Minecraft Spinoff Minicraft Sequel on Its Way

minicraft2twitterFather of the indie smash hit Minecraft, Markus ‘Notch’ Persson, recently tweeted his top down rebuild of Minecraft, dubbed Minicraft, will be getting the redux treatment.

minicraftOriginally designed for the 22nd Ludum Dare accelerated game development competition, Minicraft is the product of a mere 48hrs of coding. This free, browser based Java game is a fresh take on the Minecraft formula. Using the harvesting and crafting mechanics from its big brother, Minicraft plays much more akin to a classic 16-bit Japanese action adventure.

As for the future of Minicraft, Notch Tweeted that a name change is first on the list. In regards to the direction of the title, a later Tweet states “action roguelike with crafting and modifiable terrain.” Sign me up!

You can play the original Minicraft for free right now.

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