking directly at you until you right click, freezing them into place.
I think these should go hand in hand with Single Player Commands and Spawnlist, since statues are a mob within themselves, and shouldn't spawn like normal mobs, since they're for decoration.
This is the alternative to the Statue Mobs idea above.
I had an alternative idea just in case coding the right clicking part for the Statue Mobs would be too complex.
If it were possible to code a block, one for the bottom half of a mob and one for the top, you could stack the two and create a statue. But seeing as they could only be facing four different directions, that would be a problem in terms of positioning. However, since signs face the placer when placed on the floor, this property could be added in as well, so instead of right clicking the mob as aforementioned, you would only need to stand where you want the mob to face, and stack the two blocks accordingly. But signs and blocks are two different entities, so that would just raise more problems.
TL;DR: Coding two blocks, one for the bottom half of the mob and one for the top, when stacked on top of each other creates the full body of said mob. This, combined with the "sign-faces-user-when-placed" property of signs, would ease the hassle of coding the "stare at you until you right click on it, freezing it into place" part of the Statue Mobs.
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