Hardcore mode is not an actual game mode in Minecraft. It is a set of rules and guidelines for experienced survival players. You have only one life. When you die you must create a new world.
Ranging in difficulty from simple and easy to outrageously insane. These are player defined goals.
Double Creepers All The Way...Edit
Attract two creepers, and have one explode killing the other.
Dye a sheep.
Make a picture out of wool.
Make every colour of wool.
Walk like an EgyptianEdit
Make a sandstone house.
Kill a creeper with a piece of TNT in hand.
I ain't no VeganEdit
Kill a pig with a piece of ham.
I am a VeganEdit
Don't eat or use meat, eggs, fish, milk or Leather. Don't kill any animal.
Take a bath in lava and survive
Plant every sapling you come across.
Fishing in HellEdit
Kill a ghast with a fishing pole
Warm and CozyEdit
Build a fireplace in a log cabin
I can reedEdit
Build a library.
Trap a creeper in a glass prison
Build a temple to a god. Pray.
Create a look out tower above the clouds
Sea lab 2121Edit
Build a glass under water base
After the first day, never see the sun again.
Kill a zombie pigman with a piece of ham (cooked or not)
Dig straight down for 30 or more blocks, without healing
Find a creeper in a space barely big enough for him.
This can be a 1x2 gap in solid rock, or a Herobrine-like notch in the wall.
Find a mentally-challenged monster
Drown a spider
Kill 30 enemies with a piece of iron.
You're My Hero!Edit
Play on the same server as your favorite lets play player
Make a bow
Partially Blind and DeafEdit
Play with no audio and close fog
Get 5 or more creepers to explode at the same time
Survive 5 waves of dungeon spawns
Kill Coestar (will only work if you play chaos.discovr.us servers and if Coe is on)
lava + water = cobblestone!
I'll see you in minecraft HellEdit
Make a Nether portal
Die from falling with 8 or more hearts
Die while being distracted by something shiny
My favorite color is OrangeEdit
Only use jack-o-lanterns to light your base
No torches for you!
Lightstone is okay.
Get off my lawnEdit
Repair every creeper crater
After you exit your base you must move on
Stay up all night In game and/or in Real life
Hit a Zombie pigman and get it to forgive you
I can see Russia from my houseEdit
Construct an igloo
I'm a lumberjackEdit
After punching your first tree, use an ax
It's not a typoEdit
Collect a full stack of netherrack
Break a piece of obsidian without tools
Plant over 100 saplings
Spend a night in a tree
Hey this thing is brokenEdit
Get lost with a compass in your inventory
Which way is upEdit
Get lost within sight of home.
Pro: Get lost *in* your home.
Acquire a stone pickaxe without building any wooden tools. (single-player only)
Pro: Acquire diamond tools without building any wooden, iron, or gold tools
Be killed by redstone triggered event
What the CRAP!Edit
Die in a "safe" area
Death from aboveEdit
Be killed by a ninja creeper
Build a portal without using a diamond pick
Let's get this show on the BoomEdit
Die before the first sunset
Use only gold armor
This isn't chinaEdit
Fall into the void
Cooking is for sissiesEdit
Eat only raw meat
Hell on EarthEdit
Have a ghast spawn outside the nether
Die while invulnerable on a multiplayer server, or kill another player who is.
Disney Villian DemiseEdit
Have a mob fall and die offscreen.
Die in a boat.
Have a pet zombie
Burning down the houseEdit
Burn to death while your house is on fire.
I am going to kill him with my axeEdit
Kill an enemy with an axe
Spleefed by NotchEdit
Have a leaf block despawn under you, and die from the fall
There are some who call me TimEdit
Kill an enemy with a cannon
Pro: on the first shot.
Two birds with one stoneEdit
Catch up with a Let's Play series while on camera.
Spend a night on an island, twice.
Who needs a bow?Edit
Kill a mob by hitting it with an arrow.
Collect a chest full of porkchops.
Y U no take workbench?Edit
Use a workbench in a dungeon
Doing it wrongEdit
Visit a dungeon and leaves items in a chest
Find diamond before iron
Find diamond in a vertical mineshaft
Pro: 1x1 mineshaft
Destroy a block without the proper tool, causing it to not drop an item.
Pro: It was diamond ore.
Almost die as a result of completing another achievement.
Hair of the dogEdit
Kill a creeper with dynamite.
Get excited by an ore seam, only to discover that it contains one block.
Pro: Diamond ore.
Fall into lava while carrying diamond.
While angry, turn 9 string into cloth.
Gift from GodEdit
Find an apple in a dungeon.
Pro: It's a golden apple.
Almost kill yourself, then die the same way.
Fill a large chest with cobblestone.
No torch left behindEdit
Collect all your torches as you leave a cave
Pro: Start collecting at the exit, so that you must walk back in the dark.
I've been working on the railroadEdit
Build a minecart track at least 100 blocks long.
Fill 5 large chests with 64-stacks.
Never destroy an item.
Fill a large chest with redstone
Push a pig into lava
See a creeper die to a cactus.
All structures must have appropriate supports, even during construction.
Be killed by a cactus
Never place a cobblestone block.
Die to a spider.
Thinking with portalsEdit
Place a portal in the nether that appears in an existing base.
Trap a squid in a glass display
Ice to see youEdit
Manage to use ice as glass
Have an ice dayEdit
Slide off ice to your doom
Kill a pig with a bone
99 Red BalloonsEdit
Get 99 achievements
Grind your bones...Edit
Use bone meal to grow wheat
Create a set of armor made from all the different armor materals [Lether Gold Iron Diamond]
Put bonemeal on a sapling.
Hit coloured wool off a sheep that you dyed.
Play a song using Note Blocks
Make a sleeping bag out of wool.
Think that you are safe on a tard pillar, then get knocked off by a spider that climbed up.
No entering, or collecting, or altering of water. Blocks must be placed at least 1 space away from any visible water. No boats are allowed, only bridges or tunnels to cross water.
No attacking any mobs. Only running away from mobs, and trapping or barricading mobs, is allowed.
Non-pro: Corrupted Pacifist - Allowed to build dark-room/dungeon harvesters. Allowed to lure animals into cactus/lava/water.
No eating of any kind. Avoid all damage!
Nomadic block-collection game, described in detail at minecraftforum.net. For teams or solo. Score system and Hall of Fame in forum thread.
Achievement Lists: LivestreamersEdit
I am going to kill you with my axe
Walk like an Egyptian
I Ain't No Vegan
You're My Hero!
I'll See You In Minecraft Hell
Get Off My Lawn
What the CRAP!
Death From Above
- Asterisks denote Pro Mode