Science of #: The Science of Minecraft

The Real Science Behind the Crafting, Mining, Biomes, and More!

Science of #: The Science of Minecraft
James Daley
NZ$ 29.99
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NZ$ 23.99
h228 x 152mm - 144pg
15 Mar 2022 US
International import eta 7-19 days
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Age range 6 to 9Discover the science behind theMinecraft phenomenon! With more than 200 million units sold, Minecraft is the undisputed bestselling video game of all time. Since it first launched, the game' s groundbreaking mix of open-world exploration, creative construction, and stunningly simple graphics have kept players old and young alike constantly coming back to explore, survive, and create. Even now, a decade after its release, there are still more than 126 million active users supporting not only the game, but an entire universe of movies, comics, conventions, classes, and so much more. A perfect gift for any Minecraft enthusiast, The Science of Minecraft explores some of the game' s most popular topics and gameplay mechanics, including:ResourcesMiningConstructionCraftingMechanical DevicesBiomesWeapons and ArmourAnd So Much MoreThis book explains how the game' s famous construction mechanics would function in real life, what its many natural resources share (or do not share) with their terrestrial counterparts, and what the deal is with the mysterious alternative dimensions of the Nether and the End. Whether you' re a fan of creative or survival mode, The Science of Minecraft will illuminate and inspire you with the scientific realities behind this iconic game.
James Daley is a writer, editor, educator, and game-based learning evangelist. He spends his time teaching writing to college students, creating websites about video games, and editing anthologies of fiction and political rhetoric. When he' s not glued to his computer, obsessively poring over pixels and pronouns, James can usually be found somewhere in the waters around Newport, Rhode Island, with his wife, daughter, and a very well-dressed, cute little shivering mutt named Savvy.

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