College students carry U of T Mississauga campus to life in Minecraft’s 3D world

A gaggle of scholars on the College of Toronto Mississauga have been working diligently over the previous month to recreate, in painstaking element, a slice of campus within the online game Minecraft.

The four-member staff, who belong to one of many largest student-run teams for the U of T Mississauga neighborhood on the communication app Discord, rigorously constructed a digital duplicate of Deerfield Corridor in Minecraft’s expansive 3D world after listening to fellow college students say they missed being on campus throughout COVID-19.

“Being on campus, in courses, speaking to professors and college students was one thing college students actually missed, so we got here up with this concept the place, as a substitute of us going to campus, we carry the campus to the scholars,” says Jonathan Ho, who’s coming into his remaining yr with a double main in communication, tradition, info and know-how, and laptop science.

Ho says the staff, which additionally contains Lance SantiagoAkira Takaki and Naaz Sibia, selected to begin with Deerfield Corridor…

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