The 8 Best Minecraft Seeds for Cool Adventures

MakeUseOf | 10/21/2019 | Gavin Phillips
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The first moments of a new Minecraft world send you scrambling to the nearest mountain to check out your surroundings. Can you see a village? A shipwreck? A ravine? You want your new Minecraft seed to give you some excitement. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work like that. So here are the best Minecraft seeds to explore.

What Is a Minecraft Seed?

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When you create a new Minecraft world, an algorithm outputs “a pseudo-random value,” which determines the characteristics and features of your world. The algorithm pseudo-random value creates consistent starting points for all players, creating a seed in the process.

Instead of using the automatic random value to create the seed for your Minecraft world, you can enter a unique seed instead. A seed can contain positive or negative numbers, or even a word or phrase. The numbers or words are read into the algorithm, and the player can begin a new Minecraft adventure in a world they created.

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You should note, however, that the values don’t correlate to the world. Inputting “really awesome Minecraft castle seed” doesn’t guarantee the best Minecraft seed possible.

Furthermore, the Minecraft version you’re using directly alters the outcome of the seed input. What this means is that a shipwreck seed that works with Minecraft version 1.1 will not translate to Minecraft version 1.2, and so on. As the game develops, so does the world generation algorithm.

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It isn’t just updated versions that provide a different seed. Inputting the same seed in Minecraft Java (the original version) returns a different starting point to Minecraft Bedrock Edition (the Windows 10 version), and the PlayStation 4 version...
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