Minecraft Mastery: Build Your Own Redstone Contraptions and Mods

Minecraft Mastery: Build Your Own Redstone Contraptions and Mods

by Matthew Monk, Simon Monk

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Overview

Enhance your Minecraft world by creating innovative devices and elements with Redstone. Minecraft Mastery: Build Your Own Redstone Contraptions and Mods reveals how to maximize the capabilities of this powerful, versatile red ore. Learn how to create logic gates, advanced mechanisms, and much more. You'll also find out how to host a Minecraft server, use the qCraft and Computer-Craft mods, and develop your own custom mods. Exponentially expand the dimensions of your world with help from this hands-on guide—the only limit is your imagination!

  • Use basic Redstone items like levers, buttons, and lamps, and make an automated door
  • Create Redstone logic gates, clocks, and T-flip-flops
  • Build advanced contraptions—block swappers, concealed doors, a functional seven segment display, and more
  • Use miscellaneous Redstone items such as rails, minecarts, liquids, hoppers, and command blocks
  • Host a Minecraft server to open your world up to other players
  • Edit Minecraft worlds offline using MCEdit
  • Interact with Minecraft using Python on a Raspberry Pi
  • Create quantum physics-based contraptions and special effects with qCraft
  • Build ComputerCraft blocks and turtles and program them in Lua
  • Set up a Minecraft modding development environment using Forge and Eclipse
  • Make your own block-based mods and item mods

All code and example worlds from the book are available for download.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071839662
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/05/2014
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 579,953
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Matthew Monk (Preston, UK) is an experienced Minecraft player and author of the self-published eBook ComputerCraft: Lua Programming in Minecraft..

Dr. Simon Monk (Preston, UK) has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. He is the bestselling author of Programming Arduino, Programming the Raspberry Pi, and other books.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1.Basic Redstone
2.Redstone Logic Gates
3.Advanced Redstone
4.Miscellaneous Redstone
5.Server Hosting
6.The Redpower Mod
7.ComputerCraft Mod
8.Introduction to Modding
9.Modding with Forge
A. Example Mod - TinyThings
B. Example Mod - PyCraft
C. Resources

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