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Minecraft For Dummies by Jesse Stay

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Chapter 8

Developing Redstone

In This Chapter

arrow Getting to know Creative mode

arrow Engineering with redstone

arrow Understanding Minecraft ticks

arrow Running commands when you can’t be there yourself

arrow Applying redstone to farming

Most of this book focuses on the various faculties of Survival mode. As a player begins to experiment with redstone, Survival mode alone can prove tricky for acquiring enough blocks and ingredients to build redstone contraptions.

You can “playthrough” and skip this chapter entirely, continuing to advance through survival gameplay toward the Nether and End. If you’re interested in learning to use redstone, however, you should switch to a notable feature in Minecraft: Creative mode.

Redstone is considered difficult to use in Creative mode — and impossible to use in Survival mode — so don’t get frustrated as you attempt your first redstone creations. Figuring out the different ...

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