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We can use the programming language Python to interact with the Minecraft world in a few short lines of code. First, we have to do a bit of setting up. To keep our code separate to the original code in the MCPI folder, we will make a new directory to keep all of our code in. In LXTerminal, type mkdir python This will make a directory called python. To use the MCPI API we will have to copy that folder over to our new directory. Make sure that you are in your new directory (cd python) and then t ...
Now that you have installed Minecraft, it is probably important to learn how to play it. If you are looking for how to install Minecraft: Pi Edition, please follow the previous guide. For those of you who have played Minecraft on a Mac or PC before then you can skip this section as the controls and principles of this version are similar enough for you to pick it up. If this is your first time playing Minecraft on a computer, keep reading!   When you start up Minecraft, you will be greeted ...
If you haven’t heard of Minecraft before, it is a game developed by Mojang and originally created by Markus “Notch” Persson. Quite simply, it is a game about placing different types of blocks. Although it may sound a bit dull, Minecraft is one of the most popular games on PC (and has since come to consoles) because of the creativity involved of making anything from complex contraptions (using something called “Redstone“) to massive buildings and even whole countries ...