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So as some people have seen (and many have tweeted/emailed/texted me) my epic Twisp and Catsby recreation in Minecraft made the front page of *girlish squeals of delight!*

And I was going to postpone posting this till I had finished my pset but I guess thatʻs not happening till I get this out of my head. I basically spent this ENTIRE PAX sitting in BYOC first crafting Twisp and Catsby then crafting my masterpiece. Iʻve got pictures of both and video of the second so have a gander =) OH, and I won a bunch of computer parts for the Twisp and Catsby (along with a medal!) so I guess Iʻm building myself a custom gaming rig this summer, and with a 1200W powersupply itʻs gonna be epic!

So yes, behold my obsession:

Twisp and Catsby Minecraft Sculpture
Friday's Sculpture - 13 hours to Build
Reference Comic:

OMG, mainpage mention!!!!!
Twisp and Catsby from below
Twisp and Catsby from above

International Space Station Minecraft Sculpture
Saturday's Sculpture - 15 hours to Build with the wonderful contre and enzoid doing a ridiculous amount of menial labour to get it done for me =)

I call this a not-to-scale replica of the International Space Station with chunk of earth beneath =)

Iss from Below
Iss from above
ISS from above, straight on

So yes, two days at a LAN party and I spend the whole time playing Minecraft =) I was atleast able to rope a couple people into my insanity, and Iʻm inordinately pleased with what I produced in a short amount of time with absolutely no forethought.

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Date: 2011-03-17 02:16 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Yay! Those are awesome things, I'm glad you won an award :)

I started Minecraft recently; I love exploring in Peaceful mode but haven't gotten into building things yet.

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Date: 2011-03-17 03:58 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
yeah peaceful is my favourite to play in =) Though on my own game I donʻt build either, I just mine. I want to make a flat world!

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Date: 2011-03-17 01:35 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
That's very cool! I'm glad you got a break from school to do something fun

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Date: 2011-03-17 03:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
the break was sorely needed! though of course i still managed to get the PAXflu :P But it seemed to be just a basic chest cold this year instead of the swineflu so that's something

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Date: 2011-03-18 08:23 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Well done, they look amazing!


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