It is true. Back in the indev days in minecraft, tools were 2D. The axe was double sided! Like a battle axe! I will show you a picture now.
Well, this is the one without the double-sided axe but still, 2D Tools!
wow i am very shook, very scary 2d textures not gonna be able to recover
Most non-block items were 2D.
Why am I here