In 2009, independent video game designer Markus "Notch" Persson released a work in progress that would go on to break every industry rule for achieving success. Part exploratory adventure, part creative building tool, Minecraft evolved from a cult classic into an unprecedented hit, raking daily sales in by the thousands. By the end of 2010, Notch was able to quit his day job and live the dream of founding his own development studio, Mojang.
Minecraft: The Story of Mojang is a feature-length documentary that follows the young company over the course of its first year as their profile expandedacross the world stage and into the homes of millions of gamers. Featuring insights from industry icons (Peter Molyneux, Tim Schafer), journalists (Geoff Keighley, Stephen Totilo), tastemakers (Gabe & Tycho of Penny Arcade), and players profoundly impacted by the game (Yogscast, The Shaft, Minecraft Teacher), the film serves as a time capsule for one of this generation's most unorthodox success stories.
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Story of Mojang contains minor instances of adult language. This family safe version has had audio profanity bleeped and visual profanity blurred. It's is still encouraged that parents view on their own before sharing with children.
Before Story of Mojang was even an idea, 2 Player Productions traveled to Sweden to capture Notch and the new Mojang crew moving into their first office. Public interest in the short video was so high that the decision was made to develop it into a feature by utilizing the crowd funding platform...
Scrolls is a collectable card battling game created by Jakob Porser, who co-founded Mojang with Notch. Scrolls will be the first game developed from start to finish within Mojang, and this documentary series follows the idea from it's very early stages.
Markus "Notch" Perrson opens up to us more than ever in his final interview. With the weight of Minecraft off his shoulders and his new game ahead of him, Markus explores his creative motivations and demos 0x10c.
During the course of filming for Story of Mojang 2 Player stopped by Scotland to visit with developers 4J. 4J was known for doing high quality ports of classic games to modern hardware, and had been entrusted with the conversion of Minecraft for release on the Xbox 360 platform.