Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Minecraft is getting a change to protect real parrots

Minecraft is getting a small, but important change after an uproar on Reddit — and it might just save a few lives. In Minecraft, you can tame parrots (and coax them to breed) by feeding them chocolate chip cookies. Intrepid Redditor 1jl pointed out that chocolate will kill parrots in real life, and pleaded with Mojang to change the game to reflect that: I get that you want to give chocolate chip cookies a use in the game, but literally millions of kids will play this game and chocolate and pet parrots are common enough that this will cause a problem. There…

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