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Minecraft Mods Programming Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Rogers Cadenhead

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22. Dig a Giant Hole

In This Chapter

Checking blocks within a radius

Looping through a 3D grid of blocks

Finding a block’s material

Deleting a block

Playing sounds in Minecraft

Backing up a Minecraft world

One of the things that makes Minecraft distinct is that it can be played and enjoyed without any specific goals being pursued. Though the game has a path to pursue to reach an end level and kill a supreme boss called the ender dragon, many players enjoy the game without ever trying to accomplish that.

You can play Minecraft with no long-term purpose at all. It is the ultimate sandbox game, where venturing around the world to build and destroy things and interact with the environment is its own reward.

Minecraft mods can enhance ...

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