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

Unavailable

Alpha v1.2.0, the first release of the Halloween Update, 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]

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.
  • Creepers have new sounds.
  • Grass and leaves are now darker in shade.
  • 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.

Fixes[edit]

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