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A young Fort Thomas Minecrafter took home top prize at a Hunger Games-themed brawl.
At the May 9 Minecraft Club, 20 kids went head-to-head in a fight for Minecraft survival. The players faced monsters, possible starvation and the cunning of other players.
In the end, the last man standing was 7-year-old Henry. He took home an Ender Dragon Statue and epic bragging rights. Congratulations, Henry.
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Last month, we had a packed house for Cold Spring’s Minecraft Club. The already popular program was bolstered by the news that librarians from Xavier University would be bringing technology that would allow the kids to create an item to be 3D printed in Xavier’s new Makerspace inside the McDonald Library. Read more
A special treat awaits teens and tweens at Minecraft Club, 5 pm Feb. 8 at Cold Spring; online star Darkosto live via Twitch stream!
Darkosto, known for his Minecraft Modpack Journey to the Core, will talk about making YouTube videos and coding the game packs he created.
Darkosto, looking forward to his virtual visit, recently took time to answer a few questions:
How long he’s been YouTubing?
Twitch stream began Aug. 8, 2014 and YouTube channel Sep. 3, 2014.
Number of hours a week spent doing this?
48-65 just streaming, with an average of 8 hours a day, 6 days a week. Including off-stream, 60-75 hours.
What’s a healthy time limit for a child/tween to devote to gaming/YouTube?
The former teacher suggests 1/2 hour a day, but socializing can be a good way for an introvert (like him) to make friends in a safe environment.
What does he read?
Malcolm Gladwell and anything that focuses on sociology and psychology, as well as biographies about society’s “outliers.”
Games he plays for enjoyment:
Fallout 4, Factorio, Seven Days to Die, Skyrim, GTA, Space Engineers and The Binding of Isaac.
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