Block City Incredible Minecraft Worlds

Author: Kirsten Kearney
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 1419716182
Release Date: 2015-05-19
Genre: Games

A collection of advanced Minecraft city prototypes by master gamers shares step-by-step tutorials for how to create high-creativity virtual structures and features. Original. 100,000 first printing.

Block City

Author: Kirsten Kearney
Publisher: Crows Nest
ISBN: 1760112232
Release Date: 2015-05-01
Genre: Computer games

Stretch your imagination with this highly illustrated guide to one of the world's most popular games.

Block Wonders

Author: Kirsten Kearney
Publisher:
ISBN: 1419720163
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Genre: Art

Block Wonders is the ultimate guidebook for seasoned Minecraft players eager to take the game's "creative mode" to the max, presenting more than 30 of the most spectacular buildings, structures, and objects created by master Minecraft builders. This guide includes step-by-step instructions as well as interviews and tips with representations of ancient wonders, modern landmarks, and icons of transportation, as well as fantastic structures and working contraptions. Architectural gems such as the Colosseum, Beijing Stadium, and Taj Mahal are featured alongside gamer favorites like giant floating dragons and incredible panoramas of fantasy worlds. From the pyramids of Giza to a perfect space shuttle replica, these enormous projects are showcased in full color. A companion volume to Block City, Block Wonders demonstrates why this global phenomenon has captured the imagination of over 36 million gamers around the world.

Block City Minecraft Worlds to Build

Author: Kirsten Kearney
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 1784720399
Release Date: 2015-05-04
Genre:

Minecraft - a humble computer game about placing blocks - is today a global phenomenon that has captured imaginations around the world. Create & Construct Incredible Minecraft Cities showcases the towering heights of this creative freedom, featuring incredible cityscapes from master builders that have been years in the making. From sprawling urban metropolises to otherwordly fantasy kingdoms, the vistas featured in this book are many and varied. Step-by-step tutorials are included for readers to create structures and features within, such as helicopters, lamp posts, famous landmarks, historical castles, super slides, big wheels, and more. An introductory section gives new players the essentials - how to get started, an explanation of different game modes, and a guide to crafting - while a directory of materials acts as a quick reference of the resources available for the more seasoned Minecrafters. With builds to suit all skills levels, Create & Construct Incredible Minecraft Cities will appeal to all fans of the game.

Minecraft For Dummies

Author: Jesse Stay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118968239
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Genre: Computers

Provides readers with tips, techniques, and strategies for Minecraft, including how to understand biomes, explore and trade in villages, mine redstone, and survive hunger through farming and mining.

The Big Book of Building

Author:
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781623689407
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Genre: Games

Brought to you by the authors and editors that created the Minecrafter and Minecrafter 2.0 Advanced guide books, The Big Book of Building features more of everything—more mods, more mining, more mobs, and more Minecraft! Up to date for the 2014 holiday season, The Big Book of Building is packed with the most recent training, tools, and techniques to help readers get more out of their favorite sandbox game. 2014 was a pivotal year for Minecraft, and this book captures all the latest and greatest things that have happened to one of the most brilliant and immersive games in video game history. From a brief overview of the game to advanced farming, mining, and building techniques, this guide touches on everything Minecraft enthusiasts could ever ask for. Featuring authoritative and engaging content from our internal experts, The Big Book of Building also highlights some of the most influential builders in the Minecraft community today and examines their creations and techniques that catapulted them to fame. This book is not authorized, sponsored, endorsed or licensed by Mojang AB. The trademark Minecraft is owned by Mojang AB; and other company names and/or trademarks mentioned in this book are the property of their respective companies and are used for identification purposes only.

Hacks for Minecrafters Mods

Author: Megan Miller
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781510706033
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Minecraft was designed to allow other people to modify it. And while there are several successful game guides on the market already, this book is the first unofficial “hacker’s” super-guide dedicated to adding mods (modifications) to your Minecraft game. Mods add content to the game to alter gameplay, changing the creative feel of the game or giving the players more options for how they interact within the Minecraft world. Mods can make your game run faster, they can add new mobs, mechanics, and quests, and even entirely new dimensions to play in. Change the rules of your world with each mod you add—anything is fair game! This book explores today’s range of modded Minecraft play, from the must-haves to the fanciful—from utilities like Inventory Tweaks and JourneyMap, to full-fledged gameplay extensions and modpacks, like Thaumcraft, Twilight Forest, and Agrarian Skies. Written for seven- to twelve-year-old Minecrafters this is the ultimate guide on Minecraft mods—keep your game new and exciting with all these expert tips and tricks.

101 Awesome Builds

Author: Triumph Books
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633194083
Release Date: 2015-08-01
Genre: Games

With more than 100 million participants Minecraft has become a global craze and is one of the most popular video games ever 101 Awesome Builds provides players at all levels the tools to excel in the most popular aspect of the game: building. Featuring step-by-step, colorful guides to builds of all shapes and sizes, this book is a must-have for beginning players and master builders alike.From the experts who brought you The Big Book of Building, this guide features more hints, tips, and cheats to open up the creative minds of all Minecraft players. This book is not authorized, sponsored, endorsed or licensed by Mojang AB. The trademark Minecraft is owned by Mojang AB; and other company names and/or trademarks mentioned in this book are the property of their respective companies and are used for identification purposes only.

