It all started as a “play date” after school. My oldest son, Kyle, went to a friend’s house to play with a fifth grade classmate. While there, I took the rest of the kids to my daughters dance class, and then to pick up another son from chess, and I must have not been paying attention to my cell phone. When I picked up Kyle from her friend’s house, Mom told me that she had tried to contact me to ask if she could get Kyle to play “COD” with her son on the XBox.
Realizing how far out of the realm of teenage boys I was, I just stared at her blankly. “Um…COD? Not sure what it is.
How to stop playing Minecraft: a guide
Since it is not a goal-oriented or goal-oriented video game, players have the advantage of using their imagination and build something of their own, digitally. You can accept challenges and build mind-blowing projects. The sky is the limit here!
Improve your problem solving skills as you have overcome many environmental challenges, such as finding resources, gathering food, figuring out how to use tools, etc. Also, when you play with other players, you have to figure out how to defeat your competitors. There are also logistical and creative and creative challenges.
Minecraft is a video game.
Kids love video games and Minecraft is no exception. Especially with the bright colors and lots of activities to do in a small space, kids will enjoy playing with it. Unlike teenage and young adult gamers, kids don’t care much for graphics or stories. They don’t mind that creatures and people look like blocks as long as they can play with all the brightly colored things in the world of Minecraft.
Kids love Minecraft because the game lets them do just about anything! They can slay a dragon, build a castle, hunt fish, dig caves, all in one area. As a sandbox genre game, Minecraft tickles kids’ ability to imagine, create, and think for themselves out of situations that most feature-specific games don’t. Minecraft indulges kids’ desire to explore and experiment, and because it’s all simulated, it’s not that dangerous.
What is the appropriate age for Minecraft?
There are different answers to this question depending on who you ask. Some recommend players to be at least 8 years old, while others recommend that they be 10. The Entertainment Software Rating Board gives Minecraft a rating of Everyone 10+. This is the American rating system.
Parents should review the game for themselves to determine what age they feel is appropriate for their children. Some parents may think 10 is appropriate while others would allow their children to play 7. The decision is ultimately up to each parent.