Nov 232012
 

What game lets you dig for diamonds, build a home, and battle monsters?  Minecraft of course.

Minecraft is sweeping the internet with its sandbox style of play, which allows players to build fantastic creations before hiding from the monsters that appear at night.  Everyone from Wil Wheaton on down love and play this game.

Jonathan is the newest fanboy to share some Minecraft resources for beginners.  If you’re just starting out and need tips on how to survive your first night this episode is for you.  Long time player with hundreds of hours under your belt?  Listen for some of the inspirational resources.  Never considered playing the game?  Maybe this episode will change your mind.

6 Helpful Minecraft Resouces

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Listener Jared tells what geeky thing he likes to do during a hurricane.  “When the power goes out, pretend it is the zombie apocalypse and make a plan for survival.”


You’ll want to check out Jonathan’s other podcast:
Wargaming Recon, historical wargaming podcast with new episodes on the 2nd & 4th Monday of the month.

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This podcast is made possible through the generous sponsorship of Noble Knight Games.

About Jonathan J. Reinhart

Jonathan J. Reinhart is an editor of Troll in the Corner where he writes about wargaming. Jonathan also is the owner of the Wargaming Recon podcast. He has been gaming with miniatures since 2000 and playing board games from a young age. He's played a myriad of games such as: Warhammer 40k, Warhammer Fantasy, Warmachine, Starship Troopers, Axis & Allies: War at Sea, Flames of War and Warlord Games' Black Powder rules. War at Sea and the Black Powder rules are his current go-to games. Jonathan enjoys casual, fast, fun, and group board games. Sitting Ducks Gallery, Zombie Dice, Guillotine, Pandemic, and Carcassonne rank high on his list. He is a retired local politician with a B.A. in Politics & History, which provides a useful background for historical gaming. A casual World of Warcraft player, he became a Kingslayer as Viktrious the Blood Elf on 4/23/11 and followed that up by slaying Deathwing on 5/9/12.

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