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  • How many game modes can you play in Minecraft?

    What is it that makes games playable? And, importantly, re-playable?  There are a number of factors that make video games fun , and the list is especially long with Minecraft! We’d be here for …

  • Minecraft coding for kids: an intro guide for aspiring Java coders

    Minecraft is cool, undoubtedly—even most parents can easily agree on that one! But what about the sandbox game’s educational, entrepreneurial, and overall long-term value for kids? “I see the …

  • What is adventure mode in Minecraft?

    Adventure mode is a Minecraft game mode where players explore other player-created maps. In regular Minecraft, there is no quest, but in adventure mode, designers can develop a game that leads a …

  • What are Minecraft mods?

    Minecraft mod (short for Minecraft modification) describes the output or process of adding custom items and blocks to Minecraft. Modding allows users to expand the open-ended game, incorporating new …

  • Setting Up Your Own Minecraft Server

    How to Set Up Your Minecraft Server Minecraft has sold over 100 million copies worldwide. Kids and adults everywhere are mining, crafting, and Minecrafting together in multiplayer worlds; …

  • How Minecraft Doesn't Block Girls Out

    Minecraft is unique in a great number of ways—and you’ve probably already heard about all the reasons why your child playing it can be very educational . However, one of the qualities you might not …

  • The Educational Benefits of Minecraft

    It’s no secret that Minecraft is wildly popular, and has been for some time. Since its creation in 2009, Minecraft has captured the minds and imaginations of more kids than we can count (and even …