“I wrote a story for a friend”.

There is only one piece of written narrative in Minecraft. It happens right at the end, after you’ve beaten the Ender Dragon. It is about 8 minutes long — almost as long as the entirety of the world record speedrun of the game — and it consists of a scrolling text poem written by an artist named Julian Gough.

Gough got the gig by replying to a tweet put out in 2011 by Minecraft creator Markus Persson: “Are YOU a talented writer (famous is a plus ;D) who wants to write a silly over-the-top out-of-nowhere text for when you win Minecraft?” Gough’s friends and fans put him forward, and the rest is history.

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