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Minecraft 1.7 - 66 changes in 6 minutes 6 seconds

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Minecraft 1.7 snapshots are here! Today I share the new things I'm most excited about from the 13w36b snapshot, while trying to learn some more video editing skills.

I filmed all of this in the 13w36b snapshot, but pre-generated a little bit of the Mesa terrain in 13w36a for the video. I hope you enjoy it - I've highlighted the new areas I cover down below.

Let me know in the comments what you're most looking forward to in 1.7 - for me it's the new Mega Taiga biome or /summon EnderCrystal :)

If you find this useful, I'd appreciate you sharing it with your friends and giving it a Diamond - by clicking the button above, thanks!

1. Azure Bluet - new flower, crafts into Light Grey dye
2. Poppies - replace Roses
3. Sugar Canes - new biome-specific look


4. Savanna - awesome new biome
5. Savanna Plateau - appear right next to a Savanna


6. Oxeye Daisy - cool new flower, crafts into Light Grey dye
7. Flower Forest - great place for flowers, looks a bit spammy though :S
8. Allium - new flower, crafts into Magenta dye
9. Orange Tulip - new flower, crafts into Orange dye
10. Red Tulip -new flower, crafts into Rose Red dye
11. Pink Tulip -new flower, crafts into Pink dye
12. White Tulip -new flower, crafts into Light Grey dye


13. Rose Bush -new flower, crafts into 2 Rose Red dye
14. Lilac - crafts into Magenta dye
15. Double Tallgrass - cool new grass
16. Sprint - new toggle function (old controls still work too)
17. Birch Forest - great looking new biome, consisting of Birch Trees
18. Birch Forest Hills - Hills variant of above new biome
19. Extreme Hills - got a re-work, with snow and more height
20. Extreme Hills M - additional biome variant
21. Extreme Hills + - re-work of Extreme Hills Edge(?)
22. Roofed Forest - dark forest with new Trees(!) and large Mushrooms
23. Taiga - snow got removed, but we got Large Ferns instead
24. Large Ferns - new decorative block!
25. Mega Taiga - amazing new biome with huge Redwood trees
26. Mega Taiga Hills - Hilly variant of new biome


27. Podzol - interesting looking new 'leaf mulch' block
28. Moss Stone - appears outside Dungeons for first time
29. Swampland - got a great new look!
30. Blue Orchids - appear in Swamplands and craft into Light Blue dye
31. Sunflower Plains - variant of Plains biome, often small
32. Sunflowers - craft in Dandelion Yellow dye
33. Mesa (broken) - old version, but kinda cool to see!
34. Mesa - distinctive looking new Clay-based biome
35. Mesa Plateau - variant of Mesa, looks like Ayers Rock!
36. Mesa Plateau F - another biome variant


37. Dead Bushes - you can now place them on Hardened and Stained Clay
38. Deep Oceans - new biome, deeper :)
39. Ocean floors - Gravel, gravel everywhere!
40. Gravel beaches - more gravel along shorelines
41. Super Secret Settings... - makes noises, for now!
42. Music & Sounds - better customisation of sound-levels, great!


43. Villages in Savanna - generate outside Deserts and Plains for the first time
44. Item Frames - now drop Item when punched
45. Clone Written Books - using Book and Quill


46. 3 new Monster Eggs - Mossy, Cracked and Chiseled!
47. Melons in Jungles - how will this affect UHC?
48. Bonemeal Grass and Ferns - to get their 2 high tall counterparts
49. Falling particles - bigger the further you fall!
50. Ice Plains Spikes - amazing new Ice wasteland biome
51. Packed Ice - new Blocks that appears in Ice Plains Spikes


52. Fishing particles - cool new fish trails in the water
53. Junk and Treasure - new categories you can catch while fishing
54. Renewable Saddles, Name Tags and Lilypads - just a few of the new Treasure!
55. Clownfish, Pufferfish, Raw Salmon and Cooked Salmon - new Fish!
56. Luck of the Seas - helps you catch Treasure!
57. Lure - helps you catch Fish!


58. Potions of Water Breathing - breathe under water :)
59. Per world Achievements and Statistics - yes!
60. 5 new Achievements - some cool new badges to collect
61. 3 new Statistics - check out the full list in game!
62. Cold Taiga - looks basically like the old Taiga
63. Cold Taiga Hills - variant of Cold Taiga biome
64. Stone Beach - distinctive new shoreline biome
65. Creepers, ignite! - they blow up if you use Flint and Steel on them


66. /summon - amazing for mapmakers! =D

This isn't a complete list of all the changes in the snapshot - go and check out the minecraftwiki for a list that is being regularly updated.


Music by Kevin MacLeod : incompetech.com

Kevin is pretty awesome - and you should check out his website!

He makes great music which he licences under Creative Commons :

This is a great bouncy tune, the mp3 is exactly 6 minutes 6 seconds long.

River Valley Breakdown - Kevin MacLeod
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

2 Update Logs

Update #2 : by AllYourBlocks 09/11/2013 10:19:30 pmSep 11th, 2013

Added several example screenshots

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09/13/2013 9:53 pm
Level 49 : Master Blob
icedragon926's Avatar
Should be 1.7 in 7 mins and 7 secs :P
09/13/2013 10:00 pm
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AllYourBlocks's Avatar
I picked the music before I picked the content.
09/13/2013 10:08 pm
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icedragon926's Avatar
Haha :P
09/11/2013 2:23 am
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Fazure's Avatar
Just a suggestion, maybe you could add some pics at the top (or in the actual post) to show off some of the new features, instead of having everything just in text and a video.
09/11/2013 2:28 pm
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AllYourBlocks's Avatar
Added some images, hope you like them!
09/11/2013 12:55 pm
Level 49 : Master Architect
AllYourBlocks's Avatar
A good and timely suggestion! I actually tried to do this yesterday - mistakenly thinking that I could add images to a Blog in the same was as a Project. Naturally, that didn't work. I will still try to put some of the 15 or so images I had in mind into the body of the text later on, cheers :)
09/12/2013 2:32 am
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Fazure's Avatar
lol thanks they look great! Even if they're just cuts from the vid, they look gr7! (Yes, GR7, not GR8, I have an obsession with 7... :D)
09/10/2013 1:49 pm
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Xistence's Avatar
I would have only been impressed if you did it in 66 seconds.
09/10/2013 6:09 pm
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AllYourBlocks's Avatar
Sorry to hear you feel that way - please let me know if you manage to make a video that short with all of those changes in, I'd love to see it, cheers! :)
09/11/2013 11:28 am
Level 14 : Journeyman Toast
Xistence's Avatar
Oh no, I talk as fast as a donkey. I'd think you'd need to practice by watching auctioneers, they know how it's done!
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