UPDATE: The download links have been updated - 12w30b is now ready for testing!
It's getting really close to 1.3 release time, checking that everything runs as expected is exceptionally important. Mojang's plan is to release one or two snapshots, and then the 1.3 pre-release by Wednesday or Thursday. The pre-release is intended to be identical to the official release next week, in order to give modmakers and server admins a week’s head start. This is why Mojang needs to do a snapshot first, since they can’t do changes to the update after the pre-release is out.
This snapshot consists of all the bugfixes that Nathan (@dinnerbone) and Eric (@_grum) have been working on the last two weeks. Get it here:
Its funny how many think that the 1.3 release will be the biggest update. Come on guys , modding API will be bigger than this when it releases.. Hell with it , dont get me wrong , this was a long wait ._. full of GOODIES !! ;
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I hope they Never add emerald tools to the game because it would ruin the purpose of having emeralds.
I wouldn't mind if they maybe had an option to due diamond tools green or something, but that wouldn't probably happen either.
This update will be great, but not as great as the modding api when it comes out. THAT will be a significant update. Probably one of the biggest (other than adventure update). And the most important. But 1.3 will be awesome. Remember 1.3 beta? Beds came out that time i believe...
Not sure if this is where to post a bug report for this snapshot, but I am finding I cannot close doors (opening seems to be fine), open chests, and press buttons (there are most likely more things I cannot interact with but I'm exploring a stronghold) While holding a placeable object (block or item that places block)
I can do it perfectly fine with tools, armour, ect.