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Minecraft. The Ultimate Sandbox Game!!. Minecraft history.
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Minecraft The Ultimate Sandbox Game!!
Minecraft history Minecraft is a sandboxindie game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by Mojang. It was publicly released for the PC on May 17, 2009, as a developmental alpha version and, after gradual updates, was published as a full release version on November 18, 2011. A version for Android was released a month earlier on October 7, and an iOS version was released on November 17, 2011. On May 9, 2012, the game was released on Xbox 360 as an Xbox Live Arcade game, co-developed by 4J Studios. All versions of Minecraft receive periodic updates.
General Idea Minecraft is an open world game that has no specific goals for the player to accomplish, allowing players a large amount of freedom in choosing how to play the game. However, there is an achievement system.The gameplay by default is first person, but players have the option to play in third person mode.The core gameplay revolves around breaking and placing blocks. The game world is essentially composed of rough 3D objects—mainly cubes—that are arranged in a fixed grid pattern and represent different materials, such as dirt, stone, various ores, water, and tree trunks. While players can move freely across the world, objects and items can only be placed at fixed locations relative to the grid. Players can gather these material blocks and place them elsewhere, thus allowing for various constructions. At the start of the game, the player is placed on the surface of a procedurally generated and virtually infinite game world. Players can walk across the terrain consisting of plains, mountains, forests, caves, and various water bodies. The world is divided into biomes ranging from deserts to jungles to snowfields.] The in-game time system follows a day and night cycle, with one full cycle lasting 20 real time minutes. Throughout the course of the game, players encounter various non-player characters known as mobs, including animals, villagers and hostile creatures. During the daytime, non-hostile animals, such as cows, pigs, and chickens, spawn. They may be hunted for food and crafting materials. During nighttime and in dark areas, hostile mobs, such as large spiders, skeletons, and zombies, spawn. Some Minecraft-unique creatures have been noted by reviewers, such as the Creeper, an exploding creature that sneaks up on the player, and the Enderman, a creature with the ability to teleport and pick up blocks.
General Idea Part 2 The game world is procedurally generated as players explore it, using a seed which is obtained from the system clock at the time of world creation unless manually specified by the player. Although limits exist on vertical movement both up and down, Minecraft allows for an infinitely large game world to be generated on the horizontal plane, only running into technical problems when extremely distant locations are reached. The game achieves this by splitting the game world data into smaller sections called "chunks", which are only created or loaded into memory when players are nearby. The game's physics system, in which most solid blocks are unaffected by gravity, has often been described as unrealistic by commentators. Liquids in the game flow from a source, a liquid block which can be removed by placing a solid block in place of it. Complex systems can be built using primitive mechanical devices, electrical circuits, and logic gates built with an in-game material known as redstone. Minecraft features two alternate dimensions besides the main world – the Nether and The End The Nether is a hell-like dimension accessed via player-built portals that contains many unique resources and can be used to travel great distances in the overworld. The End is a barren land in which a boss dragon called the Ender Dragon dwells.Killing the dragon cues the game's ending credits, written by Irish author Julian Gough.Players are then allowed to teleport back to their original spawn point in the overworld, and will receive "The End" achievement. There is also a second boss called "The Wither", which drops materials used to build a placeable beacon that can enhance certain abilities of all nearby players. The game primarily consists of two game modes: survival and creative. It also has a changeable difficulty system of four levels; the easiest difficulty (peaceful) removes any hostile creatures that spawn. However, in Peaceful Mode, you don’t have access to some recourses such as bones for bonemeal for farming and string for creating wool.
Survival In this mode, players have to gather natural resources (such as wood, stone, etc.) found in the environment in order to craft certain blocks and items.Depending on the difficulty, monsters spawn at darker places on the map, necessitating that the player builds a shelter at night. The mode also features a health bar which is depleted by attacks from monsters, falls, drowning, falling into lava, suffocation, starvation, and other events. Players also have a hunger bar, which must be periodically refilled by eating food in-game. Health replenishes when players have a nearly full hunger bar, and also regenerates regardless of fullness if players play on the easiest difficulty. There are a wide variety of items that players can craft in Minecraft. Players can craft armor, which can help mitigate damage from attacks, while weapons such as swords can be crafted to kill enemies and other animals more easily. Players may acquire different resources to craft tools, such as weapons, armor, food, and various other items. By acquiring better resources, players can craft more effective items. For example, tools such as axes, shovels, or pickaxes, can be used to chop down trees, dig soil, and mine ores, respectively; and tools made out of better resources (such as iron in place of stone) perform their tasks more quickly and can be used more heavily before breaking. Players may also trade goods with villager mobs through a bartering system.Emeralds are often the currency of the villagers, although some trade with wheat or other materials. The game has an inventory system and players are limited to the number of items they can carry. Upon dying, items in the players' inventories are dropped, and players respawn at the current spawn point, which is set by default where players begin the game, but can be reset if players sleep in beds in-game. Dropped items can be recovered if players can reach them before they despawn. Players may acquire experience points by killing mobs and other players, mining, smelting ores, breeding animals, and cooking food. Experience can then be spent on enchanting tools, armor and weapons. Enchanted items are generally more powerful, last longer, or have other special effects. Players may also play in hardcore mode, a variant of survival mode that differs primarily in the game being locked to the hardest gameplay setting as well as featuring permadeath; upon players' death, their world is deleted.[
Creative In creative mode, players have access to most of the resources and items in the game through the inventory menu, and can place or remove them instantly. Players, able to fly freely around the game world, do not take environmental or mob damage, and are not affected by hunger. The game mode helps players focus on building and creating large projects.
Minecraft for starters When initially spawned in, it is recommended to gather wood from trees A good first shelter is a simple dug-out it will get one through the night safely Here is a complete crafting list http://www.minecraftcrafting.org/ Scroll down to see The first tools you want to make is an axe and a pickaxe Basic Tools: Axe cuts wood faster Pickaxe allow you to mine stone Shovel mines dirt/gravel faster Sword deals more damage to mobs
Minecraft for Players Once you are well established, it is recommended to explore dimensions (see next slide) At this point, some might attempt redstone (Don’t even ask about redstone, look it up!) Get diamonds Play on at least easy Explore far far away Get an enchantment table Explore dungeons/structures Play on servers
Dimensions IF you think that you pretty much got minecraft down, then it’s time for the real challenge, Dimensions! There are two alternate dimensions, the Nether, which is minecraft Hell, and the End To make a portal to the nether, you need to make a 4x1x5 rectangle of obsidian (The corners don’t have to be obsidian Once made, take flint and steel and light the bottom obsidian, you can walk through the purple stuff into the nether To get to the end, you need to kill a blaze for a blaze rod, and an enderman for an enderpearl Put the blaze rod in a crafting table, and you can obtain blaze powder, put the enderperal and the blaze powder in the crafting table, obtain the ender eye When you right click with the ender eye, it will go towards the strong hold, make sure to make plenty of ender eyes Once above the stronghold, the ender eyes will fly downwards Once all slots in the end portal frames are filled with ender eyes the portal opens You can onlt exit the end once you die or the enderdragon is killed
Minecraft for Experts Use redstone for auto farms, mob grinders, piston doors Defeat the enderdragon and the Wither Play on normal Advanced server gameplay Ultimate enchantment table Potions Nether Home Home with decorations and asthetics Use mods
Minecraft for masters Create Mods Use Mods Tons of server gameplay Maybe a Youtube Channel Advanced redstone MCEdit Play Maps
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