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I'm surprised to see Markus Alexej Persson (aka Notch) missing from that list for Minecraft. Between doing the coding and art, he's demonstrated that he can basically do it all.

Instead of being surprised to see an answer missing, why not add the answer?

Because I'd have to make an account to answer this one question, while I'm already a member here at HN.

There's not much to creating an account if you use OpenID. Two clicks from the login page, IIRC.

Good spot to observe how OpenID doesn't make people any less likely to bother logging in

You don't have to make an account to answer questions on Stack Overflow. http://stackoverflow.com/faq#login

Agree. Similarly for Tarn Adams (Dwarf Fortress) - I guess not so much the art in that case, but programming a cult hit like that by yourself is pretty impressive to me.

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