12/05/2016 - My latest offerings
Very interesting read from Property Hive.
An article on BBC Newsbeat intrigued me recently. It seemed to suggest that an estate agent was actually prepared to pay someone to replicate some of their properties in Minecraft.
As this blocky digital world seems to be the obsession of every 5 to 15-year-old on the planet, I thought I really should find out what all this is about. (Ok, so I’m a little over the aforementioned age range myself, but you’re never too old to be a kid again are you?). Paying children to make Lego-style digital houses? Surely not!
As it turns out, this was a genuine offer – though they did ask for only those over the age of 16 to apply. Luxury UK private residences specialist Elysian Estates, who, it seems, rent out an eclectic mix of some of the most dramatic and awe-inspiring properties in the country – from castles and manor houses to the ultimate in seaside homes and swanky city pads – decided that the best way of promoting their portfolio of properties was to digitise them into Minecraft. This may seem insane, well it is a little, but I have to admit that I’ve since seen some stunning YouTube video fly-throughs of incredibly intricate…
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