How to create a Custom Modpack Server using CurseForge

ServerMiner makes it super easy to create a server with your own custom modpack using Overwolf's CurseForge app.

  1. The first step is to download and install the CurseForge app onto your computer: https://curseforge.overwolf.com/
  2. Once CurseForge has installed and opened, go ahead and click the Minecraft tile button.

Click Minecraft tile on Overwolf CurseForge app

  1. Click the Create Custom Profile tab.

Click the Create Custom Profile on the Ovewolf CurseForge app

  1. Next step is to name your modpack, then select the Minecraft version you'd like your modpack to use and then choose a Forge version. If in doubt, we recommend choosing the latest Forge version. You can then click the Create button.

Enter the name of the modpack, the Minecraft Version and the Forge Version then click the Create button on the CurseForge app

  1. Congrats! You just created a very basic modpack. The next step is to add mods to your pack. Firstly, click on your custom pack.

Edit the new modpack on CurseForge app

  1. Then click the Add More Content button.

Click Add More Content button to add more mods to modpack

  1. This is the fun part where you can install all the mods you'd like in your pack. You can always add or remove mods in the future. To install a mod, just click the Install button.

Browse and install all the mods you'd like in your modpack

  1. Once you've chosen all your mods then click the X button which is towards the top right of the CurseForge app.

Click X button to go back

  1. Then click the three vertical ... directly next to the Play button and then click the Export Profile button from the drop down list.

Click the Export Profile button

  1. You can leave all the settings as they are and click the Export button.

Export modpack on CurseForge

  1. Now you need to save your modpack. It doesn't matter where you save the exported modpack but just take a note of where you do save it.

Select a location to save the exported modpack

  1. Open the ServerMiner control panel and navigate to Installer and click Build Your Own Modpack.

Navigate to the installer page on ServerMiner and click Build Your Own Modpack category

  1. Then click the Upload Exported ZIP File button and navigate to the file which you just saved. Then click the Open button to upload the modpack onto ServerMiner. The last step is to click the Install modpack button shown in the animation below. This will install the modpack onto your server.

Upload custom CurseForge modpack and then click Install

Finished! The install process will take roughly 10 minutes. Feel free to get in touch with us if you have any issues.

Happy mining! ⛏️


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