In later versions of Minecraft they’ve significantly altered the way in which animals spawn in parts of the world. Now it’s important to breed animals if you want to have an unlimited supply without traveling too far. Here in this barn we always make sure to keep a minimum of two of the kinds of […]
This view shows the hill on the left in which our main base is located. From the top you can take the wooden stairs to the top of the mob spawner dark rooms. Near the bottom of this screenshot, from left to right you can see our cactus farm, reed farms and our colored wool […]
Here you some of the routine operations in the main base of the Super Coop Team (name still under review) headquarters. The farm is being looked after by Nathalie and the stoves are working hard to turn all the iron ore into ingots for a large mine cart track project coming up.
In this multi-player world we’ve built this artificial fields and some awesome stairs that lead down to it. On the right you can see the reed farming operations and the automatic cactus farm behind it.
Giant mushrooms are a pretty cool addition to Minecraft. It’s an alternative to traditional farming and they really help to mark the landscape. Besides a rumored secret mushroom biome, they are not naturally occurring. To grow a giant mushroom of either type you just need to bonemeal a small one.
This is a view from the top of the beacon tower in the multi-player survival world that I’m playing with my sister. The central grassy area was manually terraformed; it used to be just sand. Nearest to us you can see a tiny wheat farm and to the right that stone structure houses the gate […]
This screenshot is taken from the top of the beacon tower looking out over Pig Field with all the torches lighting it up at night. In the center you can see the creeper face with some torches in his eyes for effect. The portal to the nether is located to the left and on the […]
Standing on a temporary platform this gives you a nice view of the constructions that Darryl and I have put up in our multi-player world. The pier extends out into the water with an under-construction pirate ship on the end. The beacon tower extends as high as the game allows you to build. In the […]
This is a view from the top of the beacon tower down onto Pig Field with the greenhouse and home base on the right. Slightly toward us from the center you can see a creeper face in the landscape. It’s simply black wool dug one block deep into the dirt. From ground level you won’t […]
I’m standing at the very top of the newly constructed beacon tower. You can see the lava encased in glass to function as the light source. We are looking down on the main base attached to the greenhouse with the glass roof and farming inside. The surrounding hills and fields have been lit up with […]