Cool Minecraft skins
The Skin of Notch
As any freelance writer will tell you, working in your underwear is the most liberating part of having a home office. We don’t know if this was a mantra that Minecraft creator Notch lived by in a time before Mojang had a very swanky office, but this skin features the beloved creator wearing nothing below the waist but a pair of fetching spotted pants. We’d like to think this is his prefered manner of personal dress.
The Great Red Gumball Machine
The gumball machine is a classic furnishing of foyers and arcade corridors. Should you wish to turn into one of these vendors of tooth-destroying delights rather than an actual living, breathing creature, then this is the skin for you. Simply stand perfectly still for ultimate role-play.
Red Hoodie Teenager
You’re a cool dude. Don’t let anyone tell you any different. Exuberate that confidence everywhere you walk in Minecraft with this youthful Creeper hoodie skin, with matching headphones.
The ghost of Notch’s dead brother, made immortal by being embedded in Minecraft’s code. Of course the story is nothing more than creepy-pasta, but that won’t stop you pretending it’s real will it?
Daft Punk - Guy Manuel
Part one of France’s premier house duo, strapping on this fetching Guy Manuel skin will immediately increase your Hard, Best, Fast, and Strong stats.
Daft Punk - Thomas Bangalter
Part two of France’s premier house duo, stepping into the boots of Thomas Bangalter will offer a dramatic increase in your Luck stats.
Finally, a skin that effectively answers one of life’s greatest questions: what would a human with taco shell skin and seasoned beef innards look like after a fatal zombie attack?
The best disguises are designed to help you blend into your environment. For those days when you’re working above ground, consider this Over World skin as the perfect camouflage.
You spend a great deal of time crafting items from your imagination in Minecraft, so why not become a creative tool yourself. Become a literal pencil within the world of Minecraft and sketch out your plans for real.
Ever look at the default ‘Steve’ character model and lament his lack of manly gruffness? Plug in the Uber Steve skin for a Chuck Norris level injection of testosterone.
Oddly for a game that’s so obsessed with digging in the ground, Minecraft does nothing to enforce PPE safety wear. Take it upon yourself to wear something sensible with this realistic miner skin.
We all dream on occasion of taking our destiny in our own hands, abandoning what’s expected of us, and setting up an ice palace in the forest to live in solitary confinement. Be your own Elsa with this Ice Princess skin.
Complete with tricorne hat, this skin will let you fit right in on one of the Minecraft community’s many pirate-themed servers.
Working with redstone is one of Minecraft’s great pleasures. Plug in this skin to equip yourself with some overalls and a set of head-mounted goggles to make sure you’re ready to start inventing.
America’s beloved Bill Nye the Science Guy has rocketed into the world-wide consciousness thanks to numerous internet memes this year, making him almost certainly the second-most-recognisable-bow-tie-wearing-man in the world.
A head for legs. Legs for a head. It’s the standard Minecraft player model flipped upside down for eyebrow-raising hilarity.
Minecraft and YouTube are synonymous. Neither can exist without the other. Celebrate that bizarre symbiosis with this skin that packs as many Minecraft YouTubers into a single skin as possible. Kudos to anyone who can name them all.
Finding good female skins for Minecraft is a bit of a nightmare. They all seem to have exactly the same faces and hairstyle, making individuality a challenge. Bright Girl may share the same face as her clone sisters, but that bright blue hoodie and stripy leggings will certainly make you stand out from the crowd.
You’ve spent ages building your Minecraft kingdom, and now it’s time to rule from your gilded throne situated at the top of a monumental tower. Don’t forget to put on this crown-wearing skin when taking up your regal position.
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