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Minecraft

Post by Dr. Sheexy » Sun Sep 12, 2010 3:56 am

First off, a disclaimer. Do not touch this game if you have any important deadlines etc. because it tends to eat up time. XD


Has anyone tried minecraft?

For those of you who haven't seen it I'll try to explain. The best way I can put it is if Legos and an RPG had some sort of magic baby. Also it's kind of survival horror at times...

The gist of the game is you punch blocks to get blocks so you can build with the blocks to go find other blocks so you can build with them. You can pretty much do what you want, want to build a house? Build that house. Want to build a castle? Build that castle. That mountain in your way? Break it down and move it. Though that last one will take a while. XD


Probably the graphics would be the part of the game people would complain about, but I dunno, it's kinda neat. Plus it can actually be very pretty due to the random world generator:
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The game has a neat feeling to it, I dunno why but it makes me feel like I'm the last person alive in the world and I've gotta survive by building stuff and keeping my time busy so I don't go crazy alone, all the while protecting myself from the stuff around me.

Right now it's still in alpha and it's only 13 USD, 10 Euro. The creator updates pretty much every week, once the multiplayer gets fixed up I think he's gonna put it into beta mode and the price is going to double.


There is actually a free version you can mess with here: http://minecraft.net/play.jsp
It doesn't have the same focus as the alpha though, this free version is more of a creative version where you can just build stuff.

In the actual alpha game (known as survival sometimes) you start with nothing and have to gather resources and survive through the night.

Anyways, if anyone is going to try the game you might want to ask me for pointers or watch some videos online because since it's still in alpha they haven't made a tutorial yet and it's really tricky if you don't know what you're doing.


So yeah, anyone else play it?

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Re: Minecraft

Post by Kassidy » Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:06 pm

There's a special level in heck reserved for people who get others hooked on games, you know that, right?

/me waits to get home and try it on a better rig.

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Re: Minecraft

Post by DeadWolf » Thu Sep 23, 2010 3:17 am

Yes I have because my lazy ass coworker played it at work.

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Re: Minecraft

Post by Faalstar » Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:07 am

I got it. Just now. Trying to get a server going.
Be good times.

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Re: Minecraft

Post by Dr. Sheexy » Thu Sep 23, 2010 12:00 pm

DeadWolf wrote:Yes I have because my lazy ass coworker played it at work.
Better watch that guy like a hawk or he's never gonna get any work done. :P



Sorry about getting y'all hooked Kass and Faal. XD
Gonna try to make a video of my place sometime.

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Re: Minecraft

Post by DeadWolf » Thu Sep 23, 2010 5:01 pm

Sheexy wrote:
DeadWolf wrote:Yes I have because my lazy ass coworker played it at work.
Better watch that guy like a hawk or he's never gonna get any work done. :P



Sorry about getting y'all hooked Kass and Faal. XD
Gonna try to make a video of my place sometime.
I don't work there any more. He's stuck at at dead end job while I'm starting my career.

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Re: Minecraft

Post by Dr. Sheexy » Fri Sep 24, 2010 1:12 pm



I made a video of my world.

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Re: Minecraft

Post by invisibleham » Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:56 am

This looks way too fun to even consider playing =(

Thanks for the deadline disclaimer!

On that note it would be cool if someone made some palaces or places from Secret of Mana!

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Re: Minecraft

Post by Dr. Sheexy » Sun Oct 10, 2010 2:40 pm

invisibleham wrote:On that note it would be cool if someone made some palaces or places from Secret of Mana!
Haha, Kassidy and I were actually talking about that.
If we ever get a Seikens server going or something that will definitely be something I'd like to try XD

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Re: Minecraft

Post by Dr. Sheexy » Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:28 pm

If you don't have Minecraft you can get it and another copy for free this weekend!

http://notch.tumblr.com/post/8829997577/wedding-weekend

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Re: Minecraft

Post by Ailise » Sun Sep 11, 2011 5:07 pm

Well... there is kinda of a Seikens server now? xD
... or at least a server that Kassidy, Sheexy, Deques and I play now :P
Seikens town, here I come!... but I'll have to do some research first. No idea how a Seiken town looks like >.<

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