Take the sample quiz below: What kind of world do Minecraft players build in? The commercial release of Minecraft has how many modes available for play? In what game mode does the player have to keep both their hunger and health levels satisfied while playing? Do you know the answers to the questions above? Have you read Minecraft by Markus Persson and Jens Bergensten? Would you like to have hours of entertainment about the book you love? If you've answered yes to any question above, get ready for a hip-new series that bring you FUN and EDUCATION at once! Gather around with family and friends and challenge one another with a series of questions ranging from easy to difficult levels and see who wins! Submit your Quiz Game scores via Google Forms for a chance to be ranked on 'G whiz Spotlights' and hop on the Wall of Contributors! It's safe and fun for the whole family! "Acts as an incredible reading guide. Helps to know not only about the books but the authors as well." - Marilin A. “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" G Whiz "10/10" Keiona - I love sports "10/10" Krista - Love books "9/10" Penelope Hunt - Reader from Lima, Ohio "9/10" Callie - Perfect "9/10" Angie - Bookworm and LOVER of TFIOS Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Minecraft G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • Collect Stars redeemable for books with every correct answer! • Participate in priority events by joining "G Whiz Crew"! • Submit a review for G Whiz trilogy sets and hop on the Wall of Contributors! DISCLAIMER: This work is a derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading and enjoyment. It is unofficial and unaffiliated with respective parties of the original title in any way. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.
Release on 2013-11-05 | by Daniel Goldberg,Linus Larsson
The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything
Author: Daniel Goldberg,Linus Larsson
Pubpsher: Seven Stories Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Three years ago, 32-year-old Markus "Notch" Persson of Stockholm was an unknown and bored computer programmer. Today, he is a multi-millionaire international icon. Minecraft, the "virtual Lego" game Markus crafted in his free time, has become one of the most talked about activities since Tetris. Talked about by tens of millions of people, in fact. It is the story of unlikely success, fast money, and the power of digital technology to rattle an empire. And it is about creation, exclusion, and the feeling of not fitting in. Here Markus opens up for the first time about his life. About his old Lego-filled desk at school. About the first computer his father brought home one day. But also about growing up in a family marked by drug abuse and conflict. But above all it is the story of the fine line between seeming misfit and creative madman, and the birth of a tech visionary. Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything is a Cinderella story for the Internet age.
Release on 2014-11-05 | by David Whale,Martin O'Hanlon
Author: David Whale,Martin O'Hanlon
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Here's your ticket to a world of adventures with Minecraftand programming. Learn how to extend Minecraft and create a new gamingexperience, by exploring the magical world of Minecraftprogramming. Adventures in Minecraft, like other books in thehighly successful Adventures series, is written especially for 11-to 15-year-olds. With this book you will learn new programmingskills while having fun with Minecraft! Minecraft programming experts David Whale and Martin O'Hanlonwalk you step-by-step through everything you need to know to: Get started writing Minecraft programs in Python on your PC,Mac, or Raspberry Pi Build houses and other structures in the blink of an eye, andmake a 3D duplicating machine Write interactive games like a field that charges you rent, anda treasure hunt using magic vanishing bridges Build custom game control panels using simple electroniccircuits Easily build huge 2D and 3D structures such as spheres andpyramids Build intelligent objects like a massive Minecraft clock, andprogram an alien invasion Plan and write a complete interactive arena game Using the programming skills you learn from this book, writingMinecraft programs offers endless possibilities to create anythingyou can imagine. To make your journey that much easier, the Adventures inMinecraft companion website supplies you with avideo for each adventure in the book, downloadablecode files, helpful programming reference tables, a bonusadventure, and badges to collect for your Minecraftaccomplishments. By day, David Whale and Martin O'Hanlon are software engineerswho design computer products. By night, they play Minecraft anddevelop exciting new programs that interact with the Minecraftworld. They both work regularly with young people in schools,computing clubs and at community events, giving talks aboutMinecraft programming and running programming workshops.
Release on 2015-10-28 | by Guthals,Stephen Foster,Lindsey Handley
Build Your Own Minecraft Mods!
Author: Guthals,Stephen Foster,Lindsey Handley
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
My kid can mod Minecraft? Oh my! There’s no doubt about it: Minecraft has taken the world by storm. If your resident Minecraft fanatic is ready to take their experience to a new level of play, introduce them to modding! Modding allows Minecraft players to modify the game through code—giving them the ability to add a variety of gameplay changes, ranging from new blocks and items to new mechanisms to craft. It’s pretty much a Minecraft enthusiast’s dream brought to life! In Modding Minecraft, your child will be introduced to three fun and easy-to-complete projects that teach them the coding skills to make the most of their love of Minecraft. Walking young readers through projects that outline how to create games in Minecraft for single or multiple players, this friendly and accessible guide takes the intimidation out of coding and instills confidence in children as young as seven as they complete cool coding projects to mod their favorite game. Full-color, eye-popping graphics and a short page count hold their attention while the goal-based format keeps them focused on the task at hand. Before you know it, your kid will be writing their own mods and having even more fun with Minecraft. Kids can complete the projects on their own or alongside an adult Introduces getting started with a single-player, single-level game Moves readers on to multi-level game playing Finishes with a multi-level, multi-player game based on the classic “capture the flag” game With simple and clear instruction that your child can understand, Modding Minecraft is the perfect place for your kid to dig deep and open up a whole new world in their creative play.
This is an unofficial Minecraft book and is not associated or affiliated with Mojang or Minecraft. This is an awesome Minecraft book for beginners and those who want to be reminded of the basics; as we present this cool guide. Join us as we take a look at crafting, building a base, farming, surviving the first few nights and loads, loads more! Also check the bonus Minecraft stuff we have added for completely free! Enjoy...
