What do you do when you’re not just trying to get by in Minecraft? You build stuff. From palaces to spaceships to entire continents, here’s a look at 15 of the most mind-boggling creations to date.
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Watch a Minecraft tour of Westeros, the South-America-sized continent in Game of Thrones.