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Machinima demanded payment for video views, claims Minecraft creator

Machinima demanded payment for video views, claims Minecraft creator, Markus Persson aka Notch.

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Root1165d ago

Machinima have become insane latley....you know Ross Scott the guy who did the Civil Protection and Freemans Mind stuff on their...he had to leave because of their ridiculous contracts with them.

They are driving people away

raiden-491165d ago

They became to big for there own good and set partnerships with people witch is less money they should go get same good commentators and hire them for work like the yogscast and achievement hunter.

e-p-ayeaH1165d ago (Edited 1165d ago )

machina after 2009 it really started to suck anyways so no big deal.

3-4-51165d ago (Edited 1165d ago )

Question:

Why is it called Machinima ? What does the word actually mean? and why not just use the English word = to it ?

CraigUK1165d ago

I'm pretty sure its just a mash up of the words machine and cinema.

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doctorstrange1165d ago

What?... this is just... ugh god.

TechnicianTed1165d ago (Edited 1165d ago )

So is this supposed to be an actual article or what? Clicked the link and it takes you to Reddit with something about Nintendo and Youtube :/

EDIT:Oh wait up, it's in the comment section.

@MonkeyBootey

I could do I suppose, but seeing as I've read it in the comment section now there doesn't seem much point.

MonkeyNinja1165d ago

Or you could just click on "credit url" underneath "Read Full Story"

zarmena1165d ago

TechnicianTed, n4g approvers have previously flagged a number of my articles (similar in nature) for putting Pixel Enemy as a source. I'm a writer for PE. This time, to be on the safe side, I put reddit as source as that's where I got my info from, and credited Pixel Enemy. Still got flagged. Too late to edit it now, I'm afraid.

hazelamy1165d ago

i'd say Yogscast did more for Minecraft than machinima.

then there are the independent youtubers, is that a word?
like CaptainSparklez, MinecraftWB, Wonderment, CupQuake.
even Tobuscus's videos were a a bigger factor in prompting me to buy the game than anything machinima put out.

don't get me wrong, they put out some good stuff, and they have no doubt helped the game a bit, but asking the game's creator for money for promoting it, is beyond ludicrous.

grailly1165d ago

I don't know… the seananners let's play was pretty popular.

animegamingnerd1165d ago

seananners was the reason why i bought minecraft and even knew about in the first place but i can't speak for everyone

hazelamy1165d ago

i've never actually watched any of his videos, i should probably check them out some time.

i don't know why i've never watched them before, i've heard a lot of good things about his videos.

WillGuitarGuy1165d ago

iHasCupquake and Tobuscus are partnered with Machinima...so...

hazelamy1165d ago

they are?
i never knew that.

but still, asking for payment is just not cool.

rajman1165d ago

I regret joining them last year!!!

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