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Heh. My roommate was talking about how much money this guy has made. Anyway, my roommate is now totally into coding a "better" Minecraft, with smooth, infinitely-generated terrain. Looks great already, and far more realistic-looking than Minecraft for sure.

I have no idea if he'll end up finishing it, but he got into academic probation last quarter for simply not doing enough homework and attending classes, thus low grades (he's super-smart). If he doesn't spend enough time on homework this quarter, he's getting kicked.
    
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Notch can't build a game in a day. Minecraft is one of my best purchases ever. You guys clearly aren't being inventive enough if you think he needs to add more.
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Heh. My roommate was talking about how much money this guy has made. Anyway, my roommate is now totally into coding a "better" Minecraft, with smooth, infinitely-generated terrain. Looks great already, and far more realistic-looking than Minecraft for sure.

I have no idea if he'll end up finishing it, but he got into academic probation last quarter for simply not doing enough homework and attending classes, thus low grades (he's super-smart). If he doesn't spend enough time on homework this quarter, he's getting kicked.
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Heh. My roommate was talking about how much money this guy has made. Anyway, my roommate is now totally into coding a "better" Minecraft, with smooth, infinitely-generated terrain. Looks great already, and far more realistic-looking than Minecraft for sure.

I have no idea if he'll end up finishing it, but he got into academic probation last quarter for simply not doing enough homework and attending classes, thus low grades (he's super-smart). If he doesn't spend enough time on homework this quarter, he's getting kicked.
Sounds super smart.
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Its a shame that this game is receiving so little attention now by Notch
What exactly is "so little attention"? It already gets an update or bug fix every few days, and he tweets about the damn game all the time.

I've been playing a lot of minecraft recently. Multiplayer servers with mods is where the fun is.
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What exactly is "so little attention"? It already gets an update or bug fix every few days, and he tweets about the damn game all the time.

I've been playing a lot of minecraft recently. Multiplayer servers with mods is where the fun is.
Said that before the 1.2 patch was out, after beta it became kinda quiet XD
But there are several things just forgotten, like lanterns etc.
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Said that before the 1.2 patch was out, after beta it became kinda quiet XD
But there are several things just forgotten, like lanterns etc.
I'm waiting for laterns too. I remembered months ago reading about that. So when i got the game, the first thing i did was spam hundreds of torches. Now they're just in a box waiting to be upgraded :/

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Its a shame that this game is receiving so little attention now by Notch
Indeed, because all the recent patches and additions to improve stability are just figments of my imagination.

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Sadly turnover doesn't equal profit.
Up until now it was just Notch coding, he would have had very small expenses.

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Notch is adding a lot of fluff that people arent really clamoring for...he's releasing updates just to say he did. Now theres the FPS dip bug.
Actually, he (re)added coloured wool and a water mob, stuff the people were clamoring for.

Most of the time when people complain its because stuff that they personally really want isn't getting added.

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Said that before the 1.2 patch was out, after beta it became kinda quiet XD
But there are several things just forgotten, like lanterns etc.
Eh, it says Notch changes his mind fairly often somewhere on the site (So features that were confirmed may not be) but I get the feeling a lot of the updates we've been getting is simply cleaning up the code for the other devs who are working on MC now.

And remember, there's another game Mojang are making, he'll be coming up with ideas and helping with that too.
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Best. Game. Eva.
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I play Minecraft classic on my own server, with enorbert2 from OCN

Very nice game, if you're a little bit creative.
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