'Minecraft' community heartbroken after the Pokémon Company shut down their favorite mod

Tech 15-7-2017 Mashable 29
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You might've heard of a little game called Minecraft, and the popular craze grandparents like refer to as "your Pokemans." Back in 2012, the mod Pixelmon combined the two, cultivating a substantial community of dedicated users, modders, Youtubers, and servers over the years.

That all came to an end when The Pokémon Company sent the development team behind the mod an official cease and desist yesterday. Shortly thereafter, lead developer MrMasochism broke the news to his team, then blogged it out to the heartbroken community at large.

"All good things come to an end eventually and now is our time," he wrote. "I'm sorry for the disappointment this will cause but let's remember all the great times we had playing Pixelmon, discussing Pokémon, making awesome things inside this mod and everything else that we've done." Read more...

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