I remember being on an amazing server making a beautiful house with a nice mineshaft in an area that was littered with everything I could need, then finally finishing my main project and getting ready to start exploring and mining and generally having great fun...
...then my friends all moved to some other server on a tiny island with nothing and no one knew what to do and it was incredibly un-fun for the longest time.
Minecraft's okay, I guess. Though, I think it's more of a digital art medium rather than an actual game, considering that more Miners are spending time building these elaborate mega-projects with infinite resources in monster-free "Creative" mode, rather than digging for diamonds with a single backpack full of crafted tools and food in dog-eat-dog "Survival" mode.
I love it I like just exploring the world more than building stuff though, I always end up losing my dirt houses the day after I make it. I have a terrible sense of direction even in video games I've only ever played the PC version, which lags a lot due to my terrible computer, and only solo because I have no friend. It's one of my favorite games
I bought the game when there still wasnt hardly anyting to it and loved it then and love it even more with all the new stuff that keeps getting implemented into the game. It was tough to play it on my crap computer though, it was so laggy but then i was introduced to optifine! With my love of the game i bought it on the xbox as well. I havent ever really played with others tho, been solo since the start.