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MineCraft lead teases dragons

Minecraft is getting dragons... and you didn't think you day could get any better. Screens inside!

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If you've always felt Minecraft has lacked a monsters of the flying and fire-breathing variety, your hopes and dreams have been answered. Minecraft mastermind Markus 'Notch' Persson has teased a prototype of a dragon in the popular indie title. It might not be the prettiest thing in the block-filled world, but it's apparently heading your way. Persson tweeted images of the dragon earlier today, proclaiming: "It's animated and flies around now!." Mojang is currently in the middle of a legal tussle with Bethesda parent-company ZeniMax over the use of the words "Scrolls." Since Bethesda's next title, The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, features all the dragons we certainly hope Notch isn't opening himself up to another legal brouhaha.

We only see one dragon. Mojang is probably safe... in a legal sense.

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    October 7, 2011 6:45 PM

    Xav de Matos posted a new article, MineCraft lead teases dragons.

    Minecraft is getting dragons... and you didn't think you day could get any better. Screens inside!

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      October 7, 2011 6:54 PM

      Meet the new Minecraft dragons, Smaug, Puff, and Fin Fang Foom.

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      October 7, 2011 7:31 PM

      as long as I can ride the dragons, I will play minecraft again

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        October 8, 2011 12:16 PM

        I was about to say, "Finally, a purpose for the saddles!"

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      October 7, 2011 9:50 PM

      haha Im starting to like this Notch guy .

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      October 7, 2011 9:55 PM

      I wonder if Winter will be the next feature.

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      October 7, 2011 10:04 PM

      I pray that when 2.0 finally comes out that there's an actual game in adventure mode.

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      October 8, 2011 3:25 AM

      Skyrim anyone?

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      October 8, 2011 4:14 AM

      Is it just me or is Notch actually pissing off people?

      "LOOK WE GOT NEW STUFF!


      what do you mean, fix the old stuff and actually implement what we promised?"


      Fix the fucking redstone connections instead of teasing new shit. It's getting tedious.

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      October 8, 2011 4:19 AM

      Its not like the Skyrim dragons are actually dragons anyway.

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      October 8, 2011 5:26 AM

      bethesda is going to have two lawsuits against mojang, lol. watch them claim to have a patent on dragons.

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      October 8, 2011 5:29 AM

      I bet you $10 this is retaliation against bethesda. This is no accident.

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        October 8, 2011 5:49 AM

        Notch has been talking about dragons for a long time. I remember there being an entry in the Minecraft wiki over a year ago.

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        October 8, 2011 6:17 AM

        Your statement makes as much sense as notch suing bethesda for skyrim having swords since minecraft had them first.

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        October 8, 2011 12:32 PM

        Notch be trollin'.

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      October 8, 2011 7:25 AM

      Look at that thing. They should get sued by Lego.

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        October 8, 2011 5:29 PM

        That was exactly my first thought when i saw the picture :).