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Old 09-29-10, 09:05 PM   #1
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Has anyone else played this? It's only in the alpha of its build, but it's already very refined.... well, for a game with blocky graphics. Seriously, this game will play on my 6-year-old Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop with an FX 5200 64mb GPU. I don't know of any other current game that will do that.

www.minecraft.net

If you haven't read up on it, you should. It looks like crap, but it is amazingly addictive.
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Old 09-29-10, 10:14 PM   #2
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Yea this games been out for awhile now but only recently been exploding in popularity. I just watched a video of a guy that built a 16 bit arithmetic logic unit out of blocks and it blew me away. Next hes building ram units and eventually it'll be a computer
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Old 09-30-10, 12:34 AM   #3
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I just bought it last night, playing it off and on at work and at night.
Its a nice pick up and play game. And I can only imagine what the final build will have.
Very impressed so far.
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Old 09-30-10, 04:15 AM   #4
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Earth=

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWPk5...layer_embedded

ALU Processor=

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGkkyKZVzug

Enterprise ship

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn2-d5a3r94



I have not tried the "game" myself yet but its not for me as i dont have aspergers or autism
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Old 09-30-10, 11:54 AM   #5
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and for a great account of the game, with detailed described sessions, links and interesting quips, try:
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/tag/minecraft/
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I think I'm going to buy this one. It's like $12 (converted from Euros) so not a bad price and free updates too!

EDIT: $14.12 exactly.
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And . . . I'm addicted.
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i tried the web browser version, i dont get it. boooring!
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Old 10-06-10, 08:02 PM   #11
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Here's a nice little fan-made trailer.



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Old 10-06-10, 09:34 PM   #12
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I bought it the other night and have put a lot of hours into it building various compounds.

Several days in and I still get a kick out of random destruction of the environment.
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