Category: survival

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Drained ocean monument + storage system in survival

After hours of work over several days, I had fully drained an ocean monument, including the inside, and the land around it (100×100 blocks area drained in total). It’s now…

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Lost ancient temple [quick build #2]

The lone survivor stumbles into the ruined temple. Before him, an altar stands lit up by boiling lava. Nature struggles through every crack. Dried blood dots the floor. He stands…

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First look at the Warden – Minecraft 1.19 snapshot released

Today (17th Feb 2022) marks the release of the first official snapshot for Minecraft 1.19, AKA the Wild Update! From the Minecraft Wiki, it promises to add ” “scary things” and…

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January post – creative tips, survival tricks and more

Sethome trick on servers On survival or factions servers, there’s a trick that might allow you to get into somebody’s base. Use at your own risk! Basically, all these servers…

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The Minecraft BETA 1.7 experience (classic Minecraft)

I tried the BETA 1.7 version of Minecraft from June 30 2011, which offers only the very basics of the modern game! It was an interesting experience anyone should try,…

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Work in progress cathedral build PS3

Another small creative project on PS3 Minecraft, in survival mode! Done in the same world as the previous Halloween build. This is a cathedral I am slowly building up layer…

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Halloween / All Souls build PS3

Above in the header image is a small Minecraft build for Halloween / All Souls day. On the left is a pixel art pumpkin carved into the hillside, with a…

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Light a nether portal without flint and steel (1.16)

Portal broken and no spare flint and steel? Tough luck, prepare to live out in the nether for the rest of your life. The end. At least you’ll have the…

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My first night in Minecraft

Minecraft, the game everyone was talking about! I was bound to try it eventually. Version 1.7 and my first proper survival world! Let’s say it didn’t exactly go to plan….

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Inventory considerations for wandering into the end

Note – this is a brief overview, do your research before a real fight! Armor and sword – only the best will do here! Enchanted diamond is the classic choice….

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Inventory considerations for exploring the nether

Tools and weapons – taking an extra sword and pick might be a life-saver, or at least very helpful, after prolonged fighting or mining. Take a strong sword, just don’t…

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Inventory considerations if mining underground

Tools – take a few extra shovels and picks (note, an iron or better pickaxe is required for many ores). An extra sword might be worth bringing too, while a…

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Inventory basics for any survival adventure

Tools – you never know when an axe, shovel or pick might come in handy! Iron is a good choice of material for tools as well as weapons and armor….

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The wave, Aquatic story two

Part 1: https://premiumminecraft.com/wave-aquatic-story-one/ 5 The leader of the People walked up the elaborate corridors, following in the servant’s footsteps. They echoed off the high walls and granite ceiling above. The…

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Diamonds: a survivor’s friend or hidden foe?

Here you are, sitting at your computer late at night, fingers hurting from clicking. Going through endless amounts of stone and dirt, falling into caves – or worse, lava… looking…

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The wave, Aquatic story one

Part 2: https://premiumminecraft.com/wave-aquatic-story-two/ 1 “And it is with great pride that I, leader of the People, open the dozen-moonly celebrations of the sacred elements. Let the offerings commence!” With this,…