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Minecraft Books

  • Minecrafter Hacks Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781408872093 - Megan Miller
    MHCK 7 years +
    Megan Miller
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    You can't escape from Minecraft! And now your children can become masters of the sandbox game (PC version only) with these three guides that reveal the secrets, hints and tips that no other books do...

    Hacks for Minecrafters contains expert advice on mining, farming, magic and so much more, all accompanied by full-colour screenshots so the Minecraft player knows exactly what they have to do on their PC game.

    The Combat Edition prepares players for fighting enemies including cave spiders, creepers and zombie pigmen with expert tips, cheats and hacks, while Hacks for Minecrafters: Master Builder will show players how to build cool stuff including an underwater house, a pirate ship and a fortified castle!

    Please note these books apply to the PC versions of the Minecraft game only.
  • MWES 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    With thousands of stickers to stick and pages to plan your next big build, this unofficial guide is a must for every Minecraft player.

    Designed to help you imagine, plan and build the perfect world, it offers tutorials on building a theme park, an underwater home and a millionaire's mansion as well as gridded pages for your sketched plans. You can add the stickers over your sketches to see what they will look like when it comes to making them in the game.

    There's even advice on how to craft a giant pig!
  • BKGZC
    Mojang AB
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    The only official sticker book created in collaboration with Mojang! Take your first steps into the Overworld, and learn all about the perils that await with this official Mojang activity book, filled with survival tips, secret tricks and hundreds of stickers. Discover which hostile mobs are best avoided, learn how to build an epic base, and find out where to locate the best blocks and items by completing the exciting activities inside. With so much to do, there's enough to keep young Minecrafters busy for hours! Collect all of the official Minecraft series to become the best Minecrafter you can be: Minecraft Blockopedia Minecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress Minecraft The Survivors' Book of Secrets Minecraft Guide to Exploration Minecraft Guide to Creative Minecraft Mobestiary Minecraft Survival Tin Mojang is the Swedish video game developer that introduced the world to Minecraft, the gaming sensation built upon blocks. Markus `Notch' Persson founded the company so that he could give up his day job and go into full-time Creative Mode with his best friend Carl Manneh. The alpha version of Minecraft was launched in 2009, and the official game went on sale in 2011. Since then 70 million copies have been sold. It is now the third best-selling video game of all time. Mojang HQ has also developed Scrolls, Cobalt, and Crown and Council. Mojang was bought by Microsoft in 2014, but remains the hub of the Minecraft empire.
  • AMARP
    • £24.00
    • RRP £30.00
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    The world of Minecraft is made entirely of blocks. Some help you build, some help you stay alive. Every block you discover opens up new possibilities and exciting adventures. The Minecraft Blockopedia is fully illustrated and packed with essential information about each block and its uses. From basic plants and ores to enchantment tables and End stone, you'll find every single block in here. Blockopedia contains everything you need to know to make the most of the blocks that make up your world - it's a comprehensive reference tool for beginners and more experienced players alike. This hexagonal hardback book is presented in a stylish gift box.
  • BKGYW
    Mojang AB
    • £12.89
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    Written by a naturalist who has made it his life's work to study Minecraft's mobs, and illustrated with field sketches, Minecraft Mobestiary is the definitive guide to every mob in the game. You'll find little-known facts about passive, neutral, hostile, utility and boss mobs, as well as more general information about their location, behaviour, threat level and drops. Minecraft is a multi-platform block-based gaming sensation available on Xbox, PlayStation, PC and mobile devices. Whether you're in Creative, Survival or Hardcore Mode, the official Mojang-approved Minecraft books contain all the advice you need to survive and thrive. Perfect for Minecrafters 8+ Collect all of the official Minecraft series to become the best Minecrafter you can be: Minecraft Blockopedia Minecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress Minecraft The Survivors' Book of Secrets Minecraft Guide to Exploration Minecraft Guide to Creative Minecraft Survival Tin Mojang is the Swedish video game developer that introduced the world to Minecraft, the gaming sensation built upon blocks. Markus `Notch' Persson founded the company so that he could give up his day job and go into full-time Creative Mode with his best friend Carl Manneh. The alpha version of Minecraft was launched in 2009, and the official game went on sale in 2011. Since then 70 million copies have been sold. It is now the third best-selling video game of all time. Mojang HQ has also developed Scrolls, Cobalt, and Crown and Council. Mojang was bought by Microsoft in 2014, but remains the hub of the Minecraft empire.
  • APYTD 9 years +
    Chris Martin
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    Big Brands offers you the chance to delve deep into the amazing stories behind the world's most iconic businesses - how they began, their successes and failures, and their impact on the global market. The series examines the human aspect of each brand - its consumers, brand developers, designers and others who work on it. Big Brands: Minecraft looks at the development of the global phenomenon that is Minecraft, and at the story of Mojang, the company behind it. It explains Mojang's business plan and marketing strategy, and how it presents itself to consumers through logos and advertising campaigns. How Minecraft became the most popular game in the world is also looked at, as is Mojang's multi-billion dollar sale to Microsoft. 'Business Studies' features explain some key industry terms such as management and sponsorship, while 'Building the Brand' features explore the marketing of the brand, from the development of the logo to the huge impact of social media. 'Brains Behind the Brand' features focus on key people who've worked for Mojang such as Markus 'Notch' Persson, the game developer and former majority shareholder. Mojang is just one iconic company in the global marketplace. If you enjoyed this title, why not read about Amazon, McDonalds or Samsung, in other titles in the series?
  • BCXNF
    Mojang AB
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Get into Creative Mode with this official Minecraft book from Mojang. Learn the finer points of architecture, art and other creative disciplines with Minecraft Guide to Creative, and put theory into practice to build incredible constructions in Minecraft. Find out how to combine colours and textures to create different themes, devise intricate plans for complex builds, and discover secret hacks to use blocks in clever ways. With insider info and tips from the experts at Mojang, this is the definitive guide to creating in Minecraft. Perfect for Minecraft fans 8+. Collect all the new Minecraft Guidebooks: Minecraft Guide to Creative Minecraft Guide to Exploration Collect all of the official Minecraft series to become the best Minecrafter you can be: Minecraft Blockopedia Minecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress Minecraft The Survivors' Book of Secrets Minecraft Guide to Exploration Minecraft Guide to Creative Minecraft Survival Tin Minecraft is a multi-platform block-based gaming sensation available on Xbox, PlayStation, PC and mobile devices. Whether you're in Creative, Survival or Hardcore Mode, the official Mojang-approved Minecraft books contain all the advice you need to survive and thrive.
  • ALPZJ
    Jacob Cordeiro
    • £10.89
    • RRP £10.99
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    Minecraft Redstone For Dummies is the complete guide to finding, using, and maximizing the power of redstone in the Minecraft world. This key element is essential for crafting and brewing, and can be placed on the ground as redstone dust ? a flat, transparent block that can transmit redstone power, the major component of most redstone circuits. Written by a recognized Minecraft expert, this useful guide walks you through mining, smelting, and other methods of obtaining redstone, and teaches you how to make the most of your redstone stores. Craft a compass, piston, lamp, or torch, brew a potion that reverts to Level 1, or turn it to dust to help find nearby power components. Whether you're in Creative or Survival mode, redstone mastery is crucial for successful gameplay.

