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how to mine minecraft


Mining in minecraft helps you explore and discover new adventures. If you arm yourself with the right techniques you can maximize your mining in any minecraft.


You should always give priority to your safety whenever you go mining. You should never dig straight down since it is hard to tell whether the block below hide a large free-fall plummets. Similarly, you should never dig straight up since you may end up in a pool of boiling lava. Any attempt to dig straight up should be accompanied by proper placement of a ladder in a 1*1 mine shaft to prevent lava from flowing in as well as blocks gravel from falling on your head.

If you indulge in cave mining or cherry-picking you should move in a careful and methodological manner throughout the cave system. This will ensure that you spend efficient time with fewer tools throughout the mining process. You should also travel with armor, weapons, and torches when carrying out this kind of mining since you may encounter several enemies.

Besides, if you indulge yourself in shaft mining it is advisable that you dig down at an angle of 45 degree in order to reach you desired path in an effective manner. Creating of stone stairs will also help you ascend quickly without having to jump.

Again, you may either adopt e strip or branch mining once you reach the desired level. Strip mining requires you to dig horizontal corridors. You can easily get a view of all makeup in the area by skipping 2 rows at a time. Once you are through, you can easily move down level using your stairs in order to create the same pattern. On the other hand, if you adopt branch mining you are required to harvest a vein completely before moving on.

how to start minecraft

MineCraft is a sandbox building game that allows you to build anything you desire by destroying as well as placing blocks of various different materials. You can play this game either online or offline. It simulates both the daytime and nighttime. If you are playing it in the night mode, monsters will appear, so you have to make sure that you are in the safety of a fortress that is meant to protect you.

Upon starting MineCraft, as vast and intricate world will be created which is comprised of hills, mountains, oceans, underground rivers, natural mines and so forth. There will be chickens, cows and pigs roaming around during the day, and at night monsters will start spawning and hunting you down. There is a feature of the game that allows you to domesticate wolves.

The controls of this game are very easy to use and manage. You will use the mouse for looking and turning while the arrow keys on the keyboard will be used for movement. There is also an inventory control key which is letter E on the keyboard. When you press it, all of the stuff you have collected on your person will be brought up. You can also use the same key to equip items for use. There is also a 2×2 grid that can be used for crafting tools.

To go through the equipped items, you can either use the number keys on the keyboard or the mouse wheel. When you left click, an item will be used. If you click and hold the left mouse button down, the item will be continuously used. You can use the right mouse button to place objects or fire arrows from a bow. To jump, you will need to press the space bar. The left shift key allows you to be in a crouching position so that you will not fall off from the edges.