Simpsons Couch Gag Takes Minecraft's Notch By Surprise

| 7 Apr 2014 08:07

"I'm not sure how I feel about it," says Markus Persson.

Minecraft, the game that Notch Persson turned down a job at Valve to make himself - and a hell of a good decision that turned out to be - has claimed another blocky chunk of popular culture: The Simpsons borrowed it for a couch gag. Notch is pretty flattered, but he's not sure what to make of it.

"I STILL feel a bit like it's just this small game I made at home," says he. "It's so weird to have all these things happen. <3" Weird, sure, but surely no weirder than a $600,000 fan film Kickstarter - that one died on the vine after Notch got annoyed - or a Warner Brothers film adaptation, or giving away a few million bucks to employees, just because.

Also, Moe as Creeper: well played, couch gag writers. Well played.

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