PhantomTommy wrote: " I never got around to playing Minecraft when it was released on PC last year. This was admittedly mainly due to the fact that my now eight year old computer would start crying uncontrollably whenever I proposed a trip to the third dimension, but truth be told, I also had my own reservations about the block building behemoth. In the past I’ve steered clear of time sink video games like World Of Warcraft and EVE online, not because I suspect that they’re bad games, but because I know I’m very susceptible to that drip feed style of design – play for an hour, acquire a sexy new item, play for another hour…. oh s**t, it’s morning and my heart has stopped working. Minecraft seemed to take this idea to the next level, at any moment in time you could be standing over a literal gold mine; all you had to do was dig down….