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Minecraft Inspired By Cube 2: Sauerbraten?

Nov 19, 2010, 00:02 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jacob Barkdull for this link. ]

"The proprietary game "Minecraft", which is written in Java, may have been inspired by Sauerbraten (also known as "Cube 2"). Minecraft is a browser-based first person "Sandbox" style adventure game where you can connect with other players over the Internet and build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D world. This kind of game isn't new, in fact if you've ever searched the Internet for Free multi-platform first person shooters, you've probably heard of Cube 2: Sauerbraten.

"Minecraft and Cube 2: Sauerbraten have a lot in common, if you put gameplay footage of both in front of someone who has never played either, I think that person would think they are the same game, well, maybe without Minecraft's pixelated textures.

"Minecraft and Cube 2: Sauerbraten both are based around the idea of building constructions out of textured cubes, this means stacking 3D cubes to make mountains, buildings, trees, roads, oceans, and many other things. Both are also available on GNU+Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows."

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