Facing a creeper in Minecraft

“How To Survive The First Day At Minecraft” (Survival Mode)

Playing Minecraft is a little tricky when it comes to survival. You can easily lose a life and waste all your items if you aren’t able to go back to the same area where you died.

Facing  a creeper in Minecraft
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Unfortunately, you merely have about five minutes to find that place. Here are several tips in order to live through the first, crucial day at Minecraft:

  1. Punch some trees for basic items.
    Punching an oak tree to get an oak log in Minecraft
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  2. Make them into planks.
    Crafting oak planks from an oak log in Minecraft
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  3. Make a crafting table.
    Crafting a crafting table from planks in Minecraft
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  4. Make some sticks.
    Crafting sticks from planks in Minecraft
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  5. Make a wooden axe.
    Crafting a wooden axe from sticks and planks
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  6. Make a wooden sword.
    Crafting a wooden sword from sticks and planks
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  7. Cut some more trees
    Cutting a tree using an axe in Minecraft
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  8. While cutting some trees, kill at least 3 sheep to make a bed.
    Killing a sheep to get wool in Minecraft
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  9. Make more planks.
    Crafting planks from a crafting table in Minecraft
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  10. Build a basic house of 10 by 10 blocks with a height of 4 blocks.
    Building a basic house in Minecraft
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  11. Add a roof.
    Adding a roof for a basic house in Minecraft
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  12. Put your items inside your house.
    Placing items in a chest in Minecraft
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  13. Craft a bed for sleeping.
    Crafting a bed from wool and planks in Minecraft
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  14. Craft a wooden pickaxe.
    Crafting a wooden pickaxe in Minecraft
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  15. While it’s still daytime, go try to find a cave near your house for mining.
    Finding a cave in Minecraft
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  16. When you find a cave, start mining for cobblestones first, at least 13 blocks of cobblestones are needed.
    Mining cobblestone using a pickaxe in Minecraft
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  17. Then mine for the ores like coal and iron.
    Mining iron ores from a cave in Minecraft
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  18. After mining, go back to your house. While walking, kill some pigs, cows or sheep.
    Killing a pig to get meat in Minecraft
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  19. Craft some torches so that there won’t be monsters spawning in your house.
    Crafting a torch from coal (or charcoal) and sticks in Minecraft
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  20. Craft your furnace and add some fuel (coal or wood).
    Crafting a furnace from cobblestone in Minecraft
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  21. Cook the meat from the animals you killed.
    Cooking a piece of meat using a furnace with sticks as fuel in Minecraft
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  22. Craft a stone sword and a stone pickaxe.
    Crafting a stone sword  using cobblestone and sticks in Minecraft
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Now, you get to survive your first day at Minecraft. Do more inventions. Be careful and try not to die. Best of all, enjoy!

Nightfall inside a basic house in Minecraft
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Fighting zombies at nightfall in Minecraft
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