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Adventure Maps to Build and Explore in Minecraft

By Kirsten Kearney

  • Paperback
  • £14.99

Minecraft is one of the bestselling games of all time, but it's more than just one game, because within Minecraft the players have begun creating their own.

Minecraft is one of the bestselling games of all time, but it's more than just one game, because within Minecraft the players have begun creating their own.

The sequel to the bestselling Create & Construct: Incredible Minecraft Cities and Create & Construct: Super Structures in Minecraft, Adventure Maps to build in Minecraft explores Minecraft's adventure mode. These player-created challenges and experiences built in custom mode have turned thousands of gamers into would-be game developers. Explore the best interactive stories and quests devised by the Minecraft community - maps that have been played by hundreds of thousands of gamers all over the word. Learn how to design and build your own adventures, challenges and arenas with tutorials and simple guides.

Featuring expert tips from the creators of the most popular maps, Adventure Maps to build in Minecraft walks you through a wide range of game types and worlds, which all involve interacting with the environment and other players to complete scenarios set in beautiful and imaginative lands. It introduces the concepts and technical steps needed to create great adventure maps and guides the reader on the best ways to create their own games within the world of Minecraft. Stand tall in huge gladiatorial arenas, parkour across city rooftops, and treasure hunt in ancient ruins, and learn how to transform from player to games master.

Biographical Notes

Kirsten Kearney has been a games journalist for a decade. She began her career as a researcher and producer in broadcasting at the BBC. She is the author of an eBook for Gameleon on freelance games journalism and was section editor for Guinness World Records: Gamers Edition for two years. Kirsten owns and runs the games media website www.ready-up.net, which has been nominated for a Games Media award four years running.

Having written a variety of in-depth pieces on various game genres and specific series and franchises over the last 10 years, Kirsten has a particular interest in Minecraft. She has given radio interviews on the subject and runs a children's Minecraft server whose world is impressive enough to have had a fly-through of it screened in a cinema.

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  • ISBN: 9781784722722
  • Publication date: 06 Apr 2017
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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