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In-game Minecraft CPU now available for download

Wednesday, 17th November 2010 08:25 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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You wanted a blocky, slow computer in your Minecraft. And here it is.

After movies emerging of people having created working CPUs and ALUs in Minecraft, Joystiq’s reporting that anyone can now download a CPU and take a gander at its block-based innards. Get the save file here.

The download includes a text file which tells you how to operate the machine with its various lever. Handy.

Do it. Why not?

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  1. onlineatron

    What is the purpose of this?

    And how was a functioning CPU created with blocks?

    #1 4 years ago
  2. mojo

    1: think AND & OR-gates
    at least that would be my guess how it works.
    somehow.

    “Do it. Why not?”

    harr
    :D

    #2 4 years ago
  3. RandomTiger

    The red lines are wires that can hold an on or off state, there’s guides on how to build logic gates here:

    http://www.minecraftwiki.net/wiki/Redstone_circuits

    The CPU wont be useful for anything aside a bit of maths as its very basic and slow but its very impressive that he’s managed to put this together and I would imagine he’s probably learnt a lot. I’ve never heard of anyone doing this before. Why do it? Because he can!

    Heres a video in which he explains some of how it works:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGkkyKZVzug

    #3 4 years ago
  4. mojo

    well i built a basic calculator with and and or gates, but this has far more appeal.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. psxman

    I remember when the same was achieved in LittleBigPlanet.

    The ‘Create Your Own…’ genre is great for this.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. theevilaires

    Speaking of LBP wheres Syrok?

    #6 2 years ago