Minecraft: The Story of Mojang, a documentary that explores the history of the computer game Minecraft and how it came to be one of the most popular sandbox games in history. Minecraft was originally started by Swedish game developer Markus Persson Mojang along with Carl Manneh and Jakob Porse who quickly started work on their new project, Minecraft.
The first person survival/ sandbox game became a hit almost overnight as its popularity spread around the world. People loved its “back to basics” feel alike games from yesteryear as well as the ability to create a world of your own from scratch which is one of the main functions of the game.
The documentary Minecraft: The Story of Mojang follows the development of the game and features insights from people who work in the gaming industry which includes people who work at the company Mojang. The film was originally uploaded to the torrent index, The Pirate Bay by the makers however they did encourage people to go and buy it too.
The Story of Mojing was produced by Paul Levering who has made a number of independent documentary films which have been distributed by 2 Player Productions, a company based in the Sanfrancisco, california.