Evidence? The below video. Have a look:
So what, right? It's footage from the NES classic Punch-Out!!. We've all played the game, and we all know what it looks like, so what the hell does this have to do with Minecraft?
Everything. See, that's not exactly footage of Punch-Out!!. Well, it is, but instead of capturing live gameplay from the game (or its arcade predecessor), that clip was made by Minecraft players in a stop-motion recreation of the same process the NES used to create its graphics. Every one of the pixels on that screen is a single block, and all the motion you see there was created by meticulously moving the blocks one by one, snapping an image, then meticulously moving the blocks again. All told, the project took six weeks to complete.
I know it sounds like I'm being dismissive of the effort, but the truth is that I'm just incredibly jealous of the focus and effort that went into this thing. God, if I had that kind of industrious spirit I could build a house or fix a car or hold down a job that requires me to actually wear pants.
Oh, and as a bonus, here's a video explaining the entire arduous process that went into that first clip's creation. It will totally make you feel lazy and shiftless.
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