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Welcome to the Gamer Guides Minecraft Strategy Guide!

This one is an odd one, I’m not going to lie. Minecraft is a game that is left largely in the players hands, devoid of typical progression concepts it’s a game you can spend twenty hours in just building a house to your own, unique specifications.

That’s not to say there isn’t an element of progression, it’s more ‘don’t expect Minecraft to end’.

As such this guide has been tailored to work as a guide for your creativity, to instruct you through your opening stages and learning the elements of the game so that you can get to the meat of doing what you want. Once you reach that stage this guide lists a huge amount of items so investigate and consider the many possibilities available to you, this guide will then tell you where and how to get these items.

It’s a curious one but if we work together we’ll have you set up in your dream castle with working dungeon in no time.

-James Bowden


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Microsoft Game Studios
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii, Wii U, XB 360, XB One
  • Genre
    Sandbox, Survival
  • Guide Release
    18 May 2013
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    James Bowden

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  • The best way to survive your first night - optimise your time.
  • Key items, valuable techniques and advise on how best to advance through the game.
  • Information on over 150 natural, crafted and smelted items.
  • Construction ideas for novice players, including castles and ‘Hobbit Holes’.
  • More than 45 minutes of helpful, narrated video showcasing survival basics, monument building, trap construction.
  • Explanation of Redstone and its varied application in gadgets such as trapdoors and doorbells.
  • Essential graphical mods to make the PC version of Minecraft look and run better than ever before.

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