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Old March 9 2013, 06:14 PM   #2086
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Mojang is probably not interested in going through Nintendo's onerous approval process.
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Old March 9 2013, 09:01 PM   #2087
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Minecraft would be perfect on the Wii U. I haven't played one yet, but, from what I've seen, the system seems tailor made for that kind of game. Think about it. The tablet can show the inventory, so that doesn't need to block the lower portion of the screen. And how cool would it be to use the tablet to do crafting, instead of having the grid cover the screen...

I don't why Mojang and Nintendo don't realize just how perfect the Wii U is for Minecraft.

Seems like a good point. But to be fair, it doesn't seem like anybody is developing for the WiiU right now. Its a shame, sinc eit really seemed to have a lot of potential.
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Old March 10 2013, 03:40 PM   #2088
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been playing the 360 version for a few days, just got to the nether, what do I need to be doing down there?
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Old March 10 2013, 06:28 PM   #2089
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I decorated some cupcakes for my son's 13th birthday:
Nice.. reminds me of the creeper cake i made for my son and daughter.
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Old March 11 2013, 12:11 AM   #2090
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B.J. wrote: View Post
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I decorated some cupcakes for my son's 13th birthday:
Do they explode in your belly?
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Old March 12 2013, 02:32 AM   #2091
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Here is the cake i made for the kids back in November. Yummy

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Old March 12 2013, 12:04 PM   #2092
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The dessert of nightmares!
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Old March 14 2013, 02:56 AM   #2093
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At this point, I'd classify the Redstone Update as a "dessert of nightmares." :-P
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Old March 14 2013, 02:59 PM   #2094
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Yeah, sounds like they really fouled it up this time. Supposedly fixed a lot of bugs, but from what I'm hearing, they introduced quite a few, too.
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Old March 14 2013, 08:24 PM   #2095
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but it wouldnt be a proper update without bugs in it

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Old March 15 2013, 01:15 AM   #2096
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I'm actually looking forwarding to playing with all the new features (and using the Nether Quartz for building aesthetics). But I've got the white "stitching" around each block, making low-light environments exceedingly distracting - to the point where MC loses its immersive quality for me. Though, according to the bugfixes for the upcoming 1.5.1 update, that should soon be rectified.
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Old March 19 2013, 05:16 AM   #2097
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but it wouldnt be a proper update without bugs in it

THIS!!!
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Old March 27 2013, 03:26 AM   #2098
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I was so fed up with 1.5 (stitching, severely reduced performance) that I actually downgraded my version back to 1.4.7 for a while. But after 1.5.1 was released, I decided to give it a try. The results have been very satisfying. The performance isn't quite at the level of 1.4.7 for me (on my OSX iMac), but it's more than sufficient. And the stitching is gone. There are a few minor bugs (such as a glitch hopping into and out of minecarts), but on the whole, I'm finally able to enjoy the new update.

It's just odd that the new version needed a rapid update to properly function.
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Old April 1 2013, 04:04 PM   #2099
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As they did with the USB Desktop Nether Portal in 2011 and the Marshmallow Creeps last year, ThinkGeek is featuring Minecraft again in their collection of fake April Fool's Day products. This year:



A Creeper Body Pillow!

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Old April 3 2013, 04:22 PM   #2100
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Something I came up with rather quickly:
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