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Release date

July 16, 2014[1]

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14w29b is the thirty-seventh snapshot for 1.8, and was released to fix some of the bugs and crashes in the 14w29a snapshot. However, it primarily served to introduce threaded chunk rendering.

This version was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.


  • Optimizations
    • Threaded chunk rendering


18 bugs fixed

From released versions before 1.8

  • MC-1677 – Retracting piston shows ghost hitbox of technical block
  • MC-2947 – Ghasts and witches don't aim properly
  • MC-33110 – Spiders (and some other mobs) are not affected by speed effects or movementSpeed attributes
  • MC-33677 – Multiplayer: Clickable text in /tellraw not working if Options→Multiplayer→Weblinks are off

From the 1.8 snapshots

  • MC-46531 – Weird texture overlay while spectating squid underwater
  • MC-48106 – Entity teleportation bug
  • MC-54012 – Piston arm is visible sticking through the back of the piston.
  • MC-57876 – Furnaces don't get placed correctly when a village is generated on server.
  • MC-57939 – Wrong orientation for fire created on nonflammable block's side
  • MC-58037 – Items being held improperly
  • MC-58130 – Chunks only render in the direction you are facing.
  • MC-59923 – Trapdoors are open when you place them
  • MC-59986 – IllegalArgumentException after breaking tall flower
  • MC-61449 – piston hitbox
  • MC-61454 – Ping indicator extends over the right side of the tab list
  • MC-62024 – Block on zombie villager's head is rendered in relation to the body

From the previous snapshot

  • MC-62116 – Players loses CommandStats{} after death
  • MC-62134#players are taking up space on the sidebar display