101 Facts About Minecraft

Donkey Kong is the world’s craftiest game of all time, according to the Guinness World Records. Donkey Kong was created by self-taught programmer Marcus Pearson in 2009. It’s an independent computer game designed by Pearson who fans call knotch. The game broke the record for the most number of records broken in a single game.

  • Minecraft was originally going to be called the cave game which reminds me a bit of a part of my childhood but I should probably talk to my therapist about that rather than you lot number number three it’s described as a sandbox game which means people have the ability to create their own experiences.
  • As many as 70 million people have played the video game ‘Mo yang’ since its release. The game’s creator Pierre Sun took to Twitter in June 2014 to advertise to outside parties encouraging them to buy shares in Mo yang. The tweet read, “Anyone want to buy my share of Mo yang so I can move on with my life.”
  • Turkey has banned the video game ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’ after it was found to be too violent. The game was banned in 2015 due to it being too violent but Turkey has now decided to allow the game to be played by children. Turkey had banned the game in 2015 for being “too violent”.
  • In the survival mode, players have to gather the material to build craft and gain experience points. In the creative mode players have access to an infinite amount of almost all blocks and items available and can instantly destroy them. Adventure mode is essentially survival mode except you can’t break anything with that little withered pixel hand of yours.
  • Minecraft has a marketing budget of almost $0 due to most of it being down to word-of-mouth and YouTube lets play videos alone number 25 over 15% of all YouTube content relates to video games including this one. Minecraft is the game that takes the top spot for most of use number 26 in 2014 videos had around 60 2.7 billion views next in line was Call of Duty.
  • Around 15,000 schools in the UK now use ‘edu’ as a teaching aid number 30 as of March 2015 every single Secondary School in Northern Ireland has edu installed on its computers to be fair. The University of Hull used teach them molecules in chemistry in a project called mold craft each colored block refers to a different element for example Whiteville is hydrogen and red wool is oxygen number 32.
  • Minecraft mobs are a living moving game entity number 34. They exist by spawning in various ways mainly at nighttime so there is a reason to be scared of the dark sorry I don’t know what happened there number 35 mobs are affected by the environment in the same way as the player and can get hurt by the same things for example catching fire falling drowning being dumped on my birthday.
  • The ghast is a monster that makes horrific noises much like the sound of yo mama. These sounds are actually the result of an accidental recording of music producer Daniel Rosa fields cat when it was awakened from a nap number 40 hostile mobs include endermite Guardian silverfish skeleton slime and zombie villager number 41 the game also includes boss mobs that are notoriously hard to kill.
  • Minecraft Pocket Edition, the block-based building on the go, has sold 30 million copies Apple say that it was not only their best-selling game of 2014 but it was a number one app. It was also the number one iOS app in the US in 2014 and number one in the UK in 2015.
  • An Austrian fan plane has broken the world record for the longest game non-stop flight for 24 hours and 10 minutes. The fan plane took off from Austria’s capital Vienna on Sunday and landed in Salzburg on Monday. It took the fan plane 24 hours to complete the flight.
  • The world of Minecraft is approximately eight times the size of Earth surface area number 58 despite the game being created in such a short space of time 400 copies were selling per day for around $6 per download. The game was released to Xbox in May 2012 and sold more than a million units in the first week alone number 62.
  • Beyoncé and Jay-Z have sold their Beverly Hills mansion for $70 million (over 550 crore). The mansion has 15 bathrooms, 8 bedrooms and a giant candy ball which costs $200,000 to stock. It’s 23 thousand square feet with 15 bathrooms and 8 bedrooms. Beyoncé and jay-z bought the mansion in 2014 for $60 million.
  • YouTuber Skydoesminecraft, who has over 12 million subscribers on YouTube, said that he makes an estimated two million dollars yearly income. He added that his channel received 157 million views on YouTube in one month alone. “Maybe I should be playing Minecraft instead of talking about it,” he further said.
  • Minecraft has been criticised for taking money from users while they play the game. A Reddit user wrote, “You can’t open a chest if there’s a cat sitting on it which incidentally is true in real life as well as number 78 tamed wolves will attack you if you shoot yourself with an arrow which really serves you right.”
  • A Reddit user wrote, “I guess number 80 pink wool is very rare the chance of a sheep spawning it is 0.5% mind you that’s higher than the chances of Jennifer Lawrence slipping on that ring I’ll keep sending her seriously.” He added, “Please number 81 all cows in the game of female because they can all give out milk and yet they can still breed and make baby cows.”
  • UK’s kurt j mac set himself the goal of walking to the end of the universe in 180 hours number 85 in January 2014 max virtual journey had raised over $250,000 for charity. He won a Guinness World Record for his trek after travelling over 2 million blocks number 86 one block in the real world would equal one meter cubed.
  • Rob McElhenney, creator of ‘Sunny’, has announced that he’ll direct a Minecraft-based movie, which will star Danny DeVito. The film is being made in partnership with Warner Brothers animation out of the success of the Lego movie in 2014 and is set for 2017 release. Danny had starred in the 2014 film ‘The Lego Movie’.
  • The first episode of the episodic game versions of ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ was called order of the stone widget like a mix between two Harry Potter titles. It’s a point-and-click adventure game and moves away from the sandbox game entirely. The game was released in October 2015 by telltale games.
  • A new video showing off the most realistic house in Minecraft has gone viral on social media. The video shows the house being built by a couple in the game. The house is made up of three floors, each of which has a living room, a kitchen, a bathroom and a bedroom.
  • A 17-year-old girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad has become the first Indian to win a gold medal in the women’s figure skating event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She won the gold medal at the age of 16. The gold medal was won by 19-year-olds Sakshi Tanwar and Sakshi Malik.
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