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The Resource Minecraft : the unlikely tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the game that changed everything, Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson ; translation by Jennifer Hawkins

Minecraft : the unlikely tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the game that changed everything, Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson ; translation by Jennifer Hawkins

Label
Minecraft : the unlikely tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the game that changed everything
Title
Minecraft
Title remainder
the unlikely tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the game that changed everything
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson ; translation by Jennifer Hawkins
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Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
His whole life, all Markus Persson wanted to do was create his own games. Create his own games and get rich. Then in 2009 a strange little project of his quickly grew into a worldwide phenomenon and, in just a few short years, turned its maker into an international icon. Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything is a Cinderella story for the Internet age--improbable success, fast money, and the power of digital technology to shake up a rock-solid industry. It's a story about being lost and finding your way, of breaking the rules and swimming against the current. It's about how the indie gaming scene rattled the foundations of corporate empires. But, above all, this is the story of how a creative genius chased down a crazy dream: the evolution of a shy amateur programmer into a video game god. For this second edition, the story has been enriched with more Minecraft than ever--a new section describes Minecraft's sale to Microsoft, Notch's less than heartwarming last day in the office, and Mojang's final days of independence
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YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
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Goldberg, Daniel
Dewey number
793.932
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1463
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Larsson, Linus
  • Hawkins, Jennifer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Persson, Markus
  • Persson, Markus
  • Minecraft (Game)
  • Computer programmers
  • Computer games
  • Computer games
  • Computer games
  • Computer games
  • Computer programmers
  • Minecraft (Game)
Label
Minecraft : the unlikely tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the game that changed everything, Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson ; translation by Jennifer Hawkins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn891676528
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
319 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781609805753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891676528
  • (Sirsi) a2055278
Label
Minecraft : the unlikely tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the game that changed everything, Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson ; translation by Jennifer Hawkins
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn891676528
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
319 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781609805753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891676528
  • (Sirsi) a2055278

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