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Are Elon Musk’s Minecraft Skills Better Than Yours?

Published 04/30/2022, 8:30 AM EDT

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Twitter owner Elon Musk has been creating businesses like a piece of cake. Being an owner of four widely different companies, this man is planning to take things to the next level. He is planning a mission to Mars in 2029, which sounds impossible, but let’s keep that for another day. 

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Elon had an interest in video games too. At 12, he created a rocket-shooter video game called Blastar using the Commodore Vic-20. In no time, he sold its code to a computer magazine for $500. He continued to pursue his dreams while playing video games on the side. 


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Elon Musk’s love for Minecraft

To those who don’t know Minecraft, it is a sandbox game where players can build their own world. Musk was so much into the game that he also attended the mannequin, a worldwide live-stream hosted by the developers. SethBling, one of the biggest names in the Minecraft world, also posted a picture with him mentioning the conversation he had. ‘We talked about MarI/O, and autonomous cars,’ he said

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In 2016, Elon established ‘The Boring Company’ with a vision of creating underground tunnels to cut traffic. Combining his love for changing the world and video games, he took things to a different level. In 2017, he posted a tweet with his picture holding a hammer in his hand. Replying to his own tweet, he said, ‘Worked in Minecraft. Just sayin …’


It was a long thread of tweets where he claimed he was going to build his tunnel with that hammer. In banter with a fellow Twitter user, he also posted a photo of the finished prototype. 


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Elon Musk’s vision for creating businesses has always been to solve problems. He co-founded PayPal to create a simple payment method for people worldwide. On the other hand, his creation of SpaceX was to upscale the aerospace industry and try to build a cheaper spaceflight reality. He is worldwide famous as the CEO of Tesla Motors, an electric car company. 


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Atharv Phadke


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Atharv is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Journalism from Mumbai University, Atharv has a keen eye for writing engaging content. He enjoys all kinds of games but thoroughly follows FPS games such as Call of Duty, Apex Legends and Fortnite.
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Pritam Priyedarshi