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Minecraft For Dummies by Jesse Stay

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Chapter 7

Increasing Resources through Villages and Excavation

In This Chapter

arrow Trading in villages

arrow Defending and building villages

arrow Exploring structures

arrow Raiding structures

Minecraft not only produces natural landscapes that look different every time you play, but it also spawns structures such as bustling villages, treasure-filled pyramids, or dangerous dungeons. This chapter helps you find and benefit from these structures and communities to enhance your experience.

Trading in Villages

A village is a group of structures — such as hovels, smithies, churches, and roads — arranged as a community for its residents, as shown in Figure 7-1. A village can appear in a plain, a savanna, or a desert, and its inhabitants are quite helpful to you. Villages spawn naturally in the world, and most people find them throughout the game. By spawning zombie villagers and then curing them through a simple hack (see the section, “Building a village” later in this Chapter), you can actually create your ...

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