Minecraft survival maps are an excellent way to test your Minecraft skills and ingenuity. Survival maps generally force players to use all of the resources they have in order to survive, and most survival maps feature a unique set of victory conditions that must be met in order to claim you’ve ‘beat’ the map.
Such is the case with the Waka Islands Survival Map, where players are trapped on a floating island in the middle of an inky-black world. Like all floating island survival maps, there is a constant danger of falling off the edge of the map and plummeting to a gruesome death below. Don’t dig too deep underground!
Players start this map in the middle of a small island surrounded by a vast void of empty space. The map promises to introduce players to a mystical world of mystery and adventure, and players are given hints along the way to ensure that they’re never too lost with the objective in front of them.
Here’s one thing I really like about the Waka Islands Survival Map: there is no single path players must use in order to complete the challenges. Instead, players can complete the challenges in a number of different ways, which is why this map is so great.
Challenges start off with a very basic set of objectives. First, players are tasked with crafting a bed, for example. Then, before long, they must mine a diamond. By the time they’ve completed 20 or 30 challenges, players are challenged with tasks like crafting snow golems and finding the Wither Boss.
Along the way, players encounter the unique history of the map, its residents, and its gods, ultimately creating an entertaining mini-RPG inside the Minecraft world. The map is regularly-updated and has been downloaded over 50,000 times already.
How to install Waka Islands for Minecraft 1.6.4/1.7.2/1.7.4/1.7.5
Step 1) Download the Waka Islands map from here
Step 2) Drag and drop the map file into your .minecraft/saves folder
Step 3) Start playing and enjoy!