Java Edition Beta 1.2

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Minecraft Beta 1.2
Beta 1.2.png
Edition

Java Edition

Release date

January 13, 2011

Download

Client (.json)

Protocol version

8

Data version

N/A

Other editions of 1.2

Beta 1.2 is a version of Beta released on January 13, 2011, added many additions including charcoal, note blocks, dyes, squid, sugar canes, sugar, dispensers, lapis lazuli blocks, bone meal and sandstone, as well as other changes and fixes.

Additions[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Red Bed Revision 1.png Bed
  • Currently unobtainable.
Cake.png Cake
Dispenser Revision 1.png Dispensers
Lapis Lazuli Block Revision 1.png Lapis lazuli block
Lapis Lazuli Ore.png Lapis lazuli ore
Note Block.png Note Block
  • Right click to tune, trigger to play.
Sandstone Revision 1.png Sandstone

Items[edit]

Bones
Bone meal
  • Crafted from bones
Charcoal
Dyes
Sugar

Mobs[edit]

Sheep
  • Added gray, light gray, and black variants.
  • Drop correspondingly colored wool.
Squid

World generation[edit]

Trees

Changes[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Furnace.png Furnace
  • Given new design.
    • Non-default furnaces remain unchanged.
Reeds
Spawners
  • Again show a rotating model inside of what they spawn in single player.

Items[edit]

Tools
  • Tools made out of wood, stone, Iron ingots, and diamond have increased durability.
  • Gold tools can remove blocks like stone and wood much more quickly than their diamond counterparts, with the same durability and restrictions as before this version.
Wheat seeds
  • Now harvested more often when plowing grass blocks.

Mobs[edit]

Skeletons
  • Now drops bones.
Spiders
  • Can now climb up walls.

World generation[edit]

Ores
  • Iron, diamond, and coal are found in larger amounts in caves and other areas.

General[edit]

Controls
  • Screenshots can be taken using the F2 key without having to first hold down the F1 key.
Mods
  • Included the FastRender mod by Scaevolus.[1]

Fixes[edit]

10 bugs fixed
  • Paintings now work in multiplayer.
  • Disconnecting while riding no longer keeps the player in the world.
  • A bunch more state is properly synched in multiplayer.
  • Included PowerPC color and audio fixes by Scaevolus.
  • Fixed a horrible chunk reload loop in singleplayer.
  • Fixed most lighting bugs in newly generated multiplayer maps.
  • Falling sand behaves better in multiplayer.
  • Fixed a few crash on load level bugs.
  • Jack o'Lantern now has correct tooltip.
  • Sheep now visibly lose their wool when hit in multiplayer.

References[edit]