Monday, 8 August 2011

Game Review 2#: Minecraft Pt. 1




  Hey everyone, I'm making a new review tonight.


   Tonight's review will be a rather long one and will be on one of the most popular games on the market right now; Minecraft. Oh yes Minecraft, Notch's wonderful  world of 16-Bit fun. If you aren't already nauseous with Minecraft fever or plain sick over how much attention this game has been getting, then feel free to continue reading this review. Aside from that, this game can actually be quite a bit of fun (who'd have guessed?) and I would definitely recommend buying it. It is certainly worth the now doubled price of 28$ Canadian.


   There must be thousands upon thousands of YouTube videos of people with too much time on their hands who have spent hundreds of hours creating to-scale models of the worlds most spectacular creations, and creations of their own.  These videos give you a very good idea on just how much fun- and how addicting this game can be. There's something for everyone, the adventurer, the architect, and the artist.


   So it's no surprise the game became as popular as it did. But whats the game about? You begin the game surrounded in a 16-Bit word inhabited by livestock and mountain ranges. All you have to begin with are the clothes on your back and your enthusiasm to create and destroy the wold around you.. There are sandy beaches, green valleys and towering mountains. Trees, flowers and reeds brighten the landscape and the playful sheep scatter before you as you explore. You will find everything is made of blocks, from the trees to the wandering cows around you. You can go wherever you please, since there no barriers, the further you go the further you will generate your map. In other worlds, this entire strange blocky world is yours.


   The first time you play Minecraft, there is a high chance you won't survive the first night as nasty things come out at night and it's rather easy to be killed. After your first death you'll probably want to start building a house to spend the night in, somewhere to hide between bouts of exploring and gathering materials to make tools and weapons. This will be your Minecraft fortress of solitude. (continued)

30 comments:

  1. I wrote this entire review in notepad and copy pasted it here... it seems in the process it somehow made ALOT of mistakes most commonly double spaces... So yeah ignore the typos -.-

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  2. Everybody plays Minecraft nowadays. :D

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  3. Thanks for the post! I'm very interested in hearing more about minecraft! So keep posting and I'll keep reading!
    Looks like I'm gonna have a new game to play! Thanks!

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  4. this game lets the creativity run wild

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  5. love love love minecraft! nice post, and cool blog! +follow!

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  6. I didn't survive my first night!! But now I love this game SO SO SO much :D

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  7. Minecraft is the new black.

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  8. minecraft the bane of youtube

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  9. Minecraft is amazing. I haven't played it very much recently though... I might load it up now :P

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  10. Minecraft is hands down my favorite game of all time :D

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  11. Love that comic.

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  12. that blows my mind to tiny little bits. thanks a lot.

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  13. Minecraft is pretty sick. I do love creating cool stuff and pissing off server mods :p Nice finds on the comic strip

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  14. i got to try minecraft sounds cool

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  15. MDMA? +1

    Minecraft is an addicting game when you get going man, nice review.

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  16. man i wonder if video games will move away from the call of duty type to minecraft.

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  17. A good start to a review. I like how you're more or less starting from square one with the game experience, instead of reviewing the game as a whole.

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  18. Never really been into minecraft, but then again i'm not the creative type

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  19. One of the best games I played. Just goes to show you don't need top of the line graphics if you've got a good idea!

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  20. I've held out for long enough now. I guess i'll work to build shelter first thing.

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  21. When are the Endermen coming out? I want to see a review on them when they do

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  22. Haha, great little comic :D

    This blog's perfect for people like me who aren't certain of everything within the game, thanks!

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  23. I'm totally hitchhiking on my friends server making awesome mansions now days on it. Go team venture.

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  24. I remember my first night in Minecraft. Non-stop dying until the sun rose.

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  25. I still can't belive tha a game with such a lousy griphic can be so contagious!! btw nice blog!! FOLLOWING!

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