Gameplay Guides

There are tons of things to do and explore in Minecraft and even more in Minecraft Dungeons and Earth! We don't want to spoil everything there is to offer, but if you are looking for some beginner guides to get started, you are in the right place.

Minecraft Dungeons - Secret Levels

There are many secret levels throughout Minecraft Dungeons, on the mainland and on the surrounding islands. These secret levels are not easy to come by and there is no guarantee that its location will appear...

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Minecraft - Rare Structures

The world of Minecraft is a vast and endless realm where players should expect the unexpected while exploring. With the many different biomes and regions there is also the chance that a structure or building...

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Minecraft Dungeons - Enchanting Overview

Enchantments are upgrades that can be equipped to weapons and armor. Applying enchantments on items requires enchantment points which can be obtained by leveling up your character. To use an enchantment, go ...

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Minecraft Dungeons - Armor Overview

When it comes to armor it’s all about the attributes. Style and creativity are a plus, but you want the best chance of survival against the Arch-Iliger’s army. The armor in Minecraft Dungeons gives you all o...

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Minecraft - Differences Between Creative, Survival, and Hardcore Game Modes

When purchasing Minecraft for either PC, Consoles or Mobile Devices you may encounter different game modes, each tailored to a unique type of play style. This article will discuss each game mode and what the...

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Minecraft - What are Command Blocks?

Command blocks are mechanical blocks that when powered by redstone will run a command of your choice. To access the command blocks you must be an operator on the server/realm and in creative mode. It cannot ...

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Minecraft - Beginners Guide

This article is specifically for Minecraft for Windows 10, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, or Mobile devices and other Bedrock versions of Minecraft.     Menu Exploration:   How to customize your in-game...

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Minecraft - Enchantments 101

Enchanting is an in-game mechanic that allows you to give special abilities to tools and armor. You will need an enchanting table in survival mode, but you can use the ‘/enchant’ command if you are in creati...

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Minecraft - List of Enchantments

Enchanting your tools can give your gear a huge boost or new abilities! Enchantments can be broken down into a few major groups based on what you are enchanting. Some are only available for armor while some ...

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Minecraft: Java Edition - Hotkeys

Here is a list of the default hotkeys when playing Minecraft: Java Edition: Scroll - Scrolls through your quick bar and the chat when opened.  Esc - Opens the game menu and allows cursor control. It also pa...

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Minecraft: Java Edition - Debug Menu

What is in the debug menu?  At first glance looking at the debug menu can be a bit overwhelming. We will break it down for you here to try to simplify things.    Here is what the menu looks like in-game: #1...

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Minecraft - Types of Biomes

Do the Minecraft Bedrock and Java Editions of Minecraft share the same biomes?  Yes, both Bedrock and Java will have usually have the same biomes. However, due to the games being updated at different times y...

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Minecraft - Redstone 101

Redstone is one of the more advanced elements in Minecraft. It can be obtained either by mining a block of Redstone Ore or from mob/dungeon loot. It can be found across certain biomes in lower levels of the ...

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Minecraft - How do I Tame and Breed Animals?

All information refers to version 1.16 of Minecraft and Minecraft: Java Edition  You may have noticed that holding food in your hand that an animal prefers will cause the animal to stare and follow you. Diff...

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Minecraft - Farming 101

The purpose of farming in Minecraft is to provide you with various resources that allow you to become self-sufficient and create items that you otherwise may not be able to obtain naturally. Growing crops, t...

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