What is Minecraft?
Minecraft is a popular Sandbox game with over 100 million players worldwide. Minecraft has been described as a game with no rules. It doesn’t come with a set of instructions, or a stated objective – players can build and explore however they want. It’s often compared to virtual Lego. Minecraft is great for developing problem solving, creativity, self-expression, planning and organisation skills.
How can we hack it?
Minecraft is written in a programming language called Java. With a bit of tinkering we can get the game to read Java code that we've written and include it in the game, allowing us to customise the game to do whatever we want it to, that could mean we change the texture of the blocks in the game or it could mean we give our player superpowers like super-speed or build complex building at the click of a button. We can even use software to do the coding for us, allowing anyone to make changes to the game without the steep learning curve.
What will I learn?
Reading and writing Java programming language
Develop creativity, logic and critical thinking
Design skills on photoshop
Discover exciting real world application of mathematics
A solid foundation in modding fundamentals and game development
Gain the knowledge to create your own mods and hacks at home
1. Setting up software
2. Block Design
3. Importing Mods to the game
4. Getting textures
5. Creating a superpower tool
6. Creating superpower Armor
7. Copy/Paste structures & instant building
8. Improve Shaders and Textures
9. Creating our own Mobs
Gain the skills and confidence to lead your own Arduino workshops
We offer tuition on a one-to-one basis or for small groups.