[ubuntu-uk] Minecraft

Ronnie Tucker ronnie at ronnietucker.co.uk
Thu Feb 3 17:54:38 UTC 2011

Can I ask how you made the awesome map?

Minecraft is FAB!  :)

On 03/02/11 15:53, Alan Pope wrote:
> Some of us are playing Minecraft which is a fun (if potentially time
> consuming) "game" (some would argue it's not a game, in the same way
> Lego isn't).
> We have a little server running on the end of my home internet
> connection where we play.
> Other members of the UK Ubuntu community are more than welcome to join us.
> For those that don't know Minecraft is a closed source pay-for
> game/toy/creation tool which can be played solo or on a server in
> multi player mode. You can get more details and buy Minecraft at
> http://minecraft.net/
> To be clear: It's non-free (currently ~15 EUR), non-Free (author says
> he may open source it when he's had enough), written in Java, runs on
> Ubuntu/Windows/OSX, in beta (price goes up later), has bugs, requires
> lots of RAM (ideally), requires 3D acceleration, a net connection. If
> that's okay by you, great, join in.
> You can see our "magnificent" creations here:-
> http://popey.com/minecraftmap/
> Join us on irc in #ubuntu-uk-minecraft on freenode. This link will
> probably take you to the channel in your browser.
> http://popey.me/hn4XHz
> You can of course use a conventional IRC client instead if you prefer.
> Cheers,
> Al.


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