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Minecraft Basics For Dummies

Stay, Jesse / Stay, Joseph / Stay, Alex


1. Edition September 2022
224 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-90748-0
John Wiley & Sons

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The easy way to get started with Minecraft

Want to creep into the biggest video game of all time? Grab your pickaxe and let's go! Minecraft Basics For Dummies helps you (or your kids) get started and join the infinite online world that keeps millions of players of all ages engaged every day. Inside this portable-trim book, crafters will get all the tips and tricks needed to get started--on their own or with multiple players--in each of the three gameplay modes.
* Choose a platform and download the game
* Navigate, collect resources, and build structures
* Defend your creations against monsters
* Manage parental controls to keep kids safe while playing online
* Become a Minecraft master by defeating the Ender Dragon

Unleash your creativity, elevate family game night, and have a ton of fun joining more than 141 million players in the online world of Minecraft!

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Minecraft 5

Chapter 1: Minecraft Is for Everyone -- But What Is It? 7

Chapter 2: Scratching the Surface of Minecraft 21

Chapter 3: Let's Go! Playing the Game and Surviving the First Night 33

Part 2: Getting a Handle on the Basic Skills 55

Chapter 4: Surviving Hunger 57

Chapter 5: Discovering Blocks and Items 63

Chapter 6: Exploring Biomes 79

Part 3: Expanding Your Skills 87

Chapter 7: Creating Farms in Your World 89

Chapter 8: Exploring the Minecraft Underground by Mining and Caving 107

Chapter 9: Leading Your Village 121

Chapter 10: Powering Up with Weapons and Potions 131

Chapter 11: Advancing to the Nether, The End, and Beyond 147

Chapter 12: Expanding Your Minecraft Experience 175

Part 4: The Part of Tens 187

Chapter 13: Ten Things Adults Should Try in Minecraft (Adults Only!) 189

Chapter 14: Ten Helpful Survival Tips 195

Glossary 201

Index 205
Jesse Stay is a social media technologist consultant and developer. Jesse was named by Mashable as one of ten entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter. He is the author of several For Dummies books on social media.

Joseph Stay eats, drinks, and breathes Minecraft. Joseph is a straight-A student who jump-started his college studies a year early.