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This is a post about MINECRAFT!!!!!


How to describe Minecraft… Well, as a friend put it, it’s like legos in an old school computer game. you have a variety of different coloured blocks that you can stack on top of each other to build pretty things or you can hack away at them with a pick axe made of diamonds. Whatever you decide to do, you will end up doing it for the rest of your life. To date, Minecraft is probably the most addictive game I have ever played (I even stopped playing Batman Arkham Asylum because of it!!!). With the introduction of “creative mode” in one of the most recent updates to the still-in-bata-masterpiece of a game, the doors have been opened to allow literally limitless creativity (well almost).

But lets not rush into things. What exactly is Minecraft (although shame on you and the rock you’ve been living under if you don’t already know). Still in it’s Beta form, Minecraft is an independently funded computer game, created by Markus “Notch” Persson and his company Mojang, where the player can gather resources by destroying various different types of blocks and from there work their way up to building anything they want limited only by what their minds can imagine and a 64 blocks above sea level height restriction (similarly, you can only mine down so deep before reaching the bedrock which can only be destroyed in creative mode leaving you to spiral down into the abyss of nothingness below the world before a lack of oxygen suffocates you and you die a horrible painful death!). Read the rest of this entry