Adventures in Minecraft 2nd Edition (O’Hanlon, Whale)
The ‘Adventures In…’ series is written especially for 11 to 15 year olds. This book extends the gaming experience by exploring the world of Minecraft programming. Using helpful step-by-step instructions, readers can get started writing Minecraft programs in Python, on a PC, Mac or Raspberry Pi. The programming skills learnt from this book will provide children with endless possibilities to create anything they can imagine in Minecraft, including: custom game control panels, huge 2D and 3D structures and intelligent objects like a Minecraft clock. They will also learn how to program an alien invasion, or plan and write a complete interactive game arena.
Written by Minecraft programming experts, the book also includes a companion website that supplies readers with video tutorials for every project, downloadable code files, helpful programming reference tables, a bonus adventure and badges to collect for their Minecraft accomplishments.
By day, David Whale and Martin O'Hanlon are software engineers who design computer products. By night, they play Minecraft and develop exciting new programs that interact with the Minecraft world. They both work regularly with young people in schools, computing clubs and at community events, giving talks about Minecraft programming and running programming workshops.
- Get started writing Minecraft programs in Python on your PC, Mac, or Raspberry Pi
- Build houses and other structures in the blink of an eye, and make a 3D duplicating machine
- Plan and write a complete interactive arena game
- Build custom game control panels using simple electronic circuits
- Easily build huge 2D and 3D structures such as spheres and pyramids
- Build intelligent objects like a massive Minecraft clock, and program an alien invasion
- Write interactive games like a field that charges you rent, and a treasure hunt using magic vanishing bridges
Adventures in ...
12 - 14 years old
7 - 9
Number Of Pages
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