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Last post Author Topic: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game  (Read 28800 times)

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #50 on: April 20, 2011, 04:35:20 AM »
Minecraft now has an official demo. There's practically no excuse not to try it out now!

The demo is generous: every tool, mineral and item is accessible, and you can dig, frolic, and build in your world for 90 minutes before it “locks” and becomes uneditable. You can create as many new worlds as you’d like.

http://www.pcgamer.c...-the-minecraft-demo/


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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #51 on: May 23, 2011, 05:34:05 AM »
Here are a couple of fun music videos related to Minecraft:







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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #52 on: May 23, 2011, 06:27:29 PM »
+1 for TNT :up:

Watching MC Universe now!

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #53 on: August 12, 2011, 03:21:10 PM »
Notch is getting married this weekend, so he's giving out a wedding gift:

Buy 1 get 1 free for Minecraft:



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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #54 on: August 12, 2011, 03:48:26 PM »
It seems becoming a multi-millionaire gets you the girl!  :D

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #55 on: August 12, 2011, 09:22:37 PM »
Ok, I guess I am sold. So, who wants to buy Minecraft together with me?

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #56 on: August 13, 2011, 01:16:34 AM »
Ok, I guess I am sold. So, who wants to buy Minecraft together with me?

i guess notch deserves a wedding present, count me in.. :Thmbsup:

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #57 on: August 13, 2011, 01:18:33 AM »
Ok, I guess I am sold. So, who wants to buy Minecraft together with me?

i guess notch deserves a wedding present, count me in.. :Thmbsup:

Aww, you two make a great couple. :-* :P


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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #58 on: August 13, 2011, 01:21:51 AM »
Yeah. We just exchanged rings. Merry matrimony indeed!

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #59 on: August 13, 2011, 01:33:16 AM »
... and let the building begin! :D

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #60 on: August 13, 2011, 06:16:42 AM »
Has anyone ever considered setting up a DC minecraft server? I'd say it could be cool, I know I'd log in. That said I do realize minecraft servers need alot of resources, especially RAM.

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #61 on: August 13, 2011, 06:35:20 AM »
Deozaan has got a server running. :) If you want to know it, give me a PM and I'll give you the addy. (It's 'just for friends', and I'll leave it to you to decide if you are amongst those! :))
« Last Edit: August 13, 2011, 06:40:32 AM by worstje »

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #62 on: August 13, 2011, 11:39:16 AM »
Has anyone ever considered setting up a DC minecraft server? I'd say it could be cool, I know I'd log in. That said I do realize minecraft servers need alot of resources, especially RAM.

I've got a minecraft server set up using MineOS+ in RAMDisk configuration in a headless VirtualBox VM, and if Windows Task Manager is accurate, it only uses up about 30 MB of RAM when there are 2-3 people logged in at once. Then again, we've all been hanging out in the same general area, so there aren't a lot of different chunks that need to be loaded for each player.


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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #63 on: August 13, 2011, 03:58:33 PM »
From a quick read it looks like MineOS+ uses the proper server, not a custom one. That ram usage is amazing so!

I have at times run the Minecraft server on another PC on my home network using YAJSW so it would run as an NT Service. It did work pretty well, but the RAM usage would sit at around 800mb, even when noone was logged in???

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #64 on: August 13, 2011, 06:34:30 PM »
From a quick read it looks like MineOS+ uses the proper server, not a custom one. That ram usage is amazing so!

I have at times run the Minecraft server on another PC on my home network using YAJSW so it would run as an NT Service. It did work pretty well, but the RAM usage would sit at around 800mb, even when noone was logged in???

Yeah, the RAM usage seems like it's probably inaccurate to me. I also started up a GUI-less Terraria server just for fun and it is sitting at about 800 MB of usage with nobody logged in. :-\


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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #65 on: August 13, 2011, 07:01:22 PM »
Sorry can't seem to find the info - does Minecraft still have a monthly charge or is it now a straight purchase?

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #66 on: August 13, 2011, 07:02:20 PM »
Sorry can't seem to find the info - does Minecraft still have a monthly charge or is it now a straight purchase?

Minecraft never had a monthly charge. I bought it for 10 euros in November or December of 2009 and haven't had to pay for it again since.


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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #67 on: August 13, 2011, 07:05:15 PM »
Thanks - I misunderstood

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Minecraft Pocket Edition released for Xperia Play
« Reply #68 on: August 16, 2011, 08:17:44 PM »
a news that should interest users with devices powered by Android - Minecraft Pocket Edition..

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http://www.bit-tech....released-for-xperi/1

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #69 on: February 23, 2012, 11:24:29 PM »
Just to let everyone know, Minecraft Pocket Edition is available for all compatible Android devices now, not just the Xperia Play. It is $6.99 on the Android Market: https://market.andro...inecraftpe&hl=en with a demo available here: https://market.andro...lY3JhZnRwZS5kZW1vIl0

The demo lacks 1/2 of the blocks, and saving.

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Re: Minecraft - An Incredible Indie Game
« Reply #70 on: February 24, 2012, 01:25:41 AM »
I've just been introduced to the wonders of persistent world, group minecraft servers, and competitive minecraft (2 teams, 2 identical worlds, spectators, a set of objectives, first one to finish wins), by one of my friends who runs the sticky piston minecraft server hosting http://stickypiston.co/

Quite intriguing what dynamics are at play and what people get up to on huge world.

Minecraft is very RAM hungry though. It's some monster server he's had to put up.

Any of you interested in my asking if he'd do a DC members special price? Dont want to waste his time
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