Browsing Category "Notch"
1 Apr
2015
Sand and Snowstorms

Sand and Snowstorms

So I’m sure we all know that snow edits the height of the ground once it falls from the sky if you edit Snow’s id (The on ground snow, not snow block). Mojang could do something with this. I don’t […]

19 Aug
2012
Jeb Tweets about corner stairs!

Jeb Tweets about corner stairs!

Jeb has recently posted the following Tweet on Twitter: “Some effects of a corner stairs test, http://imgur.com/a/vxxNM  Normal shapes behave as expected of course, but I’m not sure about this…” Since this announcement has been made my Jeb, the community […]

13 Aug
2012
Mass Produce Feathers

Mass Produce Feathers

This is something that Jeb has been talking about. He recently posted on his Twitter account that “sometimes when I play minecraft and want arrows, I find it hard to get a lot of feathers, even If I have a […]

22 Jul
2012
The Red Dragons

The Red Dragons

We have all heard talk about the Sky Dimension and that, were it ever to actually become a reality, there would also be red dragons added as a mob. The picture that we have just uploaded into this post is […]

16 Apr
2012
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The Sky Dimension

The Sky Dimension

Well that sounds pretty cool, doesn’t it? For those of you that are familiar with the earlier versions of the game, you will recognize the sky dimension as the floating islands map generation option. The Sky Dimension is an upcoming […]

1 Apr
2012
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Notch Announces Mars Effect!

Notch Announces Mars Effect!

Notch has announced a new game, and it looks freaking awesome! It is a new science fiction game that is still very early in development, but will include: “Hard science fiction. Lots of engineering. Fully working computer system. Space battles […]

21 Mar
2012
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“Let the Uninhibited Speculation Begin”

“Let the Uninhibited Speculation Begin”

  A few hours ago, Notch announced on his Twitter feed that something bad had happened that might change Mojang, but he was not at liberty to discuss it. Since Notch’s twitter feeds are uploaded directly to Reditt, to community […]

18 Mar
2012
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Notch Steam Needs Competition

Who all here hates EA? If you are a respectable gamer, you should. What does this have to do with Minecraft? Well, Notch recently commented on EA’s online digital distribution platform, Origin, so it has everything to do with Minecraft […]

1 Mar
2012
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Yay Notch!

Today it was announced by several Mojang employees that Notch gave his dividend to them  for the year. Considering how much money Notch has accumulated over the year, this is an insanely generous thing to do. Now, to really get […]

15 Feb
2012
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Psychonauts 2 Update

Last week we told you about a new development in the video gaming industry – that Markus ‘Notch “Persson, creator of Minecraft, has plans to fund a sequel for Psychonauts 2. At the time, it was all speculation, no promises […]

14 Feb
2012
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Lanterns Being Added

Do any of you remember a little over a year ago when Notch said he was going to make it so torches would burn out? Well, if you remember that, you probably also remember that he was going to add […]

7 Feb
2012
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Notch Funds Psychonauts 2!

These days there are few announcements in the gaming world that really get us excited. Everything is so predictable: yay, the next yearly first person shooter is about to be released, or, yay, the next yearly football simulation is going […]

2 Jan
2012
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MiniTale

  It has been announced that the game that Notch made for the Ludum Dare challenge, Minicraft, was going to be developed further into a new game. During this time, Notch called the work in progress Minicraft 2. But now, […]

23 Dec
2011
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Persson of the Year

Markus Persson (Notch) has been named gaming ‘person of the year’ by IGN. Or should we say ‘persson of the year’? Anyway, Notch won in a vote of the people between thirty individuals picked by IGN. Notch beat some pretty […]

20 Dec
2011
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Notch Completes Ludum Dare Again

Notch just completed the Ludum Dare challenge for the sixth time. Ludum Dare is a three times yearly competition for game developers where a theme is announced, and the contestants are given 48 hours to draft, design and program a […]

19 Dec
2011
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Jens Replaces Notch

Notch is no longer the lead developer of Minecraft. Notch handed that title over to Jens Bergsensten. This means that Jens gets the last word in design decisions. Notch mentioned that he wanted to rest for a while. He said […]