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The Rise of Minecraft [Infographic]

Minecraft, the wildly popular LEGO-like sandbox building game, has rocketed in popularity over the last two years. Check out this infographic to see the major milestones in Minecraft history.

If you’d like to learn more about Minecraft you can check out the official page, ┬áthe Wikipedia entry for the game, or read some of the guides and articles we’ve written on the subject:

The Rise of Minecraft [Cool Infographics]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 12/8/11

Comments (10)

  1. clb92

    JPEG compression :S

  2. Rod

    Hopefully this means that the minecraft fad is near its end.

    Such a horrible game.

  3. hopsingracer

    For people with an imagination and creativity, easily the greatest game ever made, for accountants, not so much.

  4. Rod

    Pretty sure your statement is the exact opposite. A creative person would find the extreme repetition in minecraft to be a futile exercise.

    The “game” is perfectly suited for Accountant and programmer INTJ-type people with focus driven autistic tendencies.

  5. 99er

    I gather your not fond of Minecraft, why don’t you like it?

  6. mike against minecraft

    If I wanted to play with blocks I’d play with (and still do *blush*) lego. Lego Is waaaaay better.

  7. 99er

    I find it funny people their opinions into their name to make a double statement. It really isn’t necessary, just saying.

  8. 99er

    people put their*

  9. Vorlock

    Those people that say its very repetitive actually have no creativity because all they will do is build a 9×9 wooden house and think that thats all you do in the game and judge it. Those people have no imaginations (and probably have their house blown up by creepers because they can’t figure out a way to stop them).

    Its a game for everyone that has an imagination and likes to build, play and kill stuff; with or without friends.

    ITS ONLY REPETITIVE IF YOU DON’T HAVE ANY CREATIVE ASPECT.

  10. bartman2589

    Thanks but I’ll stick with Second Life, much better graphics and much better building options.

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