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17w13a
17w13a.png
Type

Snapshot

Release date

March 30, 2017

Snapshot for

1.12

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17w13a[1] is the second snapshot released for 1.12.

AdditionsEdit

GeneralEdit

Advancements
  • Replaces achievements
  • Can be customized via JSON files
  • Tab-based UI
    • Currently one tab (Minecraft) although more will be supported in the future
    • Different background per tab, single texture on repeat for now
    • Data-driven UI, including positioning and layout
Narrator
  • CTRL + B toggles a text-to-speech engine that automatically reads player chat messages, including the name.
  • The Narrator will not read commands or command outputs, nor will it read messages produced with /me.
NBT tags
  • ShoulderEntityLeft / ShoulderEntityRight: Contains entity data about an entity on the left and right shoulders of the player.
  • seenCredits: Changes to 1 if the player leaves the End through the portal.
  • recipeBook: A string containing a list of recipes, formatted as JSON, that the player has seen.
  • Recipes: A list of crafting recipes to unlock for the player that right-clicks while holding a Knowledge Book.
    • If this is not specified, the Knowledge Book will not be consumed.
Recipe book
  • Catalogs recipes that are unlocked when the criteria are met
  • When a recipe is clicked, it will appear in the crafting grid, and can be crafted if materials are available
  • recipes folder added with all item recipes as .json files.

CommandsEdit

/recipe <give|take> [player] <name|*>

  • Can unlock, or lock, the given recipes for the given player
  • If * is specified, it will lock or unlock all recipes for the player

/advancement <grant|revoke|test> <player> <advancement> [criterion]

  • Can grant, test or revoke advancements, and particular advancement criteria, for a given player

GameplayEdit

Gamerules
  • doLimitedCrafting
    • Off by default
    • Enabling will only allow players to craft recipes they have unlocked

ItemsEdit

Knowledge Book
  • A green-colored book
  • Currently obtainable only with the /give @p knowledge_book command.
  • A Knowledge Book with a Recipes NBT tag, which contains a list of item IDs, will be consumed and unlock the specified items' recipes for any player that uses it
    • Especially useful when /gamerule doLimitedCrafting is set to true
Spawn eggs
  • Parrot (new mob): Green with red dots.

MobsEdit

Parrots
  • Tamable with cookies
  • Fly around, but sit when "tired"
  • Follow and crowd around nearby mobs
  • Imitates sounds of other mobs
  • Right-click tamed parrots to place them on your shoulder
    • Will let go if the player jumps
    • Can fly with players during elytra flight
  • Have 6 (   ) health.
  • Come in red, blue, green and cyan.

ChangesEdit

GeneralEdit

Achievements
  • Removed and replaced by advancements
Crafting
  • Closing the crafting interface with items inside will no longer drop the items in front of you, but will send them instead to the inventory.
Java version
  • This is the first snapshot to use, and thus require, Java 8.[2]
Moving backwards
  • The player's body now entirely faces to the front, when moving backwards.[3][4]
    • Prior to this snapshot, moving backwards would cause the player model to rotate one side, making it look like the player was strafing backwards somewhat.

BlocksEdit

 
Comparison of the terracotta texture changes.
Glazed Terracotta
  • Textured changed for cyan, magenta, orange, and white glazed terracotta, to remove unintentional and potentially offensive imagery.[5]
Beacons
  • Now display their name when hovering over them
Enchantment Table
  • Now display their name when hovering over them

FixesEdit

2 issues fixed
From the previous development version
  • MC-113377 – New block Swastika
  • MC-113844 – White Glazed Terracotta symbol (looks like the symbol of the Hungarian Nazi party)

Re-uploadEdit

At the time of uploading the first build, users reported issues of crashing on macOS. A hotfix was later released which fixed the crash issue on the operating system.[6]

ReferencesEdit