We all know that Minecraft is a game of limitless possibilities, bound only by your imagination and time you have on your disposal.
But, there're some limits, right? Well - wrong!
A couple of days ago, Youtuber PippenFTS shared a video of his Planet Earth project in Minecraft, which he claims it's a 1:1 replica of real-life planet Earth. Since Minecraft has a height limit of 255m typically, as he explains in the video, he used mod called Cubic Chunks, which allowed him infinite space in any direction. Therefore he was able to build Mount Everest (8,848 metres) and every other natural part of the Earth in its full scale.
Of course, he didn't do it himself manually. Instead, he used another mod, called Terra 1-to-1, which reads Google Maps data and then use that information to transfer it into the map with Minecraft blocks. The results, although far from perfect, are quite remarkable. In the video, Pippen showcased famous natural landmarks like Mount Everest and Grand Canyon, but also explained some other particular things, both flaws and functional parts.
And he doesn't plan to stop there. His goal is, which he announced quite solemnly, to recreate every single part of the Earth with the help of this map and others who are willing to participate. He says that he will start to work on Settle, his home city, and he invites others who are interested in joining. They should download this map and start creating other towns, with a goal that everything humans have ever built eventually become part of the map.
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Project is undoubtedly more than ambitious, sounds almost impossible, but he did build 1:1 Earth in Minecraft, so who knows?
For more details about this mod and to simply see the project with your own eyes, we advise you to watch his video below.