Eurogamer.net - Ending the Minecraft fantasy.
Mojang has always been something else; the company that unlocked the
gaming world's creativity, that regularly poked at big business. We
routinely call Markus Persson "Notch" and for that and other reasons, he
can't help but feel 'one of us' in a way that no other developer right now
can claim - the guy who initially faced Bethesda's guns over the name
"Scrolls" by suggesting the two companies fight it out in Quake 3, dropped
plans to work with the Oculus Rift due to fears of what Facebook might to do
it, and recently got the kind of coverage most developers can only dream of
simply by spending two hours knocking out a dumb joke game about a horse.
The same Notch talking about EULAs and lawyers doesn't fit that playful
narrative. It's like being threatened with a restraining order by your teddy