Minecraft will step into its fifth year soon. Damn. It really reveals how fast the years are passing by. SamalotPlays created this beautiful time-lapse video that shows how the game began to shape up from its early stages—including additions like the day/night cycle and rideable horses—and continuing through to the game we have today. Which, I hope, will still get a tons of updates in the future.

The video is a good alternative to that incredibly oversized documentation of the game's patch history. Seriously, is there a game—maybe WoW?—that has had more patches than Minecraft?

Evolution of Minecraft [YouTube]

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