Digital Engineering with Minecraft by James Floyd Kelly

By James Floyd Kelly


Digital Engineering with Minecraft

Create remarkable items for Minecraft—and examine precious real-world 3D layout skills!

Transform your self right into a Minecraft “engineer!” observe the right way to create nice Minecraft gadgets and constructions quick, and push your inventive talents to the max. You’ll have a blast, yet that’s now not all! You’ll use strong 3D electronic layout and CAD tools—the comparable types of instruments pros use to earn titanic cash within the “real” world!

Best-selling tech writer James Floyd Kelly covers all you’ll want to know, beginning approximately each bankruptcy with an grand venture. Kelly publications you thru every one step of designing your items outdoor Minecraft, after which uploading them for your online game, the place they could come to existence! You’ll grasp robust concepts utilizing Tinkercad, 123D Creature, 123D capture, 123D Sculpt, MCEdit, i-funbox, Online-Convert, and more.

Think you can’t create excellent Minecraft stuff like this? utilizing Digital Engineering with Minecraft’s crystal-clear, step by step directions and full-color pictures, you can!

  • Find nice 3D items on Thingiverse and import them to Minecraft with MCEdit
  • Create hidden “secret entrances” with maze makers and Online-Convert
  • Master key Tinkercad talents, together with form construction, rotation, resizing, and grouping
  • Create and export monsters with 123D Creature
  • Put your self within the video game with 123D capture: sew your selfies right into a entire 3D model
  • Generate rollercoasters and different landscapes in 123D Sculpt—without gradual block-by-block in-game editing
  • Create hole wireframe domes to remodel any terrain right into a conflict arena
  • View your Minecraft worlds in 3D utilizing an easy technique


James Floyd Kelly is an avid maker, tinkerer, CAD specialist and instructor. He excels at taking complicated know-how and discovering how to demystify it for non-technical readers. Kelly has written greater than 25 courses to a wide selection of technical matters, together with Open resource software program, LEGO robotics, 3D printing, and online game programming. His contemporary books comprise Ultimate iPad and 3D Printing. He has levels in either business engineering and English.


Minecraft is a hallmark of Mojang Synergies / Notch improvement AB. This booklet isn't affiliated with or subsidized through Mojang Synergies / Notch improvement AB.

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