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Minecraft's Ending Makes for a Lovely Song

When you're deluged with in-game recreations of basketball, the first 15 minutes of Star Wars, and a giant Golden Toilet, in can be tough to remember that Minecraft is a game with a conclusion. Someone's adapted a song from what happens after that conclusion—which I guess means this video should carry a spoiler alert.

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When you complete Minecraft, a credit screen rolls with a poem, written by the Irish novelist Julian Gough. This song is an adaptation of that poem. The lyrics come from excerpts of its text, not entirely taken in order.

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The song is by Eric Fullerton, whose Dead Workers Party is behind The Shaft podcast about the game. Enjoy.

Minecraft's End (music video)

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"Back in my day, Minecraft didn't have an ending! We had to hike 15 MILES through the tundra just to get back to our base from our mine."

"Oh, Grandpa!"