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Minecraft is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine. At night monsters come out, make sure to build a shelter before that happens. It also has music by C418.

I've renamed the old version of the game "Minecraft Classic", and will be slowly phasing it out. I won't remove it, though. Just hide it.

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39 comments by Kark-Jocke on Sep 17th, 2014

~ Microsoft bought Minecraft ~

On his own blog Mojang announced a few days ago that they and consequently their success Minecraft now sold to Microsoft. The sum is the entire two and a half billion dollars. Those who now stood in front of the running of the game - Markus "Notch" Persson, Carl Manneh and Jacob Pors - on the other hand not part of the game anymore and continue with other projects.

Microsoft told the people there that they have a great game plan, and that they will continue to develop Minecraft on all the consoles that have become available - and yes, that's including Playstation consoles. People asked Xbox boss Phil Spencer about this and was told about the purchase, this is what Phil Spencer said on the matter:

"Three years ago we started working on Minecraft with Mojang, and at that time we did not know quite what we were going to accomplish. Following year we launched it, and it became the best selling game on Xbox 360 ever. If you've been following you will see that it still has to be on the leaderboards on Xbox LIVE. there is a game that has found an audience on touch devices, consoles and of course at their home on the PC platform. Wherever you play, the we continue to develop and innovate Minecraft on all these platforms.

"One thing that must be clear is that Microsoft and the Xbox team is very focused on gaming., We will learn a lot by working with a community that is as lively as that found in Minecraft. And players need to know that we meet this with a plan, and a capstone will always be listening to Minecraft fans what they want."

Many people will probably think that Notch agreed to this because of the huge sums of money, but even he believes that the motivation to do something as big as that here is a very different place.

On his blog, he says that he is not able to be at the forefront of a large project that Minecraft now has become, and that it is not just about money but also about his own mind. Now he will return to the small experiments, and although he says he's going to leave a project once it becomes as big as Minecraft.

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HackCHECKer Sep 30 2014, 10:22am says:

Playing minecraft since 2010...
Intersting development.
I'm defnitely not gay,but I "love" Markuss "Notch" Persson(&Mojang; of course).
He's such a idol developer!He makes games he wants,he has specific aims and not (only) searching for da moneh.He has "skill".He knows what he wants,and what he does.
For example Herobrine.That was all a brillant plan by Notch to make a myth,and its damn successfully!
And I understand him,about selling Minecraft to Microsoft.I don't mean the money,I know how he feels like...with that big minecraft community and all that stuff.

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GrimmSan Aug 30 2014, 10:58am says:

I'm a Minecraftian and I'm a builder. For me it doesn't matter whether my client is modded or not, I enjoy building large and somewhat peculiar structures with whatever materials I have on me or while in creative mode. I even have a Twitch account that i occasionally broadcast on but atm I can't broadcast because my computer needs some type of paste reapplied to the processor core to readjust the cooling process. I'd love to work with others but my server is having an issue and I can't get it to work again.

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SirFred Aug 8 2014, 3:21am buried:


In 2009 i started playing... was fun.
In 2014 was so boring that i stopped playing "Minecraft" itself, i like mods like Spoutcraft, where me (modder) allow me to add several kind of blocks, physics, grvity on blocks and so on.

Why the hell Minecraft doesnt allow to create (for modders) the block they want? the mechanics they want? but rely so much on other's mods to do it?

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gamedev12 Sep 17 2014, 4:00pm replied:

i agree, I played vanilla Minecraft for a while, then got so bored of it I got into mods. I really thin kthey should do that. :D

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poptart1296 Aug 26 2014, 10:41pm replied:

This game is written in java, so modding is much more easier than for other games, and it is possible to do nearly everything with mods. Why shouldn't it be possible to create new blocks? There are plenty mods out there that bring new blocks into the game

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poptart1296 Aug 26 2014, 10:44pm replied:

Visit their homepage, below the "Get Minecraft" button you find the "Download it here" link, or alternatively the "play the demo" link if you haven't purchased it yet

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Minecraft is a small building game that looks like it will be very boring at first glance. You look, and you see blocks, you see animals and you see people building dirt houses. Without knowing the mechanics, it cannot be understood. However, once you play, you can suddenly see why people enjoy the game. Minecraft is portrayed as a building game. You put blocks down and build things, which is reflected in the only easily accessible free version. Minecraft is NOT simply a block building game. It…

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