What is Minecraft and how to play it
3 April 2022
Minecraft is a virtual open-world video game where players can build, break apart, dig, and use various blocks in three-dimensional worlds. The game is typically described as a “sandbox game”. Minecraft allows you to be in control of the game. It has two main modes; Survival and Creative. In Survival, players find their building supplies and food. They also interact with blocklike mobs or moving creatures.
In Creative, players are given supplies and do not have to eat to survive. They also can break all kinds of blocks immediately.
The purpose of the game is to build, explore and survive) there are no divisions of levels. It is single and multiples modes to play.
You can play by yourself, or you can play online with others. It can be run on versions of PCs, Macs, iPhone, iPad, kindle fire, android and Xbox 360.
Getting started to play the game is super easy. First, you need to purchase and install the game. Run the launcher you downloaded from the Minecraft homepage, and start the game. Now log in, navigate the main menu, and select your game type. Enter your username and password in the lower right corner and click login to continue to the main menu. Chose your mode SinglePlayer or MultiPlayer, choose Languages, set game options such as sound, graphics, mouse controls, difficulty levels, and general settings.
To start your first game :
- Click the mode button to view a list of all worlds.
- Click the Create New World button to start a new game.
- In the World Name text box, type the name you want and click the Create New World button at the bottom of the screen.
- To turn on cheats, click the More and then click the Allow Cheats button to turn cheats on or off. Cheats give you more control over the world when you’re just getting started.
When you finish creating your world, the game automatically starts by generating the world and placing your character in it.