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I tried it while back. Played it for a few days but it just didn't appeal to me for some reason. Maybe I didn't give it enough time or something but I'm pretty sure it simply isn't my cup of tea. Nothing to do with the graphics either, I am a product of the Intellivision/Commodore/Atari/NES era and still play and love games on those systems at times(emu). Oddly, MC type games usually suck me in pretty fast but I can't seem to get into it.
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Originally Posted by Strat79;12030438 
I tried it while back. Played it for a few days but it just didn't appeal to me for some reason. Maybe I didn't give it enough time or something but I'm pretty sure it simply isn't my cup of tea. Nothing to do with the graphics either, I am a product of the Intellivision/Commodore/Atari/NES era and still play and love games on those systems at times(emu). Oddly, MC type games usually suck me in pretty fast but I can't seem to get into it.

It doesn't seem like my cup o' tea either. And those graphics make me want to puke. I'm not a graphics whore and I originally came from Atari too but it's weird for me when it comes to graphics. Anything within the last 8 yrs or so is ok but anything outside of that and graphics start to bug me a little bit. I can play games with N64< graphics but usually only the ones that I have played before.

I never played Deus Ex until last year and I couldn't tolerate the graphics AT ALL, but if you gave me a childhood game, from Super Mario Bros to Goldeneye 64, I wouldn't even care.
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Originally Posted by thealex132;11999612 
Its a shame that this game is receiving so little attention now by Notch

Have you seen it recently? Latest patch includes:

- Lapis lazuli
- bake wood to make coal
- music blocks
- cake
- dyes
- colored blocks in survival
- sandstone
- squid (first water mob)
- bonemeal
- sugar
- dispensers
- Aspen trees
And some stuff I've probably missed

And this is only three weeks after the last patch. People who say Notch isn't trying don't know much about game development. Half the people whine that patches are too far apart and the other half whine that there are too many bugs from Notch rushing the patches out.

- Stable
- Frequent
Pick one
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1.2 added a bunch of potential. made the game a lot more interesting. can't wait for more content 8D
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Originally Posted by lordikon;12032146 
People who say Notch isn't trying don't know much about game development.

I know it seems like since he built his team the update rate dropped, and i also know that 100% of the time when an update comes out a vast majority of the game breaks, and last time i checked updates from ~3 months ago still dont work.
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notch is still working, minecraft <3
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I know it seems like since he built his team the update rate dropped, and i also know that 100% of the time when an update comes out a vast majority of the game breaks, and last time i checked updates from ~3 months ago still dont work.

Which update would that be?
    
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The only thing I'm said about is seeing hMod go.
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I do not understand why this game is so popular...
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Originally Posted by lordikon;12032146 
Have you seen it recently? Latest patch includes:

- Lapis lazuli
- bake wood to make coal
- music blocks
- cake
- dyes
- colored blocks in survival
- sandstone
- squid (first water mob)
- bonemeal
- sugar
- dispensers
- Aspen trees
And some stuff I've probably missed

And this is only three weeks after the last patch. People who say Notch isn't trying don't know much about game development. Half the people whine that patches are too far apart and the other half whine that there are too many bugs from Notch rushing the patches out.

- Stable
- Frequent
Pick one
I have been playing minecraft for a very long time. Altho the bake wood to get charcoal is very new to me..i never knew you could use raw wood to bake in the furnace..
Can you believe that?
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