Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dear Mojang: We're not all raving loonies…

Honestly, I sometimes wonder how Notch and the rest of the Mojang staff can find the strength to get up in the morning to work on their products, in the face of wave after wave of ill-informed, raving criticism. Especially … Continue reading

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SatoriLove's Birthday Bash!

How should one of the biggest names in Minecraft, SatoriLove, celebrate her birthday? By having a massive Minecraft event, of course! So it was that on Monday, she hosted a Minecraft variant of Capture the Flag – Capture the Record … Continue reading

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Beta 1.5 – woof, woof, vroooom…

So Beta 1.5 made its debut a couple of days ago, bringing along new features (and bugs, some of which were quickly fixed in client version 1.5_01 and server version 1.5_02), and fixing old ones. And while much of what … Continue reading

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The good, the 'ugh' and the scary…

If you’re not following Notch and Jeb on Twitter, it’s quite possible that you’re missing out on a lot of info about upcoming features of Minecraft, because not everything they say on there is repeated at either Notch’s blog or … Continue reading

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MinecraftChick in Real Life

MinecraftChick has definitely gone from strength to strength in Minecraft since her first faltering (non-) steps in episode one of The Misadventures of MinecraftChick. Whereas she started out unable even to walk in the game – owing to her non-gaming … Continue reading

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From carousel to Rainbow Cove…

After the fun that I had on the Minecrap server building the carousel and Ferris wheel, I was very surprised to be mentioned in Eric Fullerton’s “Journey” on The Shaft episode 26… I’d hoped that he was going to say … Continue reading

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Beta 1.4 – here boy, come on, boy…

Well, as you all know by now, Beta 1.4 has arrived, and with it, the chance to gain some four-legged companions: wolves. Ever since Notch announced that wolves would be added, my Minecraft friends and I have been excitedly waiting … Continue reading

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