Confirmed Date For 1.3

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by nfell2009, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. Note : Very few references are provided here since most of this content has been directly released in weekly snapshots 12w15a to12w26a.
    • Large amount of internal changes.[1]
    • Demo mode playable through non-premium accounts.[2]
    • Added Adventure Mode but it still needs more work. [3]
    • "Large Biomes" world type.[4]
    • 'Open texturepack folder' button now works for mac.
    • Creative Mode updates
      • Ender Portal Frames added in Creative Mode
      • While in Creative Mode, players can supply a powered minecart with fuel by right clicking it as if they were holding coal.
      • Flying in Creative Mode is no longer affected by water and lava.
      • ⇧ Shift-clicking in Creative improved.
      • Potions will be in the creative inventory screen.[5]
      • Improved creative inventoryscreen.
        • Category Tabs and Searching
        • Survival Inventory Tab
          • "Backpack" inventory, 2x2 crafting grid, armor, and deletion box.
    • Singleplayer will be a local server.[6]
      • Added a publish button to allow LAN connection.
        • Gamemode and Allow Cheats button.
        • The multi-player menu now scans for LAN servers
    • Optional bonus chests placed close to the player when creating a new Singleplayer world.[2]
    • Hardcore in multiplayer (HMP).[7]
    • Removed the downwards knockback while drowning.
    Blocks & Items
    • Added Emerald
    • Added Emerald Ore.
    • Added Block of Emerald[8].
    • Added Ender Chest.
      • Drops 8 obsidian when broken without Silk Touch.
      • Has one inventory per player.
    • Added Sandstone Stairs.
    • Added Cocoa Plantsthat generate on the sides of jungle trees, which can be harvested for cocoa.
    • Added Tripwire Hooks.[9][10]
      • The hooks are connected (up to 40 blocks)[11] by string, which will be placeable.[12]
      • Tripwires work on all entities.[11]
    • Added Book and Quill and Written Book.
      • Ability to write in Book and Quill (up to 50 pages), save them to edit later, and sign them and title them to finish off the book.
    • Added a new type of Golden Apple[13]. with attributes the Golden Apple had before 1.1[14].
    • Added Bottle o' Enchanting to survival mode.
    • Added Chainmail Armor to survival mode.
    • Added Chiseled Stone Bricks to survival mode.
    • New slabs and stairsof the 3 new plank types.
      • Wood slabs behave as wood, not as stone.
    • Half-slabs can now be placed upside-down when pointing at the upper half of the side of a block. This does not work with stairs.
    • New Gravel texture.
    • New Dispenserfeatures:
      • Dispensers will eject water and lava source blocks (from buckets).
      • Will also take water and lava source blocks if there is an empty bucket inside.
      • Will be able to place Minecarts on rails and Boats in water.
    • Stackable items now stack outside inventory when thrown to the ground individually.
    • Specific names for different Wood, Wooden Planks, Leaves, Saplings, Sandstone, Stone Bricks, and Monster Eggs. (e.g. Oak Wood, Birch Plank, Spruce Leaves, Jungle Sapling, Smooth Sandstone, Chiseled Stone Bricks, Stone Monster Egg).[4]
    • Redstone (including repeaters, torches, levers, and pressure plates), Torches and Rails can now be placed on slabs and stairs positioned upside down.
    • Levers can now be attached to the bottom of a block.
    • Wooden Pressure Plates detect arrows.
    • When exposed to rain, Cauldrons have a possibility of slowly filling with water.
    • Removed old Chest texture, causing Locked Chests to appear purple.
    • The player can now see the cracking effect on blocks when other players mine blocks in multiplayer.[15]
    Inventory, crafting & smelting
    • Different crafting recipe for books.
    • Easier item manipulation within inventory
      • Brewing Stands allow use of shift clicking to put items in it.
      • ⇧ Shift+clicking can now be used to wear armor.
    • Empty Buckets are now stackable up to 16.[16][17]
    • Wooden tools can be burned in furnaces.
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  2. XP and Enchanting
    • Silk Touch will be able to pick up Ender Chests, Ice, and Glass Panes.[18]
    • The first 16 levels are linear (17XP/level), while levels 17+ require more points per level.
    • Maximum enchantment level reduced from 50 to 30.
    • XP orbs can now be gained through mining ores, and using a furnace for smelting.
    • Enchantment has been reorganized so the higher/stronger level enchantment is on the bottom while the lowest is on the top. (The middle obviously being in the middle of the enchantment table.)
    Map, Weather & Structures
    Villagers and Mobs
    • Villagers spawned from spawning eggs will get a random profession.
    • Trading with Villagers.[20]
      • Villagers may remove a trade option after it has been used 3 to 15 times.
    • Pigs now drop 1-3 Porkchops instead of 0-2.
    • Extremely rarely, Nether Portals will spawn Zombie Pigmen.
    • Passive mobs can be easily pushed around by simply walking, most likely intended to help the player navigate through animal farms more easily. Side effect: players cannot push each other in SMP anymore.
    • Baby animals will follow their parents.
    • While sitting inside of a minecart pushing the directional keys will make it move the direction you are pressing. This will only work while the minecart is sitting on rails.
    • Boats can accelerate to faster than previous speeds.
    • Boats are now easier to control.
    • Boats will now pass through lilypads without breaking the boat ; the lilypad drops as an item instead.
    • Commands in Singleplayer.[2]
    • The /tp command now allows teleporting to specified coordinates.
      • The syntax for this is /tp [target player] <x> <y> <z>.
      • The other functionality of the /tp command is still there.
    • New /seed command that displays the current world seed.
    Bug Fixes
    • Arrows "warping upwards" in multiplayer fixed.
    • All multiplayer sounds have been fixed.[21][22][23][24]
    • Better chunk loading in SMP.[25]
    • Fishing lines are now visible in SMP.[23][26]
    • Fix for glitchy mob prediction in multiplayer.[27][28]
    • Using buckets filled with lava no longer consume the bucket when smelting items.
    • Armor and Tool Enchantments now show on multiplayer.
    • Endermen open their mouth and vibrate on multiplayer
    The Date Is August 1st
  3. Hope I get to enjoy this update for a bit before EMC gets ruined for me
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  4. Thanks, but why August 1st!
  5. i dont know
  6. limit on character so that didnt work for me :/
  7. Found another lovely list:


