Tagged: Minecraft


Killing a Hardcore Wither

OH. MY. GOLLY. GOSH! No idea how I managed to do it or the base survived, but I took on the Wither last night and … well…

A Minecraft Dilemma

A Minecraft dilemma… I’ve come so far with my FTB Beyond playthrough on the Team Emmmmsie server and the base area is coming along nicely, but I’m not sure if it’s worth continuing on there.

Backpacks in Minecraft 1.8

A Minecraft mod that I’ve been waiting to come to 1.8 is finally in the process of being a thing. Backpacks is only in beta and there’s a slight graphical conflict, but it seems to have potential!

How Good At Minecraft Are You?

Think you’re good at building in Minecraft? How confident are you, enough to pit your skills against others? The Chartered Institute of Building would like to see how good you are by replicating a famous building.

Minecraft Digging in Chart Top Spot

For another week, Minecraft is the number one game at the top of the all-format charts, which is how you can see it’s still a slow period of games being released. The Last of Us is holding on near the top with the only major return to the top ten is The Smurfs 2.

Minecraft Xbox 360 Screens

Although it may seem nice to see what Minecraft will look like on the Xbox 360, if you’ve already played on PC, you’ll know that it’s just going to look the same, but for those of you that want to see how it looks anyway, read on.

Minicraft Wanders Freely Onto Android Market

Available now, for absolutely no money, on the Android Market is what you might call a 2D version of Minecraft which is aptly named, Minicraft. If you’re an avid Twitter user and follow the right people, you would have seen it mentioned and yes, it was developed by the original Minecraft guy, Markus Persson.

Minecraft Coming To Xbox 360 Spring 2012

playXBLA has revealed that Minecraft will arrive on the Xbox 360 in Spring 2012 with Live multiplayer and a new crafting system designed around the Xbox 360 controller. There aren’t too many details, but there are some screenshots to look at. Take a look over on playXBLA.

Big Round Balls in Minecraft?

Circular objects in Minecraft, what is this trickery?! It’s a mod inspired by Katamari Damacy that you can get here.

Minecraft Adventure Update in 1.8

Notch has announced that the 1.7 update will contain the usual bug fixes and pistons, the adventure update will be arriving in the 1.8 update. That means 1.7 will be released soon, containing only pistons and probably a couple of bug fixes. The adventure update will take however long it takes, and will be released as 1.8. It might be a long wait, but it will be worth it! See The World of Notch blog for further info.