Indeed. It’s basically a single player treasure hunt / puzzle game that originated as a text adventure on mainframes in the late 1970s and was famous in the 1980s as the beacon for the genre of interactive fiction which was popular at the time – and still continues in modified forms to this day. What this person did is used the descriptions of the areas in the text adventure, with its locations mapped out during game play (going East or North or West or South, Up or Down) – and created what they envisioned from those descriptions in minecraft.

Indeed. It’s basically a [read full article]


That reminds me. I loaded up Minecraft with a worldedit mod earlier and was doing something I haven’t done in YEARS: Exploring caves using a compass to jump through matter (to find the holes) and lighting torches everywhere. High speed spelunking. I appreciate greatly the algorithms they use to generate cave and cavern structures with a seed.

That reminds me. I [read full article]


47. Ran a Minecraft server for 25 months from 2012-2014. I never got good at playing Minecraft itself but I’m good at hacking stuff so I did that instead.. Now he’s 14, I’m still no good at Minecraft but I go in it still and muck around. As far as other games, I’m just all thumbs and that’s ok. Instead I listen to the amazing stories of in-game adventures.

47. Ran a Minecraft [read full article]