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Minecraft Caves and Cliffs Update

As a game that’s been running for over ten years now, Minecraft (a sandbox “collect-and-craft”-type video game developed by Mojang Studios), has experienced countless upgrades and improvements. From gameplay to graphics to system requirements, we’re pretty sure every element of that game – one way or another – has been changed, remodeled, replaced, or reconfigured.…

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Minecraft Color Codes

Customization plays a huge role in the Minecraft experience. Ask any Minecraft player; they’ll probably agree. The vanilla game is incredibly fun as is, but the freedom players have to mess around with the world with little to no limitations is what has most of them coming back.     We’ve covered Minecraft mods and…

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Part of what makes Minecraft such an excellent game is the community. It may have been years since the game’s initial release, but its replay value hasn’t dwindled at all.    This is thanks to all the community-created content being put out.    We’ve talked about Minecraft mods before – specifically how to mod Minecraft…

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minecraft potions

Minecraft is a game that encourages exploration, world interaction, creative thinking, and crafting. There’s just something so satisfying about mining, gathering, and combining seemingly random objects to create something functional.    (Psst! Parents – not sure what Minecraft is? Check out our Minecraft Guide for Parents!)   From weapons to furniture to building materials, there’s…

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Minecraft Adventure Mode Guide

Ever since its official launch in May 2009, Minecraft has managed to continuously grow and garner legions of loyal players over the years.    Even now, it remains one of the most prolific and iconic games of all time. Its multiple building and game mode options ensure fresh content and exploration for long-time players, while…

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make a minecraft server

In this free CodaKid tutorial, we will be providing step by step instructions on how to create and host your own Minecraft Server.   In addition to guidance on how to set up free Minecraft server hosting, we provide step by step instructions on how you can set up multiplayer games that you can play…

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12 Surprising Things that Your Child Can Learn From Minecraft

Video gaming has been seen by some detractors as a passive, mind-numbing activity that has an adverse effect on children’s social development. In fact, research indicates the exact opposite.   There are a number of benefits to playing video games, including cognitive development, motor skill development, and creative problem solving. In particular, games like Minecraft…

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“Mom, I don’t want to eat dinner right now; a Creeper killed my character and I have to restart everything!” Sound familiar? Don’t worry – you’re not alone! Nearly every parent with a young Minecraft player at home has likely heard variations of this around suppertime. In Minecraft – A Parent’s Survival Guide, we will explore…

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