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Java Edition 12w07a

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Minecraft 12w07a
12w07a Banner.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Snapshot

Release date

February 15, 2012

Snapshot for

1.2.1

Download

Client (.json)
Server

Protocol version

27

12w07a is the sixth snapshot for Java Edition 1.2.1, released on February 15, 2012,[1] which adds redstone lamps and updates the world type from Region to Anvil, which increased the height limit from 128 to 256.

Additions[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Unlit Redstone Lamp Revision 1.pngLit Redstone Lamp Revision 1.png Redstone Lamp

General[edit]

World file format
  • Worlds now use the new Anvil file format instead of Region
    • World files now save with .mca suffixes instead of .mcr.
    • World height is now 256 blocks high instead of 128 blocks.
    • Up to 4096 block IDs can now be used.
Maltese language
  • Re-added after being removed in 12w01a.

Changes[edit]

Items[edit]

Hoe
  • No longer tills dirt or grass blocks when they have another block on top of them.

Mobs[edit]

Drops
  • Decreased chance for the rare mob drops.
AI
  • All animals now use the new AI system.
  • Animals can now move their heads when walking.
  • Baby animals will now follow wheat.

World generation[edit]

Villages
  • Villagers will now repopulate villages based on how many houses there are available.
  • The player may add houses to villages, provided they are enclosed with a roof and wooden door.
  • Includes zombie sieges.[more information needed]

General[edit]

Multiplayer
  • Multiplayer light calculations no longer cause affected blocks to be transmitted to clients; instead the clients will recalculate the light on their own.
    • This means that chunk errors cannot be fixed by updating blocks anymore.

Fixes[edit]

3 bugs fixed

References[edit]