Welcome to a new DMA HOW-TO from Digital Media Academy! The HOW-TO series is hosted by industry professionals and DMA instructors. Learn at your own pace—for FREE. This week’s HOW-TO features a unique lesson in constructing redstone clocks and programming command blocks to trigger events! Any Minecraft™ fans should be sure not to miss this one. The host is DMA Instructor Alex McGee.hero-minecraft-redstone-howto

Minecraft™ Redstone Clocks & Command Block Proximity Detection

What You’ll Learn in this Video:

  • Understanding redstone circuits
  • Activating redstone circuits through triggers or proximity
  • Establishing console commands for blocks
  • Setting up redstone clocks (three examples)
  • Hooking redstone clocks up to command blocks


Make the Most out of Minecraft
DMA HOW-TOs are a great way to get a fast overview of today’s top tech software, like Minecraft™. But if you’re really into today’s hottest game, consider spending a week or two this summer at Digital Media Academy’s game design tech camps in US and Canada.

Students in DMA’s 3D Game Design with Minecraft camp master the fundamentals of Java™ programming and discover how to make mods deliver maximum fun. They’ll be creating cool Minecraft™ Adventure Maps this summer, and there’s still time to register.