The room in this new game looks like one on Minecraft. The blocks look recycled from Minecraft. And when the blocks break, it looks exactly like if they broke on Minecraft.
This game probably has a lot of things recycled from Minecraft, so really, if Notch can put boulders in it, he could put them in Minecraft.
Thing is, I was there from the start of the stream, and half the stream before that when he had to change streams because it got too expensive.
I saw him draw every block by hand. The blocks originally had R's on them instead of a texture that made sense, then they became pink and went through like 5 color changes(there was a point where every side of a block was a different, bright color) as he was testing colors. He even needed to re-draw the text images.
Long story short, it was never Minecraft and none of it came from Minecraft. And it's a different (standalone) game than Minecraft with a different goal than Minecraft, and I doubt there'll be much overlap, especially since this is a game he's making over a weekend and won't be high enough quality, AND YOU CAN'T JUST PASTE CODE FROM ONE GAME INTO ANOTHER.
Tinfoil...just....just shut up. it's a different game just let it go. it sucks you didn't just pay attention before jumping to conclusions but there's absolutely no reason why he'd implement anything from a completely separate game into minecraft.
Omfg, he made it from scratch. All art that's going to be featured in 1.8 IS COMPLETED
The only thing that remains is coding and testing before it get released.
And Escape is completely unrelated to Minecraft