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Minecraft for Raspberry Pi

The Mojang Website announces plans to port Minecraft to Raspberry Pi the inexpensive "credit card-sized" computer:

Soon you’ll be able to play and program with Minecraft on one of the snazzy little devices. Aron and Daniel have dedicated time to porting a version of Minecraft: Pocket Edition that comes with a revised feature set and support for multiple programming languages. We’re calling it Minecraft: Pi Edition, and it will be completely free to download.

The possibilities are massive. You could organise the cheapest LAN party of all time, or use the Pi to learn the fundamentals of programming on a miniscule budget. It’s like hacking your way into Minecraft and modifying the game world with code, a bit like being Notch, Jeb, or Nathan, but arguably more fun and less stressful.

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4. Re: Minecraft for Raspberry Pi Nov 25, 2012, 12:42 Hellbinder
 
mongrol wrote on Nov 25, 2012, 05:20:
The Pi doesn't need this. I'd rather my kids learnt how to program the thing rather than how to play games. Open the source and let us learn how Minecraft runs instead. Far more educational.

oook... i dont know if its just me.... buuut... it looks like you didn't read the article at all. like.. not even one word of it. because the main point of the article is that this will help people learn to program.

people.. kids.. generally learn better when they are engaged in something that is visual and fun.
 
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