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The top 10 projects to try out with your Raspberry Pi 3

3. Get the full version of Minecraft up and running

With a bit of tweaking here and overclocking there, the Raspberry Pi 2 could run the full version of Minecraft but not terribly well.

With the release of the Pi 3 - the full fat version of the wildly popular craft-em up - can run comfortably on the Pi.

While the Pi runs a cut-down version of Minecraft - known as Minecraft Pi - following this guide will let you get the unfettered version of Minecraft up and running.

Users have been showing off this version of Minecraft running at a perfectly playable 30 FPS on the Pi 3.

Image: Microsoft

By Nick Heath

Nick Heath is a computer science student and was formerly a journalist at TechRepublic and ZDNet.