Posts Tagged ‘Cube World’

It’s Hip To Be Cube World

By Adam Smith on January 23rd, 2012.

a house of cubes

Since we first learned of Cube World’s existence, the game’s developer, Wollay, has been snapped up by Mojang, although it wasn’t like a crocodile eating a zebra but rather a company hiring an employee. UPDATE: actually that didn’t happen in the end, though apparently amicably. Anyway! Since then, development on the game has been continuing and there are plenty of new details and some screenshots that show a variety of environments and some nifty house construction. Prepare a pickaxe, for information and images await below.

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Mojang Hire Cube World Developer

By Adam Smith on January 5th, 2012.

Another cuboid/voxel/block post! The blue birds of Twitter inform me that Mojang have hired Wollay, the chap working on Cube World. Notch claims that: “Our current plan is to plug his brain directly to a keyboard and sell whatever comes out.” Quests and other RPG features perhaps? There’s no word from Wollay himself yet (edit: he is ‘so excited’!) but Notch assures that development on Cube World will continue and it will remain an independent game. This potential centralisation of talent vaguely reminds me of Valve casting their sights on Turtle Rock and Nuclear Monkey. Let’s hope for good results and that the keyboard-brain interface doesn’t cause infections.

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Not For Squares: Cube World Is Pretty

By John Walker on January 4th, 2012.

I want someone to make a game entirely out of spheres.

I’ve just come up with this amazing idea for a game! Ready? So, you have this procedurally generated world, entirely made of cubes. And you can hit them with tools, and build them. And there are mines. And crafting… Oh, but I’m being a cynical one. It’s not as if Minecraft was the first to do it. And Cube World is doing something pretty different. And something pretty. The gorgeous-looking cuboid game is primarily an RPG, and with that in mind developer Wollay has just added quests, which he proves in the video below.

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Cube World Looks Chunky

By Jim Rossignol on June 14th, 2011.


The steely vigilance of Pixel Prospector has brought our attention to forthcoming voxel-RPG, Cube World. The creator of the game explains: “Cube World is (or will be) a 3D Voxel-Based game with a focus on exploration an RPG elements. The world is procedurally generated and features cave systems and basic procedural buildings.” It’s remarkable cute, as you can see in the footage below.

Interestingly, it’s only been in development for a few weeks.
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