The Empowering Experience of Minecraft

Image credit: Microsoft/Mojang
Image credit: https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Grass_Block

Wait, what the hell is Minecraft?

Image credit: https://minecraft.gamepedia.com
Image credit: https://www.planetminecraft.com/mod/mining-overhaul-forge-188-10-a002-/

Minecraft from a UX Designers perspective

Take care of those pufferfish! Image credit: https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Pufferfish

“A user interface is like a joke. If you have to explain it, it’s not that good”. — Martin Leblanc

Everyone knows how to make a cake, right?! Image credit: https://www.digminecraft.com/food_recipes/make_cake.php
Chasing that elusive emerald ore. Image credit: https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Emerald_Ore
Image credit: https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Zombie
Photo credit: @BACKYENNEW/TWITTER
Image credit: https://education.minecraft.net/how-it-works/what-is-minecraft/

“Notch [the creator] hasn’t just built a game. He’s tricked 40 million people into learning to use a CAD program.” — Cody Sumter

Residents in Kalobeyei, Kenya use Minecraft to redesign a local environment that focuses on trees and walkability. Image credit: https://www.blockbyblock.org/projects/kalobeyei
Watch out for the lava! Image credit: https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Lava
Beware the creepers! Image credit: https://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Creeper

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UX and tech geek. Observer of humans. Crisp connoisseur. Yarn fondler. Undercover Northerner.

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