A Visual Guide to Minecraft® Dig into Minecraft® with this (parent-approved) guide full of tips, hints, and projects!

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-10-24
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
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Dig into Minecraft® with this (parent-approved) guide full of tips, hints, and projects! A Visual Guide to Minecraft® is written with younger players in mind and offers page after page of engaging age-appropriate content about the game. The book is packed with pictures, descriptions, and easy-to-follow projects for building everything from simple shelters to awesome redstone contraptions. After purchasing the book, you get access to more than three hours of free video that step you through engaging Minecraft® projects, from building a farm to shooting off fireworks.

You’ll discover how to

  • Construct a quick shelter to help you survive your first night.
  • Craft and enchant items, and make potions.
  • Build nether portals and safely make your way around the nether.
  • Create fantastic redstone projects, from automatic doors and light sensors to TNT cannons and fireworks launchers.
  • Furnish your buildings with lights, appliances, paintings, flowerpots, and fireplaces–and add perfect finishing touches.
  • Make and manage efficient farms.
  • Customize Minecraft® with mods, skins, and resource packs.
  • Join a server and even host a game.

Minecraft® is a trademark of Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB. This book is not affiliated with or sponsored by Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB.

Author Biography

Cori Dusmann is an educator, writer, and homeschooling gamer parent who lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with her 14-year-old son. With a B.A. in child counseling, Cori has spent over 20 years working with children and youth ages 2 through 17 in a variety of settings. Working predominantly with children with challenging behaviors, she has found gaming to be a source of common ground. Cori is also a writer and reviewer and regularly reviews for Quill and Quire, the Canadian publishing industry’s monthly magazine, and her reviews have been printed in the Vancouver Sun, the Globe and Mail, and The National Post. She is the author of The Minecraft Guide for Parents.

John Moltz is the editor-in-chief of the Very Nice Web Site and the Crazy Apple Rumors Site. He has appeared on Your Mac Life, the Macworld magazine podcast, the MacJury podcast, TWiT Live, NPR’s Day to Day, and in the documentary Welcome to Macintosh, all because he’s a gigantic Apple nerd. He also written about Minecraft for The Magazine and runs his son’s Minecraft server.

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