13w03a

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13w03a
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Edition

Java Edition

Type

Snapshot

Release date

January 17, 2013[1]

Snapshot for

1.5

Download

Client
Server
.exe

Protocol version

54

13w03a is the fifth snapshot released for 1.5.

Additions[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Droppers
  • Places items in containers in front of them, if there is no container it will dispense the item without using it.
  • Crafting recipe is 7 cobblestone in the shape of a ∩, a hopper in the middle, redstone at the bottom.
    • A dispenser 'shoots' items at you, while a dropper 'throws' items at you.[2]

Non-mob entities[edit]

Minecart with Hopper
  • Crafting recipe is a hopper on top of a minecart.
  • Can only be emptied by passing over a hopper.
  • Can pick up items it passes over.

Command format[edit]

/testfor
  • Command to test for players.
  • Uses comparators to get an analog redstone signal indicating the amount of found players.

Changes[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Pillar quartz blocks
  • Can now be placed in any orientation – placement works like with wooden logs.
Command blocks
  • Comparators fed by command blocks will now indicate whether the last run command was run successfully.
Detector rails
  • Comparators powered by them now give out a signal depending on the fullness of the container on the rail.
Locked Chests
  • Now have their crash fixed causing their texture to be changed again.
Water
  • Creating an infinite water source no longer needs a block underneath, but has to have a water source block.
    • Players cannot ruin oceans/rivers with buckets.

Mobs[edit]

Skeletons
  • Scales to difficulty.
  • They now shoot faster when their target is closer.
  • They shoot players one block away.
Zombies
  • Made them harder to shoot.
  • Scales to difficulty.
  • They now group up on targets.
  • When on fire, they can now set players on fire.
  • Now become aggressive and come towards you when shot from further away.

Non-mob entities[edit]

Minecart with TNT
  • When blown up using activator rails, they no longer destroy rails and supporting blocks.
  • Still blows up redstone materials.

General[edit]

Options
  • Added some new chat options in multiplayer menu:
    • Focused Height
    • Unfocused Height
    • Width
  • Moved the texture packs button (no longer appears on the main menu).
    • Players can now change texture packs in-game.

Fixes[edit]

36 bugs fixed

  • Fixed "<player> was knocked into the void by <player>" failing to show.

From released versions before 1.5

  • MC-547 – Arrows don't land properly.
  • MC-592 – Dying stacked leather armor duplicates the armor.
  • MC-916 – Water does not form source blocks properly on top of existing source blocks.
  • MC-1570 – Levers have random orientation when placed.
  • MC-2582 – Powered/activator rail on slope stays powered/activated.
  • MC-2711 – Jukebox crashes when breaking with no record inside.
  • MC-2989 – Block "resets" when right clicked with a food item.
  • MC-3169 – Wither In Peaceful spawns very glitchy.
  • MC-3449 – Block breaking resets when the item you're holding changes.
  • MC-4770 – Chat Shown: commands only broken - displays all chats but prevents me from submitting commands with "cannot send chat message".

From the 1.5 snapshots

  • MC-5719 – Clicking on items in inventory is delayed or does not work.
  • MC-5737 – World generating in stripped parts.
  • MC-5744 – Daylight sensor emits power in the nether even though there's no day or night there.
  • MC-6757 – Game crashes trying to render blocks 55, 64, 71, 95 as items.
  • MC-6833 – Doubled up TNT minecarts creates huge lag ("Nuclear minecarts").
  • MC-6900 – Locked chest crashes game.
  • MC-7019 – Minecart with TNT explodes prematurely before derailing.
  • MC-7111 – Melon and Pumpkin seed stems use the fully grown texture scaled down to the right size.
  • MC-7119 – Cake uses inside texture on all sides when placed.

From the previous snapshot

  • MC-7084 – Game crashes when looking into a chest that contains items that crash the game.
  • MC-7085 – Debug file "stitched_items.png" overlays textures on itself.
  • MC-7108 – Hoppers grab/put items from/into chests that aren't connected.
  • MC-7125 – Hopper doesn't get the correct powered state when placed.
  • MC-7141 – More items going into a hopper than it can hold can duplicate the items.
  • MC-7143 – The game crashes after several seconds in the End with NullPointerException.
  • MC-7277 – Texturepack-Textures won't load (Mac OSX).
  • MC-7301 – Single hopper does not properly grab items form double trapped chests.
  • MC-7323 – TNT Minecart explodes after derailing even if it was already activated.
  • MC-7342 – Death message shows java entity name (w/ fireballs).
  • MC-7349 – TNT minecart "Ticking Entity" crash.

From the same version (reupload)

  • MC-7620 – Dropper duping glitch.
  • MC-7622 – Snapshot Crash when trying to break sugar cane.
  • MC-7623 – Thrown splash potion doesn't show "potion" inside it.
  • MC-7625 – Can't break blocks with nothing in hand.
  • MC-7775 – Minecart with TNT and activator track have no names.

Reupload[edit]

13w03a was reuploaded later on January 17, 2013, to fix the dropper duplicating items, the inability to break blocks with your hands and random crashes when breaking blocks/items.[2]

References[edit]