How to Play Minecraft on PC with Friends

How to Play Minecraft on PC with Friends without purchasing it

Minecraft is a sandbox video-game that is available on multiple platforms. It is developed by Mojang. In Minecraft, the world is basically yours for the making. Explore, Build, and Live life virtually from scratch. You can create anything that you can imagine in Minecraft. It provides endless blocks that you can use to build something. The gameplay is automatically in the FPS perspective, but you can change the camera view into TPS.

There are over 2,995,757 cases worldwide and over 207,022 deaths all around the world due to Coronavirus. Most of the countries are under lockdown, the government has imposed strict rules to fight the pandemic. It is advised to take told precautions and avoid going out. We don’t know how long is it going to take for the vaccine to show up. However, if you are interested in meeting your friends, but you can not because of the country’s lockdown, we are going to guide you. You can meet your friends virtually.

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About Minecraft

Minecraft world is virtually infinite. You need to pick up building blocks and use them to make anything you want to. For example, you can create a house, a school, or a whole city with multiple houses. You just need to be creative enough. Also, you can fight zombies and other creatures with your friends. There are 4 Game Modes in Minecraft:

Creative mode

In creative mode, you have access to all the resources that are required to build. There is no health bar or hunger bar in this mode. Also, you can kill other creatures, but they can’t hurt you. This mode is all about creating things.

Creative mode in Minecraft

Survival Mode

In Survival Mode, you don’t have access to all the resources, you need to find and pick up building blocks/items and craft them. You have a health bar, hunger bar, and creatures that will also attack you and hurt you. This mode is all about surviving and is the hardest mode in Minecraft.

Survival Mode in Minecraft

Adventure Mode

In Adventure Mode, you can experience user-made environments. It is pretty similar to Survival mode, you have health, hunger and experience bar in this mode. However, you can not destroy the building blocks unless you have CanDestroy tagged item.

Spectator Mode

In Spectator Mode, you can watch other players and roam around the world. However, you won’t be able to interact with anything in the game.

How to Get Minecraft for Free?

Minecraft can be played in single-player mode as well as multiplayer. For the original version of Minecraft, you have to pay to download and play. But if you are not willing to pay for the game, you can easily download it using Tlauncher. TLauncher is the best Launcher for Minecraft and it has all official versions of Minecraft.

  • Download TLauncher.
  • Open TLauncher and type your name.
  • Choose the Minecraft version you want to download.
  • I suggest go for 1.15.2 which is the latest release, Download it.
  • You’ll now be able to play Minecraft, but only single-player.

How to Play Minecraft with your friends?

If you are only playing Minecraft in Single-Player mode, you’ll eventually get bored. It’s more fun playing with your friends and family. In order to play it online, you need to download Minecraft Server 1.15.2.jar, and Hamachi. Hamachi will be used to convert a WAN Network into a LAN network. It creates Virtual Private Networks.

  • Download Minecraft Server 1.15.2.jar.
  • Download Hamachi.
  • Sign-up on Hamachi and create a new Network.
  • Share the Network details with your friends.
  • Up to 4 Computers are allowed on one network in the Free plan.
  • Open Minecraft Server File, there will be a txt file “Eula”, open the file and change EULA from false to true.
  • Open the Jar file, it will start creating the world. Once it’s done, close the Jar file.
  • You’ll see a file named “Server Properties”. Open it.
  • Find server IP and type your Hamachi IP address in it.
  • Find online-mode and change it to false.
  • Save it and close it.
  • Open the Jar file again.
  • Once the world is created, ask your friends to join your server using your hamachi IP Address.

Now you’ll be able to play Minecraft with your friends during the pandemic, have fun.

Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios.
When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games

Masab Farooque
Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios. When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games