Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mind = utterly BLOWN. And then some.

Last night, I got home from work to find a Notice to Quit (End) Possession pushed under the door of the room where I live, saying that I had to leave the place within seven days because of non-payment of … Continue reading

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Breakin' the law, breakin' the law…

With Kristal, David and I still finding our feet with the main Minecraft a Trois Let’s Play, Kristal suggested that we also have a crack at an adventure map, namely Guude’s 404 Challenge… Guude created the map in tribute to … Continue reading

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Zombies on your wheat farm…

The musical side of the Minecraft community got a notable boost recently when none other than Laura Shigihara (Twitter link) launched her Minecraft song, Cube Land. What? You don’t know who Laura Shigihara is? Well, if you play Plants vs … Continue reading

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At last, 1.0.0!

After a little over a year of development, the time finally came for the full release of Minecraft 1.0.0. With nearly 5,000 people in attendance at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, and nearly 40,000 watching … Continue reading

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Old McAstra had a farm… E-I-E-I-grrr…

One of the unfortunate consequences of Beta 1.8.x not working well on the lousy machines that Kristal and I possess is that we didn’t learn about the ramifications of some of the Adventure Update’s additions until we found a later … Continue reading

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Minecraft prizes for European contestants!

Even though my French is far from being bon, I occasionally have a nose over at WTCraft – and I was stunned to see that they have a pretty epic contest going on… Hope you’ll excuse the idiosyncratic translation, but … Continue reading

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It's been a heck of a year…

Looking back through my emails, I’ve found that I purchased the full version of Minecraft on October 4, 2010… a little over a year ago. Back then, it was Alpha 1.1.2_01, as this ye olde archival lithograph illustrates: It’s been … Continue reading

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