Eight-mile long Minecraft highway

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28 Responses to “Eight-mile long Minecraft highway”

  1. Forteto says:

    Ow….. My head. I want my head back. Please.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Reminds me a lot of the chemical brothers star guitar

  3. JoshuaTerrell says:

    There is beauty in simplicity exerted at extreme magnitude. Bravo.

  4. Phen says:

    The music is by Cartografia I think (judging by the very small note). Any idea what the track is?

    Thank you…

    • Anonymous says:

      Nah, the music is “Life’s Path” by MindThings. It says so in the description and includes a link to the music. Cartograph is a mapping program for Minecraft.

      Also, an evil part of me was waiting for the cart to run into a creeper blocking the track. The maker probably had it set on peaceful mode, what with all those dark spots.

    • Anonymous says:

      See the description on the video on youtube for details on the music. The group is Mindthings.

    • ChibiR says:

      Check the video description: It’s “Life’s Things” by MindThings, and it’s freely available at Jamendo: http://www.jamendo.com/en/album/4219

  5. Pudgy says:

    This is breathtaking.

  6. Anonymous says:

    It was cool until the part where it went through a tunnel.

  7. oldtaku says:

    I found myself reflexively reaching for the mouse to try to look around. Yeah, that’s not going to work, but it means I was sucked in.

    But that round moon from the texture pack looks so wrong.

  8. Anonymous says:

    I’m guessing this isn’t on a private server, but you can still build wherever you want? I’ve never played the game, so I don’t know the rules.

  9. Anonymous says:

    Minecraft is the best $14 I’ve spent this year.

  10. Phen says:

    Thank you all

  11. Anonymous says:

    I like the bit when it goes along the railway

  12. Anonymous says:

    The music is “Life’s Things”, by Mindthings. Look for it on Newgrounds.

    Minecraft is awesome! They have a very strong community on Reddit also.

  13. W. James Au says:

    Thanks Cory! My interview with the 8 mile highway maker (actually 7.67 miles) is here: http://bit.ly/90pHtf

  14. Anonymous says:

    Listen to Ozzy Osbourne’s Crazy Train instead of the embedded sound. Actually just about syncs up.

  15. Astragali says:

    Anon #6: If you can get to a location in the world of Minecraft without being killed, you can build or destroy there.

    And shadowbird (#16), the most likely culprit is “extensive inventory hacking”. But you probably knew that already ;)

  16. A Cheshire Cat says:

    I was expecting Ligeti’s Requiem as the background music.

  17. joeposts says:

    My God, it’s full of stars!

  18. gths says:

    This’d be in single player. At the moment rails and minecarts are glitched on multiplayer servers, though with a bit of luck that’ll get fixed in the Halloween release.

  19. knoxblox says:

    Maybe it’s just me, but for the scale and the rate it’s traveling, it seems like a heck of a lot more than eight miles.

  20. Anonymous says:

    Now I want to go home and play more. that’s a hell of alot of mining for the metal

  21. jeligula says:

    Now I’m confused. This was a production, but the producers of Indiana Jones and Journey to the Center of the Earth would have us believe that miners have nothing better to do than construct roller coasters in their mines. This is a straight track. And I thought miners were a fun loving crowd with a penchant for dangerous tracks. At least the speed of the mine cart was correct.

  22. Manuel says:

    That’s just awesome. this guy really did a fine job. and the sound is cool too. I’m afraid to start playing that game. You’ll be addicted in no time. Pretty impressive.

  23. shadowfirebird says:

    Where in soon-to-be-released optional hell did he manage to find all that iron ore?!

  24. Anonymous says:

    Blaine the train is a terrible pain.

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