Snapshot 14w05a Ready for Testing!


One day, Dinnerbone wrote some really important information that changed the fate of humanity, and nobody knew it because nobody reads this text anyway, except the guy referencing it for updates. Oh, sorry, what was that? Snapshot? Oh right yes of course! Here we go:

NOTABLE ADDITIONS FOR SURVIVAL:

  • Book copying mechanics has been altered to differentiate the original & copies of books
  • Activator rails can eject entities from Minecarts

NOTABLE ADDITIONS FOR MAPMAKERS:
  • Added a spectator gamemode (/gamemode spectator). Not 100% finished.
  • Spectators cannot be seen by anybody but other spectators
  • Spectators can view inventories/etc, but not modify them
  • Spectators can go through any entity or block without interfering with it
  • Spectators can click on entities to take their camera
  • Spectators cannot use items, place blocks, destroy blocks or interact with blocks in any way
  • Spectators are only slightly buggy maybe sometimes

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 THIS SNAPSHOT:

  • [Bug MC-38944] – Joining Realms World "Cancel" Button Mis-Placed
  • [Bug MC-44521] – @a, @e, and any UUID references work incorrectly after a player dies.
  • [Bug MC-45050] – /fill … skull | Hitbox Bug
  • [Bug MC-45159] – Blocks with tile entities don't get removed when you clone / fill an airblock to their position.
  • [Bug MC-45453] – Items & Blocks placed in item frames are rendered incorrectly
  • [Bug MC-45470] – Items don't render on the ground properly
  • [Bug MC-45478] – Pre-snapshot14w04a villagers break crops but don't replant them
  • [Bug MC-45492] – Transparent blocks are much darker
  • [Bug MC-45554] – Two tall flowers variants are not generating.
  • [Bug MC-45763] – Some blocks are facing the wrong way if placed in an Item Frame
  • [Bug MC-45764] – Map will not show in item frame
  • [Bug MC-45795] – Villagers can not place or pick up any crops
  • [Bug MC-45847] – /summon Villager Farmer NBT tag canPickUpLoot will default to 0
  • And many more that weren’t on the bug tracker so we couldn’t mark them as fixed! Did I mention please report bugs? Thanks.

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, please backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.
Cross-platform server jar:https://s3.amazonaws.com/Minecraft.Download/versions/14w05a/minecraft_server.14w05a.jar

Report bugs here:

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