The Lonely Game of Minecraft

August 4, 2014
By GlitchWolf BRONZE, Clover, South Carolina
GlitchWolf BRONZE, Clover, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Insomnia is the writer's best friend...


I’m sure many, if not almost all of you are familiar with the popular game Minecraft. It’s a virtual sandbox game where you mine resources to survive in a world plagued by monsters each night. And, after the rise of ‘Herobrine’ – supposedly the dead brother of the creator of Minecraft, Notch – I was excited to see what stories the fans could come up with, and what else would rise. Sadly, every story I’ve read so far goes exactly like this: create world, something strange, Herobrine, end. Nothing else. So, I’d like to propose the real Minecraft. Steve, or your avatar, is alone. Completely and utterly alone. There are villagers, yes, but we can’t understand their language, nor do they ours. They are simply there to trade with us. You could get companionship with a pet ocelot or wolf, but not before they are killed in some mob battle or mining mishap. Steve is alone, and his sole purpose is to mine, build, and craft. This is all he does, and all he’ll ever do. The ending of the game appears after you destroy the Enderdragon. Steve will have never found anyone to talk to. Steve will be alone. He will build. He will mine. And Steve will die.


The author's comments:
I love the game Minecraft, and I also love to write. I realized that in the game, Multiplayer not included, it is a very lonely and hollow world.

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on Feb. 7 2017 at 9:41 am
Sparaxis SILVER, Saint Marys, Georgia
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"If you keep on picking on me, I'll mess up again. This time, on PURPOSE."

It's called It Wasn't Him: a Minecrafter's Tale if you're interested.

on Dec. 5 2016 at 5:47 pm
Sparaxis SILVER, Saint Marys, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"If you keep on picking on me, I'll mess up again. This time, on PURPOSE."

Glitchwolf? Are you still in Teenink?

on Nov. 25 2016 at 12:21 pm
Sparaxis SILVER, Saint Marys, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"If you keep on picking on me, I'll mess up again. This time, on PURPOSE."

Also, I'm planning on writing a story about an incident involving a mysterious entity (not Herobrine).

on Nov. 17 2016 at 9:27 am
Sparaxis SILVER, Saint Marys, Georgia
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"If you keep on picking on me, I'll mess up again. This time, on PURPOSE."

Did that 3-no wait, 4-times already.

on Nov. 10 2016 at 9:11 am
Sparaxis SILVER, Saint Marys, Georgia
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"If you keep on picking on me, I'll mess up again. This time, on PURPOSE."

I agree with you there.

on Oct. 31 2016 at 9:21 am
Sparaxis SILVER, Saint Marys, Georgia
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"If you keep on picking on me, I'll mess up again. This time, on PURPOSE."

Yeah...Some of the stuff gamers come up with is depressing.

on Oct. 17 2016 at 8:19 am
Sparaxis SILVER, Saint Marys, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"If you keep on picking on me, I'll mess up again. This time, on PURPOSE."

You think they would add something to solve that empty feeling you get in single player. But then someone came up with the "more sentient characters" idea and it wasn't what I was hoping for.

on Apr. 27 2016 at 9:40 am
OneSwaggaliciousTurtle, Sheperdsville, Kentucky
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da game would be better if they ad turtles

on Dec. 19 2014 at 11:31 pm
Nicholas Maguire, Big Sandy, Texas
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I've thought about the lonely world Steve lives in. Nobody he can actually communicate with, and at night it gets filled with creepy monsters. Sometimes I get lonely if I'm playing Minecraft on singleplayer.

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on Sep. 4 2014 at 9:47 am
I love mincraft I somtimes feel lonely when I play unless its multiplayer like you said i thing they should add campian or whatever to minecraft but that can be optional. But yeah it is very lonely.

on Aug. 19 2014 at 10:51 pm
deatheater1201, Vallysprings, California
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"You'll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take."

ill do it  

on Aug. 17 2014 at 3:29 pm
GlitchWolf BRONZE, Clover, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Insomnia is the writer's best friend...

Anyone going to comment? Anyone?


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