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The Ultimate Player's Guide To Minecraft

by Stephen O'brien

Pearson Education | September 22, 2014 | Trade Paperback

The Ultimate Player's Guide To Minecraft is rated 4.75 out of 5 by 4.

Minecraft: These worlds are YOURS!

 

Minecraft is WAY more than a game: it''s an alternate universe of creation, exhilaration, survival, adventure, passion! Don''t enter that universe alone. Take an experienced guide who''ll help you constantly as you learn the secrets of Minecraft! Stephen O''Brien has been obsessing over Minecraft since its earliest betas. He''s seen it all! Now, he''ll take you deep inside craft and mine, cave and menagerie, farm and village. He''ll reveal combat traps and tricks you need to know… teach you enchantments of unimaginable power… help you survive where few dare to go… help you OWN the infinite worlds of Minecraft!

  • Quick-start guide for first-night survival
  • Customize your experience: monstrous, peaceful, and more
  • Harvest resources, craft tools and shelters—let there be light
  • Grab your pickaxe: mine iron, gold, diamonds, and redstone
  • Escape (or defeat!) 14 types of hostile mobs
  • Get friendly mobs on your side and build automated farms
  • Brew potions to cure ills, gain superpowers, and throw at enemies
  • Transform your shelter into a palace (or a secret underwater base)
  • Create new worlds and master the fine art of terraforming
  •  Learn the secrets of redstone devices, and build incredible rail systems
  •  Play safely through The Nether and The End 

    Stephen O''Brienis an Australian-born writer and entrepreneur now residing in Sydney after too many years in Silicon Valley. He has written 27 books, including several best-sellers. O''Brien founded Typefi, the world''s leading automated publishing system, and in his spare time invented a new type of espresso machine called mypressi. He''s a perpetual innovator who remains astounded at the unparalleled creativity Minecraft can engender.

     

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 368 pages, 8.9 × 6.9 × 0.7 in

Published: September 22, 2014

Publisher: Pearson Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 078975357X

ISBN - 13: 9780789753571

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nana Approved! My grandson downloaded Minecraft onto my computer and I got hooked on it totally. So, for a quicker learning curve I got this and it is really good. Easy to read and chock full of information for us kids of all ages.
Date published: 2014-10-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cool... As a birthday gift for my son, I would recommend this guide to any player for helpful tips and information you may not get just by playing the game. He was able to do things that he had only previously heard about from others. He makes new discoveries whenever he plays. I like it because he reads more!
Date published: 2014-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The ultimate players guide to minecraft Amazing
Date published: 2013-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The ultimate players guide to minecraft Amazing
Date published: 2013-12-11

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The Ultimate Player's Guide To Minecraft

by Stephen O'brien

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 368 pages, 8.9 × 6.9 × 0.7 in

Published: September 22, 2014

Publisher: Pearson Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 078975357X

ISBN - 13: 9780789753571

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Second Edition...............................1 What''s in This Book...............................2 How to Use This Book ...............................4     Crafting Recipes ...............................4 There''s More Online… ...............................4   Chapter 1 Getting Started............................... 5 Registering and Downloading............................... 5     Registering a Mojang Account............................... 7     Purchasing Minecraft............................... 8 Launching Minecraft ...............................10 Starting a New Game ...............................13     Choosing a World-Generation Style ...............................15 Singleplayer Game Modes ...............................17 Seeding Your World ...............................19 About Snapshots ...............................20 Controls ...............................21 The Bottom Line ...............................23   Chapter 2 First-Night Survival ...............................25 Survive and Thrive ...............................25 Head for the Trees ...............................27 Using Your Inventory ...............................29 Build a Crafting Table ...............................31     Let''s Build Some Tools ...............................32     Creating a Shelter ..............................
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Minecraft: These worlds are YOURS!

 

Minecraft is WAY more than a game: it''s an alternate universe of creation, exhilaration, survival, adventure, passion! Don''t enter that universe alone. Take an experienced guide who''ll help you constantly as you learn the secrets of Minecraft! Stephen O''Brien has been obsessing over Minecraft since its earliest betas. He''s seen it all! Now, he''ll take you deep inside craft and mine, cave and menagerie, farm and village. He''ll reveal combat traps and tricks you need to know… teach you enchantments of unimaginable power… help you survive where few dare to go… help you OWN the infinite worlds of Minecraft!

  • Quick-start guide for first-night survival
  • Customize your experience: monstrous, peaceful, and more
  • Harvest resources, craft tools and shelters—let there be light
  • Grab your pickaxe: mine iron, gold, diamonds, and redstone
  • Escape (or defeat!) 14 types of hostile mobs
  • Get friendly mobs on your side and build automated farms
  • Brew potions to cure ills, gain superpowers, and throw at enemies
  • Transform your shelter into a palace (or a secret underwater base)
  • Create new worlds and master the fine art of terraforming
  •  Learn the secrets of redstone devices, and build incredible rail systems
  •  Play safely through The Nether and The End 

    Stephen O''Brienis an Australian-born writer and entrepreneur now residing in Sydney after too many years in Silicon Valley. He has written 27 books, including several best-sellers. O''Brien founded Typefi, the world''s leading automated publishing system, and in his spare time invented a new type of espresso machine called mypressi. He''s a perpetual innovator who remains astounded at the unparalleled creativity Minecraft can engender.

     

About the Author

Stephen O''Brienis an Australian-born writer and entrepreneur currently residing in Sydney after too many years in Silicon Valley. He has previously written 28 books across multiple editions with publishers such as Prentice Hall and Que, including several best-selling titles. He also founded Typefi, the world''s leading automated publishing system, and invented a new type of espresso machine called mypressi. He has been using Minecraft since its alpha release and remains astounded at the unparalleled creativity it engenders. The first edition of this book was an international bestseller. Stephen is also the author ofThe Advanced Minecraft Strategy Guide, published by Que.

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