Had to teach a Japanese lesson yesterday with Thom in tow.


Kotoba Miners turned 1 today! Thanks for being a part of this awesome community guys!

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今日は家族と一緒にのんびりしてて最高です。Having an awesome day chilling with my family. #nofilter #bubbles #family #japan

Let’s Play! MtGをやろう! #mtg #nihongo @dillanpruett @andarugo @abortifacient

Yesterday evening I gave a TEDx talk about Minecraft as a language learning domain. Video to come soon!



  • 町の発展
  • 冒険
  • 探検
  • PvPのチームデスマッチ


  • Teamspeak
  • ブックマークを付けて下さい: voice.kotobaminers.org



A complete guide to signing up to the Kotoba Miners 101 JP course.

OK, so you want to join us over at Kotoba Miners but don’t now where to start? Follow these steps to get signed up, enrolled and on the course!

  • Make sure you have Minecraft installed. Then add our server as in the picture here:
Accessible from the Multiplayer > Add Server menu
  • Register an account on the forum here.
    Your forum username needs to be the same as your Minecraft username.
  • Check out and RSVP for class times here. (Times in Japan local time)
    Classes will usually run on Tuesday’s at 11:00 and 21:00 (These times in your timezone)
  • Get TeamSpeak and add our server:
imageManage Bookmarks > Add Bookmark


Enroll and pay course fees over here. You will need to put in your Minecraft username:

Add your username to sign up.
Choose your payment method. Monthly or full course options available.

Once you have paid the course fees, you’ll get a special [101] suffix in game to show that you are enrolled on the course.

Anything not clear? Let me know at:

今日のUHCイベントが非常に楽しかった!結果は近日中YouTubeにアップします。参加者のみなさん、乙! またやろう!


A typical Japanese (university student’s) lunch lol