The Next Gen farm, as it was dubbed, was a massive experiment in agroecology by the developers of Minecraft.
The game’s developer Markus Persson wanted to give players the opportunity to live in an imaginary world where agriculture was a viable alternative to hunting and gathering.
Instead of farming, players would be able to plant crops, build houses, craft tools, and raise livestock.
The farm would have 10 different buildings, each containing 30-40 acres of land.
The developers built it using a custom Minecraft mod called Modular Farm that included everything from a water pump to a farm tractor.
But after a few months of intensive testing, Persson decided it didn’t work.
“The farms weren’t going to grow enough,” he said at the time.
“They were not going to be able get their crops to the ground, they weren’t growing enough.”
To make matters worse, the farm was also not sustainable.
“We didn’t know what would happen in a world with no food and no water,” Persson said.
The project was abandoned.
Since then, Minecraft has become a popular platform for Minecraft players to explore and build, but Persson didn’t get a chance to build his vision of an actual farm.
After his death, Minecraft was bought by Mojang for a cool $2 billion, and Minecraft fans began to speculate that Minecraft creator Markus Persse had sold the game to a new owner.
So what happened?
Persson’s death was followed by rumors that Minecraft developers Markus Perssson and Mojang had sold Minecraft to a third party.
This theory has been debunked.
The fact is, Minecraft never really went away, and Mojangs CEO, Dustin Browder, said in a recent interview with Ars that Persson would have no influence on the Minecraft team.
“If we ever decide that Minecraft is going to go away, I think it’s a good idea to have some sort of structure for our developers, and we will probably have a few of those.
But I think that we’ll probably have more autonomy from the community, and it’s going to continue to be the best Minecraft experience that we can have,” Browder said.
Mojang and Persson have since worked together on a new Minecraft, which is now in its first major update.
Mojangs current Minecraft game, Minecraft: Pocket Edition, is available to download for free on Xbox Live.
But this update was designed to make Minecraft even more sustainable, with more resources and buildings available to farmers.
There’s also a new mod called MyFarm that lets players control their own farm with tools such as a tractor and pump.
“Minecraft has always been a pretty good sandbox to experiment with ideas and games,” Browd said.
“MyFarm, with its massive community, is something that really allows us to take that sandbox and really take it and make it a much more sustainable way of farming in the future.”
Persson was also a big supporter of the Minecraft community.
“He was very much involved in Minecraft, and he was a big Minecraft fan,” Browdy said.
“[The Minecraft team] was very involved in helping with things like the Modular Farming system, which was something that I was very excited about because it would be a really cool, sustainable farming system, and they were really pushing for it, but there were also a lot of people who were really concerned about the Minecraft stuff.”
Mojang CEO Dustin Browd.
Minecraft:Pocket Edition was one of the first updates that Mojang released after Markus Perssen’s death.
But in the next few years, Mojang did little to expand the game.
Minecraft has been in a state of constant development, with new versions and content regularly appearing on the service.
Minecraft creator Dustin Browden, who is also the co-founder of Minecraft studio Mojang, says the Minecraft franchise is in great shape.
Mojag has been able to keep making Minecraft for so long because of Persson.
“A lot of the work that we do is just to make sure that it’s consistent and that it is a good, stable experience,” Browden said.
That consistency and stability has come at a cost, though.
Minecraft is now becoming more and more similar to other video games, such as Overwatch and Dota 2.
“You’re getting to a point where the Minecraft games are like Overwatch and the League of Legends games,” he added.
“That’s something that we have to look at.
You’ve got to have more detail on the art and you’ve got a lot less time for gameplay and development and stuff like that.” “
So what that means is that there’s a lot more work that needs to be done.
You’ve got to have more detail on the art and you’ve got a lot less time for gameplay and development and stuff like that.”
For example, Minecraft players now have to buy real estate to build their own houses.
But Mojang’s Minecraft:Titanfall is still in early access, and Browd expects it