May 8, 2012 at 1:21 PM ET
"Minecraft" modders love to recreate things in the indie sandbox sensation, especially other games, albeit in a very block form. So it was only a matter of time in which someone remade "Minecraft" in "Minecraft." Which is what "Mineception" is in a nutshell.
It's the latest from Codecrafted, a collection of modders who have managed to stand out via their expert use of redstone, which allows players to create rudimentary circuitry that enables the creation of machines within the game.
Codecrafted's portfolio also includes "Space Invaders," "Simon Says," "Fruit Ninja," and even "Guitar Hero."
As the video details, "Mineception" is not your blocky alter ego in front of a blocky PC. Instead, one must use a small handheld "screen" to monitor the progress of a gigantic redstone powered machine that is controlled via six levers.
Six different types of blocks can be utilized, along with water and even gravity. To give it a shot yourself, simply click this link.
Matthew Hawkins is an NYC-based game journalist who has also written for EGM, GameSetWatch, Gamasutra, Giant Robot and numerous others. He also self-publishes his own game culture zine, is part of Attract Mode, and co-hosts The Fangamer Podcast. You can keep tabs on him via Twitter, or his personal home-base, FORT90.com.