    • Improved overall stability and performance
      • Reduced CPU, RAM & bandwidth usage

    • Made Singleplayer internally use a Multiplayer server

    • Added optional single-player commands called "Cheats" on non-hardcore worlds
      • Type / and then hit tab to autocomplete & get help on various commands
      • Most commands from MP are available

    • Added option to let LAN friends join SP games
      • You can choose which gamemode players join in and whether they are allowed to use cheats

    • Added demo mode for non-premium users
      • Lasts 5 game days per world

    • Added chat options
      • Change which parts of chat are shown and how opaque it is
      • Toggle chat colors, links being clickable and warning prompts for links
      • Option to rebind the command key, which opens the chat with / in the textfield

    • Mobs can now spawn on top slabs and upside down stairs

    • Improved F3 mode:
      • Truncated coordinates to 5 fractional digits
      • Removed frame rendering time history graph (bottom-left)
      • 3 new values:
        ws: Walking speed (constant)
        fs: Flying speed (constant)
        g: Boolean value, true when you touch the ground

    • Updated language files
      • Added tooltips for all types of Monster Egg blocks and the End Portal Frame
      • Added more descriptive tooltips for different types of tree-related blocks, sandstone and stone bricks
      • Localized server commands
      • Added missing commands-related strings
      • Added missing double chest GUI caption

    • Fixed many bugs
      • Fixed texture packs in folders not showing their icon and description
      • Fixed Man-in-the-middle attack allowing hackers to log in as you when you visit their server
      • Fixed the Open texturepack folder button not working on OS X

    • Added Adventure mode
      • Only playable using commands
      • Building, setting things on fire and using buckets is disabled
      • Players can only interact with mobs and the environment

    • Added trading
      • Using emerald as currency, villagers will, depending on profession, offer different trades to players
      • There are three kinds of trades: Selling, buying and enchanting
      • As displayed in the top-most part of the trading GUI, villagers take one or more items or item stacks and give back something
      • After trading, villagers will sometimes emit purple particles for a few seconds to indicate that their trades changed
      • Otherwise unobtainable bottles o' enchanting and chainmail armor can be obtained by trading

    • Improved Creative mode inventory
      • There are categorized tabs for various groups of items and blocks
      • Added a search tab which will automatically be switched to when the chat key is hit
      • Added survival inventory tab, which shows the full inventory, a 'Destroy item' slot, armor slots including a preview of your character and a 2x2 crafting field
      • Items can now be deleted from the inventory by shift-clicking them
      • Added layered snow block, Monster Egg Blocks (Silverfish spawning blocks), Ender Portal frame and all potions
      • Now shows potion effects' timers like in Survival

    • Improved experience collection
      • Experience now drops from ores that drop items, drop rate is affected by Silk Touch and Fortuneenchantments
      • Taking smelted items out of furnaces gives experience now
      • Destroying mob spawners gives experience now
      • Adjusted experience level progression:
        Levels 1-15 cost 17 XP points each
        Levels 16-30 cost 3 more XP points than the previous (cost = 17 + (level - 15) * 3)
        Levels 31-∞ cost 7 more XP points than the previous (cost = 62 + (level - 30) * 7)

