Java Edition Beta 1.3
February 22, 2011
|Other editions of 1.3|
- Added whitelisting to multiplayer servers.
- Can turn on/off the whitelist.
- Can add/remove players from the whitelist.
- Can give a list of whitelisted players and reload that list.
- New graphics setting screen.
- New Mojang logo.
- Can now be obtained without inventory editors.
- Will get darker the farther away it is from a source of power.
- Breaking a block made of two slabs now drops 2 slabs.
- Stone slabs are now created by using 3 of the materials.
- Now require two of its materials, instead of 3.
- Renamed back from Sulphur
- Fewer passive mobs spawn when on harder modes.
- Now have a higher spawn rate.
- Players can now choose the name of the world.
- Players can now choose the seed for world generation.
- More than 5 worlds can now be created.
- Deleting world confirmation changed slightly.
- Player can be visibly seen to bob side to side when the player walks (only when View Bobbing is enabled).
- F1 and F3 are now toggled when pressed.
- When F3 is toggled on, mobs display their unique entity ID numbers over their heads.
- F8 toggles mouse smoothing.
- Ability to toggle between classic lighting and "smooth" lighting.
- Scrollbars added in the map selection screen.
- Players can choose the name of the world when starting a new one.
- Worlds now use a generic McRegion chunk save format, with a built-in auto conversion.
- Scrollbars added in the texture pack list.
- 11 bugs fixed
- When breaking double slabs (one slab placed on another) it will drop two slabs instead of one.
- Wood doesn't burn forever anymore.
- Grassland/Sand-related biome border fixed (Boundaries line up, rather than obviously show chunk borders)
- No longer receiving Java Log error .txt file spam in the minecraft.exe folder when closing the Minecraft client program.
- Players can no longer use the click-release to quickly mine blocks (referred to as "click mining" Multiplayer only).
- Players no longer glitch when standing on fences in multiplayer.
- Players can no longer milk squids.
- When right-clicking on a wooden door while holding a bow or fishing rod, arrows will no longer be fired into the door, nor will the fishing hook be cast into the door.
- Hostile mobs can now be attacked properly in multiplayer.
- Lapis lazuli ore now drops 4-8 Lapis Lazuli in multiplayer.
- Bedrock and other blocks cannot be removed by tilling grass or dirt with a hoe and placing seeds anymore.
There is a debug version of Beta 1.3 that spawns the player with 64 torches, 64 beds, a diamond pickaxe, a diamond shovel, and a diamond axe upon creating a new world. This version is unofficially referred as Beta 1.3a, as the version of Beta 1.3 available in the launcher is Beta 1.3.
- Beta 1.3 is the only Minecraft version across all editions to be explicitly titled "1.3".
- "Minecraft Beta 1.3" – The Word of Notch, February 22, 2011.