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Minecraft For Dummies, Portable Edition by Jacob Cordeiro

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4

Discovering Blocks and Implementing Items

In This Chapter

arrow Exploring the Wooden, Looting, and Stone ages

arrow Finding detailed information about blocks and items

arrow Using the furnace

This chapter is a guide to the basic components of Survival mode that you need to know when you’re just starting out. This chapter includes information on the Wooden, Looting, and Stone ages, as well as details on how to use the furnace.

tip_4c.eps If you’re interested in finding out more detailed information about other blocks and items, be sure to check out the bonus chapter; and for images and detailed crafting recipes, check out the bonus appendix. (Both the bonus chapter and appendix are available for download at www.dummies.com/go/minecraftfd.)

The Wooden Age

When you first start playing Minecraft, most of the items you need are wooden. Table 4-1 explains how to find or craft these items and describes what they do. You can break most of these blocks faster with an axe.

Table 4-1 Wooden Items

Item

How to Obtain It

Description

Boat

Crafted from 5 planks

Right-click some water in which to put your ...

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