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Java Edition 14w29b

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Java Edition



Release date

July 16, 2014[1]

Snapshot for



Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version


14w29b is the thirty-seventh snapshot for Java Edition 1.8, and was released to fix some of the bugs and crashes in the 14w29a snapshot. However, it primarily served to introduce threaded chunk rendering.



  • Threaded chunk rendering.


18 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.8
  • MC-1677 – Retracting piston shows ghost hitbox of technical block.
  • MC-2947 – Ghasts and witches don't aim properly.
  • MC-33110 – Spiders (and some other mobs) are not affected by speed effects or movementSpeed attributes.
  • MC-33677 – Multiplayer: Clickable text in /tellraw not working if Options→Multiplayer→Weblinks are off.
From the 1.8 development versions
  • MC-46531 – Weird texture overlay while spectating squid underwater.
  • MC-48106 – Entity teleportation bug.
  • MC-54012 – Piston arm is visible sticking through the back of the piston.
  • MC-57876 – Furnaces don't get placed correctly when a village is generated on server.
  • MC-57939 – Wrong orientation for fire created on nonflammable block's side.
  • MC-58037 – Items being held improperly.
  • MC-58130 – Chunks only render in the direction you are facing.
  • MC-59923 – Trapdoors are open when player places them.
  • MC-59986 – IllegalArgumentException after breaking tall flower.
  • MC-61449 – piston hitbox.
  • MC-61454 – Ping indicator extends over the right side of the tab list.
  • MC-62024 – Block on zombie villager's head is rendered in relation to the body.
From the previous development version
  • MC-62116 – Players loses CommandStats{} after death.
  • MC-62134#players are taking up space on the sidebar display.


  • 14w29b was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.