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Do You Want To Start The Great Fire Of London In MINECRAFT It was a catastrophe London was never before, which began with a fire that erupted in an East End bakery on July 1666. The fire quickly spread and continued to burn for several days, engulfing vast areas of the city, and claiming thousands of lives. Thanks to a variety of maps specially made for Minecraft gamers now have the first-person perspective of The Great Fire of London. Gamers can enjoy the first-person view of The Great Fire of London, thanks to a variety of specially made maps which can be played in the hit game Minecraft. Minecraft MINECRAFT FIRE MAPS The Museum of London has produced the Minecraft maps to commemorate 350 years since the fire broke out. A series of mini-games allows players to navigate through the city's burning streets. The second map will show how the fire spread across the city. The map will be released next month. Players will be able to relive the Great Fire through a number of mini games as flames burn through the world of blocks. Proximal's Blog Playing as a journalist from the London Gazette, whose offices were destroyed by flames on the second day of the fire, players will choose the household items that need to be saved. Great Fire of London to be recreated in MINECRAFT: Virtual... Minecraft gets the full virtual reality treatment: A hit game... Minecraft creators have revealed that the game has sold more than 100 MILLION... Minecraft goes Virtual! Microsoft release VR version of hit... 82 shares The second map, which is scheduled to be released next month will show how the fire started in the bakery of Thomas Farriner (pictured) and spread throughout the city Participants will be able to relive the Great Fire through a number of mini games, joining firefighters fighting the flames with traditional tools that are used in the trade, such as recreations of a 17th Century fire truck (pictured) and leather buckets They can then explore diverse terrains, such as caves and forests. They can also fly in the air for a birds-eye view of the landscape. Players can now experience virtual reality, with the game now available for the Oculus Rift. Joshua Blair, digital learning coordinator at the museum The museum's digital learning coordinator, Joshua Blair, said: "The first map of the Great Fire 1666 series has allowed us to immerse players in the history and culture of London in 1666, reconstructing the narrow streets, wooden structures and iconic landmarks such as St Paul's Cathedral and London Bridge to set the scene of the fire.' He added: 'This new map is where the Great Fire story really unfolds and we hope that players will take pleasure in exploring this pivotal moment in London's history in a fun and entertaining way.' According to its creators the mini-games are a draw for historical figures including King Charles II, Thomas Farriner - whose bakery ignited the fire as well as famous diarist Samuel Pepys, who documented the blaze. The museum's Great Fire 1666 exhibit which runs through April 2017, features the game. The new maps will be available for download on Mac and PC beginning on September 2nd.
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