There is not a lot that would bind together an 11 year old and a 25 year old, even if they share the same blood. However, one thing that they would surely enjoy, if they belong to the majority population, would be playing Minecraft. Minecraft is a game that allows it’s players to create virtual realities and accomplish various tasks inside them. The Minecraft servers work in such a way, that whenever a player logs in, they are presented with a completely new reality, filled with hills, mountains, half done homes, virtual animals, virtual flora and fauna, etc. The entire concept of the game is not that complex, it basically means that an avatar in the game, which is the character, lives in a booby trapped world. To kill or be killed is the motto of the game. An in depth account of how the game Minecraft actually works, is discussed below.
Minecraft: the popularity it enjoys and why so?
You have to be living under a rock to not fully understand the extent of the popularity, Minecraft enjoys. It is a game that has been in existence since the late 2000s. It is no surprise that we live in a constantly changing world where trends come and go, especially in the gaming industry. Gamers and developers constantly struggle to keep coming up with new developments to keep their audience hooked and still fail. In dire times like these Minecraft servers and it’s developers have managed to do an exceptional job when it comes to their user base. Not only have they managed to maintain their existing user base, which is a major accomplishment in itself, but have also experienced a substantial growth in the gamers and users that play the game. This is one of the reasons why developers of Minecraft enjoy such popularity.
What is the reason behind the popularity that Minecraft enjoys?
Minecraft is a household name today. The popularity that it enjoys is so much so that the phenomenon and term of gaming has become synonymous with the word Minecraft. You don’t have to be a fan of the game or even an avid player to understand the basic workings of the game. As mentioned above, Minecraft let’s a person enter virtual realities, that are filled with elements of the real world such as all sorts of animals, hilltops, mountains homes, raw materials etc. Not only this, but after a player has entered the game, they can use the above mentioned raw materials to create their own elements and decorate their personal virtual land however, they want. Not only this but Minecraft enables multiplayer as well, so players can play with their friends. Hence, this game serves as a great way for players to connect with their close ones and also serves as a bonding activity.
Gaming, especially multi player gaming is a great way for people to relax and connect with their friends. Most gaming companies use various psychological tactics and provide their players with a false sense of achievement, which gets their minds and hearts going. Minecraft is also based on the same principle.