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Minecraft For Dummies by Jesse Stay

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Chapter 3

Surviving Hunger

In This Chapter

arrow Preventing and combatting hunger

arrow Understanding Minecraft PE and food

arrow Knowing how to attack and defend

arrow Crafting weapons

arrow Choosing armor

After surviving the first night, you need to find and eat food while you accomplish the next challenge in the game — implementing blocks, farming, or mining, for example. This chapter can help you understand how food works in Minecraft so that you can keep yourself well fed as you continue in the game.

Understanding and Avoiding Hunger

Hunger is a dangerous, long-term obstacle — try to overcome it as efficiently as possible, which ultimately means gathering as many animals together in an area you control through farming. But you have to eat while you create farms and overcome the obstacles presented in Chapter 4, not to mention nightly mob attacks. As depicted by the Hunger bar at the bottom of the screen, ...

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