Craft yourself an amazing game of Minecraft! 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 beginners guide, you will quickly grasp how to play Minecraft in the three modes of game play: survival, creative, and hardcore. The easy-to-understand writing style walks you through every step of the way, from downloading the game to choosing a gaming platform to defending your creations against monsters and winning the game by defeating the Ender Dragon. Explains how to use blocks to build amazing creations and engage in gameplay with other players Details techniques for travelling across the biomes Zeroes in on playing wisely in Survival mode so you can acquire resources to maintain your health and hunger Shares tips for playing carefully in Creative mode, using your unlimited supply of resources, the ability to fly, and more Helps you play in Hardcore mode Minecraft For Dummies, Portable Edition goes where you go as you create a world you won't want to leave!
Introduction 1 Chapter 1: Entering Minecraft 5 Chapter 2: Planning for Your First Night 15 Chapter 3: Overcoming Long-Term Obstacles 31 Chapter 4: Discovering Blocks and Implementing Items 45 Chapter 5: Mastering Mines and Farms 59 Chapter 6: Surviving through Invention 71 Chapter 7: Understanding the Natural World 93 Chapter 8: Understanding the Man-Made World 103 Chapter 9: Playing with MultiPlayer and Cheats 115 Chapter 10: Customizing Your Experience 125 Chapter 11: Ten Helpful Survival Tips 135 Index 141