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Get Started with Minecraft by John Moltz

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Extending Minecraft

This is where things get crazy. The ways to extend Minecraft are almost as plentiful as the things you can do in the game.

As a parent, I can tell you that Minecraft playdates are definitely a thing. And according to the 10-year-old in my house, what’s even more fun than playing with a friend is getting your dad to play, too, so you and your friend can gang up on him. Yes, I have been trolled by two laughing ten-year-olds.

Hosting a Game

There are several ways to host a game and play multiplayer Minecraft, ranging from easy to much less easy.

Setting Up a Local Network (LAN)

The easiest way to host a multiplayer game, and the one that requires the least investment in time and money, is simply opening the game you’re playing ...

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