Tag: mining

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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 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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Survival inventory layout and space management

Once you’ve gathered some basic resources and built shelter, sooner or later you’ll want to safely explore your world. Or maybe, you like the idea of being prepared. Ready for…

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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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Friday 13th, the unlucky charm (Herobrine??)

Today is a day portrayed by some as bad, unlucky or even evil… A Friday on the 13th day of the month! There are many theories as to why this…

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How the dark depths were lighted up by redstone

When we think of rare ores in Minecraft, we most likely think of diamonds. But actually, redstone is almost just as hard to find… Here are a few pictures of…