Markus 'Notch' Persson, best known for the mega-hit Minecraft and his affinity for fedoras, has released a free browser-based typing game entitled Drop. The Unity-powered title is simple in concept: players type as the world transforms into a pulsating aural journey through a tunnel of heavy electronic music. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson released his latest browser-based game Drop. Inspired by Terry Cavanaugh's 2012 game Super Hexagon and his apartment ceiling, Notch created the typing game in lieu of a submission to the rapid game creation competition Ludum Dare. Hat tip goes to BoingBoing!
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson revealed a new free-to-play game for browsers, a simple typing game called Drop.
Minecraft creator Markus Persson, more commonly known as Notch, has created a Unity-based browser game called Drop. The free game was inspired by Super Hexagon, the ending of FEZ, and a unique geometric ceiling, and features typing challenges set against a trippy background and captivating background music. The inspiration. Also, super hexagon. Also, the fez [...]
I get the impression that Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has sort of gotten to the stage where his is so rich he can just sort of do whatever he wants for the rest of time. Turns out that what he wants to do, for now, is just mess about with different game experiments. Today he released one of those experiments. It’s called ‘Drop‘ and it’s kind of fun. More »
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