Minecraft Modding For Kids For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 13, 2015 - 320 pages
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Are you a Minecraft fanatic looking to mod your games? Hours of fun await! Minecraft Modding For Kids For Dummies teaches you how to mod in easy-to-do parts. Offering loads of helpful explanations and cool projects along the way, this friendly guide will have you advancing levels, keeping score, respawning players, building portals, creating an archery range—and much more—faster than you can say redstone!

There's no denying that modding is cool. After all, it allows you to alter your Minecraft gaming world to constantly keep things new and fun. While it isn't incredibly difficult to learn to mod, it does take some practice. Luckily, Minecraft Modding For Kids For Dummies is here to help you build basic coding skills to make modding your games as easy as 1-2-3!

  • The book is in full color and lies flat so you can look while you play
  • Includes lifetime access to LearnToMod software with 3 months free access to a private Minecraft server
  • Features larger print to make the text feel less daunting
  • Offers next steps you can take if you want to learn even more about modding and coding
If you're one of the millions of kids who play Minecraft every day, this hands-on guide gets you up and running fast with modding your favorite game!
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Making Your First Minecraft Mod 7
9
Making Your First Minecraft Mod 7
10
Earning Modding Badges
37
Getting Started on Modding Minecraft 9 Project 2 Earning Modding Badges 37 Project 3 Building and Protecting Structures
62
Making a SinglePlayer Game
111
Making Your First Minecraft
112
Minigame 109
142
Making a SinglePlayer Game in Minecraft Spleef 111 Project 5 Making a Multilevel Minecraft Minigame
168
Designing and Building
192
Multiplayer Minigame 189
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Modding with Projectiles 191 Project 8 Making a Multiplayer Minigame Capture the Flag 226 Project 9 Iterating on Gameplay Using an Existing Ga...
261
Building Your Own Minecraft
279
Building Your Own Game 281 Index
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Sarah Guthals, Ph.D. is the CTO of ThoughtSTEM and has dedicated her life to coding education.

Stephen Foster, Ph.D. is the CEO of ThoughtSTEM, a company that teaches computer science to kids across America.

Lindsey Handley, Ph.D. is the COO of ThoughtSTEM and has hundreds of hours of experience as a classroom instructor for Minecraft based science and computer science classes.

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