    • Improved enchanting
      • The new maximum level with bookshelves is 30, without 8
      • 15 bookshelves are enough to reach level 30
      • The 3rd slot shows the most expensive possible enchantment more often
      • Increased chances for multiple enchantments at once

    • Added writing in books
      • New crafting recipe for books: 3 pieces of paper and one piece of leather in any possible shape
      • New item: Book and Quill - Crafting recipe: 1 ink sac, 1 feather and 1 book in any possible shape
      • Right-click to write on & edit up to 50 pages or read
      • Click 'Done' to save the book, 'Sign' to choose a title and finalize the book

    • Improved Multiplayer
      • Made entities less likely to glitch through blocks
      • Added automagical downloading of standard sized texture packs when joining servers
      • Made server commands more descriptive
      • Added reason parameter to /ban
      • Added /seed command to show the map seed
      • Added /defaultgamemode command to choose the gamemode new players start in
      • Added /debug command to enable and disable profiling
      • /kick messages can now contain "\n" to force a new line
      • Blocks other players are mining now show cracks
      • /tp can now be used to teleport to specific coordinates
      • Made server list re-orderable: shift+click or shift+arrow keys move selected servers
      • Server list now scans for LAN servers
      • Added hardcore difficulty: Players are banned upon death

    • Added many minor things
      • Individual, stackable items near each other on the ground now become one item stack
      • Added shift clicking support to armor slots, brewing stands & enchantment tables
      • Added setting to disable servers offering you texture packs
      • Made the stars smaller and brighter
      • Villagers spawned from spawning eggs will get a random profession now
      • Removed the downwards knockback while drowning
      • Doors being broken by zombies now show their damage

    • Improved the Pick Block key
      • You now get the actual block
      • You can now pick paintings, boats, minecarts and mobs, which will give you their spawn eggs
      • Picking huge mushroom blocks now gives mushrooms
      • You can no longer pick portal blocks

    • Fixed many bugs
      • Fixed flying slowly in liquids
      • Fixed blocks with the same id but different data/damage values stacking in Creative inventory
      • Fixed boats & minecarts not being one-hit breakable in Creative
      • Fixed raw fish, dyes, saddles, potions, milk buckets and tools depleting in Creative
      • Fixed water destroying non-solid blocks when breaking them from above
      • Fixed Silk touch giving you only one slab from double slabs
      • Fixed redstone updates not propagating through unloaded chunks
      • Fixed arrows scooting up to the top of the block they were shot on in MP
      • Fixed repeaters getting stuck when loading their chunk
      • Fixed endermen not opening their jaws in MP
      • Fixed tools taking damage when breaking insta-breakable blocks
      • Fixed fully charged arrows not showing their particle effect in MP
      • Fixed many sounds not playing in MP
      • Fixed magma cubes' and slimes' jumping animations not showing in MP
      • Fixed thunderstorms not darkening the sky in MP
      • Fixed weather not fading in or out in MP
      • Fixed enchanted armor and tools not glowing to other players
      • Fixed ender pearls and eyes of ender not being aligned in the inventory
      • Fixed explosions not pushing players back in MP
      • Fixed TNT not knocking back players in MP
      • Fixed pistons not pushing back players in MP
      • Fixed the arrow representing players on held maps being offset
      • Fixed being able to duplicate sand, gravel and powered rail
      • Fixed placing a piston in front of another powered, but not extended one resulting in a glitched piston with the head's texture on all sides
      • Fixed TNT dropping as a ressource on creative mode
      • Fixed powering specifically glitched pistons crashing the game
      • Fixed players on minecarts, boats or pigs and spider jockeys not being displayed in the correct location
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  8. World Generation

    • Made sub-biome type mountains like Desert Hills or Ice Mountains taller

    • Made cocoa beans appear on some small jungle trees

    • Added optional starting chest on non-hardcore worlds
      • Contents: wooden & stone tools, bread, apples, logs, planks and sticks

    • Added large biomes world type, increasing biome sizes immensely

    • Added desert-specific villages

    • Added desert temples
      • Built out of various kinds of sandstone and wool
      • Include hidden chest room and TNT trap, with loot including rotten flesh, bones, iron ingots and gold ingots, diamonds and emeralds

    • Added jungle temples
      • Built out of various kinds of cobblestone
      • Contain multiple tripwire traps triggering dispensers filled with arrows
      • Loot chests include bones, rotten flesh, gold ingots, iron ingots, diamonds and emeralds

