Minecraft is a fantastic sandbox / creative indie game, where the only aim is to survive and build stuff. You begin with nothing, and you have to collect or craft different building materials to create your own little world.
The game renders itself as you explore, so the size of your map is literally infinite. Monsters spawn in the dark, so at night you have to take shelter or risk losing all of your possessions. At the same time, the best materials have to be mined from caves, deep underground, so you have to be adventurous and take risk in order to acquire these.
The game costs about US$10, and is well worth it. If you want to try it, there is an alpha creative mode which only requires sign-up. For survival mode, you need to buy the full game.
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