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Pryex
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PostSubject: Official Minecraft   Wed Feb 16, 2011 2:55 pm

Ok, so Minecraft for those uneducated few, is pretty cool Indy game created by a guy named Notdch. You go around collecting resources, building and killing things. Despite sounding painfully simpel it is pretty fun. It's currently in beta, meaning it costs a little more. You can find it here:

Minecraft Link! Clicky Clicky.


Last edited by Vivi on Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:10 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : Fixed Pyrex's Link.)
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Wed Feb 16, 2011 3:46 pm

Minecraft is indeed a fantastic game. But Pyrex, you might want to fix that link- the second [/url] has seemingly merged with it and screwed it up.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:06 pm

Minecraft is a pretty cool guy. He punches trees and doesn't afraid of anything.

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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:15 pm

I ever so graciously took it upon myself to fix the link for you guys.

Anywho: I understand that graphics aren't everything in a game, okay. But I'm under the impression that this is also a sandbox type game with no story or plotline. Can someone please explain to me why on earth anybody would pay for an 8bit sandbox when you can play a game like, say... Second Life with more customization AND graphics for FREE?

I'm not ragging on minecraft: I'm sure its fun, I'm just saying that there are more fun things that are also prettier for free.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:45 pm

I tried the game, didn't like it. Then again I'm not much of a gamer.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:52 pm

Vivi wrote:
I ever so graciously took it upon myself to fix the link for you guys.

Anywho: I understand that graphics aren't everything in a game, okay. But I'm under the impression that this is also a sandbox type game with no story or plotline. Can someone please explain to me why on earth anybody would pay for an 8bit sandbox when you can play a game like, say... Second Life with more customization AND graphics for FREE?

I'm not ragging on minecraft: I'm sure its fun, I'm just saying that there are more fun things that are also prettier for free.


OMGVIVIDUNBEHATINONMINECRAFTK!!!1one!


No seriously: I think it's because, deep down, we all crave that good ole' fashioned 8bit goodness that's so rare these days. It fulfils a lot of those retro urges that I have, and when the game play is as addicting as it is such graphics really don't matter to me.
I doubt that cleared anything up, but there we go...

Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go weep over my gameboy.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:56 pm

Vivi wrote:
I ever so graciously took it upon myself to fix the link for you guys.

Anywho: I understand that graphics aren't everything in a game, okay. But I'm under the impression that this is also a sandbox type game with no story or plotline. Can someone please explain to me why on earth anybody would pay for an 8bit sandbox when you can play a game like, say... Second Life with more customization AND graphics for FREE?

I'm not ragging on minecraft: I'm sure its fun, I'm just saying that there are more fun things that are also prettier for free.

Well, the graphics and block textures was something he did on purpose, for the "retro" feel of the game.

However, it is more than a building sandbox that gives you infinite resources. You have to actually gather your resources, turn them into whatever block or item you want. Not only that, but you get to fight monsters (creepersohgod) and make cool shit, including TNT cannons (which I love). Here are some links of cool shit people are making, some in survival and some in free-build.

Minas Tirith (Creative/Classic)
A full scale replica of the Enterprise D (still in progress as far as I know, Creative/Classic)
A working computer (still in progress, Creative/Classic)
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Wed Feb 16, 2011 5:00 pm

*Puts on creeper mask*

Hey Nedark, that's a nice EVERYTHING you have there...
Be a pity if something happened to it...


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4065/5154087888_beec8bc94b.jpg

Because I can.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Wed Feb 16, 2011 5:10 pm

Moriarty wrote:
*Puts on creeper mask*

Hey Nedark, that's a nice EVERYTHING you have there...
Be a pity if something happened to it...


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4065/5154087888_beec8bc94b.jpg

Because I can.

OHGODOHGODOHGODFUCKYOUDIEDIEDIEDIEDIEFUCKYOUFUCKYOUFUCKYOU!!!!!!

*hits Max with his sword until he stops moving*
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Wed Feb 16, 2011 5:16 pm

*Pryex sneaks up behind Nedark and explodes, destroying his very nice everything*
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Thu Feb 17, 2011 12:06 am

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF-

I WANNA PLAY THIS GAME SO BAD.
Especially after hearing Yatzee's review and that one "Spiders!" video.

But I has no money, and my computer's being very derpy when it comes to games. Aaaaahhhrg.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:31 pm

Herobrine, look him up on youtube, you may not want to play minecraft ever again.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:13 pm

Hee, I actually just got Minecraft a week ago. Personally, I find it to be a pretty fun game.

It's nothing big or epic or life-changing, but it's simplicity is what makes it entertaining.

To me at least.
*Shrug*
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:44 pm

TheVman22 wrote:
Herobrine, look him up on youtube, you may not want to play minecraft ever again.

If anything, that makes me want to play the game more.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:34 am

I like Minecraft.





Bitches be hatin' on my 64bit goodness.


Check my shit out at:
http://www.astronomican.com/showthread.php?21006-Trygon-in-The-Nether
http://www.astronomican.com/showthread.php?21009-Minecraft-Thread&p=349145#post349145


I would post my stuff here, but I despise the image posting software on Forumotion with the fire of a thousand suns.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:46 pm

I APPROVE OF THE KILELRS SHIRT, AND SO NOW I HAVE AN IDEA FOR A SKIN!
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:55 pm

I love Minecraft. Except when Creepers destroy my very nice everything. Minecraft is telling me I should not be a builder otherwise insane green things will blow it (and me) up. :/

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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:56 pm

I've been thinking, would people watch an LP that's kind of like some of the slendy stuff? Like, one of my friends can get a server up, me and him can do a multiplayer LP, it would seem all fine and normal, until we start seeing Herobrine stuff, then another one of my friends would change his skin to Herobrine, etc...

We'd need to get some server mods (like removing the name above people's heads and whatnot), but if we can do that much it could be pretty neat.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:17 pm

I got Minecraft a couple weeks ago. I gotta say, its freaking awesome. My only complaint is that it can get boring sometimes, and when that happens I normally switch to Bioshock or Half Life for a while. My dream is to make this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYOQPYTM5cE
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:03 am

We should all play on a server sometime? D:
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:04 am

I made an awesome underground lair in the free version.

Then I accidentally flooded it.

Every other lair I've tried to make always gets flooded with LAVA.

:I
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:20 am

QhaoticZombie wrote:
I made an awesome underground lair in the free version.

Then I accidentally flooded it.

Every other lair I've tried to make always gets flooded with LAVA.

:I
Clearly, you need a bucket with water.
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:33 am

I got addicted to Minecraft over my Summer holidays. And I did some sub-par videos of what I had built in it!
Video #1Video #2Video #3

(And I'd recommend turning off the sound. My voice sounds horrible. Just thought I'd warn people.)
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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:46 pm

THREAD REVIVAL.

I finally have the full version of Mine craft.
I've already made a two story house on top of a mountain which I have dubbed "MT. CORONET."

I also made a Dusknoir skin for my character, because I'm lame like that.

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PostSubject: Re: Official Minecraft   Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:55 pm

I've currently downloaded a advewnture map called "Broville" and am Working on Blowing the whole thing up. On Hard, and I'm not allowed to use torches, Sword and Dynamite only.

So whenever I explode a building...the Mobs (aka the Cops) Come quickly and I have to duck into a sidestreet and hide out somewhere till morning.

Also DOGS WHO HAS ONE.
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