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Minecraft Designer Shuns Windows 8
Markus 'Notch' Persson, creator of Minecraft and co-founder of Mojang, is protesting against Microsoft's new operating system, Windows 8 (thanks, CVG).

"Got an e-mail from Microsoft wanting to help 'certify' Minecraft for Windows 8. I told them to stop trying to ruin the PC as an open platform," tweeted Persson to followers.

His message has been retweeted over 2700 times...


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Dean_Demon Sep 27 2012, 08:15 am EDT
I couldn't agree more as a developer as well.
touretul Sep 27 2012, 08:21 am EDT
It's more like Windows 68. Got it?
Dean_Demon Sep 27 2012, 08:22 am EDT
Ha,now that's funny.
Un Om Bun [STAFF] Sep 27 2012, 08:41 am EDT
Good.
  Vader: Fine.
Ftmch Sep 27 2012, 09:20 am EDT
Haha, well said.
Terminator Sep 27 2012, 10:17 am EDT
Great job Markus Persson. Windows 8 can kiss my ass!
Dean_Demon Sep 27 2012, 10:44 am EDT
Good call Terminator, i for one won't be developing in 8
TitaniumFist Sep 27 2012, 02:11 pm EDT
i still have windows xp.....
IcedEarth Sep 27 2012, 03:12 pm EDT
Other than the new tiled interface, is there really anything that different from Win 7?
  Dean_Demon: Yeah no start menu
raingod Sep 27 2012, 04:45 pm EDT
Some critics say it is better in performance but the metro is annoying as hell...
Avus Sep 28 2012, 02:31 am EDT
btw, there is a minecraft easter egg in Borderland 2... pretty cool
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player​_embedded&v=1xI4deYmDNQ
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