    Minecraft is a worldwide phenomenon, boasting over 100 million players from around the world. While gameplay varies according to player preference, redstone remains a central element that allows players to build, brew and create as they advance through the biomes. Minecraft Redstone For Dummies teaches you everything you need to know about redstone, including how to get it and how best to use it.

    Learn which methods result in more redstone per attempt
    Discover how redstone is used in crafting and brewing
    Use redstone dust to build circuits and power mechanical components
    Understand redstone power, including source, levels, and configuration
    Don't be content to acquire what you stumble across.

    Redstone's versatility makes it an indispensable resource in the Minecraft world, and knowing where to find it and how to use it efficiently can make all the difference in your gameplay. If you're ready to level up, Minecraft Redstone For Dummies will make you a redstone guru in no time.
  • ALPSH
    Adam Cordeiro
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    An accessible guide that makes Minecraft construction easy There isn't anything that can't be built in Minecraft, but it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start. That's why there's Minecraft Construction For Dummies, Portable Edition . More than just a game, Minecraft consists of players using an avatar to create or destroy various types of blocks, form fantastic structures, create artwork, and do much more, all in a three-dimensional environment and across various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes. With this fun and friendly beginner's guide, you will quickly discover how to fine-tune your skills in order to construct almost anything you want in this amazing environment. Provides step-by-step instructions to help you build houses, boats, islands, and more Addresses how to mine the right materials for basic building Reveals how to build statues, beacons, and pillars as landmarks Explores how to develop your farm for renewable resources Minecraft Construction For Dummies, Portable Edition goes where you go as you create a world you won't want to leave!
  • ALTBW 11 years +
    David Whale
    11 years +
    • £14.29
    • RRP £14.99
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    Here's your ticket to a world of adventures with Minecraft and programming.

    Learn how to extend Minecraft and create a new gaming experience, by exploring the magical world of Minecraft programming. Adventures in Minecraft, like other books in the highly successful Adventures series, is written especially for 11- to 15-year-olds. With this book you will learn new programming skills while having fun with Minecraft!

    Minecraft programming experts David Whale and Martin O'Hanlon walk 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, and make a 3D duplicating machine * Write interactive games like a field that charges you rent, and a treasure hunt using magic vanishing bridges * Build custom game control panels using simple electronic circuits * Easily build huge 2D and 3D structures such as spheres and pyramids * Build intelligent objects like a massive Minecraft clock, and program an alien invasion * Plan and write a complete interactive arena game

    Using the programming skills you learn from this book, writing Minecraft programs offers endless possibilities to create anything you can imagine.

    To make your journey that much easier, the Adventures in Minecraft companion website supplies you with a video for each adventure in the book, downloadable code files, helpful programming reference tables, a bonus adventure, and badges to collect for your Minecraft accomplishments.

    By day, David Whale and Martin O'Hanlon are software engineers who design computer products. By night, they play Minecraft and develop exciting new programs that interact with the Minecraft world. They both work regularly with young people in schools, computing clubs and at community events, giving talks about Minecraft programming and running programming workshops.