13w18a

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Minecraft 13w18a
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Edition

Java Edition

Type

Snapshot

Release date

May 2, 2013[1]

Snapshot for

1.6.1

Download

Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version

65

13w18a is the fourth snapshot released for Java Edition 1.6.1.

Additions[edit]

Gameplay[edit]

Block of coal
  • Crafted with coal in a 3×3 space.
    • The block cannot be crafted with charcoal.
  • Can be used as furnace fuel and smelts 72 items, the equivalent to 9 coal.
  • Can be used as a storage block for large amounts of coal, similarly to blocks of iron and related blocks.
Hay blocks
  • New crafting recipe.
  • Hay blocks are crafted with wheat similarly to mineral blocks.
  • Hay blocks cannot be crafted back into wheat.

Items[edit]

Leads

World generation[edit]

Nether Fortresses
  • Added chest generation .
    • Chests generate in corners of interior corridors.

General[edit]

Texture pack system

Changes[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Carpets
Locked Chests
  • Texture changed to missing texture, due to the new texture pack loading system.
Redstone Comparators
  • Now output a signal for cauldrons and end portal frames.
    • A cauldron gives signal strengths that range from zero (empty) to three (full) depending on the amount of water contained inside.
    • An end portal frame would give a signal strength of either zero or fifteen, depending on if an eye of ender has been inserted into it.

Items[edit]

Cocoa beans
Horse armor
  • Players can no longer craft horse armor.
  • Can be found in dungeons.
Horse saddles
  • Removed from the game
Saddles
  • Can now be found in most generated chests.

Mobs[edit]

Horses
  • Tweaked horse equipment obtainability.
  • Normal saddles are now required to ride horses.
    • Horses now use the same saddle that pigs use.
  • Adjustments related to horses makes them more practical later in the game.
Zombies
  • Mechanic whereby zombies spawn more zombies adjusted to be subtle and not as easily visible to the player.
  • Zombies spawn in dark areas far from the player or in caves.

Fixes[edit]

7 bugs fixed

From released versions before 1.6.1

  • MC-590 – Mobs not realizing they killed their attacker and trying to attack empty space.
  • MC-1320 – Dogs wont stop snarling after punched by someone else.
  • MC-1980 – Despawning cured zombie.
  • MC-4631 – Lava decay fails to schedule block update.
  • MC-14221 – Blocks stop updating one minute after entering the Nether or the End.

From the 1.6.1 snapshots

  • MC-14586 – The player can pick up command blocks with any pickaxe

From the previous snapshot

  • MC-14786 – Can't place carpet on translucent blocks.

References[edit]