BackyardCraft is one of those rare packs that come in a number of different resolutions, which means it is usable by a wide variety of Minecraft players – even those who don’t have machines capable of chugging out 60+ FPS on a pack with a 512x resolution. This pack actually maxes out at 256x but that’s not really the point. Because it is available to a wider number of users than most hardcore realism packs, the BackyardCraft resource pack is going to be inherently more popular. Yes, other packs might look better than this one, even the best version of it, but they also demand far more resources from the user.
Also, because the different resolutions are just the same textures with higher or lower levels of detail put into them, it’s kind of hard to compare different versions of the BackyardCraft resource pack with each other. They tend to look the same and that’s not a bad thing in this case. You’ll immediately notice all of the types of doors get unique faces and models, which is a nice touch. Villagers look creepier than ever too thanks to photorealistic faces plastered onto flat, cubic heads. Most of the other mobs and monsters all look pretty good though, so this is forgivable.
Not everything about this pack, or rather series of packs, is a good thing though. Lava looks more like solid granite rock than anything else here, and that will likely lead to you walking right into a pool of it while underground and thinking you’ve found some igneous rocks to gather. Be sure to watch for the fluid motions and see if that “granite” you’re looking at spreads when you break blocks next to it first. You’ll also want Optifine installed for the best experience.
BackyardCraft Resource Pack for Minecraft 1.8.7 Changelogs
- Changed breaking animation.
- Added bed texture.
- Added daylight detector textures.
- Changed beacon texture.
Download Links for BackyardCraft Resource Pack
for Minecraft 1.8.X
Credit: TheAwesomeKielbasa – Original Thread on Planet Minecraft