Master the Mods

Author: Triumph Books
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633194113
Release Date: 2015-07-01
Genre: Games

Minecraft has more than 100 million registered users and this book guides them through the mods You've built a great base, a secret hideout, and other awesome builds. You've mined diamond, gold, and iron. You may have even played around with Redstone or fought the Ender Dragon. Now, take your Minecraft game to a whole new level by experiencing the coolest mods—short for modifications—available. Mods change the game of Minecraft, both in ways that can be small and simple, such as better lighting or new creatures to fight, or they can literally reshape the game from the ground up, turning it into something entirely different and new. Enter Master the Mods!, the definitive guide for everything you need to know to about mods. This guide gives an overview of what mods are, what types of mods exist, and how to easily install them. Whether you're trying mods for the first time or are already familiar with the wide world of mods, Master the Mods! presents whole new worlds to explore. This book is not authorized, sponsored, endorsed or licensed by Mojang AB. The trademark Minecraft is owned by Mojang AB; and other company names and/or trademarks mentioned in this book are the property of their respective companies and are used for identification purposes only.

Build Discover Survive

Author: Michael Lummis
Publisher: Prima Games
ISBN: 0744016479
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Games

The Build, Discover, Survive! Mastering Minecraft guide from Prima Games helps novices and experts alike take Minecraft to the max. From creating your first world and finding food, to surviving the night Build, Discover, Survive! Mastering Minecraft is more than a minecraft walkthrough. Completely updated to include new blocks, monsters and recipes, with comprehensive coverage of the minecraft game rules for basic gameplay and in-depth coverage of advanced features this strategy guide helps you master Minecraft! Learn how to play Minecraft with this guide where every game mode is broken down with details on brewing and enchanting, traps and defences, monsters, using redstone, game mods and much more so you know to construct amazing large-scale projects. Gamers can use the quick-reference charts to find out Minecraft game rules and uses for Minecraft items such as tools, resources, consumables and animals, ideal for checking while playing. Plus a 'History of Minecraft' feature delving behind-the-scenes with revealing interviews with the game's creators.

Minecraft Construction Handbook

Author: Matthew Needler
Publisher:
ISBN: 0545823218
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Minecraft (Game)

An official guide to Minecraft construction shares essential tips and tricks for building creative structures and innovations ranging from theme parks and waterslides to pirate coves and animal cannons.

Unofficial Minecraft Lab for Kids

Author: John Miller
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781631591174
Release Date: 2016-06-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Take charge of your child's screen time and learn fun lessons in math, science, art, architecture, and game design! Balancing your child's screen time can be difficult, especially when it comes to popular open-ended video games like Minecraft. The game offers players an exploration, imagination, and creation-focused environment, but its nonlinear game structure can mean spending a lot of time in the game. Minecraft Lab for Kids includes a variety of creative exercises that explore the game's aspects and use them to teach fun, educational lessons. Begin the book by brushing up on some common Minecraft language and examining each of the four game modes: survival, creative, adventure, and spectator. Then, use this knowledge to venture off onto the six different quests that encourage child and adult participation. These "gamified" labs will allow your child to earn stickers and badges as rewards as they complete quests. You'll even learn how to screencast and narrate your own videos to share with family and friends! Unofficial Minecraft Lab for Kids provides a fun, educational gaming goals that you and your child can reach together!

Block Adventures

Author: Kirsten Kearney
Publisher:
ISBN: 1419723871
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Genre:

"Block Adventures" is the ultimate guide for Minecraft fans looking for worlds to explore toward more than 30 captivating, engrossing Adventure Maps as well as guidance on building your own. Minecraft continues to prove itself as the world s most inventive and flexible gaming platform, offering players endless opportunities for exploring and building virtual worlds. The game s adventure mode allows builders to create beautiful and imaginative lands that are self-contained games called Adventure Maps. Minecrafters can spend many frustrating hours searching online for the best adventure maps. There are thousands and "Block Adventures" makes the search easy, and for aspiring world builders the book also offers basic concepts and tutorials with simple guides, and suggestions of projects to get involved in. Some of the adventure maps included in the book are: Unfolding Stories, like MafiaCraft, Doctor, and Sunaris Parkour Activities, like Venice, Zero Minr, and Mirror s Edge Survival Games, like La Brocanterie, Trouble in Mineville, and Arctic Abyss Arena Battles, like Cowboys and Indians, Abandoned City, and Sky Wars Puzzle Solving, like Lunapark Adventure, Surgeon Simulator, and Ant Farm Like the first two books in the bestselling Block series, "Block City" and "Block Wonders, Block Adventures" offers inspiring and useful information for Minecrafters at all levels."

Building a Minecraft City

Author: Sarah Guthals
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119316411
Release Date: 2016-08-29
Genre: Computers

Offering young Minecraft enthusiasts the ultimate sandbox experience, Building a Minecraft City gives kids aged 7-11 an outlet to enhance their love of the game and take their creative play to new heights. Brought to you by the trusted For Dummies brand, this kid-focused book offers step-by-step instructions and simple explanations for completing projects that will teach your child invaluable new skills--all while having a ton of fun!

TeacherCraft How Teachers Learn to Use MineCraft in Their Classrooms

Author: Seann Dikkers
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781312832565
Release Date: 2015-03-04
Genre: Education

Teacher Craft is about how teachers learn to use new digital media. Teacher learning is central to reform and change across subject areas and age levels, but how much do we really know about how teachers learn to try new lessons in classrooms? Minecraft is currently the game of choice for millions of youth and also for these seventeen teachers who claim it has transformed their classrooms. Its rapid adoption also provides a unique window of opportunity to look inside the recent memory of innovative teachers and unpack how they learned. Why did they pick Minecraft? More importantly, how did they pick Minecraft? Where did they hear about it? Who do they trust for ideas? How do they test new ideas? Can we begin to identify the trajectories of truly innovative teachers? It turns out, we can - and it may not be what you'd expect. "