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Minecraft For Dummies by Jesse Stay

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Chapter 12

Playing in Multiplayer Worlds and Cheats

In This Chapter

arrow Playing in multiplayer worlds

arrow Understanding LAN and public servers

arrow Using the Chat menu

arrow Using cheats

arrow Playing mini games

Because Minecraft rewards creativity and progression toward your own goals, a large part of the accomplishment you may feel during the gameplay stems from being able to share this creativity and progression with friends. In MultiPlayer mode, multiple avatars explore the same world — all online — and collaborate with or battle with other people.

Starting or Joining a Multiplayer World

Playing on a Minecraft server has several benefits. For example, you can

  • Build collaboratively, as shown in Figure 12-1.
  • Embark on adventures as a team.
  • Create a town.
  • Gather and trade resources.
  • Duel other players.
  • Chat and hang out.
  • Use customized gameplay. Some servers use third-party programs that improve their content ...

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