Here’s How To Add US Supreme Court Justices To Minecraft For No Reason

Minecraft is still one of the biggest games in the world more than a decade after its launch. At the same time, United States Supreme Court justices have been in the news a lot lately. It’s a good idea: let’s add those judges Minecraft

It’s never been easier to add fun avatars of friends, relatives, or the ultimate, lifelong arbiters of US law to Minecraft† And after that, you can have all kinds of fun with them, from going on an adventure to mining precious gems. I mean, you can really do whatever you want, even things like, I don’t know, slash them with swords, impale them on tridents, shoot them with arrows, or bury them in a deep, dark hole for as long as you want. Like it. Aren’t video games great?

Anyway, the first thing you need to do is find or create your skins. That’s where The Skindex comes in. As the name suggests, The Skindex is a huge repository of Minecraft skins uploaded by the game’s community. Not only that, but the site also features an online editor that allows you to create a new skin or change one that is already in the archives.

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I’m not very artistic, so I was happy to find that The Skindex already includes several Supreme Court style skins. For example, there’s one modeled after Chief Justice John Roberts, who might as well be Samuel Alito and Brett Kavanaugh, as well as generic skins of male and female judges resembling Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett. I couldn’t find a deputy for Clarence Thomas, the only African-American judge on the court, but that’s nothing a simple editorial can’t fix.

Once you’ve picked out the skins, the process is to add them to Minecraft varies depending on the version you are using. Java edition has a tab in the Windows launcher that allows you to upload the required PNG file, while doing the same in Bedrock Edition and Pocket edition requires starting the game and visiting the “Dressing Room” in the main menu. And if you share these tips with your friends, you can all get together and do mock tests on your own.

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The judges make NPCs in you Minecraft world, on the other hand, takes a little more work. I’d recommend visiting Nova Skin, another custom skin repository featuring player-created mafia designs, to create or download suitable replacements for the game’s creepers, zombies, and skeletons. I won’t go through all the steps here because it’s much more complicated, but you should then have everything you need to create your own custom resource pack.

A large part of MinecraftIts popularity comes from the way it gives players the freedom to build their ideal worlds. I can’t understand why anyone would want to come within spitting distance of a United States Supreme Court judge, but those of you with that curiously specific fantasy can now realize it through the magic of Minecraft† Lots of fun!