Quote fromThis is a thorough guide on how to change your spawn point (where you start upon map generation) using NBTEdit. It has been known by some for quite a while, but I can't find the first thread using search, and a lack of knowing how to do this persists in some places (notably Notch's blog). I also needed a place to direct people to.
This will permanently change the block you go to upon respawning.
"Proof" this works: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3081224/World2.zip
YOU WILL NEED:
A world to work with
ํYou might change your last point to note that you need a Windows-based computer. Not just any computer will work. Us Mac guys are SOL with your tutorial...