'How We Make Minecraft' Episode explores the balance between survival and fun in Minecraft

Minecraft How We Make Minecraft Episode 6
Minecraft How We Make Minecraft Episode 6 (Image credit: Mojang Studios | YouTube)

What you need to know

  • Minecraft is currently creating a 'How We Make Minecraft' YouTube series that looks over specific parts of the game.
  • The series is a humorous and educational introspective in what goes into making Minecraft as great as it is.
  • How We Make Minecraft Episode 6: Survival is about the balance between surviving and having fun in Minecraft.
  • It also marks the first episode of 'How We Make Minecraft' of 2021.

The popular How We Make Minecraft series is back for its first episode of 2021 with How We Make Minecraft Episode 6: Survival. The latest entry in this comedic series takes a closer look at the fine line walked by Minecraft between survival and fun. Persistent deadlines, a decided lack of "hand-holding" for players, and endless freedom are all important factors in what makes Minecraft one of the best survival games around.

If you're not already familiar with the How We Make Minecraft series, it's an ongoing YouTube project from Mojang Studios that gives each episode a theme, analyzes that theme and how it plays into creating Minecraft, and mixes in a ton of jokes from a charismatic narrator. For any and all Minecraft fans, it's definitely worth a watch.

You can watch the sixth episode of How We Make Minecraft above, or you can take a look at some of the Best Minecraft Merch, Toys, and Gifts for some awesome ideas on what you could get for yourself or a fellow Minecrafter in your life.



Zachary Boddy
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Zachary Boddy (They / Them) is a Staff Writer for Windows Central, primarily focused on covering the latest news in tech and gaming, the best Xbox and PC games, and the most interesting Windows and Xbox hardware. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life starting with the original Xbox, and started out as a freelancer for Windows Central and its sister sites in 2019. Now a full-fledged Staff Writer, Zachary has expanded from only writing about all things Minecraft to covering practically everything on which Windows Central is an expert, especially when it comes to Microsoft. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.