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What do you think about the 1.3 update?

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created 05/28/2012 7:25 am by Jt9
last reply 06/02/2012 12:02 am
So far in the coming 1.3 update....
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-Added a second golden apple made with gold blocks, has amazing effects.
-Added a new pyramids, spawns in deserts
-Added extremely rare emerald ore(makes diamonds look as common as dirt)
-Added emerald, used for trading.
-Added a trading system! Currency is emerald. You can also get emerald by trading with villagers
-Added cocoa plants to jungle trees,
-Sandstone Stairs
-Blocks have proper names, e.g. Oak Wood Planks
-New slabs for each wood type (birch, jungle...)
-Silk touch can be used on glass and ice again
-Large biomes world type
-Fixed the mobs being glitched through walls in SMP
-You can burn wooden tools as fuel now
-Dispensers now place boats and minecarts, lava, and water!
-Thrown items (press q) on the ground stack together to prevent lag
-Villagers from spawning eggs have a random job
-Cocoa beans have new texture
-Wood slabs are now like wood, not stone.
-Shift-clicking for brewing stands
-Shift-clicking for armor
-Creative inventory is now organized, with new tabs and search system
-Pick block for creative mode
-Ender chests! Made with obsidian and ender pearls, you can store items with an ender chest and access it with another ender chest far away!
-Single player are now servers Dam you jeb
-Cheat mode in SSP
-Option when creating world for bonus chest, which contains useful stuff to help you in your new world.
-Empty buckets stack to 16 now
-Hardcore SMP!
-Better world gen in SMP
-Fixed fishing rod lines in SMP
-Demo mode for non-premium players
-Book and quill, writable books!
-Changed book recipe, it's shapeless, but requires leather.
-Gravel has new texture
-Dispensers also suck water and lava into it if there is an empty bucket inside.
-Potions are added to the creative inventory
-Modding API pushed to 1.4 for me
-Updated languages
-Or course new content = more bugs
-Lots of bug fixes
-Moving far away from villagers and going back to them changes their profession to farmer.
-Trip wires! Traps FTW
-Adventure mode!
-Jungle Temples
-Emerald blocks
-Rain now drips through leaves, I like this
-Smelting w/ a lava bucket doesn't use up the bucket now
-Placing half slabs is easier now (aim at top block to make the half slab be placed at the top)
-Pressing the F key reloads the world (bye-bye world holes!)
-Enchanting level max decreased to 30
-Mining all ores besides iron and gold, smelting something in a furnace, and earning achievements gains you experience (a bit OP in my opinion, got to level 113 in less than an hour!)
-Rain slowly fills cauldrons.
-Nether portals have an extremely rare chance to spawn a zombie pigman
-Server commands changed
-Priests can offer to enchant your items (via trading)
-Kicking people crashes their client
-Boats are faster
-Ender portal frames added to creative inventory


What do you think?
I think this would be fine without the single player server crap.
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Jt9
Level 67 : High Grandmaster Modder
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06/01/2012 12:39 pm
Level 53 : Grandmaster Goblin
couljj
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Well, I'm not really interested in anything except the Creative update, and the the half steps being able to be placed on the top of a block easier. I don't play Survival much but this seems like a pretty cool update.
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06/01/2012 12:37 pm
Level 42 : Master Turtle
Dinodaw
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I'd just like to correct something. Emeralds DO NOT make diamonds look as common as dirt. They can only be found in extreme hills biomes. And in those Biomes they are actually not hard to find.
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06/02/2012 12:02 am
Level 67 : High Grandmaster Modder
Jt9
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They spawn about the same layer as diamond and are much rarer than diamond. Sooooooo yeah they do.
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06/01/2012 12:35 pm
Level 19 : Journeyman Lumberjack
Kovren
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I can't wait Do you know when it is planned for?
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06/01/2012 12:36 pm
Level 18 : Journeyman Narwhal
Crazy_RobotThing
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I think it's like a month?
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06/01/2012 12:27 pm
Level 18 : Journeyman Narwhal
Crazy_RobotThing
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I think everything sounds GREAT!!!!!!!!!! Ender chest = one in end one in normal world and one in nether
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06/01/2012 12:16 pm
Level 80 : Elite Architect
lynchyinc
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I think each of the new updates have been fantastic, Jeb certainly knows how to add fun & functional objects into the game.

I'm not so sure about the single player server idea, simply for the fact that it means the single player commands update may take longer than usual to update.

