Group members construct MIT campus in Minecraft

Mission started in BusyBeavers Discord, now hosted by SIPB

MIT group members constructed a 1:1 duplicate of the Institute’s campus on Minecraft, a well-liked sandbox sport that permits gamers to construct constructions with digital blocks.

“Nothing can substitute the time we have now collectively in bodily house, however this venture was supposed to be a non secular recreation of what campus meant to us,” Shayna Ahteck ’23 wrote in an electronic mail to The Tech.

Ahteck wrote that they’ve been reaching out to different faculties who’ve constructed their campuses on Minecraft, particularly “Boston-area faculties for the potential of merging our accomplished maps.” 

Ahteck publicized the venture through dorm-wide emails, MIT Admissions weblog posts, and responding to requests to see the server. “General curiosity drives folks to hunt out the venture,” Ahteck wrote.

Jeffery Yu ’22 wrote in an electronic mail to The Tech that the venture began out “with a number of folks floating the…

 
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