"I have a Beta stage game with a ton of bugs still, and a promise to the community of lots of new features... ah, what the hell, let's make this instead!"
...In fairness, I've done the same thing myself... <.<
[Edited by Skyheart, 3/31/2011 10:27:51 PM]
But the 5 pack of keys for the price of 6 was funny.
But then Minecraft really holds no interest with me, don't see the point of it >.<
And yet, if he didn't and worked on the slimes, people would be screaming about him not having a joke.
One of the biggest lessons a developer has to learn is that pleasing everyone is impossible and the only solution is to grow a thicker skin.
I don't think anyone cares about a joke when the dev is trying his hardest not to work on his commitment.