Minecraft

Minecraft

The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game That Changed Everything

Book - 2015
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His whole life, all Markus Persson wanted to do was create his own games. Create his own games and get rich. Then in 2009 a strange little project of his quickly grew into a worldwide phenomenon and, in just a few short years, turned its maker into an international icon. Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything is a Cinderella story for the Internet age--improbable success, fast money, and the power of digital technology to shake up a rock-solid industry. It's a story about being lost and finding your way, of breaking the rules and swimming against the current. It's about how the indie gaming scene rattled the foundations of corporate empires. But, above all, this is the story of how a creative genius chased down a crazy dream: the evolution of a shy amateur programmer into a video game god. For this second edition, the story has been enriched with more Minecraft than ever--a new section describes Minecraft's sale to Microsoft, Notch's less than heartwarming last day in the office, and Mojang's final days of independence.
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, [2015]
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9781609805753
1609805755
Characteristics: 319 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm

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Dinodan11
Aug 03, 2016

I love it,it is the best book ever

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youyifong
May 13, 2016

Mmmmm mm really good
I'm in!

Awesomely awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!

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Yousuf1005
Jan 02, 2016

This book is a completly unique and in depth book at the creator of Minecraft,Markus notch persson and is aimed, torwards Gamers fans of minecraft and Computer programers it is very intersting to those people who enjoy playing Minecraft.

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minecraftbanditlol
Aug 26, 2015

stop hating some people like it and some dont so stop hating

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humbleworm
Aug 17, 2015

This is a biography so obviously it is not going to help anyone play minecraft or be anywhere near as exciting as the game. It is written in an informal style and not a difficult read so I'd say the intended audience is probably interested parents/adults or mature kids. Some nostalgia for adult gamers and basic philosophical considerations for coders, but nothing technical.

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MJWCanada
Oct 25, 2014

Absolutely excellent!

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icyfire77
Oct 11, 2014

im #7 :/

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Pepina
Oct 09, 2014

I LLLLLLLLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEEEEE MINECAFT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I CAN'T WAIT TO READ!YAY!

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Jasmeet123
Jul 31, 2014

l hate minecraft

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StarGladiator
Jun 17, 2014

An interesting and well written book, but more directed at gamers and coders, not so much the general public unless one is a Minecraft fan. Not exactly an enthralling read, but mildly interesting.

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SabyTheGod Jun 09, 2014

"The creeper is our mortal anger"

Shit, meet fan.

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Coarse Language: There is some language in this book, so ask your parents if you are under 13.

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