Customizing Your Experience
In This Chapter
Playing in Hardcore mode or Adventure mode
Starting customized worlds
.minecraft file system
Benefitting from external resources
In addition to Survival mode and Creative mode, Minecraft offers other means for you to experience the game the way you want. You can play in Hardcore mode for an intense survival challenge or play in Adventure mode for a more progressive gameplay style that includes custom maps built by other players. You can also use various means of customizing your multiplayer server. This chapter orients you to all these possibilities.
Surviving Hardcore Mode
When you open the world-creation screen, one difficulty setting for a new world is Hardcore mode, as shown in Figure 10-1.
Figure 10-1: Starting a Hardcore world
The game difficulty is set to Hard. You cannot change the game difficulty. Zombies break down ...