3 Reasons Why I Enjoy Playing Minecraft

If any gamer knows about any game, there is probably a high chance of that gamer instantly recognizing the well known and populous game known as Minecraft. With over 15,000,000 users who have bought the game, it’s undeniable that Minecraft must hold some form of essence that attracts old and new gamers alike.

So here ye, here ye! I present to you, the three reasons why I enjoy playing Minecraft.

1) The Opportunity to Expel & Explore Our Lusciously, Creative Minds!

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Minecraft is what people call a sandbox game. A sandbox game is where the environment of a game allows the player to roam freely and freely choose how to respond to the surrounding environment. This way, every player’s reaction to the environment and vice-versa is unique. Don’t worry. If you didn’t understand that, just know that in Minecraft, you’re free to cut down trees and build a house out of it without anyone telling you what to do.

By default Minecraft offers two game modes, “survival” and “creative”. Survival is where you need to survive. In the day, you go can go hunting, fishing, building, or mining. But once the sun has set and it’s nighttime, these creatures known as “creepers” will come out to hunt you and kill you. So that is where the name“survival” comes in for this gamemode.

Where creative mode is the entire opposite. In creative, you don’t need to survive. You’re free to explore, fly and create the most wondrous of creations that lie deep in the depths of your mind without any “creepers” bothering you.

So due to all this freedom, you can play the game however you want. If you’re in creative mode, you can build a house with a top of the line security system. But if you’re in survival mode, you can go on adventures into the sand dunes of the desert and encounter the most luscious greens of the forests.

Basically, where ever you set your eyes of imagination to be, you can do so in Minecraft.

2) The Diverse Amount of Games & Activities

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Another great benefit to the wondrous freedom that Minecraft offers is diversity. What I mean by this is that since you can create whatever however you want to in Minecraft, this allows to create custom adventure maps and games for you and your friends to play.

So it can be a Capture the Flag map, a battlefield, or even an arena.

But if you’re too lazy to build  and create (Like me sometimes! Open-mouthed smile) and you just want to play, there are several servers out there that allow you to do so much more. Trust me, if you’re a newb (or new) to Minecraft, you’ll be amazed by all the different kinds of servers out there. Some offer PVP games such as the hunger games or factions. While others give you the opportunity to build with your friends. Here are some websites that’ll list most available Minecraft servers:

http://www.planetminecraft.com/resources/servers/

http://minecraft-server-list.com

http://minecraftservers.org

As well as some of my personal favorites:

MC.Uberminecraft.com – This server offers a great variety of games. Including hunger games, skyblock, and many others.

hub.worldofkeralis.com If you’re looking for some inspiration in order to achieve the creation or build of your dreams, this server offers a great deal of wondrous and jaw-dropping creations. From modern mountain house to some nice cottages.

us.mineplex.com – This server offers unique games. Such as my personal favorite, ‘Super Paintball.’

Regardless, not only can you create in Minecraft. But you can bend that creation into the art and shape of whatever your will maybe.

3) Redstone Engineering

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For some, this reason may not seam reasonable. But for me, I absolutely love it. If you love to engineer, program, or think in ways of logic, Minecraft offers that. You know those strands of wires and circuits that exist in our real world? Well Minecraft offers an alternative. It’s called redstone.

Redstone is basically the Minecraft alternative to an electrical wire. With the redstone wires, repeaters or comparators, you can engineer such greats feats of engineering. Basically, you can engineer your own form of technology in Minecraft.

There is also this special block in Minecraft called a Command Block. Basically, a command Block allows you to type in a command in the console (Kind of like code). Then, you can use that block and engineer it with your Redstone contraption. Basically, the command Block offers you the opportunity to add that nice little of code for you programmers.

Conclusion

So yes, those are my three reasons of why I enjoy playing Minecraft. I have the opportunity to freely explore and adventure my environment. As well as the opportunities to create and engineer some great feats of personal achievement.

So what about you? Do you play Minecraft? What do you enjoy about Minecraft? And even if you don’t play, does Minecraft seem to pull your attention? Why or why not?

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Support Charity With the Humble Origin Bundle!


Paying for games can be expensive and sometimes even a hassle. Just recently, the famous gaming hub, Origin, has announced its support to charity called the Humble Origin Bundle.

It’s simple. The games included in the bundle are Dead Space, Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box, Crysis 2 Maximum Edition, Mirror’s Edge, Dead Space 3, and Medal of Honor. Now normally, these games would cost a major $215.00 in total. But thanks to the help of Origin, you can get all these games for the cost of $1.00 or more. So basically, you can get these games at whatever price you’d like. But Origin isn’t finished yet. Pay above the average price (Shown on the Site) and get Battlefield 3 and Sims 3 with an expansion pack.

Now as you scroll down to fill out the information, you can balance things out on how much goes to which charity. The charities listed are Human Rights Campaign, Watsi, San Francisco AIDS Foundation, American Cancer Society, and the American Red Cross. You can also decide how much of a tip you would like to leave for this campaign in order for it to pay the bandwidth and development of this promotion.

So what are you waiting for? Let’s get some money to help our folks out there!

https://www.humblebundle.com/

Game Review – Brick-Force

Hello there!

I’m back with another game review on Brick-Force. It’s a free online sandbox shooter developed by Korean companies known as Infernum and EXE Games. The game went into beta of early spring in 2012. But a few months later, it became officially released. It’s a comic-style themed game and has mixed a bit with the Minecraft theme as well.

When I first started the game, the interface felt like it was meant for kids 10 and up. The booping sound every time you make a click or the square-headed avatar your playing gives you a nice young feel. It’s actually pretty enjoyable since it has that classic FPS theme. I thought I was being an eight year old playing this, but it turns out it’s popular amongst teenagers and is pretty awesome.

What I found really unique about the game was its mix of an FPS shooter and a sandbox game. In other words, it’s Battlefield Heroes and Minecraft combined. Literally! You get to shoot small screaming cartoony guys and play in a map that you created yourself. The best thing about these maps, is that they don’t need approval. You just need enough brick-points to submit your map and that’s it! Seriously, this can get addicting!

Another thing I found pretty impressive was the high-quality graphics. Although in games like Battlefield Heroes the graphics were just nice and cartoony. Brick-Force is like off-the-hook!The developers did a really great job on using its lighting and maintaining its high-quality as well. It’s a very well job done. Though it doesn’t compete well with games like Need For Speed: World, it does pretty good compared to Battlefield Heroes and other cartoon games.

That’s all I have to say now. Hopefully, you guys enjoyed this review. Check out the links below, rate, comment, subscribe, and I’ll see you later!

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