Minecraft: These worlds are YOURS! Minecraft is WAY more than a game: it's an alternate universe of creation, exhilaration, survival, adventure, passion! Don't enter that universe alone. Take an experienced guide who'll help you constantly...from living through your first night, to hosting your own Minecraft server! Stephen O'Brien has been obsessing over Minecraft since its earliest betas. He's seen it all! Now, he'll take you deep inside craft and mine, cave and menagerie, farm and village. He'll reveal combat traps and tricks you need to know...take you deep inside hidden temples...teach you enchantments of unimaginable power...help you survive where few dare to go...help you OWN the infinite worlds of Minecraft! Get registered and get started NOW * Customize your experience: monstrous, peaceful, and more * Harvest resources, craft tools and shelters-let there be light * Grab your pickaxe: mine iron, gold, diamonds, and redstone * Escape (or defeat!) 14 types of hostile mobs * Get friendly mobs on your side and build automated farms * Brew potions to cure ills, gain superpowers, and throw at enemies * Transform your shelter into a palace (or a secret underwater base) * Create new worlds and master the fine art of terraforming * Learn the secrets of redstone devices, and build incredible rail systems * Play safely through The Nether and The End * Discover mods that will blow your mind * Run your own LAN games, adventures, and worlds * Provides complete coverage of the PC and Mac versions * Tips for using Minecraft on Xbox, iOS and Android * Bonus downloadable crafting guide available from the publisher's web site
Stephen O'Brien is an Australian-born writer and entrepreneur currently residing in Sydney after too many years in Silicon Valley. He has previously written 27 books across multiple editions with publishers such as Prentice-Hall and Que, including several best-selling titles. He also founded Typefi, the world's leading automated publishing system, and in his spare time he invented a new type of espresso machine called mypressi. He has been playing Minecraft since its earliest days and remains astounded at the unparalleled creativity it engenders.