Minecraft: user-friendly CAD software using textured blocks

“Minecraft is a game about breaking and placing blocks. At first, people built structures to protect against nocturnal monsters, but as the game grew players worked together to create wonderful, imaginative things. …” Minecraft site with 1-minute video, Wikipedia article

“The possible applications of Minecraft have been discussed extensively, especially in the fields of computer-aided design and education. …”

“In September 2012, Mojang began the Block By Block project in cooperation with UN Habitat to create real-world environments in Minecraft.”

“A wide variety of educational activities involving the game have been developed to teach students various subjects, including history, language arts and science. …”

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