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Release date

August 23, 2012[1]

Snapshot for




12w34a is the second snapshot released for 1.4.2.

Additions[edit | edit source]

Carrots and Potatoes
Wooden buttons
  • Arrow-sensitive.
  • Only available through external modification such as editing mob spawners, mods, or hacks. It shoots exploding projectiles called Wither Skulls and destroys nearby blocks. It also has a boss health bar.
  • Added new Full-screen toggle to the Video Settings.
  • Added new use Vsync toggle in the Video Settings.
  • Added an unused texture in gui/items.png.

Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Maps now align to a grid, making it easier to create adjacent maps.
  • A compass and paper do now create an empty map
    • An empty map has no data on it until you right click with it. The point on your world where you right clicked it is the map's center
  • A map (with data) can be cloned. Cloned maps are stackable
  • Maps can be zoomed out (but not zoomed in)
  • Stairs now auto-arrange into corners. This is a test and may change based on feedback.
  • Leather armor can be dyed.
    • The default color of leather has changed.
    • You can right-click a full cauldron with dyed armor to remove dye.
  • Tamed wolves' collars can be dyed.
Debug screen
  • The f: item on the F3 debug screen now shows the exact direction the player is looking, between -180 and 180 degrees from south.
  • F3+P will toggle the auto-pause when the window loses focus (mainly for debugging).
  • F3+H will toggle detailed item descriptions (also for debugging).
  • Fire spreads differently based on difficulty.
  • Mob grinders now give less XP when you farm them continuously.
  • Saplings now have a smaller hitbox.
  • Mobs (and all other entities) can travel through portals.
  • Fire charges shot from a dispenser or a Blaze create the "fireball" sound effect.
  • Removed the “Work in Progress block” from the Creative menu.
  • The particle effect when a trade with a Villager has been successful has changed.
  • Trapdoors can be placed in top-most position (based on cross-hair aim).
  • TNT will ignite if shot by a flaming arrow.

Fixes[edit | edit source]

3 bugs fixed

References[edit | edit source]

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