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Pretty major spoiler warning for Subnautica ahead. It’s strange to consider now, but there was a time when Minecraft was something you had to hear about through word of mouth. Long before Microsoft hoovered the game up in a multibillion-dollar deal and even before the game’s relatively popular beta version, Minecraft came to my attention through an innocuous post on Facebook. A message along the lines of “This thing is wild! You have to try it” was all it took to pique my interest. Indeed it was, and indeed it did. I lost at least a couple of weekends in my college dorm to harvesting glass blocks for windows and puzzling out blueprints in what would eventually become one of the biggest things in pop culture history. But that was about it. Minecraft, the game that popularized “survival” as its own genre and/or fad, didn’t really hook me. It wasn’t like anything I had seen before, but I could also tell it wasn’t for me, though I … [Read more...] about One main mystery makes survival in