Minecraft 1.12

Minecraft is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine.

Minecraft is a sandbox game that has gained a lot of popularity in the past couple of years due to its unique visuals and captivating gameplay. The app is available in multiple languages, lets you choose between various game modes, brings you a wide variety of challenges and rewards, etc.

In order to play this game on your Mac you need to log in to your Minecraft account. An account can be created from the app's interface if needed. Your objective will depend on which game mode you select. For example, if you choose the Survival mode, the goal is to collect resources to build a world and maintain your health status. The app also lets you select the preferred difficulty level.

While exploring the map you will encounter various types of animals (sheep, donkey, pig, etc.), climb hills or swim in the lakes, cut down trees and collect flowers, and so much more. The game is pretty exciting no matter which mode you select.

Another important advantage is the fact that the app allows you to download and install mods. These client modifications consist of custom maps, texture packs, and many others.

My only issue with this game is that it doesn't feature a built-in help guide. The app provides you with a couple of hints at first, but might not be enough if you're a beginner Minecraft player. You need to head to the homepage of the developer to find detailed gameplay instructions.

Briefly, Minecraft is an exciting and addictive game for users of all ages that can keep you in front of your Mac for hours with its amazing challenges. I think you should definitely give it a try if you're a fan of playing adventure games on your spare time.

Ashley Griggs
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Review summary


  • Unique graphics
  • Provides you with multiple display settings
  • Lets you choose between multiple game modes
  • Allows you to save your gameplay progress
  • Offers you detailed statistics
  • Localized in multiple languages
  • You can download and install mods


  • Doesn't feature an in-game help guide
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