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.