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‘Save Minecraft!’ Cry Players After Mojang Starts Moderating Private Servers

‘Save Minecraft!’ Cry Players After Mojang Starts Moderating Private Servers

Image: Mojang / Microsoft Minecraft is on fire. At least that’s how it currently feels if you follow the fandom on social media or certain message boards. A portion of the community is up in arms following the news that developer Mojang won’t back down from a controversial move to open private servers up to …

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Minecraft blocks the blockchain from its block game

Minecraft blocks the blockchain from its block game

Minecraft, like NFT Worlds, have been left scrambling by Mojang’s decision.”/> Enlarge / Crypto projects built on top of Minecraft, like NFT Worlds, have been left scrambling by Mojang’s decision. Minecraft will continue to be about blocks and not about the blockchain. That’s according to a new official blog post from Microsoft subsidiary Mojang stressing …

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Minecraft Bans NFTs And Blockchain, Which 'Do Not Align' With Game's 'Values'

Minecraft Bans NFTs And Blockchain, Which ‘Do Not Align’ With Game’s ‘Values’

Image: Mojang While the whole NFT thing appears to be mercifully on the decline, there are still companies out there—like Square Enix—trying to justify partnering with technology that exists solely as an enormous scam. Mojang is clearly not one of them. In a lengthy statement published on Minecraft’s site, the team go into great detail …

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OpenAI’s New AI Learned to Play Minecraft by Watching 70,000 Hours of YouTube

In 2020, OpenAI’s machine learning algorithm GPT-3 blew people away when, after ingesting billions of words scraped from the internet, it began spitting out well-crafted sentences. This year, DALL-E 2, a cousin of GPT-3 trained on text and images, caused a similar stir online when it began whipping up surreal images of astronauts riding horses …

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Devs Share The Wild, Secret Hacks Your Favorite Games Rely On

Devs Share The Wild, Secret Hacks Your Favorite Games Rely On

Image: Kotaku / Tortoon / Alexander_P (Shutterstock) Did you know all the horses in Assassin’s Creed 1 are built using really fucked up human skeletons? Or that Titan Quest used invisible squirrels as in-game timers? All of this is true and is more proof that games are mostly wild collections of code and hope that …

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