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All this non-development work will result in a much nicer working environment, with talented people helping out with development, an actual office, and a much better way to deal with support issues, bug reports and feature requests.

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Most my time these days is taken up by meetings and lawyers, accountants, banks, potential partners, potential employees, and the occasional interview. The few hours I do have to develop the game every now and then are mostly spent on looking into bugs and replying to emails.

All this non-development work will result in a much nicer working environment, with talented people helping out with development, an actual office, and a much better way to deal with support issues, bug reports and feature requests.

It's a good thing I didn't know how much work setting up a company would be when I started doing it..

The status right now is that we're up to four people confirmed, and we're talking to several people. We almost got an office, but they wanted us to sign up for three years, which seems a bit like a gamble for a startup. So we're still looking for an office.

I know some people feel let down by the lack of updates. I'm sorry.

But I am working. Hard. =)

In other news:



The awesome people over at PC Gamer made this for me! Apparently, they sent a physical framed copy to me, but the mail seems to be awfully slow.. Or it got lost!

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johnpinky7
johnpinky7

I would by that edition just for minecraft =D

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KompressorIsCool
KompressorIsCool

this only supports my theory
that herobrine has taken over mojang specifications.

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Spenzerr
Spenzerr

Notch updating every friday even if its small is still more than some companies do if update their game at all. So don't worry about us we still get a kick out of being snuck up on by a creeper while mining.

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-DRN-
-DRN-

The truth is notch that you do more updates a week then some develeporess (Electronic Arts aka EA) Do for a year

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BananaClip
BananaClip

'Creeper love! "He exploded too soon :("'. ROFLMFAO XD

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Rat_Fink
Rat_Fink

i knew with the major influx of support (you probably wernt expecting) that you would be doing alot to work on the pre-production to get your game in full swing. im more than excited to see what you will do with your amazing idea. your game is excaclty what ive been waiting for, gameplay before graphics. good luck.

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SolidFake
SolidFake

Torches invented!
Sun obsolete?

XD

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Dr.Nick
Dr.Nick

Great job on the game! Can't wait till new things are released for it ^.^

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pallokallo
pallokallo

wow PC GAMER front page nice one.. oh wait

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Chronohawk
Chronohawk

Haha. How good would that be for publicity?

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xXMaNiAcXx
xXMaNiAcXx

I'm gonna buy that.

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CaptainLagfail
CaptainLagfail

Just bought minecraft today and I've been playing around with the alpha. One question though... I can't break any blocks with my fists. How do I get something to break blocks with or am I doing something wrong? Is there a beginners guide? xD this is not like the free version xD

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CaptainLagfail
CaptainLagfail

figured it out :) I was tapping the mouse instead of holding it (*_*)/

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aerozol
aerozol

I've read this issue a lot, you should look into that
Maybe if people are clicking frantically for the first 2 mins, it pops up a quick message telling them to hold it down. I know you're not necessarily deving at the moment, but maybe keep it in mind (;

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Smoth
Smoth

It's ok, I am sorry that many community members have been a-holes as of late.

Keep it up Notch, we support you bro, I am sorry gamers can be such turds.

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SlickMcRunFast
SlickMcRunFast

I wonder how hard it would be for someone to mod Cube 2 to have day, night, mining and crafting. Cube 2 already has coop level editing so the building part is already there.

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SteveZombie
SteveZombie

Those of us who bought the game just keep getting happier and happier as we get far more value for our money all the time. We love what you're doing Notch.

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MrTambourineMan
MrTambourineMan

Just bought it today, this game really kicks ***!

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