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The Snapshot

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We have seen some interesting teaser pics from Dinnerbone over the last few weeks, and this Snapshot includes a number of features related to those screenshots!  A number of these will be familiar to everyone - item frames, stone walls, dyed armor - but there are a number of additional awesome features not mentioned before!  Check out the full list below:

  • Added item frames
  • Added cobblestone walls (yes, mossy too)
  • Maps now align to a grid, making it easier to create adjacent maps. Maps can also be cloned
  • Stairs now auto-arrange into corners. This is a test and may change based on feedback
  • Mobs can travel through portals
  • Leather clothes can be dyed
  • Removed the “wip block” from the creative menu
  • Added two new crops and associated items
  • F3+P will toggle the auto-pause when the window loses focus (it’s for debugging, mainly)
  • F3+H will toggle detailed item descriptions (also for debugging)
  • Added arrow-sensitive wooden buttons
  • Trapdoors can be placed in top-most position (based on cross-hair aim)

Download the client:  Download

Download the server:  Download

Minecon Registration to Open Soon; PAX Contest

Registration for Minecon 2012 isn't far off now; the official registration site is expected to be live in less than 24 hours, but actual registration for the convention will not be possible until some time next week.  Links to the registration site (and the exact time that registration opens) will be revealed in the near future.

UPDATE: The Minecon 2012 site is NOW LIVE!  Click the link below to check it out - details for registration and more will become available within the next week.

Official Minecon 2012 Site:  Click here

In the meantime, Mojang is hosting a pretty awesome PAX Fan Art Contest, definitely worth checking out!

MineTV Updates

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The video above is a highlight reel of MineTV's Episode 3, with mod maker and hilarious commentator Pahimar!  At the time, it was believed that a 2-hour episode might be a bit long for people to sit through, but due to a rather overwhelming volume of mail demanding the full episode, it will be uploaded in its entirety later today - be sure to subscribe to the channel for real-time updates!




Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:02 PM

Can i test it?



Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:02 PM

What, no snapshot links?



Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:02 PM

sweet snapshot. potatoes and carrots ftw!



Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:02 PM

Looks awesome. I'm pleased with the content that Mojang are adding to the game so far. :)

But yeah... you forgot to link to the snapshot. Going to have to download it from mojang.com for the time being.
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:03 PM

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:04 PM

Where is the download?
Edit: Nevermind i got it from the wiki
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:05 PM

love it...
it's a pity that there's still the skin bug
I wonder what you can do with carrots and potatoes...



Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:05 PM

They also fixed lighting glitches for me!
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:06 PM

Um.. Where's the download..? I can't seem to find it.



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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:06 PM

Great snapshot. I like where the team is going in 1.4, adding more creativity to the game.
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:07 PM

View Post__Peel_Out___Caa_t__fis_h, on 23 August 2012 - 05:06 PM, said:

Um.. Where's the download..? I can't seem to find it.
Download it from the wiki:http://www.minecraft...versions#12w34a
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:08 PM


PS Aren't those walls/corner stairs from a mod?

A very nice mod, I must say.



Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:08 PM

Im more of the Old style minecrafter
1.2.5 with NBXlite for me :)
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:08 PM

Sach dun derp'd.


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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:09 PM

Awesome update
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:11 PM

I am only the beginning.



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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:15 PM

to get invisibility potions you need to brew a carrot, or golden, no idea.

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:16 PM

Good Update, But We Have Yet To See The Two Things Most Players Want: Mod API And 4096 IDs Promised To Us A While Back.....
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:16 PM

Are the carrots and potatoes available in survival? Maybe in chests?



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Posted 23 August 2012 - 05:16 PM

ok this update is definately an awesome one.
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