aatventure 2 years ago

The Engineering Behind an Indie Icon | Why Minecraft is a Technical Feat

Have you ever wondered how Minecraft works? It looks like such a simple game, but anyone who has tried to reproduce it, as I have, quickly realizes that this is anything but a simple game.

In this video I take a brief look at some of the many technical issues that this game had to overcome in order to become a worldwide hit.

I go through various points including: mesh generation, cave generation, biome generation, light calculations and more.

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