Minecraft

Minecraft is a sandbox construction game involving players interacting with the game world by placing and breaking various types of blocks in a three-dimensional environment. In this environment, players can build creative structures, creations, and artwork on multiplayer servers and singleplayer worlds across multiple game modes.

Recommended Ages Year 2 to Year 7+ (ages 6 to 11+)
Product Cost Minecraft Accounts $25
Where to Purchase Minecraft accounts can be purchased from Minecraft.net or from Game stores
  • GrabCraft - Blueprints on creating objects and models within Minecraft
  • PlanetMinecraft - A Minecraft resource containing texture packs, character skins and maps.

Software

  • Tools:
    • WorldPainter - Minecraft landscape editor and importer of height maps (Terrain.party is a good website for topology maps)
    • MCC Toolchest - Allows the conversion of various versions of Minecraft worlds including between Java and Bedrock clients
  • Useful Plugins:
    • Jail - Allows moderators to jail/timeout players who break server rules

Handouts

Programs

  • digital_literacy/technology_resources/minecraft/start.txt
  • Last modified: 2020/04/27 12:40
  • by James Collins