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Jens Bergensten

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[edit]Jens Bergensten
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Real name

Jens Peder[citation needed] Bergensten

Date of birth

May 18, 1979 (age 35)[1][2]

Occupation

Indie game developer

Nationality

Swedish

Languages

English, Swedish[3]

Spouse

Jenny Bergensten[4]

Website

oxeyegames.com

Known for

Beta 1.2
Redstone repeaters
Wolves
Climbing Spiders
Pistons

Also known as

Khaile,[5] Jebox[6][7]

Minecraft Wiki name

Mojang logo.svg Jeb

Reddit name

jeb_

Twitter name

@jeb_

Minecraft name

jeb_

Jens "Jeb" Bergensten is a Mojang AB employee currently working as the lead developer of Minecraft and Minecraft - Pocket Edition. Jeb joined Mojang in November 2010 as a game developer,[5] and later took the lead position in December 2011 when Markus Persson stepped down.[8][9] On December 12, 2012, he announced that he would also take the lead of the Pocket Edition.[10]

Jeb frequents the Minecraft Wiki as Jeb,[11] where he was particularly active in the issue lists, which he sanctioned as the official place to report and discuss Minecraft bugs and annoyances.

Starting out as a back-end developer for Scrolls, Jeb became increasingly involved in the development of Minecraft, implementing features like wolves, pistons, and map structures (villages, strongholds and nether fortresses). As of May 2012, his tweets now appear on the homepage of minecraft.net, in place of Notch's.

In 2013, he was included in the annual TIME 100 list along with Notch.[12]

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