Minecraft may be super simple to anyone who’s played it, but that doesn’t mean guides and how-to’s aren’t helpful, especially for new players. Which is exactly what this 12 year old kid thought, and so he wrote the first ever Minecraft for Dummies. Thomas Stay wrong Minecraft for Dummies with the help of his mom on editing, his dad on the business side, and even his two brothers as creative consultants. This is a really cool example of just one way that Minecraft, and video games in general teach kids a lot of valuable lessons. Minecraft gets praised a lot for teaching kids problem solving, math, reading and research, you get the idea. It’s cool because it’s another step in making video games a serious and respected hobby that are good for more than just shooting bad guys.