Minecraft For Dummies

Paperback | February 11, 2013

byJacob Cordeiro

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Craft yourself an amazing game of Minecraft!

More than just a game, Minecraft consists of players using an avatar to create or destroy various types of blocks, form fantastic structures, create artwork, and do much more, all in a three-dimensional environment and across various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes. With this fun and friendly beginners guide, you will quickly grasp how to play Minecraft in the three modes of game play: survival, creative, and hardcore. The easy-to-understand writing style walks you through every step of the way, from downloading the game to choosing a gaming platform to defending your creations against monsters and winning the game by defeating the Ender Dragon.

  • Explains how to use blocks to build amazing creations and engage in gameplay with other players
  • Details techniques for travelling across the biomes
  • Zeroes in on playing wisely in Survival mode so you can acquire resources to maintain your health and hunger
  • Shares tips for playing carefully in Creative mode, using your unlimited supply of resources, the ability to fly, and more
  • Helps you play in Hardcore mode

Minecraft For Dummies, Portable Edition goes where you go as you create a world you won't want to leave!

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Craft yourself an amazing game of Minecraft!More than just a game, Minecraft consists of players using an avatar to create or destroy various types of blocks, form fantastic structures, create artwork, and do much more, all in a three-dimensional environment and across various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes. With this fun a...

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Learn to:Use blocks to build anything you can imagineProtect what you've built from monstersSurvive, mine, and go on adventures in the Minecraft worldCustomize your experienceGet started in Minecraft or go deeper — this book helps you do bothPlaying Minecraft is an intriguing, creative experience. If you've been curious and want to get...

Jacob Cordeiro has been playing Minecraft since the Alpha pre-release. Jacob attends Stanford Online High School and won an award in the 2011 Scholastic Art and Writing competition for his game entry.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.38 inPublished:February 11, 2013Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1118537149

ISBN - 13:9781118537145

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Entering Minecraft 5

Chapter 2: Planning for Your First Night 15

Chapter 3: Overcoming Long-Term Obstacles 31

Chapter 4: Discovering Blocks and Implementing Items 45

Chapter 5: Mastering Mines and Farms 59

Chapter 6: Surviving through Invention 71

Chapter 7: Understanding the Natural World 93

Chapter 8: Understanding the Man-Made World 103

Chapter 9: Playing with MultiPlayer and Cheats 115

Chapter 10: Customizing Your Experience 125

Chapter 11: Ten Helpful Survival Tips 135

Index 141