Season 1, Episode 6 – “Driven By Ideas”

We’re joined by “Guy Fietti”, get an exclusive preview of Simburbia by Jigarbov, check out Murder in Minecraft, and discuss narrative design and how to implement it in your maps! We’re now available on iTunes! Search the store for “Limited Engagement” in the Podcast section!

How to Package Resource Packs with Your Custom Map

Installing Minecraft custom maps without a Realm isn’t intuitive. Asking players to also install a resource pack is an added annoyance. This is easily avoided by packaging your resource packs inside your world folder. This feature only works for single-player maps. Set-up your server.properties with resource-pack=<URL> to enable a prompt to auto-download your resource pack… Continue reading How to Package Resource Packs with Your Custom Map

Season 1, Episode 5 – “Built for All Ages”

This week on Limited Engagement, we talk about greek yogurt, discuss the finer points of HATS in Minecraft. We are joined by Kupo for our roundtable discussion concerning target audiences, promotion, and networking. We’re now available on iTunes! Search the store for “Limited Engagement” in the Podcast section!

Season 1, Episode 3 – “Immersion”

This week on Limited Engagement, we get an exclusive preview of the Kingdom of the Skies 3. We discuss the finer points of potato salad, check out an amazing parkour map, and discuss immersion and how to implement it into your maps.

Season 1, Episode 2 – “Complete the Show”

This week on Limited Engagement, we discuss the effect the CommandStats feature will have on future maps. We continue to fawn over the upcoming Simburbia map, and talk extensively about the complete the monument and race for wool genres!

Eliminate Redstone

Pull up a chair, mechanics. Let me tell you why Redstone is the worst thing you can use when creating your maps. Redstone powers in random order based location, orientation, power source, location, and random sorcery. Pre-Minecraft 1.7, nearly every map makers used this Comparator Clock design: The Comparator Clock was quick, efficient, and did… Continue reading Eliminate Redstone