Discover the science behind the Minecraft phenomenon!
With more than 200 million units sold, Minecraft is the undisputed bestselling video game of all time. Since it first launched, the game’s groundbreaking mix of open-world exploration, creative construction, and stunningly simple graphics have kept players old and young alike constantly coming back to explore, survive, and create. Even now, a decade after its release, there are still more than 126 million active users supporting not only the game, but an entire universe of movies, comics, conventions, classes, and so much more.
A perfect gift for any Minecraft enthusiast, The Science of Minecraft explores some of the game’s most popular topics and gameplay mechanics, including:
The Science of Minecraft
- Mechanical Devices
- Weapons and Armor
explains in a fun, lighthearted, non-technical way how real-world science and the Minecraft
universe collide to create what has often been called “the greatest video game of all time.” This book will explore how the game’s famous construction mechanics would function in real life, what its many natural resources share (or do not share) with their terrestrial counterparts, and what the deal is with the mysterious alternative dimensions of the Nether and the End. Whether you’re a fan of creative or survival mode, The Science of Minecraft
will illuminate and inspire you with the scientific realities behind this iconic game.