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Instant Raspberry Pi Gaming by Shea Silverman

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Using Minecraft Pi Edition (Advanced)

This task will describe how to:

  • Download Minecraft Pi Edition
  • Install Minecraft
  • Create a new Minecraft world
  • Use the Minecraft API

Getting ready

You will need:

  • A Raspberry Pi
  • An SD card with the official Raspberry Pi OS, Raspbian, properly loaded
  • A USB keyboard
  • A USB mouse
  • A 5V 1A power supply with Micro-USB connector
  • A network connection
  • And a screen hooked up to your Raspberry Pi

How to do it...

For installing and running Minecraft, perform the following steps:

  1. Minecraft needs to be run from the GUI environment, so at the command line, type startx.
  2. From the desktop, double-click on LXTerminal.
  3. Download Minecraft by typing wget https://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.minecraft.net/pi/minecraft-pi-0.1.1.tar.gz into the terminal and ...

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