Minecraft Adventure #3 – Basic Crafting

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This is the second adventure in our Minecraft Adventures series.  To start back at the beginning, check out our Introduction to Minecraft Adventures post. For more information about Minecraft, check out Minecraft: What’s the Deal? Now that you have mastered the nerd pole, and the basic ideas of gathering resources and building basic structures, let’s … [Read more…]

Minecraft Adventure #2 – Breaking and Building

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This is the second adventure in our Minecraft Adventures series.  To start back at the beginning, check out our Introduction to Minecraft Adventures post. For more information about Minecraft, check out Minecraft: What’s the Deal? The name Minecraft is a somewhat simple combination of the words “mine” and “craft”. This is probably because the two … [Read more…]

Minecraft Adventures – Introduction

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So you want to play Minecraft… Maybe you’ve read our review of Minecraft Admittedly, getting started in Minecraft can be an intimidating venture, especially for those who don’t normally engage in video games.  You find yourself staring into a virtual world, no supplies and no idea of how to get around or what you are … [Read more…]

Minecraft Adventure #1 – Moving Around

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If you can’t move, you can’t play.  Log in and create a new world using creative mode.  Practice walking around using the W,A,S and D keys.  Jump using the SPACE bar, and crouch down or sneak using the LEFT SHIFT key.  Moving your mouse will change the direction you are facing.  Try walking forward (holding … [Read more…]