Java Edition Beta 1.7

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Beta 1.7[1] is a version of Java Edition Beta released on June 30, 2011, which adds pistons and shears among other changes.

Additions[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Piston (U) JE1 BE1.png Pistons
  • Can push blocks when powered by redstone.
Sticky Piston (U) JE1 BE1.png Sticky Pistons
  • Can push and pull blocks when powered by redstone.

Items[edit]

Shears JE1 BE1.png Shears
  • New tool.
  • Used to pick up leaves.
  • Used to obtain wool from a sheep without harming it.
    • Yields more wool than killing sheep.

Mobs[edit]

Sheep
  • No longer drop wool from punching them, they must be either sheared or killed.
Silverfish
  • Texture was added
    • It cannot be summoned, as there was no AI for it.

Changes[edit]

Blocks[edit]

General
  • The gray textures in the breaking animation have been replaced with opacity.
Bricks JE3.png Bricks
  • Texture changed from Bricks JE2 BE1.png.
Cobblestone JE4 BE2.png Cobblestone
  • Texture changed from Cobblestone JE3 BE1.png.
Cobwebs
  • Now requires shears or a sword to be broken properly, and drops 1 string when destroyed.
Fences
  • Can now place any block on the top.
Slabs
  • Single slabs now use the bottom half of the full block's texture.

Items[edit]

Flint and steel
  • Now required to trigger TNT.

General[edit]

Controls
  • When pressing F3 in-game, a value ("F") from 0 to 3 will appear to indicate direction.
Texture packs
  • The bed side texture has been moved in the texture pack file, as well as the cake texture.

Fixes[edit]

2 bugs fixed

  • Fixed clay generation.
  • Squid can now despawn.

Trailer[edit]

An official video documenting some of Beta 1.7's major features was released on Mojang's official YouTube channel on May 24, 2011. The video was made by Hat Films.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]