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Block Adventures I N C R E D I B L E M A P S A N D G A M E S TO C R E AT E A N D E X P LO R E I N M I N E C R A F T ■ ■ BY K I R S T E N K E A R N E Y

Explore Adventure Maps, the games within Minecraft that are played by millions S E LLING POINTS ■■ Minecraft Adventure Maps are the hottest area of interest for gamers ■■ Helps players at all levels build expertise in construction and coding ■■ Minecraft is viewed by educators and psychologists as a tool for developing creativity and knowledge ■■ In 2014, Minecraft exceeded 100 million registered users worldwide!

S PECIFICATIONS 400 color illustrations 256 pages, 6½ × 9" Flexibind RIGHTS: NORTH AMERICA PUB MONTH: APRIL ART • GAMES

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ISBN 978-1-4197-2387-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-2387-2 US $22.50  CAN $27.50 52250 inecraft continues to prove itself as the world’s most inventive and

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flexible gaming platform, offering players endless opportunities for

exploring and building virtual worlds. Today, Minecraft is far more than just

one game, because within Minecraft, players have begun designing their own games, called Adventure Maps, that anyone may enter and explore. Minecraft’s adventure mode allows builders to create beautiful and imaginative lands that are self-contained games for single and/or multiple players. Block Adventures points readers looking for worlds to explore toward more than 30 captivating, engrossing Adventure Maps. Some readers will be happy simply to visit and play. For aspiring world builders, Block Adventures also offers basic concepts and tutorials with simple guides, as well as project suggestions to get involved in. Kirsten Kearney is the author of Block City and Block Wonders and a games journalist who has written widely on games and gaming over the past 10 years. She has served as a section editor for Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition and owns the games media website ready-up.net. An expert on Minecraft, she also runs a Minecraft server for children.

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