Server Hosting and Tools
So far everything we’ve covered has been based on using Minecraft in single-player mode. But everything we’ve covered can also be made and used in multiplayer mode.
To use Minecraft in multiplayer mode, you will need to connect to a server. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to set up your own server on a LAN (Local Area Network) if you and the person you want to play with are on the same network. You will also learn how to use Hamachi or port forwarding, so that you and your friends at other locations can play together in the same world over the Internet.
This chapter also looks at some tools that are available for Minecraft, in particular the Minecraft World Editor MCEdit. And for Raspberry Pi users of Minecraft, we ...