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Minecraft For Dummies.

Author: Jesse Stay
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2014.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Stay, Jesse.
Minecraft For Dummies.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse Stay
ISBN: 9781118968253 1118968255
OCLC Number: 899941790
Notes: PE Mining: Random Mining.
Description: 1 online resource (388 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Part I: Getting Started with Minecraft; Part II: Learning Basic Survival Skills; Part III: Developing Advanced Skills; Part IV: Customizing Minecraft; Part V: Making Minecraft a Family Affair; Part VI: The Part of Tens; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Part I: Getting Started with Minecraft; Chapter 1: Entering Minecraft; Getting to Know Minecraft; Registering a Minecraft Account; Purchasing and Installing Minecraft. Playing the GameLogging in and operating the main menu; Starting your first game in SinglePlayer mode; Understanding basic controls; Watching the Heads-Up Display (HUD); Minecraft PE; Purchasing PE; Starting PE; Understanding the Heads-Up Display (HUD) for PE; Chapter 2: Surviving the First Night; Preparing for Your First Night; Devising a game plan; Using the inventory; Manipulating the inventory; Setting Up for Your First Night; Harvesting trees; Building a crafting table and shelter; Making sticks and wooden tools; Completing Optional Day One Activities; Constructing a chest. Mining cobblestone and coalBuilding a bed; Surviving the Night; Switching from Peaceful mode to Easy mode to Normal mode; Surviving the first night: Three strategies to light the way; Surviving the Night; Implementing a Minecraft PE strategy for surviving the night; Part II: Learning the Basic Skills; Chapter 3: Surviving Hunger; Understanding and Avoiding Hunger; Finding food; Eating food; Saturation: Making the most of your food; Limiting exhaustion; Understanding Minecraft PE and Food; Attacking and Defending; Making Weapons; Wielding swords; Stringing the bow. Protecting Yourself with ArmorWearing leather; Donning the helmet; Pounding the chestplate; Putting on leggings; Walking in your boots; Storing armor; Chapter 4: Discovering Blocks and Items; Starting In the Wooden Age; Making It Through the Looting Age; Surviving the Stone Age; Using the Furnace; Using the Stonecutter with Minecraft PE; Building an Effective House; Moving from Effective Houses to Bases; Part III: Mastering Techniques; Chapter 5: Understanding Biomes and Mastering Farms; Knowing Your Biomes; Generating worlds; Growing flowers; Playing in snowy biomes; Chilling in cold biomes. Living in medium biomesRoasting in warm biomes; Exploring in neutral biomes; Building the Perfect Farm; Growing crops; Knowing the basic plants; Farming animals; Growing mushrooms; Knowing the PE Farming Differences; Examining Different Types of Mobs; Living with docile mobs; Protecting yourself from hostile mobs; Ignoring neutral and allied mobs; Raising pets; Playing with PE mobs; Chapter 6: Mastering Mines; Mining Efficiently; Cave mining; Digging into branch mining; Stepping into staircase mining; Building a quarry; Ripping into strip mining; Rushing into speed mining.

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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'

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