Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th May 2011 22:33 UTC
Games Somebody has just added the Portal gun to Minecraft. Your argument? It is now invalid.
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Comment by Kroc
by Kroc on Fri 6th May 2011 22:48 UTC
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Eh? That’s not the Minecraft portal mod I know: This is way, way, way better

Edit: A better gameplay video: Note that this is very early. The mod has been improved a lot since. Someone created a "CCTV" mod for Minecraft that could conceptually be used to create the look-through effect for portals, but I don’t know if that’s been done yet (or will be added).

Overall this is pretty amazing stuff. I can imagine Minecraft being used for all sorts of game prototyping. You’ve got to realise that this is a game that was never designed for this, and some modders managed to hack together a rough, playable version of an entirely different game in such a short time. This is really ground-breaking.

Edited 2011-05-06 22:59 UTC

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