Minecraft 1.12 Snapshot 17w17a

Last week was the last week to introduce new features for 1.12, and starting from this week we are focusing on polishing the new features, fixing as many bugs as possible and optimizing the game.

A full changelog can be found on the Minecraft Wiki, including a list of bug fixes.

  • New sound effects
    • Parrots
    • Illusion illagers
    • Casting a fishing rod
    • Reeling in a fishing rod
    • Putting ender eye in end portal frames (dinging sound)
    • Completing the end portal and having the portal spawn (evil sound)
    • Throwing an eye of ender
    • An eye of ender exploding or popping back into item form
    • Boat paddles
NBT tags
  • Added lots of new advancements
  • Some /advancement features:
   /advancement grant dinnerbone until story/elytra
   /advancement revoke dinnerbone everything
   "Both [...] have: everything from <advancement> until <advancement> through <advancement> only <advancement> [criterion]"
       from = "this one & its children & their children etc"
       until = "this one & its parent & its parent etc"
       through = both of the above 

To get snapshots, open your launcher and go to the "launch options" tab. Check the box saying "Enable snapshots" and save. To switch between the snapshot and normal version, you can find a new dropdown menu next to the "Play" button. Back up your world first or run the game on in a different folder (In the "launch options" page).


Please report any and all bugs you find in Minecraft to bugs.mojang.com.


Snapshots can corrupt your world, please backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.


Share your thoughts on how 1.12 is shaping up in the comments below!



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