5 Reasons Why Minecraft Rules

In no particular order:

-Dream it, Do it
javaw 2011-01-28 21-44-15-41This is my primary residence (of 3). That whole mountain has been hollowed out and there is an extensive tunnel system including a dungeon I’ve been strip mining I call The Deep Mines. Above you see my Skybridge system, and on the beach, my portal to hell.

-The Horror
Minecraft may very well be the most terrifying game ever created. Minecraft will kill you. Often. Frequently without warning. Yeah, the exploding Creepers will get you, but so will tunneling into an underground lake and drowning Disturbing a single block of sand in the wrong place will burry you alive. Minecraft is the ultimate survival horror game. And there is no one who can help you.

-Your ears are more usefull than your eyes
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Do you see the horde of zombies out there? I hear  them. I also know if I wait here  a moment I can saunter right out whistling Dixie. Soft piano music plays as the morning sun sets the zombies alight. I listen to them burn from the safety of my hole.

-Face the Consequences
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Here’s the game menu. No save. No load. You die, you drop your stuff and respawn at the same point. The world persists, but you are stripped naked and dropped back off at the beginning. Keep plugging away at it, and you’ll finally be able to take a stand. Make a stand, and you can work towards taming this randomly generate world; Mining and Crafting it to your will. You will die often, but every life WILL leave its mark.

-Punch a Cow
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Aww, yeah! Few things I love more than punching some big, stupid Minecraft cow right in his blocky little face!

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I guess I should also add that its cool to be able to play with no monsters at all. That’s a nice feature. It’ll kill you anyway Winking smileMinecraft. Cha-cha-cha. Smile with tongue out

4 comments :

  1. Love the review - now I understand more of what I am hearing when you play!

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  2. CREATED ACCT, LOGGED IN, DOWNLOADED MINECRAFT.EXE, INSTALLED JAVA, TRIED TO PLAY - NOT PREMIUM USER ERROR MESSAGE. THOUGHT BETA WAS FREE, AM I MISSING SOMETHING? - SHOULD I USE THE OLD FREE VERSION?

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  3. Minecraft isn't free except for the old browser version.

    Can I send you email? That working?

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  4. Oh, and check out Dead Space 2. The PC controls are Spot On this time and they are doing things in engine that would make Valve blush.

    its also less scary and more actiony this time. Closer to Bioshock or Half Life's Ravenholm.

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