Minecraft Exploration: Little House on the Quarry (Part 1/2)

Posted by | July 16, 2012

Looking at Minecraft from a personal perspective and the anthropological outlook for creative virtual worlds and online media. Notch’s work on this product has generated a much larger space than anyone ever expected; dynamically generated worlds, entire servers offering space for sometimes 150 people at once, the ability to create and save. All guided by a simple set of rules and underlying code that evolves from already existing online communities and adds an aspect of creation using a limited number of virtual blocks to general extremely complex visual and social structures.

Link, via MMO Anthropology via YouTube.

2 Comments so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    July 16, 2012 4:18 pm

    Pave the world. Run stone across all things, fill the rest with lava. That’s how you declare your mastery.

  2. Helvetica
    July 17, 2012 2:15 pm

    I am certain that the lava is on its way. In fact, I think that a lava-the-world Minecraft video series would be quite hilarious.

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