Wooden swords adventure
A way to get jungle wood very early on when mining at night.
Recipe to convert 1 wool to 4 string
Implements a crafting recipe that can convert wool into string.
Simply craft strings
wool to string
The alternative mob spawner/grinder system
A mod that adds a wooden hopper
Have sponges which can soak up water or lava (or both). Have powered sponges. The mining sponge needs to be allowed in the config - it is disallowed by default.