Help:Official sources

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The following is a list of viable official sources of information that can be used in the wiki as citations.

Generally, sources are only required for information that cannot be easily tested in game. This includes information such as intentions of, quotes from, and information about Mojang Studios employees. This also includes any game content that has not appeared in a development or released version.

Mojang Studios sites[edit]

Note: The following websites contain archival information that was relevant during an earlier stage of Minecraft's development.

Social networks[edit]

Twitter[edit]

Note: The following Twitter accounts are Minecraft developers, but not Mojang Studios employees.

Note: The following Twitter accounts are accounts of contract employees for Mojang Studios.

Note: The following Twitter accounts are accounts of former Mojang Studios employees.

Note: The following Twitter accounts are not accounts of Mojang Studios staff, but rather people who got/gets in touch with Mojang Studios stuff, and, while not conclusive evidence, can be used for citation if there is no other source.

Facebook[edit]

Note: While some Mojang Studios staff members have Facebook pages, they only help this much if you're not in their friend list, thus ruling this out from being an official source that everyone can check and verify.

Instagram[edit]

Note: The following Instagram account is an account of a former Mojang Studios employee.

Minecraft Wiki[edit]

Edits made by Mojang Studios employees can be used as sources.

Current employees[edit]

The following are current accounts of Mojang employees.

One wiki account has been confirmed to be run by Minecraft staff

Two current Mojang employees formerly had wiki accounts that got deleted. Former edits may be treated as a valid source, but the accounts will no longer make new edits.

Contract employees[edit]

The following Wiki accounts are accounts of contract employees for Mojang Studios.

Former employees[edit]

The following Wiki accounts are accounts of former Mojang Studios employees.

One former employee formerly had wiki accounts that got deleted. Former edits may be treated as a valid source, but the account will no longer make new edits.

Forums[edit]

The official Minecraft forums[edit]

Users:

Note: The following Forums accounts are accounts of contract employees for Mojang Studios.

Note: The following Forums accounts are accounts of former Mojang Studios employees.

Reddit[edit]

Subreddits:

Users:

Note: The following Reddit accounts are accounts of contract employees for Mojang Studios.

Note: The following Reddit accounts are accounts of former Mojang Studios employees.

Note: The following Reddit accounts are not accounts of Mojang Studios staff, but rather people who got/gets in touch with Mojang Studios stuff, and, while not conclusive evidence, can be used for citation if there is no other source.

Video hosting services[edit]

Using a video as a source, especially ones longer than five minutes, please use a timestamp in the link so other users can easily view the location of the reference.

YouTube:
Note: YouTube has a feature that makes videos unlisted, i.e. that can only be found via a direct link, as such all unlisted videos from Mojang Studios will be shown in this list.

Note: The following YouTube accounts are accounts of contract employees for Mojang Studios.

Note: The following YouTube accounts are accounts of former Mojang Studios employees.

Note: The following accounts are people independent of Mojang Studios, but work on something Minecraft related and official, thus they are only sources of information regarding their own work.

Live streams[edit]

Twitch:

Note: The following Twitch accounts are accounts of former Mojang Studios employees.

Mixer:

Other websites[edit]

ask.fm[edit]

Kickstarter[edit]

Chat services[edit]

IRC[edit]

irc.esper.net[edit]

  • #minecraft - The official ''Minecraft'' IRC channel
  • #mcchatter - The official ''Minecraft'' off-topic IRC channel
  • #minecrafthelp - The official Minecraft help IRC channel


  • #minecraftwiki - The official ''Minecraft'' Wiki IRC channel
  • #minecraftforums - The official ''Minecraft'' Forums IRC channel

Online shops[edit]

Merchandise
Bedrock Edition

Other sources[edit]

  • Interviews with Mojang Studios employees.
  • Videos featuring Mojang Studios employees.
  • Images taken by/of Mojang Studios employees.