4. Minecraft Basics

As its name suggests, Minecraft is a game in which you need to mine for (and otherwise harvest or collect) materials, which you can then craft into other items and materials. These materials largely consist of blocks that can be placed and removed to create pretty much anything you can imagine. Blocks can be made of stone, wood, glass, clay, wool, or fancy ores, and many can be crafted into a variety of forms. Other items include tools, food, books, potions, and so much more. Add to this all the creatures in the game, both friendly and hostile, and there is a lot to learn and discover.

One of the amazing things about Minecraft is that it is constantly changing and being updated. The creators at Mojang regularly release updates ...

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