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Yes. This is exactly what needed to happen for Sega to resurrect the nearly 20-year old Dreamcast! OK, maybe we're jumping the gun here, but it's still a nice surprise to see Minecraft (well, a clone called Crafti) running on the retro hardware. It certainly looks like the real deal.

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When you combine two items correctly in Minecraft, it makes a new item - a bit like chemistry. So it isn't surprising really that a modded version of the game is successfully being used to replace certain elements of chemistry lessons in schools.

Students are inadvertently learning traditionally tricky topics such as polymer synthesis (making plastic) and refining oil with greater ease.

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For most of its life, Mojang has allowed private Minecraft servers to exist with few, if any, caveats. The largest servers, like Hypixel and Mineplex, have player bases rivaling those of full independent games, as well as enough staff to create experiences that can be almost unrecognizable as Minecraft. But in June of 2014, Mojang started cracking down on private servers and limiting what made them unique.