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Remaining work on biomes include letting them change the elevation (deserts, plains, tundras and swamps should all be flat), and changing the grass colour depending on the biome type. The border between frozen biomes and not frozen ones will get way nicer.

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Working things out on paper (pardon the handwriting!):


Leads to this:


To the right of the player is a Taiga (mostly over the ocean), to the left is either a Forest, or Woods, I can't remember. In the distance is probably tundra.

Remaining work on biomes include letting them change the elevation (deserts, plains, tundras and swamps should all be flat), and changing the grass colour depending on the biome type. The border between frozen biomes and not frozen ones will get way nicer.

The sky colour changes slightly depending on how cold the area you are in is.

(development blog link)

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Uberzolik
Uberzolik

This is awesome...no, awesome doesn't describe it..

..i have no words. I WILL GIVE YOU MY SOUL FOR THIS UPDATE. I WILL GIVE YOU MY LIFE, MY GAMES, EVERYTHING! TO PLAY IT.

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nosfer4tu
nosfer4tu

agree'd
i'd give all of my 2 TB of porn

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Lord_of_Sausage
Lord_of_Sausage

Good, good, first we beg him, and then we make him an offer he cannot refuse... Our plan is perfect....

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lol1234
lol1234

Shouldn't we make sure that it's the right kind of porn first? And we also need to feed him the soul of a Granite Creeper..... Good luck getting it!

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pivvott
pivvott

sweet

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ZomBo
ZomBo

I WILL GIVE HIM THIS BAG.....please dont ask whats in it

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lol1234
lol1234

NOT ASKING! (WHAT'S IN THE BAG?!?!)

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AlekZanDer
AlekZanDer

Don't forget to make the sunlight become weaker when the sun is hidden behind the clouds(and then back to normal after it reveals it self from them). And make the sunlight come only from the sun instead from the whole sky at once.

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SairenSA
SairenSA

Icecream Toaster Wins. :D
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hogan_skoll
hogan_skoll

i like the sounds of "pain forest" :D

lol

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Degor
Degor

Yeah too bad it actually says "rain forest" :(

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hogan_skoll
hogan_skoll

cough(yeahiknewthat)cough

thanks though.. :S

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AssassinAlex18
AssassinAlex18

I don't blame you. Notch's handwriting looks sloppy. Like mine.

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vessedeloup
vessedeloup

Looks really nice, I love this game already and considering it's only in an early stage of production I'm really looking forward to seeing the rest!

I'd really like to see some kind of "plateau" geography (a flat land in high altitude), it would make a lot of sense especially for the tundra biome.

The one thing I'm afraid for this game is that the novelty wears off kind of quickly and the average player is left with a "what's the point ?" impression (I'm not talking about the obsessed guys building absolutely epic stuff). I think it would benefit from putting more emphasis on the survival side of the game, like for the main character to have to feed himself and having a counter of the days survived in total... and maybe some quest to find hidden stones, or to reach the center of the earth or something.

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xXMaNiAcXx
xXMaNiAcXx

Epic, there's not other word to say :o

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SteveZombie
SteveZombie

All I want is a lovely, constantly snowy area to settle down in. Though that doesn't mean I'll turn my nose up at other types of areas to root around in.

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MacGreve
MacGreve

I hope the swamp will have some kind of fog. Would really make it creepy to go into the swamps

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Necrod
Necrod

fap fap fap cant wait

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