Minecraft For Dummies

Minecraft For Dummies

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by Jesse Stay, Thomas Stay, Cordeiro
     
 

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Don't be a Minecraft tourist – get expert tips and advice in this full-color primer

Minecraft For Dummies is the complete guide to playing within the Minecraft world. With easy-to-follow guidance from a team of Minecraft experts, you'll develop programming and engineering skills as you build amazing creations using in-game blocks and

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Don't be a Minecraft tourist – get expert tips and advice in this full-color primer

Minecraft For Dummies is the complete guide to playing within the Minecraft world. With easy-to-follow guidance from a team of Minecraft experts, you'll develop programming and engineering skills as you build amazing creations using in-game blocks and mechanical devices. Whether you prefer the PC, console, or portable platform, this helpful guide will walk you through the process of setting up and beginning gameplay, and engage with other users from all around the globe. With this trusty guidebook in hand, you'll navigate the infinite world of Minecraft with confidence, skills, and a storehouse of expert advice.

Minecraft is the sandbox construction game that has become a mainstream phenomenon with over a hundred million players. A virtually infinite world and versatile style of play offer endless possibilities for both the hardcore gamer and the total noob, and Minecraft For Dummies shows you everything you need to know before you break your first block.

  • Choose your platform, download the game, and play in all three modes
  • Gather resources, place and break blocks, and use circuits and logic gates
  • Defend your creations against spiders, skeletons, zombies, and the Creeper
  • Travel across the biomes and defeat the enderdragon to win the game

Whether you play to win or just like to explore, there is a style of Minecraft that will spark your imagination. Create or destroy, make war or peace, attack or defend – the game is whatever you want it to be. If you're ready to leave your mark on this digital universe, Minecraft For Dummies is the primer you need to get up to speed.

Editorial Reviews

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“…this book is actually really good. For the beginner who wants to get involved, to the creative type who want some help with the more advanced mechanics, to the seasoned survival goon who wants to conquer the end. This book really does cover everything.” (Invision Game Community, February 2015)

“Whether you are a family of Minecraft players or like me; you are a parent of a Minecraft addict and you want to know a little more information, then this book is a worthwhile investment.” (Stressy Mummy parenting blog, April 2015)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118968239
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/20/2015
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
250,019
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
10 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Jesse Stay is a social media technologist consultant and developer.

Thomas Stay, Jesse's 12-year-old son, eats, drinks and breathes Minecraft.

Jacob Cordeiro won an award for his game entry in the 2011 Scholastic Art and Writing competition.

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