The indispensable primer for achieving redstone greatness Minecraft Redstone For Dummies is the complete guide tofinding, using, and maximizing the power of redstone in theMinecraft world. This key element is essential for crafting andbrewing, and can be placed on the ground as redstone dust - aflat, transparent block that can transmit redstone power, the majorcomponent of most redstone circuits. Written by a recognizedMinecraft expert, this useful guide walks you through mining, smelting, and other methods of obtaining redstone, and teaches youhow to make the most of your redstone stores. Craft a compass, piston, lamp, or torch, brew a potion that reverts to Level 1, orturn it to dust to help find nearby power components. Whetheryou're in Creative or Survival mode, redstone mastery is crucialfor successful gameplay. Minecraft is a worldwide phenomenon, boasting over 100 millionplayers from around the world. While gameplay varies according toplayer preference, redstone remains a central element that allowsplayers to build, brew and create as they advance through thebiomes. Minecraft Redstone For Dummies teaches youeverything you need to know about redstone, including how to get itand how best to use it. Learn which methods result in more redstone per attempt Discover how redstone is used in crafting and brewing Use redstone dust to build circuits and power mechanicalcomponents Understand redstone power, including source, levels, andconfiguration Don't be content to acquire what you stumble across. Redstone'sversatility makes it an indispensable resource in the Minecraftworld, and knowing where to find it and how to use it efficientlycan make all the difference in your gameplay. If you're ready tolevel up, Minecraft Redstone For Dummies will make you aredstone guru in no time.
Introduction 1 Chapter 1: Introducing Redstone 5 Chapter 2: Getting Started with Redstone Programming 11 Chapter 3: Using Redstone to Power Mechanisms 35 Chapter 4: Understanding the Laws of Redstone 49 Chapter 5: Designing Logic Gates, Loops, and Other Devices 57 Chapter 6: Using Physical Machines in Redstone Devices 75 Chapter 7: Introducing the Command Block 95 Chapter 8: Using Data Tags to Customize Objects 129 Chapter 9: Combining Commands 171 Chapter 10: Building a Custom World with Redstone 187 Chapter 11: Ten Redstone Tricks for Survival Mode 201 Index 209