Category: Videos

Video Pick: Minecraft – The Story of Mojang (2012)

Who knew there was a documentary about the meteoric rise of Minecraft? It is called Minecraft: The Story of Mojang (2012) and was directed by Paul Owens. It is available via streaming and on DVD from Amazon. Here is more info from the producer’s web site: In 2009, independent video game designer Markus “Notch” Persson released a work in progress that would… Read more →

Back to School with Minecraft

Kids obsessed with Minecraft? While parents worry that all these pixels and the occasional zombie might be bad for children, a lot of school experts say they shouldn’t fret. From the New York Times: Earlier this year, for example, a school in Stockholm made Minecraft compulsory for 13-year-old students. “They learn about city planning, environmental issues, getting things done, and even… Read more →

Tip: Learning Redstone

Hi! It’s Nicholas. Today I wanted to share a tip about learning Redstone. There is a good Redstone book in the Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection but I think another great way to start out learning anything in Minecraft is to watch a Minecraft video on YouTube from someone like Mumbo Jumbo. He taught me how to make really cool 3×3 piston doors and a even a… Read more →