Historic Colo. trading post to be recreated in Minecraft

Bent's Old Fort, a replica of an 1830s-'40s trading post on the old Santa Fe Trail that is one of southeast Colorado's top tourist attractions, is about to be captured by 21st century technology.

The nonprofit Immersive Education Initiative says the fort will be "reconstructed virtually in the video game Minecraft and also as a fully immersive 3D virtual reality ... environment."

It says that students in Colorado, working with Stanford University's Architecture Design Program, will work on the project of creating "Immersive Bent's Old Fort," a digital, 3D version of the historic structure.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: http://bit.ly/1xV1YTA


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