New Edition of Adventures in Minecraft
Jan04

New Edition of Adventures in Minecraft

My copy of “Adventures in Minecraft (2nd Edition)” arrived yesterday, introducing a whole new chapter on how to use the BBC micro:bit as a Minecraft controller. I can’t wait to get stuck in to it. I’ll be posting bits and pieces about it as I read...

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Update to How to Code in Minecraft
Jul02

Update to How to Code in Minecraft

Over on my subdomain, minecraft.jimchristian.net, I’ve posted some new instructions for connecting Scratch up with Minecraft via Python and the RaspberryJuice plugin. For those of you who have recently bought the book and are looking to get started as soon as possible, the good news is that you are no longer constricted to Minecraft 1.6.4 and can now use 1.12 like everyone else! Read more at...

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Should Teachers Be Using Minecraft in the Classroom?
Oct02

Should Teachers Be Using Minecraft in the Classroom?

“Looking at the faces of these young men as they explain why Minecraft needs to be in the classroom says it all.”

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United Kingdom Ordnance Survey in Minecraft
Oct02

United Kingdom Ordnance Survey in Minecraft

Sadly not to scale, but still impressive.

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BBC British Museum to be digitally recreated in Minecraft
Oct01

BBC British Museum to be digitally recreated in Minecraft

“It’s the digital equivalent of building the British Museum in Lego. You have to build it brick by brick”.

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Five Secrets About Minecraft
Aug11

Five Secrets About Minecraft

Quib.ly has five things you may not have known about Minecraft, including Killer Bunnies: There is however, one deadly exception. Whenever a rabbit is spawned by the game there is a small chance that what will appear is not the twitchy-nosed ball of cuteness you might expect, but a terrifying killer rabbit with glowing red eyes – a tribute to the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. /via Fire Tech...

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