Release on 2014-12-29 | by Jesse Stay,Thomas Stay,Jacob Cordeiro
Author: Jesse Stay,Thomas Stay,Jacob Cordeiro
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Don't be a Minecraft tourist – get expert tips and advice in this full-color primer Minecraft For Dummies is the complete guide to playing within the Minecraft world. With easy-to-follow guidance from a team of Minecraft experts, you'll develop programming and engineering skills as you build amazing creations using in-game blocks and mechanical devices. Whether you prefer the PC, console, or portable platform, this helpful guide will walk you through the process of setting up and beginning gameplay, and engage with other users from all around the globe. With this trusty guidebook in hand, you'll navigate the infinite world of Minecraft with confidence, skills, and a storehouse of expert advice. Minecraft is the sandbox construction game that has become a mainstream phenomenon with over a hundred million players. A virtually infinite world and versatile style of play offer endless possibilities for both the hardcore gamer and the total noob, and Minecraft For Dummies shows you everything you need to know before you break your first block. Choose your platform, download the game, and play in all three modes Gather resources, place and break blocks, and use circuits and logic gates Defend your creations against spiders, skeletons, zombies, and the Creeper Travel across the biomes and defeat the enderdragon to win the game Whether you play to win or just like to explore, there is a style of Minecraft that will spark your imagination. Create or destroy, make war or peace, attack or defend – the game is whatever you want it to be. If you're ready to leave your mark on this digital universe, Minecraft For Dummies is the primer you need to get up to speed.
The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft & Other Building Games
Author: Triumph Books
Pubpsher: Triumph Books
Brought to you by the authors and editors that created the Minecrafter and Minecrafter 2.0 Advanced guide books, TheBig Book of Minecraft features more of everything—more mods, more mining, more mobs, and more Minecraft! Up to date for the 2014 holiday season, TheBig Book of Minecraft is packed with the most recent training, tools, and techniques to help readers get more out of their favorite sandbox game. 2014 was a pivotal year for Minecraft, and this book captures all the latest and greatest things that have happened to one of the most brilliant and immersive games in video game history. From a brief overview of the game to advanced farming, mining, and building techniques, this guide touches on everything Minecraft enthusiasts could ever ask for. Featuring authoritative and engaging content from our internal experts, TheBig Book of Minecraft also highlights some of the most influential builders in the Minecraft community today and examines their creations and techniques that catapulted them to fame.
A Library Journal Starred Review “An engrossing and thorough read…exhaustively researched and thoroughly cited…the reading is lively and active with an approachable tone and style”—Library Journal. Since its official release in 2011, Minecraft has sold over 48 million copies across all gaming platforms. The premise of Minecraft is simple: destroy, collect, build and interact in a world made entirely of colored cubes. Unlike Lego blocks or other construction toys, Minecraft’s digital play space allows for virtually limitless creation without the cost and limitations of physical building materials. Developer Mojang’s generous policies toward modification and other uses of their intellectual property also engender enthusiasm and creativity from fans who make music, art and animation inspired by the software. The first essays in this collection cover Minecraft’s origins, describing its relationship to other video games and toys and examining the learning models implicit in its design. Later essays describe and theorize the various ways players interact with the software, which simultaneously presents them with structural constraints and limitless possibilities. NOT OFFICIAL MINECRAFT PRODUCT. NOT APPROVED BY OR ASSOCIATED WITH MOJANG.
Ideas, inspiration, and student projects for teachers
Author: Colin Gallagher
Pubpsher: Peachpit Press
Learn how educators are using Minecraft® as a powerful instructional tool to engage students and teach subjects as varied as math and humanities. This book offers ten classroom projects from teachers using Minecraft® to teach math, science, languages, and more. Each project includes learning objectives, project organization and tasks, and ideas for reflection and assessments. You’ll also find detailed instructions for setting up and running a Minecraft® server in the classroom, both the regular and the popular MinecraftEdu versions. In this book, you’ll discover What Minecraft® is and why it’s such an engaging tool for the classroom. How to set up and administer servers that students use for their projects. What MinecraftEdu is, how to set up and manage it, and how to use its teacher controls. Techniques for using the game in special-education settings. Step-by-step instructions for printing 3D models of your classroom projects. Ways to use the game in a variety of different subject areas. You’ll find essential advice and captivating projects for using Minecraft® to enhance students’ learning experience from educators using Minecraft® in the Classroom: Shane Asselstine, Dan Bloom, André Chercka, Adam Clarke, Stephen Elford, Colin Gallagher, David Lee, John Miller, Eric Walker, and James York. Minecraft® is a trademark of Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB. This book is not affiliated with or sponsored by Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB.
Are you a fan of Minecraft by Markus Persson and Jens Bergensten? Would you like to have hours of entertainment and enjoyment about the book you love? If you've answered yes to any question above, get ready for a hip-new series that bring you FUN and EDUCATION at the same time! Gather around with family and friends and challenge one another with a series of questions ranging from easy to difficult levels and see who wins! Submit your Quiz Game scores via Google Forms for a chance to be ranked on 'G whiz Spotlights' and hop on the Wall of Contributors! It's safe and fun for the whole family! "Acts as an incredible reading guide. Helps to know not only about the books but the authors as well." - Marilin A. “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Minecraft G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • Collect Stars redeemable for books with every correct answer! • Participate in priority events by joining "G Whiz Crew"! • Submit a review for G Whiz trilogy sets and hop on the Wall of Contributors! This work is a derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading. It is unofficial and unaffiliated with respective parties of the original title in any way. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor be used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.