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Notch Knocks Win8: Minecraft Certification in Doubt

A tweet by Minecraft creator Markus 'Notch' Persson relates an exchange with Microsoft about Windows 8 and the indie sandbox game: "Got an email from microsoft, wanting to help 'certify' minecraft for win 8. I told them to stop trying to ruin the pc as an open platform." He follows this expressing his distaste for the process and the new OS: "I'd rather have minecraft not run on win 8 at all than to play along. Maybe we can convince a few people not to switch to win 8 that way.." Thanks Computer and Video Games.

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38. Re: More Big Picture Details Sep 27, 2012, 12:36 Mashiki Amiketo
 
HorrorScope wrote on Sep 27, 2012, 12:32:
At home they are qualified to do whatever the hell they want, imo.
Exactly. If they screw something up, well that's fine too. Because it just means some extra cash in your pocket at the end of the day. You do like money don't you? And they learned a valuable lesson about flipping pretty buttons. Hey, everyone in IT learned the same way, oohhh...*shiny* it doesn't hurt to break things on your own. It's how you learn.
 
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