SLOTW – I’d hit that… with a Pickaxe!

In case you didn’t get get the joke of the headline, this week’s Sweet Link of the Week is all about one of my favorite games of all!  The open box world of Minecraft!

For those new to this game (seriously, have you not heard about it somewhere?), Minecraft is an open box sandbox game created by Markus “Notch” Presson and his team over at independent startup Mojang Studios in Sweden!  From it’s inception, Minecraft has gained more than a million unique players, won “Game of the Year” award at the Indie Awards, and was selected to be included in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s “Art of Video Games” Exhibit!  All this while the game is still in it’s Beta stage of development, with a release date of November 11, 2011!

With games like Minecraft, it’s only natural that people would create mods and whole new types of gameplay!  From constructable games like Spleef, and the Yog-Olympics, to whole new mods and world to be played in the game, Why don’t we show you some of the more unique and fun creations that we at aniRAGE have found!

First up, we have a mod that literally asks the question “What if there were Pokemon in Minecraft?”

Well Minecraft modder Seagoingmanatee answered that for us, and in a big way!

For those who play Minecraft, you can find the mod here.


As some may know, I’m a huge Team Fortress 2 fan, and will occaisonally jump into a server to lay out the pain!  But while I enjoy it, I now have to wonder how you’d play Team Fortcraft!