Are you afraid of the dark? Then you probably shouldn't visit the nether, Minecraft's version of hell. But if you don't mind being scared, check out this video to learn how to build a portal out of steel and lava that will take you to the nether.
If you're looking for awesome ways to use the nether blocks that have been introduced in Minecraft 1.9, take a look at this guide that features the recipes you'll need to have in order to craft nether fences and nether stairs. This video is from the Minecraft 1.9 pre-release b ...more
Delve into the Underworld! This tutorial shows you how to build a portal into the Nether in your game of Minecraft. You will need lots of obsidian to build this, so find a pool of still lava as your first step.
The Minecraft portal, part of the October 31st Halloween Update, is a frame of Obsidian that teleports the player to the Nether. Watch this video and learn how to create a Portal in Minecraft, avoiding obsidian mining, and without diamond tools.
You can build your own Nether Gate mold in Minecraft! And the best part is, you won't even need some diamond tools to do it! All you need is some buckets of water, dirt and lava... and a lot of patience.
It's easy to lose oneself when playing Minecraft and easier still to get plum lost. That's why it's always good to have a compass on hand. No compass? No problem. There are, in fact, no fewer than seven methods at your disposal for finding true north in a Minecraft world. Bett ...more
Sometimes mining and crafting gets boring. The thrill of hunting mobs, exploring strongholds, or the Nether is often much more satisfying and appeals to the RPG nerd in all of us. Well, Mojang took the hint and as part of the 1.9 release, there will be potions, more mobs, othe ...more
Sure, you've sailed the oceans and you've explored the nether, but have you been to the farlands yet? The farlands are the area at the very edge of the map of your Minecraft world. Watch this video to learn the coordinates of the farlands and how to get to them.
A fireplace is a beautiful, elegant way to light up a room that lets anyone who enters your home know you've got class. That's just as true in Minecraft as it is in real life. If you can't make it to the nether and get netherrock, stick to the instructions in this video.
To start with, this tutorial shows you how to make a compass in Minecraft that will always point towards your spawn location. It also demonstrates how you can safely mine for obsidian from lava pits, and how to build portals into the Nether.
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Note: As I thought of writing something like this, it sounded fairly simple. A one-stop guide for everything related to survival (survival mode, SMP) in Minecraft. But as I progress ...more
Minecraft has been out nearly two years now. Hard to believe, isn't it? Fans of the game have been spoiled with a lot of new content over that span from its creator Notch, as well as its modders. A couple months ago, Notch tortured the Minecraft community by tweeting some scre ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. The Nether is a dangerous place. It usually takes days of playing, creating enchanted armor, and using advanced potions until one is able to safely traverse the Nether. The ...more
Minecraft keeps moving on with new updates coming to the 1.9 release. The most notable of these are baby animals and a proposed system of potions and spells! Where do baby animals come from? Mama and papa animals of course. Notch dropped some hints recently that in the upcomi ...more
Looks like Minecraft is getting some cool new features, including editable books and colorful wooden half slabs. Check out the video below to see the newest Minecraft Snapshot 12w17a in action. Warning: This release is for experienced users only! It may corrupt your world or m ...more
The 1.9 pre-release is out right now, download it here! Notch has also said that the 1.10 release will be coming soon, with even more Adventure-related updates. Enjoy! Server hosts can update their servers here. Also, be sure to check on and report any bugs on our Wiki! Here ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Minecraft 1.2.5 has been planned for a few days now, but Jeb wanted to wait for modders to catch up to the new changes. This time around, things should run ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Welcome back to Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival guide! A few days ago, we reviewed a good way to start off right when you spawn, plus a small rundown of the mobs. Now we will co ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! During our Weekly Workshop this past weekend, everyone got to share their favorite tips related to interior decorating and design in Minecraft. Everyone who ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our full tutorials and make sure to post to the community forum if you have any questions or cool builds you want to share. All of these tricks were taught as a part of one of our old community workshops for the 1.2.3 update, but the majo ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Minecon 2011 went really well. If any of you World Members attended, please post about your experience to the community corkboard. The opening ceremony was amazing! Here's a video o ...more
The video game industry is laboring through its cultural adolescence, and like most adolescents, suffering a severe identity crisis—minus the piercings and bad music. On the mainstream side, big publishers are spending more money on making games than ever before, which has led ...more
WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more
Minecart rides primarily serve two different functions—transportation or entertainment. We rarely see minecart-based transportation systems in Minecraft these days because most servers support warps or allow users to set multiple homes that they can simply teleport to. That le ...more
WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. Gathering resources can be an exhausting business. Hours can be spent collecting feathers for arrows or in search of enough Ender pearls to find a stronghold. Luckily with e ...more
Am I the only one who just found out about this? Anyway, just thought I'd add it to the site. Here's the second soundtrack to Minecraft, dubbed Volume Beta. From the Minecraft Wiki: "The album includes 30 songs for a total length of nearly 141 minutes. It features several mu ...more
Notch loves Halloween. He must, because he keeps putting scarier and scarier things into Minecraft around Halloween time! Today, Minecraft 1.4.2 was released, and it's a doozy. Versions 1.4 and 1.4.1 were actually skipped entirely, as lots of bug-fixes were patched between th ...more