QOTD: The Game That Changed Everything
The act of borrowing ideas is integral to the creative process. There are games that came before Infiniminer and there are games that will come after Minecraft. That’s how it works.
— Zachary Barth, creator of the open-source game “Infiniminer” — the inspiration for Minecraft — who is tired of being asked if he feels ripped off about the millions that Minecraft has made for its creator Markus “Notch” Persson