You probably won’t be punching trees to build catapults in the next installment of the Total War franchise, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be a tiny Minecraft influence on the game — just not where you think.
In an unusual exchange earlier this week, the folks behind the Total War Twitter account invited the Minecraft creator and Mojang co-founder Markus “Notch” Persson to serve as a motion-capture model for an upcoming Total War game.
Given his self-admitted, ah, “robust” dimensions, Notch doesn’t seem to fit the mold of a typical soldier as portrayed in most Total War games. We’re thinking cut scene character, like a senator if a new version of Total War: Rome is on the horizon.
In the meantime, let us leave you with this compelling mental image: