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Is minecraft good?

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I, personally, say yes. Although, it's all based on opinion and preference.

 

A good test to see if you like it: watch someone play it. Here are a few people who play it:

 

Yogscast

 

CaptainSparklez

 

TheCreatures (personal favorite)

 

SkyDoesMinecraft

 

You may want to start with a regular Let's Play, because watching people play mini-games on Minecraft can give people the wrong idea that that's all it's about.



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To sum things up a little better:

 

Minecraft is an open world sandbox building game with some minor adventuring elements. Deciding is Minecraft is "good" depends really on 2 factors:

 

1.) Are you able to look past the blocky, low resolution state of the game and understand that it is both an intended aesthetic as well as a technical limitation in some respects due to the sheer number of faces which can end up being rendered at one time within a non-optimized java based environment. While texture packs can help alleviate this, it won't do much about the actual size of game detail for the sake of building or mining.

 

2). Are you someone who can formulate your own goals, spend hours creating something, or just be content walking around a nearly endless world filled with randomized, but not overly varied terrain? Are you someone who enjoys tinkering with blocks of stuff that can impact eachother putting together machines or other devices without being told to or given the plans? Mods, challenge maps, and adventure maps can provide for a wider variety of play, but even then you still have a very similar core gameplay to the vanilla game.

 

If you answered yes to both of these, in some manner, then you would probably like Minecraft enough for it to be worth the pricetag. If not, then Minecraft probably wouldn't hold your interest or be the kind of game that you'd really want to play. If still in doubt, play with the demo.

 

https://minecraft.net/demo



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To sum things up a little better:

 

Minecraft is an open world sandbox building game with some minor adventuring elements. Deciding is Minecraft is "good" depends really on 2 factors:

 

1.) Are you able to look past the blocky, low resolution state of the game and understand that it is both an intended aesthetic as well as a technical limitation in some respects due to the sheer number of faces which can end up being rendered at one time within a non-optimized java based environment. While texture packs can help alleviate this, it won't do much about the actual size of game detail for the sake of building or mining.

 

2). Are you someone who can formulate your own goals, spend hours creating something, or just be content walking around a nearly endless world filled with randomized, but not overly varied terrain? Are you someone who enjoys tinkering with blocks of stuff that can impact eachother putting together machines or other devices without being told to or given the plans? Mods, challenge maps, and adventure maps can provide for a wider variety of play, but even then you still have a very similar core gameplay to the vanilla game.

 

If you answered yes to both of these, in some manner, then you would probably like Minecraft enough for it to be worth the pricetag. If not, then Minecraft probably wouldn't hold your interest or be the kind of game that you'd really want to play. If still in doubt, play with the demo.

 

https://minecraft.net/demo

Well said. Also, if you are having trouble figuring something out, or can't figure out the recipe for a boat or bread or something, you can search up the Minecraft Wiki (It'll be on a website called gamepedia, and yes, it is the official wiki.) Otherwise, we're always here to help on the forums, and there are a dozen wonderful other Minecraft communities, such as PlanetMinecraft and MinecraftForum.



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To sum things up a little better:

 

Minecraft is an open world sandbox building game with some minor adventuring elements. Deciding is Minecraft is "good" depends really on 2 factors:

 

1.) Are you able to look past the blocky, low resolution state of the game and understand that it is both an intended aesthetic as well as a technical limitation in some respects due to the sheer number of faces which can end up being rendered at one time within a non-optimized java based environment. While texture packs can help alleviate this, it won't do much about the actual size of game detail for the sake of building or mining.

 

2). Are you someone who can formulate your own goals, spend hours creating something, or just be content walking around a nearly endless world filled with randomized, but not overly varied terrain? Are you someone who enjoys tinkering with blocks of stuff that can impact eachother putting together machines or other devices without being told to or given the plans? Mods, challenge maps, and adventure maps can provide for a wider variety of play, but even then you still have a very similar core gameplay to the vanilla game.

 

If you answered yes to both of these, in some manner, then you would probably like Minecraft enough for it to be worth the pricetag. If not, then Minecraft probably wouldn't hold your interest or be the kind of game that you'd really want to play. If still in doubt, play with the demo.

 

https://minecraft.net/demo

 

I agree, very well said, and also, there are a wide variety of texture packs and mods that can allow you to really customize your Minecraft experience. These often can be found on the Minecraft forums or other sites like it, but I trust the forums most personally. Here is the link: http://www.minecraftforum.net/

In my personal opinion it is the ultimate in sandbox games and I recommend it to anyone. There literally is no limit to the ammount of thing you can make, like these for example. http://mashable.com/...ft-creations/#_ (I did not make these, though I wish I did)

And the multiplayer is incredible! http://mashable.com/...t-server-lobby/

Overall, you want a game that lasts YEARS? Minecraft is it.


Edited by ElderScrollsFTW111, 10 February 2014 - 08:29 PM.


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its not good,ITS FANTASTIC! especialy with mods,but they are not needed (in versions 1.12 and up imo, anything less should be modded) 

 

if you plan on starting playing,watch this amazing series:https://www.youtube....HT8v9Qa3cch7YEV its great and has taught me new things even though l have been playing for years(like l got it around 2012,and still play it on and off to this day).

 

ps l am surprised l am the first to recommend pixilriffs survival guide.

 

pps:post #600!


Edited by skyrimlover1212, 09 March 2020 - 03:44 AM.





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