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Throwing An Eye of Ender Into the Ocean
Episode 9 • Published Nov 18, 2014

Finding a stronghold so you can find the End Portal is our goal for this episode. We talk about a new book on Minecraft, answer a listener question about underwater temples and build a computer inside Minecraft.

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Links and Show Notes

The Visual Guide to Minecraft « John Moltz’s Very Nice Web Site

They say to write what you know, so I wrote a book about Minecraft. Well, part of a book about Minecraft. Saying you know all of Minecraft is pretty presumptuous.

The Visual Guide to Minecraft: Dig into Minecraft with this (parent-approved) guide full of tips, hints, and projects!(parent-approved)

Minecraft Handbook 1: The Beginner’s Handbook

Minecraft Handbook 2: The Redstone Handbook

Minecraft Handbook 3: The Combat Handbook

Minecraft Handbook 4: The Construction Handbook

Iron Golem - Minecraft Wiki

Adventure - Minecraft Wiki

Adventure mode is a game mode intended for player-created maps by limiting some of the gameplay in Minecraft, in which the player cannot directly destroy most blocks to avoid spoiling adventure maps or griefing servers. Most blocks cannot be destroyed without the proper items. However, players can still craft items and interact with mobs, item frames, and paintings.

Markus Persson on Twitter:

I left the mojang office for the last time, and didn’t properly say bye because everything is strange.

Eye of Ender - Minecraft Wiki

An Eye of Ender (or Ender Eye) is a craftable item used to locate and activate End portals within Strongholds.

Ender Pearl - Minecraft Wiki

An Ender Pearl is an item which is used to teleport.

Enderman - Minecraft Wiki

Endermen are unique neutral mobs that can teleport.

Stronghold - Minecraft Wiki

Strongholds are structures that occur naturally underground, and are primarily important because they house End Portals. Strongholds can be located using Eyes of Ender.

End Portal - Minecraft Wiki

An End Portal (sometimes called Ender Portal) is a naturally occurring structure that is used to travel into The End. It can only be found in strongholds, and consists of 12 End Portal blocks, organized into a horizontal ring shape five blocks square. Each frame block requires an Eye of Ender to activate the portal.

The End - Minecraft Wiki

The End is a dimension with a stark, empty plane containing a single floating planet-like island made of a unique material known as end stone, dotted with obsidian pillars. These islands float in the Void.

Silverfish - Minecraft Wiki

Silverfish are small, bug-like hostile mobs.

Ocean monument - Minecraft Wiki

Ocean Monuments are naturally generated underwater structures that appear in deep oceans, sometimes intruding into nearby regular oceans. Monuments are inhabited by guardians and up to three elder guardians.

Enchanting - Minecraft Wiki

Increases underwater movement speed

Potion - Minecraft Wiki

Prevents the oxygen bar from decreasing and slightly increases visibility while underwater.

Computer Built in Minecraft Has RAM, Performs Division - The Escapist

The CPU built with redstone circuitry can load code into its RAM and even print results on a screen.

▶ Minecraft CPU brief overview - YouTube

a CPU i made inside Minecraft.

▶ Minecraft CPU performing DIVISION - YouTube

in this video, my minecraft CPU runs a program i wrote for it that divides two numbers given by the user.

The Diamond Age - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer is a postcyberpunk novel by Neal Stephenson. It is to some extent a science fiction bildungsroman or coming-of-age story, focused on a young girl named Nell, and set in a future world in which nanotechnology affects all aspects of life.

Turing machine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia