An accessible guide that makes Minecraft construction easy<p>There isn't anything that can't be built in Minecraft, but it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start. That's why there's Minecraft Construction For Dummies, Portable Edition. More than just a game, Minecraft consists of players using an avatar to create or destroy various types of blocks, form fantastic structures, create artwork, and do much more, all in a three-dimensional environment and across various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes. With this fun and friendly beginner's guide, you will quickly discover how to fine-tune your skills in order to construct almost anything you want in this amazing environment. * Provides step-by-step instructions to help you build houses, boats, islands, and more * Addresses how to mine the right materials for basic building * Reveals how to build statues, beacons, and pillars as landmarks * Explores how to develop your farm for renewable resources<p>Minecraft Construction For Dummies, Portable Edition goes where you go as you create a world you won't want to leave!
Introduction 1 Chapter 1: Getting Started with Minecraft Construction 5 Chapter 2: Building in Survival Mode 15 Chapter 3: Set ting Up Your Building Site 27 Chapter 4: Exploring Different Types of Builds 41 Chapter 5: The Ar t of Minecraf t Design 69 Chapter 6: Managing Your Space 91 Chapter 7: Using Block Textures 103 Chapter 8: Farming 121 Chapter 9: Using Advanced Building Techniques 131 Chapter 10: Implementing Gardens into Your World 145 Chapter 11: Exploring the Functions of Glass 155 Chapter 12: Implementing Redstone into Your Building 169 Chapter 13: Using Lighting 181 Chapter 14: Ten Steps for Starting a Large-Scale Build 193 Index 203