Minecraft For Dummies, Portable Edition

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Overview

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 ...

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118537145
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/11/2013
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition description: Portable Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 217,125
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

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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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

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2013

    Get minecraft b and n!!!!!!

    I am sick and tired of this noncence! B and N have gone to far. I said in a nother book that we wonted minecraft and what did b and n do, they put up a nother rip off cald "minecraft" portibile addisnin! And guss what, ITS NOTHING LIKE MINECRAFT. And to make things worss, ITS THE WORST MINECRAFT APP YET!!!!!! We all are tird of your stuped rip offs b and n! Maby you dont get the point.
    Get minecraft on the nook
    Press yes if you agree



    Bluerobot11

    Ps, the 5 stars dont mean I like the book, it is just to get the mesidge to b and n to GET MINECRAFT

    572 out of 615 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2013

    GET MINECRAFT ON NOOK

    BN should get minecraft on nook press yes if you agree!!

    441 out of 468 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2013

    Get minecraft!!!

    Get minecraft for the nook b&n please press yes if you agree




    P.S i would put 0 stars but it makes you put at least 1

    126 out of 144 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2013

    V

    I HEARD THAT IN JUNE 2013 B&N IS PUTTING MINECRAFT ON NOOK!!! Also, i started the MC vs. CP war. I vote Minecraft.



    P.S. June is the month of my birthday!

    120 out of 145 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2012

    My grandpa wants to learn how to play minecraft

    My grandpa whached me play this so i preordered this he wants to learn how to play

    105 out of 183 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    Its me!

    I love minecraft and i know how to play it but i just want the game!

    71 out of 101 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2012

    Minecraft ftw

    I LOVE MC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!$$!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have a youtube channel too: TheHunterGaMeRz

    58 out of 123 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 11, 2012

    Sonds exciting

    Sounds exciting

    56 out of 144 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2012

    It sukes

    I hate it!

    54 out of 167 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2012

    Minecraft

    I love minecraft so i will love this. Ive had my account for 2 years,so i will love this

    49 out of 95 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2013

    Go minecraft

    Go minecraft Go minecraft Go minecraft



    Minecraft is EPIC!!!!!!!!!

    48 out of 60 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2012

    I am a big fan of minecraft i will totaly read it

    It is going 2 b a good book i know it

    45 out of 107 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2013

    AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    OMG BARNS AND NOBAL YOU SUCK I HATE YOUR STUPID MINE CRAFT PICS SO YOU BETTER GET A LIFE AND ADD MINE CRAFT OR ELSE NO ONE WILL EVER GET NOOK THING AGAIN THEY WILL ALL LEAVE FOR APPLE PRODUCTS OR ANDRIOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SO IF YOU WANT TO SAVW YOUR BUISSNES I SUGEST YOU ADD MINE CRAFT FOR THE LAST TIME!!!!!!!!!!! PRESS YES IF YOU AGREE!!!!!!!

    40 out of 48 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2013

    Asome things.

    Please go to youtube and tipe Andrew Reardon amd scroll down till you see a photo of a creeper face. Click on that and you will see some minecraft videos and other cool things. Make shere you post if you liked it or not and sacribe and also post that you fould me out on the nook color.

    Ps.i also really think they should get minecraft on nookcolor and press yes if you agree

    40 out of 50 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2013

    Minecraft

    Minecraft for nook in june 2013

    38 out of 48 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2013

    Tbmbbnggg

    Junk im writeing a letter to b an n






    P.s hit yes if you will to

    29 out of 47 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2013

    We want MINECRAFT

    We want minecraft!!!!!!!!

    29 out of 35 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2012

    Wonder what it's like!

    My account name is gwarren090!

    29 out of 82 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2013

    Minecraft is bisd

    Mineraft is better cuz
    1 there are CREEPERS
    2 there are texture packs
    3 there is the mistical HEROBRINE
    4 and many more ppease start ar 5 if you hav any.more thing that mc.is awsome

    P.s. my mcname is nojo34

    27 out of 35 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2013

    T

    Minecraft hunger games rocks! I play the server lostislands
    .org. I play it every weekend and want to post videos on Youtube. My username is 13EndermanHunter. "May the odds be ever in your favor."

    Please b & n get minecraft pe on the nook. All the other apps are ripe offs. We all love minecraft, but you NEED to make it for nook. The kindles can get it & it would make b & n WAY more popular.

    Hit yes if you agree

    In benja we trust

    27 out of 33 people found this review helpful.

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