Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles You guys might know me as the person who knows a lot about Minecraft. Maybe to you I'm the guy who breaks Minecraft as hard as it can possibly be broken. Whatever the case may be one thing is for certain: I like knowing as much about the game as there is to figure out. It's what's allowed me to push the limits of Minecraft and discover things like the Sky Far Lands that I discovered a couple of months ago; and while I'm not explicitly breaking the game today I will be showing a version of Minecraft that I originally thought was lost forever: "Minecraft 4k". And no, I don't mean Minecraft in 4K resolution that'll be hitting the Xbox One X. I'm talking about another kind of 4k. So let's go ahead and let's get right into it. So, "Minecraft 4k". What the heck am I even talking about when I say Minecraft 4k if I'm not referring to the Xbox One X version? Well, I'm talking about this. This is the original Minecraft 4k. It's a version of Minecraft developed by Notch for the Java 4k contest where the goal was to develop the best game possible while only taking up 4 KILObytes of storage. That's for the whole game! To put that into perspective Minecraft 1.12 is right around 10 MEGAbytes for the jar file alone or around 10,000 kilobytes! So what does this version of Minecraft have that the others don't? Well, honestly: nothing! If you're looking for some form of intrinsic value out of this version of Minecraft you won't find any. But here's what you can expect out of a version of Minecraft that, again, is only four kilobytes. When you spawn into the world you can immediately tell that there is no form of proper land generation. Instead (to conserve file size) the world generates a random assortment of a couple of different blocks such as dirt, grass, bricks, wood, stone and of course air. In fact this is the actual textures file used within the game. This is it! (actually it's a comparison of Minecraft 4k's and Minecraft Classic's block textures) But actually you can only build with one of these blocks: the grass block. The game itself lacks any sort of options menu or any options at all. Moving around in game is another adventure all on its own. Well, the game itself is very clearly three-dimensional, you can only move along one axis unless you jump while moving. And if you want to move the mouse around you put the mouse on the side of the screen that you want the camera to move in and it just kind of glides in that direction. Again, keep in mind: all of these decisions were made with the idea of consolidating Minecraft into just four kilobytes. So while none of these decisions seem practical in the traditional sense for the sake of conserving disk space this approach certainly appeared to work. Ending off this video the last thing I want to cover is how to build and the limitations of building. To destroy blocks you left-click and to place grass blocks you right-click on other solid blocks. But let me get into that point real quick: the whole world is a fairly small box surrounded by what I can only describe as "invisible bedrock". Even if you dig all the way down or try to build on the world invisible walls: that won't work. Also, be careful while you're walking around. If you hug the edge of a block you can't even jump around, at all! You really have to be sure that there's air on all sides of you. All things considered, this is certainly a pretty interesting version of Minecraft if you give it a chance and you see it as more than just an extremely watered-down version of Minecraft. For the limitations required to put a three-dimensional game like Minecraft into just four kilobytes it's certainly pretty interesting. If you want to try out this version of Minecraft I'll leave links in the description down below. But also note that it's fairly unstable and will just straight-up freeze up if you tab out of the window. But... yeah. Anyways guys, that just about does it for me for now. If you enjoyed this video, please consider leaving a like on it, because it would really help out myself, the channel and the video quite a lot. So anyways guys, I hope you all enjoyed, my name is AntVenom and I bid you all farewell. Thanks so much for watching.