This week on Minecraft News, Toby and David cover a number of recent hot topics, such as bringing on new Mojang staff, a quick peek at the 360 version of Minecraft, details on this weeks' Snapshot, with focus on changes to cat behavior, villager AI, and a pleasant surprise change to lava! Additionally, the randomly-generated mineshafts scattered throughout the world appear to have received a visit from safety officials - they now generate with wooden flooring where gaps would have been in prior terrain generation, whether small potholes, or much larger gaps.
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Shapeways 3D Printout Contest
Did you read this article about 3D printing models from Minecraft and think to yourself, "I wish I could get one of those"? I know the feeling - it seems like there is an endless stream of possible models to print from my SSP games alone, nevermind any servers I play on. Still, for those of you looking for a 3D printout model of your creations, we have a sweepstakes that might be just what you're looking for - winners can receive, at no cost, a 3D printed model of their Minecraft creations, as well as $50 certificates for Shapeways, perfect for discounting larger projects, or outright buying smaller ones, like character models or small structures. Want to know more? Click the image above for details!
Option 1: There is genuinely nothing happening in the world of Minecraft and writers are being pressured for articles so 3D printing is a good one to milk for content.
Option 2: The 3D printing company is owned by someones brother/friend/pen pal/aunt, or pays for these articles.
In any case, surely no news is better than 3D printing news at this stage?