DMS Shaders for Minecraft 1.12.2/1.11.2/1.10.2/1.9.4

The DMS Shaders mod 1.12.2/1.11.2 is a light weight Shader created by username DatWeirdPerson (DWP for short). Although the creator DWP was relatively new to coding when the pack was first created, he (or she?) learned a lot in the past and has now successfully produced a well-coded Shader pack. This Shader pack aims to provide quality graphics while trying to maintain a high FPS for the game.

Experience a dark fantasy medieval-themed Minecraft as you install this lightweight Shader pack made for PCs with low and medium specs.

What the DMS Shaders Pack is About

The Shader pack is about performance, it has minimal requirement so players with low-end PCs can still run it and enjoy the game with it.

Mild Dark Fantasy Touch

The pack features a mild dark-fantasy feel to it and features de-saturated, gloomy, and lightly faded visuals. The pack is perfect for medieval themed gameplay, but would also look good on gloomy sci-fi scenes.

Optimized Codes

Although the pack started with unoptimized code, the creator DWP gained experience and re-coded and optimized the codes for the Shader pack. With time, the pack slowly improved in performance and reduced the strain on the computer.

Minimized Features

To optimized performance and make the pack usable for low-end computers while maintaining a solid gameplay, the pack features less effects and flashy visuals than your average Shader pack. However, this works well with its dark fantasy theme. Even with the minimized features, the pack still contains waving grass, waving waters, and more.

Should You Use It?

The pack features a mild dark fantasy themed that, in our opinion, looks quite nice even in vanilla Minecraft. The pack shines when combined with medieval type mods, structures, and worlds. Performance-wise, the DMS Shaders Pack is quite lightweight and does not eat up much of your computer’s resources. The pack is very playable on low-end computers and the graphics are also quite nice. If you are running a PC with low spec and want to try a Shader pack, or if you are looking for Shader pack that does not make your gameplay crawl, then we recommend trying the DMS Shaders Pack and see for yourself.

How to install DMS Shaders?

Installing Shader packs is actually quite simple, but for people who are new to mod and pack installations, it is sometimes a little tricky. Keep in mind that all Shader packs require at least the Optifine mod to be installed (or the GLSL Shader mod for older Minecraft versions. Your graphics card must also have OpenGL v2.1 support, GPU Shader 4 support, and has been updated to the latest driver.

Follow the steps below for a successful installation.

  1. Requisite: Download and install Optifine Mod
  2. Download the DMS Shaders Pack from below.
  3. Launch Minecraft with the mod Optifine installed.
  4. Go to Minecraft home screen > Options > Video Setting> Shaders> then press “Open Shaderpack folder”.
  5. A new window will pop up. In this window, copy and paste the downloaded Shader pack.
  6. Use the Shader pack inside Minecraft.
  7. Have fun!


  1. Mr.AnoymousMan

    I downloaded it and everything is just black and white in the day and at night. i tried changing some settings but it did nothing. Also I’m playing in 1.12.2

    • ArcEdge

      Had same problem. The VOID you downloaded isn’t at all a minecraft shader pack. Everything appears without any texture. I suppose that the link has changed.

  2. Shitty shader

    The Blue Shader: for if you’d like to play The Blue Game instead of Minecraft. The Blue Game is a game where your whole screen is blue. Personally, I don’t prefer it.

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