    • Added emerald ore
      • Only generates in Extreme Hills biomes
      • Occurs up to 8 times per chunk in veins of 1
      • Generates between layers 4 and 31, inclusive
    Blocks & Items

    • Emerald Ore
      • Drops Emerald

    • Emerald
      • Is used to trade with villagers

    • Block of Emerald
      • Crafted by putting 9 emeralds on a crafting table

    • Ender Chest
      • Crafted by surrounding an eye of ender with 8 pieces of obsidian
      • Stores each player's contents across dimensions and all Ender Chests
      • Contents are preserved even if all Ender Chests are destroyed
      • Explosion-resistant
      • Emits light and purple particles
      • Unless mined using a Silk Touch-enchanted pickaxe, they drop 8 obsidian

    • Tripwire Hook
      • String in between needs to be placed manually
      • Breaking the string triggers a redstone signal, cutting it using shears doesn't
      • Entities like boats, mobs, arrows or players touching the string trigger a redstone signal
      • String can be up to 40 blocks long
      • Crafting recipe: Iron ingot on top of a stick on top of a wooden plank

    • String

    • Furnaces
      • Can be fueled by wooden tools now
      • Return an empty bucket when using lava buckets as fuel now

    • Ice
      • Instead of melting in the nether, it now disappears
      • Can be obtained using Silk Touch-enchanted gear now

    • Glass Panes
      • Can be obtained using Silk Touch-enchanted gear now

    • Nether portal
      • Leaks into the Overworld now: Depending on difficulty, zombie pigmen rarely spawn in them

    • Half slabs
      • Added all wood types
      • Wooden slabs crafted after the update act like wood
      • Will now be top slabs when placed on the upper half of a block's side
      • When placed upside down, rails, pressure plates, levers, doors, torches, redstone torches, repeaters, redstone dust and beds can be placed on them - Redstone dust behaves like on glowstone - It transmits power horizontally and upwards, but not downwards. Redstone torches don't power redstone placed on slabs/stairs above them.

    • Stairs
      • Added Sandstone Stairs
      • Added wooden stairs for all kinds of wood
      • Adjusted hitbox
      • When placed upside down, rails, pressure plates, levers, doors, torches, redstone torches, repeaters, redstone dust and beds can be placed on them - Redstone dust behaves like on glowstone - It transmits power horizontally and upwards, but not downwards. Redstone torches don't power redstone placed on slabs/stairs above them.

    • Leaves
      • Water slowly drips through them when it's raining

    • Cauldrons
      • Slowly fill up when it's raining

    • Dispensers
      • Minecarts & boats will now be placed if there's rails/water in place
      • Instead of dispensing buckets, dispensers will now suck in or place water or lava in front of them

    • Gravel
      • Changed texture

    • Jungle leaves
      • Have a 1/200 chance to drop a cocoa bean when destroyed now

    • Lever
      • Can be placed on the ceiling now

    • Wooden pressure plates
      • Are triggered by arrows now

    • Pistons
      • Changed a few things to fight bugs which now causes them to appear to update slightly slower - some contraptions may require changes to signal timing

    • Cocoa beans
      • Retextured item - Screenshot
      • Can be planted & grown on jungle wood now
      • Can be grown instantly using bone meal

    • Cookies
      • Give a full hunger point now

    • Empty buckets
      • Stack up to 16 now
      • Stacked buckets work just like stacked glass bottles do

    • Signs
      • Stack up to 16 now
      • Crafting now gives 3 signs instead of 1

    • Golden Apple
      • Has two crafting recipes now, the new one replacing gold nuggets with gold blocks
      • Second tier gives Regeneration IV, Resistance and Fire resistance effects
      • Only second tier glows like enchanted tools

    • Spawners
      • Added NBT tags to further customize spawned mobs
      • Only changeable using map editors or mods

    • Boats
      • Are not broken by lilypads anymore, instead they run straight through the lilypad now, breaking and sometimes dropping it
      • Are less glitchy, less likely to break and more responsive now
      • Increased maximum speed
      • When exiting, players will be moved from the boat
      • When broken, they drop a boat now

    • Minecarts
      • When on rails, they can be accelerated a bit while sitting in them
      • When exiting, players will be moved from the minecart

    • Pigs
      • Drop 1-3 meat now

    • Slimes
      • Reduced spawn rate in superflat maps

    • Silverfish
      • When suffering from poison potions, they will now spawn more silverfish from nearby silverfish blocks more often

    • All hostile mobs
      • Become aggressive towards the last mob or player that hit them now
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  9. The only thing I don't like, is that you can't push players anymore :(
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  10. no more throwing people off a parkour :(
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  11. Go on....