Minecraft is an amazing game which is very popular among kids. Let's split the word Minecraft into two, mine and craft. Mine means dig while craft means build. It is also known as a "sandbox game."
You are supposed to build your own home on a virtual land by using 3D blocks, some more resources and most importantly your creativity. It's a great tool to explore your imagination and know your original genius.
Do you love adventures? This game is perfect for you! You have to begin from scratch. You have to build a grand castle from the simplest of things available.
There are 5 gameplay modes available:
Survival mode- Here, the player has to build his secure world, find ways to protect it and take care of oneself.
Creative mode- This is where you are presented with unlimited resources and also an ability to fly!
Adventure mode- In this mode, you can use custom maps and not assign or destroy any blocks with tools.
Spectator mode- You can fly around shooting any block, I mean the video-shooting one, but cannot destroy any.
Hardcore mode- This is a difficult mode. On the death of the player, the world created is deleted as well. When he dies on a Minecraft server set to hardcore mode, he is permanently banned from that server too. You might be wondering what is a Minecraft server? They are multiple types of servers that allow you to play online or using LAN with your co-gamers.
You can also make some changes off record. They are called Minecraft modes. You can add some extra things, like an animal and it gives the player more powers.
When we were small, we used to think being big is great! As we grew, we understood that it's just an illusion. Now, we crave for those precious days. No tension, no worries. Nostalgia! Anyways, this game targets children of this age group, where they are in a stance or in-between childhood and adolescence, usually 13 and above.
Why is it so well-known?
There are two kinds of boys. The first types are those who you would find easily approachable, flirting with girls or completely extrovert and type two are those who like sitting at home, playing games. And unfortunately, type two is more as compared to type one. That's the secret!
This doesn't mean girls don't play Minecraft games, maybe they are comparatively less in number. Saying Minecraft games is not appropriate though! It's a culture in itself. Instead, you can say there are different things similar to Minecraft.
Also, Minecraft has no strings attached. It is inexhaustible. Your imagination can go beyond limits and it gives you that flexibility of creating a fancy and attractive house, castle, farm and much more.
Is it worth playing?
Yes, Minecraft is really good when it comes to improving your management and organizational skills and exploring your creativity. It's a great choice to kill time! When you play with your friends, it builds team spirit in you.
It is recommended for autistic and ADHD kids who can create new friends, communicate and improve their social skills. There is a Minecraft server specially for these Special children too!
It's a trendy way to learn, and is also implemented at schools too! They are trying something new, out of the box! How fun would that be!
Are you a gamer? In a good sense though. If yes, then I am sure you might be aware of Minecraftand if no, I am still sure that you have at least heard of it sometime, somewhere!
Minecraft gained a huge appreciation for its user-friendly nature and affordable price, and more or less, it's fun!