Official Minecraft Texture Packs – Our Mojang Top 5

I like to change Minecraft texture packs and will change them on a whim depending on what I am feeling like at the time. I enjoy seeing what I have built through a different lens, and discovering how they chose to represent all of the different items within the game while keeping true to the … Read more Official Minecraft Texture Packs – Our Mojang Top 5

Minecraft Quality of Life Upgrades

Minecraft Bees Update

Minecraft. A game that many love and many don’t understand. At the surface the game looks ridiculous when you compare its graphics to top tier games on current generations. Once you dig deeper into it, it sucks you in and never lets you go. The game is deep, yet simplistic. Minecraft has come along way … Read more Minecraft Quality of Life Upgrades

Minecraft Earth Early Access has Begun

Minecraft Earth Logo

News surrounding Microsoft’s Minecraft Earth and it’s early access has been close to non-existent. Minecraft fans from around the world have been clamoring for the release since it was first announced and have been using the hashtag #minecraftearth on Twitter extensively. For instance, there many gamers demanding the release and some even posting photos/videos from … Read more Minecraft Earth Early Access has Begun

Minecraft Dungeons coming Spring 2020

Minecraft Dungeons

Yesterday during Microsoft’s E3 2019 Briefing, the Minecraft Dungeons trailer was shown giving us some more insight to what the upcoming Minecraft dungeon crawler is going to be like. Imagine an isometric view of Minecraft and now merge that with a dungeon crawler like Diablo III and you have Minecraft Dungeons! This rendition of Minecraft … Read more Minecraft Dungeons coming Spring 2020

Minecraft Earth Live Demo at WWDC 2019

Minecraft Earth Logo

We were quite surprised to see the news that Xbox One and PS4 controller support would be added to Apple TV this fall. We were even more surprised when the Mojang developers took to the floor to demonstrate the Minecraft Earth which is Microsoft/Mojang’s “Pokémon Go” AR Minecraft game. During the demo the developers both … Read more Minecraft Earth Live Demo at WWDC 2019

Minecraft – Bedrock – 1.9.0 Update 2/5/19

Nice little update to Minecraft Bedrock edition that hit yesterday bringing some new flowers, new slabs, new signage and new fences. The changelog is below which details all the new items.

After the jump I also included the new Experimental Features after the jump.

New Features:

  • Added new flowers: Lily of the Valley and Cornflower 
  • Added new signs for spruce, birch, jungle, acacia, and dark oak 
  • Added new stair, slab, and wall variants: 
    • Stone stairs and slabs
    • Granite stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Polished Granite stairs and slabs
    • Diorite stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Polished Diorite stairs and slabs
    • Andesite stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Polished Andesite stairs and slabs
    • Sandstone walls
    • Smooth Red Sandstone stairs and slabs
    • Smooth Quartz stairs and slabs
    • Brick walls
    • Stone Brick walls
    • Mossy Stone Brick stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Nether Brick walls
    • End Stone Brick stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Prismarine walls
    • Red Sandstone walls
    • Red Nether Brick stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Smooth Sandstone stairs and slabs
    • Mossy Cobblestone stairs and slabs
  • Added a new option to the /gamerule commands called ‘showDeathMessages’ which allows players to select whether a message appears in chat when a player or tamed mob dies 
  • Added new “Immediate Respawn” option with associated /gamerule 
  • New feedback button in the pause menu – shows links to the Minecraft feedback site, MoJira bug tracker, and Mojang support

Changes:

  • Added several new loading screen tips and trivia suggested by the community! 
  • Added several new splash texts to the main menu 
  • Added the ability to delete expired Realms from your worlds list
  • Cauldrons can now hold Lava
  • Tripwires are now activated when broken, unless broken with shears 
  • A notification is now sent to chat when a tamed animal dies (MCPE-35138)
  • How to Play button is now visible from the in-game settings menu.

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Fighting the Wither – Minecraft – a Co-Op moment

Today StarDoggedMoon and I decided to take a break from exploring and building on our Minecraft Realm and take on the Wither, which we have never done. I am not even sure whose idea it really was but we immediately agreed and got started planning right away. We obviously knew what the Wither was and … Read more Fighting the Wither – Minecraft – a Co-Op moment