Minecraft's maximum size is just TOO big to allow for easy gameplay.

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User Info: Bok_Choi

Bok_Choi
6 years ago#1
Seriously. THREE times the size of the Earth?
You must be kidding me.

There has got to be some way to limit the size of the a map.
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User Info: CorkWorks

CorkWorks
6 years ago#2
you can get everything you need within a few hundred blocks from your spawn
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User Info: Robin0999

Robin0999
6 years ago#3
It doesn't start OFF that large. It constantly generates as you explore.
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User Info: _DT_Skillz_

_DT_Skillz_
6 years ago#4
Robin0999 posted...
It doesn't start OFF that large. It constantly generates as you explore.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^

User Info: Multisensory

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6 years ago#5

From: Bok_Choi | #001
There has got to be some way to limit the size of the a map.


There is no reason to do that...
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User Info: Oddplume

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6 years ago#6
A point where the world would loop would be nice though. Give us some feeling that we're on a sphere instead of a very very long flat plane.
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User Info: blaze_fire12

blaze_fire12
6 years ago#7
Final Kirby posted...
A point where the world would loop would be nice though. Give us some feeling that we're on a sphere instead of a very very long flat plane.

Except that kind of destroys the idea of an endless world.

User Info: Sakuya_izayoi__

Sakuya_izayoi__
6 years ago#8
Spheres?! In my minecraft?! Surely you jest!

User Info: Wizzkid428

Wizzkid428
6 years ago#9

From: blaze_fire12 | Posted: 6/18/2011 9:17:14 PM | #007
Final Kirby posted...
A point where the world would loop would be nice though. Give us some feeling that we're on a sphere instead of a very very long flat plane.

Except that kind of destroys the idea of an endless world.


Except it's technically not endless anyway.

I, too, support the idea for placing optional limits on the map size, and making it circular.

From: Sakuya_izayoi__ | Posted: 6/18/2011 9:17:57 PM | #008
Spheres?! In my minecraft?! Surely you jest!


GET BACK IN THE MANSION AND DO YOUR DAMN JOB, SAKUYA.
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User Info: archiecostello

archiecostello
6 years ago#10
I'm just going to go out on a limb here and guess that if Notch decided to make the world loop around on itself, he would just make some large (positive) x-coordinate identify with the same negative coordinate, ie moving in a positive direction we might have 511, 512, -511, -510, etc... and do something similar with the z-coordinate.

If this were the case, we'd actually be playing on a torus, not a sphere...
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