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Alpha v1.2.0

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Alpha v1.2.0
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Official name

Halloween Update

Server version

0.2.2

Release date

October 30, 2010

Download

Client (.json)

Protocol version

3

Alpha v1.2.0, the first release of the Halloween Update, is the first version of Alpha v1.2. It was released on October 30, 2010, adding the Nether along with new Nether-exclusive mobs and blocks. It also added fishing, a new terrain generator, and other changes and fixes. This version is not available in the launcher; attempting to play it downloads Alpha v1.2.0_02 instead.[1]

Additions[edit]

  • The Nether
    • A "Hell" world that can be used for quick travel.
  • New music tracks

Changes[edit]

  • Higher lighting values are required the deeper they are to keep mobs from spawning.
  • Stairs, crafting tables, chests, and furnaces now face the same direction as the player when placed.
  • Sunrise now creates a red glow at the horizon.
  • Pressing F1 hides the HUD and the viewmodel from the person's view. In third person mode, pressing F1 will create a view looking back at the player's own face.

Removed[edit]

Fixes[edit]

4 bugs fixed
  • Fixed bugs in multiplayer:
    • Redstone performance updated
    • Door animation fixes
    • Several performance bugs fixed
    • Rails no longer cause a crash

References[edit]