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FEATURES:
  • Item frames can give off a signal detected by Comparators.
  • Lots of changes to villager AI. Some of them now actually do stuff!
  • Looting now gives 1% chance of rare loot per level
  • Iron Golems/Zombie Pigmen now drop items on normal kills
  • You can now spawn Iron Golems/Snow Golems/Withers with dispensers + pumpkin/skulls respectively
  • Bushes can now catch fire
  • Buttons can now be placed on ceiling/floors
  • Seecret Changes
  • Balancing tweaks!

NOTABLE MAPMAKER ADDITIONS:
  • New command /particle to show particle effects in the world. It can also be relative to entities. Example: /particle lava ~ ~1 ~ 1 1 1 0.5 2 @e[type=Chicken]
  • Added the ability to filter block types in the /fill command, but only if it’s used to fill in replace mode with “normal” blocks. It does not work when filling with block entities. Syntax: /fillreplace [filterBlockName] [filterData]
  • Fixed most of the remaining issues with the /clone command, for example chest orientation.
We have a new bug tracker website! Please report any and all bugs you find in Minecraft to bugs.mojang.com. If nobody reports a bug, we can’t fix it!

Bugs fixed in this snapshot:
  • [Bug MC-1253] – Ladder, Sign, Fence, Gate, Trapdoor causes block it is placed in to darken
  • [Bug MC-2399] – Transparent blocks raise the light level of the block they're in visually by one
  • [Bug MC-9582] – Whole-word selection behaves erratically in chat
  • [Bug MC-16457] – Pumpkin texture flips when made into snowman
  • [Bug MC-18284] – New AI mobs see through invisibility
  • [Bug MC-18984] – Dead bushes and Saplings do not burn
  • [Bug MC-24336] – Withers are harmed by the explosions of their Wither Skulls
  • [Bug MC-25370] – Mouse is centered when going to previous menu with ESC
  • [Bug MC-31081] – Stone monster eggs Spawn 2 Silverfish
  • [Bug MC-31203] – Furnace Progress Remains After Changing Ingredient
  • [Bug MC-32301] – Lava fizz sound plays whenever a flowing lava block destroys an air block
  • [Bug MC-36847] – No Colon after Game Mode in World Options
  • [Bug MC-37355] – server-icon.png alpha channel display
  • [Bug MC-43984] – Normal players can use player selectors
  • [Bug MC-44551] – Silverfish can infest Granite/Andesite/Diorite
  • [Bug MC-44592] – Lava spreads further than it should
  • [Bug MC-44805] – /difficulty doesn't update on singleplayer
  • [Bug MC-44890] – Doors get added to the list of village doors over and over again
  • [Bug MC-44893] – /kill Not Killing Invulnerable Entity
  • [Bug MC-45011] – /clone doesnt clone TileEntity orientation
  • [Bug MC-45056] – Hopper: java.lang.NullPointerException: Loading entity NBT
  • [Bug MC-45063] – Tripwire is invisible
  • [Bug MC-45071] – The world freezes if an Enderman is being hit.
  • [Bug MC-45082] – Skin Layers Appear to be Off when Travelling through Portals
  • [Bug MC-45084] – Skin's Second Layers Invisible in First Person
  • [Bug MC-45087] – Id for cooked fish is "minecraft:cooked_fished"
  • [Bug MC-45172] – New skin layer jacket acts enchanted when enchanted pants equipped
  • [Bug MC-45235] – Double Shift = Sprint
  • [Bug MC-45448] – Problem with auto-completion of commands
To get snapshots, open your launcher and press the “New Profile” button. Call it “snapshots” and check the box saying “Enable experimental development snapshots” and save. To switch to the normal version, you can select it in the dropdown at the bottom left corner of the launcher. Back up your world first or run the game on in a different folder (See the “new profile” dialog). Snapshots can corrupt your world.

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#1

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 05:32 PM

Sweet, gonna try it now!

Glad those villagers got a bit smater, I always felt sorry fot them :)
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#2

Lisha777

Posted 23 January 2014 - 05:41 PM

Villagers actually do stuff now?? O_O

I might actually have to try this snapshot... x3
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#3

mod_slayer

Posted 23 January 2014 - 05:49 PM

We must find all the secrets!
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#4

Wolfe1810

Posted 23 January 2014 - 05:51 PM

The lag seems incredible

#5

Sky_The_Shadow

Posted 23 January 2014 - 05:55 PM

Ok I do have to say the Buttons on the the floor sounds amazing....
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#6

Crockturtle566

Posted 23 January 2014 - 05:56 PM

YES
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#7

NotATrappedChest

Posted 23 January 2014 - 05:57 PM

The "reports bug here" link in this article is invalid, as explained just before the bug fixes. (Sorry)

#8

CorruptZeroMC

Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:02 PM

Villagers? DOING STUFF?!? It's gonna be like we're playing a whole new game now!

In all seriousness, though, really can't wait for this update.
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Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:05 PM

I love replacing all the stone in a chunk with air in the newest snapshot using /fill. Great for information about ore generation.

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#10

MineTimelapser

Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:05 PM

Will the villagers do something useful?! That's something new!

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:09 PM

I hate when they add the 'secret' things, then you always want to test the snapshot to be the first one to find them.
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Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:14 PM

View PostZvedeENG, on 23 January 2014 - 06:09 PM, said:

I hate when they add the 'secret' things, then you always want to test the snapshot to be the first one to find them.
That's the fun about it.
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Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:16 PM

I wonder what sort of stuff people will do with the item frames?

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#14

DoubleGio

Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:25 PM

Awesome! Buttons on walls :D


But why not the same for levers? :?

#15

TheCoderBunny

Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:26 PM

Awesome! :D
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#16

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:37 PM

Anyone else experiencing major drops in FPS when the game generates new chunks? In last week's snapshot I'm getting an average of 45 FPS and in this one it drops to 20... Unbearable. I hope they'll fix it.

#17

Puredarkness

Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:40 PM

I had an idea on how to exploit the new villager AI to farm crops automatically already :3.

The snapshot is cool, especially with the F3 changes.

One thing I noticed is that you can't use relative coords with /particle, which is ridiculously annoying. I hope that's a bug or something that is changed in the next snapshot.
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Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:58 PM

Now the question is: is "seecret" intentionally typoed or not?

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#19

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:58 PM

View PostDoubleGio, on 23 January 2014 - 06:25 PM, said:

But why not the same for levers? :?

Because you can already do that with levers.

View PostPuredarkness, on 23 January 2014 - 06:40 PM, said:

One thing I noticed is that you can't use relative coords with /particle, which is ridiculously annoying. I hope that's a bug or something that is changed in the next snapshot.

It's probably a bug.

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 07:02 PM

The 1.8 update is looking awesomer by each snapshot. I like the villager AI changes, all the bug fixing and the /particle command.

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Now the question is: is "seecret" intentionally typoed or not?
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Probably intentional.