In this chapter from The Advanced Strategy Guide to Minecraft, 2nd Edition, learn to create an endless expanse of self-healing cobblestone, generate all the stone you need for massive constructions, and save on diamonds and create a portal on the spot without mining obsidian.
What would a world be without the heroes that defend it? In this chapter from The Ultimate Player's Guide to Skylanders Trap Team (Unofficial Guide), we’ll meet each Skylander that forms part of Master Eon’s incredible team and get to know their personalities and past achievements. Browse this section to learn about the unique skills and attack moves each character uses to protect Skylands from evil-doers, and decide ahead of time which upgrades suit your fighting style best and which paths will help you reach your Skylanders’ highest potential.
Mods are special Java programs that run on a Minecraft server. They can’t be run anywhere else. Writing a mod requires the use of the Spigot API, a set of Java programs that do all of the background work necessary for the program to function inside a Minecraft game. This chapter from Absolute Beginner's Guide to Minecraft Mods Programming, 2nd Edition demonstrates how a mod is created.
In this chapter from Digital Engineering with Minecraft, learn how to create your custom maze, use online-convert.com to create your .svg file, use Tinkercad to turn your 2D maze into a 3D maze, and import your maze into Minecraft.
We are excited to announce that Microsoft Press products are now available in the Que Publishing store, growing the number of valuable and trusted resources for Microsoft home and office users.
The Que team is setting-up shop at BlogWorld & New Media Expo this week. Here's what you need to know about the event, speakers, sessions and how you can win an iPad (even if you're following along from home):