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As the title states, is this game worth it? I've watched the videos, gotten my friends opinions, they all say it's amazing, I also played it for a little less than half an hour at a friends. I've come close to buying it twice but always back down

So, in your opinion, is minecraft worth the purchase? Is the online fun? I've heard from two friends it's great, but I take forever to decide on which pair of socks to buy, let alone shell out money for a new game.

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Yes. Yes, yes, yes and yes. I have had SO much fun in that game. You get a real sense of accomplishment when you mine and craft your stuff, or level a mountain. Servers are even better; with possibly dozens of people working together on projects, you can create some really incredible things. Just remember that's a nice everything you have there, and it'd be a shame if something happened to it. And it'll only get more expensive in the coming months.
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It's only 15 Euro at the moment. I've gotten more than it's price back in play time.

So, yes.
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Yeah I think you should buy it! I brought the game when it first came out and I'm still playing it now, It's pretty cheap aswell so yeah I think it is worth the money.
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Just watch out for PvP style servers. I have read about how people's buildings are destroyed, grass and forests set on fire, and stuff getting stolen. Not all servers are like that, but its just a sort of "Heads up" caveat.
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On a scale of 1-10 for yes it has to be 10.1


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Just watch out for PvP style servers. I have read about how people's buildings are destroyed, grass and forests set on fire, and stuff getting stolen. Not all servers are like that, but its just a sort of "Heads up" caveat.
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Just watch out for PvP style servers. I have read about how people's buildings are destroyed, grass and forests set on fire, and stuff getting stolen. Not all servers are like that, but its just a sort of "Heads up" caveat.
I'll mostly be focusing on RP and just free build servers, I'm currently on the "Review your payment" section of Paypal, >_< I guess I'm gonna take the plunge and buy it.
    
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post #8 of 23
I never got what was so great about it..


Bought it and played it for 5hrs total, then said... what the hell is the point?
post #9 of 23
it was fun for a little while for me, but not really my type of game.

I think thats what it comes down to, does the concept sound fun, do you see it getting old?

For the price its not to much risk to find out. i feel i got my money's worth out of it.
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It really depends on the type of person you are: if you value progress and accomplishment above most other factors (graphics, action, etc.), then it is probably for you. As I am primarily a first-person shooter fan, I was surprised that I could get into minecraft as deeply as I did. It's not the price of a triple AAA title either, so I would recommend it.
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