The Complete Guide To Minecraft For Parents

Minecraft For Parents

Minecraft is a sandbox game which means that players roam virtual worlds and can freely approach objectives or create their own. This non-linear gameplay makes it difficult for some to get started, but there is an abundance of information and opportunity to create many different enriching experiences within the game. This is why Minecraft has become the most popular game of all time. We created this guide to help consolidate all of the important information that you need to understand before getting started within the game. Our hosting services give you a reliable place to have fun in multiplayer Minecraft, but once you are logged in your adventure is completely up to you. We have create an overview of each important topic below to help you get started.

Biomes

What is a Biome? When you travel through the Minecraft world you will come across different environments, many of them similar to those that can be found here on planet Earth. These different landscapes...

Buildings and Structures

Minecraft would become quite mundane with just biomes for the player to explore. Similar to how the game creates chunks upon chunks of different landforms, certain regions also have the chance of generating...

Bukkit And Plugins

What is Bukkit? Bukkit is an API(Application Programming Interface) which provides third party developers with the ability to add their own code to Minecraft through the use of plugins. This has completely...

Crafting

One of the most fundamental activities in Minecraft is crafting, which is how you create a majority of the useful items in the game. You’ll take basic components and combine them to create something n...

Creating Maps

So, you want to make a map in Minecraft? When a map is crafted in Minecraft, it is blank until it is held and used. As you explore, the map will be drawn to show where you have been. Once the map is...

Enchanting

You can use enchanting to make items in Minecraft stronger and more effective. If you like how your current armor looks, but it isn’t quite powerful enough to protect you from the enemies you are encountering, y...

Engineering

Redstone is the key to creating powerful mechanisms in the Minecraft world. If you are ready to move beyond blocks and simple tools and items, then you will have to use redstone to engineer items that...

Farming

Minecraft is full of activities to keep you busy in your virtual world for as long as you keep playing. There is an endless variety of things to do and experience, and one of the most enjoyable activities...

Food and Hunger

So, you’re new to Minecraft and aren’t sure how everything works? Look no further because today, I’m going to teach you about food and hunger; there are many aspects to food and hunger. I will warn you, ...

Forge Mods And Mod Packs

Forge is a modding API(Application Programming Interface) which was created to add mods to the game easily, make mod creation easier and ease the process of assuring compatibility between mods. From a...

Game Modes

As a game with truly countless possibilities, the Minecraft experience is diversified with the existence of unique game modes. When the player is on the game’s main screen, they may select a game mode a...

History of Minecraft

Minecraft currently has an online game world that is larger than the physical surface of the earth. It didn’t start out like that, though. Little by little, the game has expanded and become far more t...

Installing The Game

  As a straightforward Java application, installing Minecraft is an easy process. Unlike most other modern PC games, proprietary software like Steam or Uplay is not required for installation. In...

Minecraft In Education

Minecraft is known nationally as a unique and phenomenal game, in which expression and creativity are necessities. It is a game for enjoyment, as well as for learning. In 2016 Microsoft dropped software...

Mining

Mining in Minecraft is largely the most important thing. You need resources to get things done; make weapons and armor , build your base , and almost everything else that’s needed in Minecraft. Basics ...

Mobs Creatures and NPCs

The world of Minecraft is brought to life by what everyone knows as mobs. Without mobs, Minecraft will be a barren world of just dirt, water and trees. They make the game exciting, and it is essential...

Mods and Plugins Together

Mods and plugins are amazing tools that help spice up your gameplay. As they each require what can pretty much be called different server launchers, it is not possible to add both of these types of addons...

Multiplayer

Luckily, players who are looking to branch out from single player can take their mining experiences to the next level with LAN or online multiplayer worlds. These two world types have specific purposes...

Securing Your Server

Starting your own Minecraft server can be a great thing, but there are also a few security issues that you need to understand prior to getting started. If you take the necessary steps to secure your server...

Surviving the First Night

The first night of Minecraft can be a truly terrifying experience, but if you are well prepared, it can be as relaxing as a day at the spa! As soon as you spawn, take a quick moment to get your bearings....

Terminology

Understanding the terminology used in Minecraft is important to getting started . Here we have a list of the most common terms, phrases and creatures that you will encounter during your adventure. Enemies/Mobs...

Tools

In Minecraft, tools are simply defined as items or blocks the player interacts with. Similar to the real world, they allow the player to more efficiently gather materials, as well as make several other...

Using mods and plugins together

Mods and plugins are amazing tools that help spice up your gameplay. As they each require what can pretty much be called different server launchers, it is not possible to add both of these types of addons...

Weapons and Armor

To survive in Minecraft, you need tools , weapons, and armor. Weapons allow you to defend yourself against the many mobs or other players that wish to do you harm. With weapons, you can fight back and...

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