How to Survive and Thrive in Minecraft! In this episode, we do some "branch mining" which is a simple but efficient method of finding lots of precious gems (lapis, redstone, diamonds) and metals (iron and gold)! Check the Wiki for more Mining Strategy/Theory: http://www.minecraftwiki.net/wiki/Tutorials/Mining_Techniques Download this tutorial world: http://paulsoaresjr.com/downloads/ or create it from scratch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52fhFXCDva0 BLOG: http://paulsoaresjr.com TWITTER: http://twitter.com/paulsoaresjr FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/PaulsoaresjrPub YOUTUBE: http://www.youtube.com/user/paulsoaresjr FAQ: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bp9NTrLOdCM Get Minecraft here: http://minecraft.net In this episode you will learn: - how to utilize the branch mining method - how to tame lava pools - how to make an infinite water spring Want more Minecraft Secrets? Get the "Survival Guide"! http://www.minecraftsurvivalkit.com Tags: yt:quality=high minecraft "minecraft beta" "minecraft 1.0" "minecraft survival" "minecraft tutorial" "minecraft help" "pc gaming" paulsoaresjr tutorial gameplay commentary tips secrets gaming computer retro help beginners survival guide how to survive "survive and thrive" "minecraft branch mining" "minecraft finding diamonds"