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Look back on every thrilling moment now that series has ended. Minecraft: Story Mode — Season Two Megathread Discuss the latest happenings of our new upcoming series! Notch, is a Swedish video game programmer and designer. Persson’s principal venture for founding Mojang was Minecraft, which gained popularity and support since its tech demo in 2009. Since the release of Minecraft, Persson has gained significant notability within the video game industry, having won multiple awards and establishing relations with the industry’s figureheads.
Persson was born in Stockholm, Sweden, to a Finnish mother and a Swedish father on 1 June 1979. Persson’s most popular creation is the survival sandbox game Minecraft, which was released on 18 November 2011. Persson left his job as a game developer to work on Minecraft full-time until completion. Persson and Jakob Porsér came up with the idea for Scrolls including elements from board games and collectible card games. Following the end to his involvement with Minecraft, Persson began pre-production of an alternate reality space game set in the distant future in March 2012. Persson has also participated in several Ludum Dare 48-hour game making competitions.