Not that these fine lads in adventure gear aren't boxy, but they're a sight less cube-like than Notch's previous work in Minecraft
is an alternate-reality title, examining the historical timeline that would have been had the space race never ended and our astrological exploration expanded exponentially, until a group of humans awake from cryogenic sleep in the year 281,474,976,712,644 AD to find civilization has disappeared.
The screenshot shows off "flashlights, for spelunking and fixing broken ships!" Notch tweeted
. Something about that description sounds familiar, but we can't put our finger on it. Minecraft
had spaceships, right?