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Tips to make a decent Maze in Minecraft (Minetorials Contest)

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avatar Triple2712
Level 32 : Artisan Caveman
Hey y'all,
Now I'ma here to show you how to make a decent maze in minecraft. Mazes are good as a general maps by themselves or great to be put in puzzle or adventure maps. They are a very useful and interesting feature, although if you do it wrong, they can end up being a complete and total disaster. Pay attention to my tips and hints closely and you'll soon be making mazes like a pro.

General Tips
  • Never make them medium or small. A big maze is the only exception.
  • Add traps or teasers. These are very good to frustrate or irritate the player, and that is the best thing that can happen.
  • Make sure you get rid of the 'stick to the left' trick. Put a trap or teaser there to show the player it won't work.
  • Make sure to build it high enough. A maze two blocks high is unacceptable and prone to cheating.
  • Make sure it is lit. Place torches around or make the floor glowstone to prevent monsters spawning.
  • Don't make it to straight. Make sure there is lots of dead ends and turns to make it more difficult.
  • Use interesting blocks for the walls. The better it looks the more it allures people to venture inside...
  • Make it playable for multiplayer. The more people raging the better.

Those are my general tips I follow to make my mazes fun. Use them to your advantage. If you make a maze using these tips, please put the link to the project post in the comments and I'll gladly let you know how well you did! Please remember, if this helped, please show some appreciation!

12/21/2017 2:55 pm
Level 6 : Apprentice Crafter
Maze Creator
I didn't see this tip until now, but I think my maze takes those steps a bit further and more steroids....
07/12/2012 8:23 am
Level 42 : Master Mage
Sharp Pixels
thx. i made a maze, but it turned out waaaaaaay too easy. now i know y. i used world edit to make a bunch of straight lines, then added some blocks in the way and twists and dead ends. now i know not to do that. thx. click here to see it.
07/13/2012 7:19 pm
Level 32 : Artisan Caveman
Cool, glad I could help!
07/12/2012 5:27 am
Level 2 : Apprentice Architect
Hm.. Good tutorial. Diamond for you, my friend.
07/13/2012 7:19 pm
Level 32 : Artisan Caveman
Ty :3
07/12/2012 5:23 am
Level 5 : Apprentice Crafter
NICE! i will send a link to my maze that i make with your advice
07/13/2012 7:20 pm
Level 32 : Artisan Caveman
Cool, thanks for using my advice :)
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