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[Escapist] Minecraft Middle-Earth Will Melt Your Mind

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In what is easily the most mind-blowing Minecraft project yet, the dedicated builders of Minecraft Middle-Earth have created an almost-to-scale model of J.R.R. Tolkien's famed fantasy world - all of it.

Minecraft is one of the most powerful virtual building tools ever made and a lot of people have done some pretty amazing things with it, but I haven't seen anything that even approaches this. What we have here is Middle Earth - not just Rivendell or Weathertop or Moria, but the whole damn thing - inside and out, recreated at 1:3 and 1:4 scale, and built almost entirely by hand.

To give you an idea of how big this world really is, at around the 9:50 mark the host of the tour asks how long it would take to get from the party's present position to landmarks that casual Lord of the Rings fans would recognize. "We're only about 15 minutes away from Bree," is the reply. "With Rivendell, we're about three-ish hours away. Moria, we're about six hours away."

"You guys are sick," the host said. "You need help."
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I thought this deserved a post. I mean seriously, just check the ending parts of the video, seriously I don't even...
 
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Uhhh

wat
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Oh...my...
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Wanna try that... haha
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In before: "they need to go outside"
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I am completely amazed, this video might have just given me a reason to pick up minecraft. The creativity is insane, if they turn it into a MC-MMO I am def all for it
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I am completely amazed, this video might have just given me a reason to pick up minecraft. The creativity is insane, if they turn it into a MC-MMO I am def all for it
This.
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Amazing feat of creativity.
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Alright that was a little bit more then I was expecting...
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