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You can play ‘Doom’ inside ‘Minecraft’ using a virtual PC

The quest to make devices play Doom has extended to gadgets inside other games. Reddit user uDrunkMate has succeeded (via The Verge) in playing Doom inside Minecraft thanks to a recently developed mod, VM Computers, that can run Windows 95 … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Minecraft’ library helps you dodge news media censorship

There are numerous ways to evade censorship of the press, but it's getting increasingly difficult when countries like China and Russia are cracking down on VPNs and similar tools. Reporters Without Borders thinks it has the answer to those mounting… … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Minecraft’ novel by ‘World War Z’ author is now available

As strange as it sounds, Minecraft got the novelization treatment, and the final product is now out for purchase. The good news is that the Mojang team put Microsoft's millions to good use by commissioning Max Brooks, author of the … Read the rest of this entry

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Elon Musk plays ‘Minecraft’ differently than you do

Since December, Elon Musk has been discussing plans to build a tunnel to help avoid LA traffic problems. It's been hard to tell if he was serious about "The Boring Company," but a few days ago Wired reported a test … Read the rest of this entry

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Minecraft: Story Mode is getting three “add-on” episodes

The fifth episode of Minecraft: Story Mode, entitled Order Up, will be out on March 29, and here’s a surprise: It will not mark the end of the game. Developer Telltale Games announced today that three more “post-season episodes” are … Read the rest of this entry

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Los Santos is being rebuilt in Minecraft

As soon as VR is an affordable thing, I’ll probably live in Minecraft. It seems pretty peaceful. Most places I’d ever want to visit, both real and imagined, have been built in it. As long as I can arrange the required … Read the rest of this entry

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Minecraft: Education Edition announced

Minecraft has spawned a host of educational projects. All 43,000 square km of Denmark was scanned in and used to teach architecture; qCraft allowed us to visualise the strange world of quantum physics; and of course MinecraftEdu remixed the original game to give … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Minecraft’ with a story isn’t as weird as you’d think

A story-driven game about Minecraft, the block-building phenomenon adored by children and adults alike, might sound a tad contradictory. By design, Minecraft has little in the way of plot or characters — the world is randomly generated and the bes… … Read the rest of this entry

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Portal 2 gets ported to (vanilla) Minecraft

Portal and Minecraft have a history, with Valve’s puzzler previously appearing in Mojang’s creativity engine via a mod. As a show of how far Minecraft’s default creation tools have come, the above video shows a blocky version of Portal 2 that … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Minecraft’ add-on helps you learn programming while you play

Programming languages can be daunting to learn, especially if you’re a kid who’d rather be playing games than creating them. Thankfully, ThoughtSTEM has found a way to make coding both accessible and entertaining in one shot. Its upcoming LearnToMod… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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