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12 Sep
2015
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Power of Voting

Power of Voting

If you play on any Minecraft server, the chances are they have some sort of voting system put into place. Voting is a very important part of playing on servers for two reasons. The first is that it helps the […]

8 Sep
2015
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Single Player Vs Multi Player

Single Player Vs Multi Player

Single Player Vs Multi Player Clink! Your mining has finally uncovered the elusive diamond. As you gather your riches, a low hiss comes from behind you. A flash of red and you start back at your meager homestead. Single player […]

4 Sep
2015
Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Farmer’s Market  If you are playing survival mode in Minecraft, you know you are going to need food at some point. In the beginning you may just hunt animals and eat whatever you can to survive. As succulent as rotten […]

17 Aug
2015
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Mini Games and Communities

Mini Games and Communities

Are you tired of losing your diamond armor by accidently falling into lava? Does the ender dragon offer you no more challenge? Then it is time to get into the world of Minecraft servers. Servers truly push the limits of […]

5 Jul
2015
All About Biomes

All About Biomes

                      I wish there was a way that you could choose a specific biome.Ocean would be deep and have a few scattered islands. Deserts would be nothing but sand dunes […]

25 May
2015
Ghostcraft, A Forgotten Mod

Ghostcraft, A Forgotten Mod

Does anyone remember the Ghostcraft mod? The one that completely overhauls the original Minecraft game it turns it into something equally but awesome? Yeah, neither did I. But we did some research and realized the reason the game has been […]

New Alchemy and Dragon Additions Part 1

New Alchemy and Dragon Additions Part 1

I’m loving these weekly pre-releases, and most of the updates bring great new additions. I guess I can assume now that a good portion of the Minecraft demographic like RPG style fantasy design. It seems like everyone is wildly excited […]

13 Oct
2014
Villagers Need To Be Smarter

Villagers Need To Be Smarter

k guys, so the idea is the same as the title says. I have created a new minecraft survival world, and spawned close enough (less than 100 blocks) to a sandstone village. Very happy, i built my house and etc. […]

25 Aug
2014
Is Minecraft A Good Use Of Time?

Is Minecraft A Good Use Of Time?

Someone has recently posed a very interesting question. They posted an epic castle to the community and asked if this was a night well spent or not. The thread sparked a long conversation. The general consensus was that “Time You […]

17 Aug
2014
Food Source That Bites Back

Food Source That Bites Back

      Alright, so here is something that has been on our mind for a while now: so far, all the animals that drop meat just run away (and not very fast) when you hit them. We think it […]

15 Aug
2014
Theory: In Creative Mode, You Are Herobrine!

Theory: In Creative Mode, You Are Herobrine!

Think about it. Many, MANY people choose to just go around and build seemingly random and often symbolic structures. Most of us have a decent grasp of redstone and therefore build lots of traps. There is not one person who […]

11 Aug
2014
Who Would Like A Traveling Merchant?

Who Would Like A Traveling Merchant?

So we have been thinking a lot about the trading mechanic that has been given to the villager. We would like to propose a new mechanic: the traveling merchant. The traveling merchant will be a different kind of NPC that […]

30 Jul
2014
Minecraft Brings People Together

Minecraft Brings People Together

Minecraft is always bringing people together. It is one of its greatest virtues. This can be proven in the fact that the multiplayer aspect of the game is all there is now. There is no single player option anymore – […]

18 Jul
2014
Beware The Tree Bomb

Beware The Tree Bomb

So it has recently come to our attention that there is a way to make a completely undetectable tree bomb. We don’t know about you, but his would definitely kill us. We here at The Minecraft Portal chop down most […]

10 Jul
2014
Game of Thrones in Minecraft

Game of Thrones in Minecraft

We’re willing to bet there are some Game of Thrones fans among our readers.  Last week a set of pictures were released that showed off a project that a team of players have been working on for months. The following […]

2 Jul
2014
The Plan For Scrolls

The Plan For Scrolls

As you all know, Mojang has recently released its first gameplay video for its new video game, Scrolls. This event has more likely than not given you a thirst for more Scrolls related information that will not be satisfied until […]