Few games are as versatile, long-lived and even abstract as Minecraft, the popular sandbox created by Markus ‘Notch’ Persson. One of the favorite pastimes of those who play this title is being able to create worlds or original representations using the creative mode and the cubes present throughout your world. In fact, this is one of the reasons why the title remains popular on YouTube.
It’s been a long time since Minecraft, the popular sandbox of microsoft, has gained fame as a platform to unleash the creativity -even collaborative- of millions of users who never tire of capturing ideas with the cubes of the video game. The best of all is that it is not always about visual works, but also about complete systems and even mini-games within the title created by Mojang.
So that you understand the diversity of works that are created in Minecraft, today we are going to show you two of the latest creations that have stood out the most within the game community, both in the subreddit dedicated to it, and in groups of social networks.
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Van Gogh’s Starry Night in Minecraft
The first of these is an exceptional piece of work that demonstrates how art can look so good in the first-person sandbox. It is about the creation of ChrisDaCowan artist who has made the famous post-impressionist work of the Dutch Vincent van Gogh.
“The starry Night” is one of the best-known paintings by the artist who lost his ear and who was never recognized in life, at least not as he was after his death. The best thing about this recreation in Minecraft is that it gives it a three-dimensional touch without losing the essence that characterizes it: the exalted eddies and the sensation of density that, by the way, is placed precisely in the firmament of the video game.
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A giant tetris in Minecraft
As if that were not enough, this week another creative piece made thanks to Minecraft went viral. It is a giant-sized tetris that works just as it does on other platforms, only this time, within the video game.
It was all made by the youtuber Fundy, who had become known for creating a version of Pac-Man in the game. Of course, we must clarify that all the algorithms and Boolean logic, which makes this giant tetris work, it has been achieved with one of the most interesting tools in the game: the redstone.
How about? Certainly, it is not very common that in just a few days we can witness two works that demonstrate how Minecraft fits so well in that thin universe between science and art. The title is still a success after more than 10 years since its first alpha. Meanwhile, at the end of last year, it reached 1 billion views on Youtube.
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Minecraft: they discover the rarest block to get in the history of the video game
The well-known youtuber camman18 published a video on his channel where he reports having discovered a block which has only been found by eight players in the entire history of the title.
The rarity of this block It lies in the fact that it cannot be found in all biomes, nor can it be mined or manufactured by combining elements. Watch the video here where you will appreciate how this cube that is giving fans a lot of talk looks like.
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What happens at the end of Minecraft? Speedrunners finish the game in less than 2 minutes
To achieve this incredible record, M8use and four other Minecaft players said they organized themselves and each performed very specific tasks to reach the final stage, where they must beat the ender dragon, the last boss. All this happened in the Set Seedless Glitchless (SSG) category, in which they must use a seed for the game, but without taking advantage of any glitch.
It is important to mention that the previous record in this category in cooperative mode was four minutes, so what was achieved by M8use and his companions is to be applauded, due to the great difference between one and the other.
In this way, speedrunners They have already entered the history of Minecraft and, possibly, it will take a long time for another group of players, or perhaps themselves, to finish the video game in less than a minute and 56 seconds.