12w38a

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12w38a
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Type

Snapshot

Release date

September 20, 2012[1]

Snapshot for

1.4.2

Download

Client
Server
.exe

Protocol version

43

12w38a is the sixth snapshot released for 1.4.2.

Additions[edit]

Mobs[edit]

Bats
  • A passive mob
  • Spawns in dark caves.
  • Spawns in Peaceful difficulty.
  • Sleeps during the day.
  • Hangs on the ceiling when idle, starts flying when players come near.
  • A corresponding spawn egg is provided in Creative mode.
Witches
  • A hostile mob.
  • Its nose slowly bobs up and down when not hostile.
  • Throws splash potions of poison, slowness, weakness and instant damage at the player.
  • Regenerates health over time.
  • Hold an empty bottle and raise their noses when attacking.
  • Drink potions of instant health and fire resistance to defend themselves in combat.
  • Rarely drop potions of instant health and fire resistance.
  • Is 85% resistant to damage from magic, including poison, instant damage, and thorns, but not strength, sharpness or power.
  • Does not spawn naturally (yet), but a spawn egg exists for it in Creative mode.

Changes[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Beacons
  • Artwork was changed.
  • Beam of light was changed.
  • Texture of bedrock under the beacon is removed.
Command blocks
Glass
  • New block breaking sounds.
Grass blocks
  • New footstep sounds.
Gravel
  • New footstep sounds.
  • New block placing sounds.
Ladders
  • New footstep sounds.
Lava
  • Now will have constant noise.
Plants
  • New block placing blocks.
Sand
  • New footstep sounds.
  • New block breaking sounds.
Snow
  • New footstep sounds.
  • New block breaking sounds.
Soul sand
  • New footstep sounds.
  • Stone
  • New footstep sounds.
  • New block placing sounds.
Torches
  • New block placing sounds
Wood
  • Now have a different rotation algorithm.
  • Instead of using the player’s position, they rotate based on the face they are placed upon, like a lever
  • This is mainly a test feature.
  • New block placing sound.
  • New block breaking sound.
Water
  • The water overlay is more saturated blue.
  • Flowing water will now have constant noise.

Items[edit]

Flint and steel
  • Now has new sounds.
Hoes
  • New sounds when a player tills dirt.
Shears
  • New sounds when shearing sheep.

Mobs[edit]

Cows
  • New mob sounds.
Chickens
  • New mob sounds.
Endermen
  • New mob sounds (watched/observed, attacked, etc.).
Pigs
  • New mob sounds.
Skeletons
  • New mob sounds.
Slimes
  • New mob sounds.
Spiders
  • New mob sounds.
Zombies
  • New mob sounds.
Withers
  • Added sound when Withers break blocks.

World generation[edit]

Extreme Hills
Nether
  • Loads faster when going through a portal.

Gameplay[edit]

Creative mode
  • Teleportation is now instantaneous.
Experience
  • Added a level up sound.
  • Will be changed later for a shorter one.[2]
Sounds
  • Updated and added new sounds by C418.

Fixes[edit]

4 bugs fixed

  • Item frames no longer despawn when the player moves 20 blocks away.
  • Fixed entities losing momentum when going through portals.
  • Fixed the "Bottomless Pit" superflat preset having the wrong blocks.
  • Fixed not receiving a fishing rod when the carrot on a stick is used up.

References[edit]