2 Player Productions documentary on the cultural phenomenon that is Minecraft is now free on YouTube. Released last year, Minecraft: The Story of Mojang follows the development of the game and the growth of Mojang. It interviews Markus “Notch” Persson, and tracks him and his team through the first year of the Minecraft’s creation. It also features other developers, journalists, and players.
It’s a wonderful piece. The creation of video games is something we don’t see too often due to the secrecy that corporations somehow feel is necessary. Indie developers are much more open. Of course we had Indie Game: The Movie and 2 Player Productions have filmed the creation of Double Fine’s Broken Age, along with several other cultural projects.