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Digital Engineering with Minecraft™ by James Floyd Kelly

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Introduction

Minecraft. This single word can make kids grin a mile wide and parents scratch their heads. It’s both phenomenon and mystery. Mojang (pronounced Moe-Yang, rhymes with Joe-Sang), the company that created Minecraft, made a fortune in game sales, merchandise, and Minecraft-related books—and then turned another fortune by selling the company. (And sales continue, with thousands of copies being sold every day as new fans discover the game.) Computer games come and go, but Minecraft survives; I am having a difficult time thinking of another game that continues to be played by so many fans, year after year, and continues to grow in popularity.

Game designer Markus Persson, known as Notch to his fans, released an early version of Minecraft ...

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