Minecraft

I almost don’t want to say it, Minecraft has a cultstatus and it is, subjectively, one of the best games I have ever played. But let’s be honest, hacking away at a block of stone with some muffled dings and the plop when you break are not really satisfying are they. All doors and chests each have a single soundfile played on interaction, and one of my main issues is that there is no ambience around you in the environment. What is done right is the music, which is just amazing in and on itself but the strength lies in the fact that it kind of always just comes in when you start thinking ‘hmm, this game is pretty quiet’

There I said it, we all love Minecraft and the sounds somehow feel “right” because they hugely make up the feel of the game, but in all honesty, it is just kind of ugly…