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you could probably run minecraft on a calculator
Low quality textures =/= An easy game to run.

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Java/Minecraft is a resource hog. I'm sure both the platform and coding have something to do with how bad it runs.
Java is a resource hog and the game actually requires a lot of processing with all the light to calculate, mob AI (simple, yeah) and other stuff.
    
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Low quality textures =/= An easy game to run.



Java is a resource hog and the game actually requires a lot of processing with all the light to calculate, mob AI (simple, yeah) and other stuff.
Yeah, it dominates my laptop. I have to turn a bit of fog on (still only helps a little it seems, but I'll take what I can get) and keep the graphics on "low" in the options, and my game will still, over time, bog down and start being jumpy. And I pretty much can't run anything else with it (besides Ventrilo and low-low-low resource programs).

That said, my laptop is a piece of crap. 1.8 GHz dual, 1GB RAM, mobile 7200 graphics card (64mb vram).

And with THAT said, I can still run Counter-Strike: Source on medium and get 30 fps.

It's that darn Java platform they insist on developing Minecraft on... *sigh*.
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post #13 of 34
Man, they are going to milk this game for all it is worth...
     
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I've been insulated from Minecraft so far, but this might be the way in for me....

It'll run fine, the developers wouldn't release it if it didn't. Android runs a cut-down version of Java in the form of Dalvik anyway, so it's not the Java that's the problem. Plus most Android phones now are capable of basic 3D acceleration (although I wouldn't expect anything better than Voodoo2 performance tbh)
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post #15 of 34
If runescape can be optimize to play well on any PC/connection. I'm more than sure minecraft can. People put RS down a lot, but for it's platform, the graphics are insane.
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Still don't understand the fascination with this game. I played it, got bored, and moved on.
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once a good WP7 actually comes out.
Dont hold your breath. The hardware on the windows phones are fine, but the os.. its like a beta test.
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I just hope its designed to scale well with different types of phones, I would love to play this on my Optimus V.
 
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I won't be paying for it again. When i bought the alpha build i was promised "buy once and get free updates to every new build that is released"

I hope the developers still have some integrity.
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I won't be paying for it again. When i bought the alpha build i was promised "buy once and get free updates to every new build that is released"

I hope the developers still have some integrity.
Ummm... It's not an update, it's a new version of the game. That's like getting a free console game and whining it's not free.
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