You know, as much as we all may enjoy Red Dead Redemption, it doesn't do a very good job of teaching us what it was like to be a settler back in the day, building our own homes with our own blocky hands and giant, pixelated pick-axes. Some new Minecraft maps may do just that.

Red Dead Redemption's Armadillo and Blackwater towns have been recreated in Minecraft and can be downloaded over on fan site Planet Minecraft. You could improve upon the original design, tear it all down or just talk to your computer with an odd-yet-charming old-west accent. Really, it's up to you.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.