As for writable books; they're a brilliant idea, and will be perfect for adventure maps, the same applies for villagers and the trading function they will have.
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06/01/2012 11:54 am
Level 22 : Expert Lumberjack
SiennaRaider21
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And now I say what I have to say about some of these updates!
Jt9-You can burn wooden tools as fuel now

I'm surprised nobody else is happy about this! I've never been much of a farmer in minecraft, so now I have something to do with wooden hoes.
Jt9-Villagers from spawning eggs have a random job

Yay! I hate having all my villagers I place in buildings in creative look the same!
Jt9-Book and quill, writable books!

That's cool, I guess it will work like signs. Hopefully they will soon make signs keep what is written when you take the sign.
Jt9-Moving far away from villagers and going back to them changes their profession to farmer.

How could this be good? It sounds more like a bug than an update.
Jt9-Jungle Temples

I can't wait! Now they need to add fedoras and whips!
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06/01/2012 11:24 am
Level 6 : Apprentice Miner
Karenthian
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READ THEIR POST!!!!
Seriously, it's not that hard to google a few words and find out that in their own blog post they tell you how to apply it.
~Karenthian~
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06/01/2012 7:23 am
Level 27 : Expert Dragonborn
oompaloompa
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how do i get this patch i force patched it but its not working ? :/
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06/01/2012 5:23 am
Level 67 : High Grandmaster Modder
Jt9
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05/31/2012 7:40 am
Level 50 : Grandmaster Enderdragon
sordxyx
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1 This guys telling the truth check otu bebopvox
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05/30/2012 8:11 am
Level 6 : Apprentice Miner
Karenthian
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Single player will still be exactly the same, the background code will have changed. You can choose to invite friends into your single player as if it were a server, but if you don't chose to do this it'll just be a regular single player world anyway.
Servers are NOT fine the way they are at all; they're buggy, unwieldy, far too CPU intensive for what's being run, and have a thousand ways they could be improved. This is the first step to fixing some of those problems.
~Karenthian~
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05/30/2012 7:27 am
Level 31 : Artisan Pixel Painter
jesbuscus
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I wish they would leave servers alone they are fine the way they are
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05/30/2012 7:23 am
Level 40 : Master Nether Knight
bob99
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So I guess single player will nonexistent soon
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05/31/2012 5:56 am
Level 34 : Artisan Droid
Vzrohs
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Incorrect, we believe there's a new feature that enables you to invite people to your single player worlds. I see no evidence of this in the 1.3 snapshot but, the other listed features are true so I suppose this will be also. Singleplayer will never disappear, the majority of Minecraft players play singleplayer. The only difference is that you can invite people to your singleplayer worlds and convert it to multiplayer. (From what we know so far)
I guess we will have to wait and see to be sure!
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05/30/2012 7:11 am
Level 29 : Expert Scribe
Aether_Angel
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Honestly, I would already have this snapshot if I knew how to install mods.
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05/30/2012 7:09 am
Level 6 : Apprentice Miner
Karenthian
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Retexture it back?
~Karenthian~
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05/30/2012 6:38 am
Level 26 : Expert Taco
FreshGarlic
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In my opinion, this will be a generally good update. The only thing I'm not happy about is the texture change for gravel. As a Minecraft veteran, I'm sick of changes to old content like music, textures and how the game is played (like the hunger bar).
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05/30/2012 6:11 am
Level 6 : Apprentice Miner
Karenthian
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The modding API will mean that all mods will now be able to work in the same way, both SSP and SMP. They'll all (hopefully) work in a similar way to how Bukkit works now, but with much more power and the ability to do far more impressive stuff
~Karenthian~
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05/31/2012 5:53 am
Level 34 : Artisan Droid
Vzrohs
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Oooh nice!
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05/30/2012 5:51 am
Level 34 : Artisan Droid
Vzrohs
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ZaphodX
PrawkWhat does it mean by...
Jt9
-Single player are now servers

I don't quite understand how that would work. Would it be like, if you made a singleplayer world, anyone can enter it? Also, if you were using singleplayer mods would the others be automatically using them if they entered?

It basically means that your singleplayer worlds can be hosted on a multiplayer server from within minecraft without creating a server and moving around world files and editing config files. In essence it is used to easily turn your single player world into a multiplayer game that you can invite a friend to join.


:O
So you can now add friends? Or just maybe enter a username and invite? Either way that's awesome! Although... since bukkit is working with mojang to make this happen, will there be plugins or not? Any word on that?
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05/30/2012 5:51 am
Level 42 : Master Princess
vinyl-ripp
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ZaphodX
PrawkWhat does it mean by...
Jt9
-Single player are now servers

I don't quite understand how that would work. Would it be like, if you made a singleplayer world, anyone can enter it? Also, if you were using singleplayer mods would the others be automatically using them if they entered?

It basically means that your singleplayer worlds can be hosted on a multiplayer server from within minecraft without creating a server and moving around world files and editing config files. In essence it is used to easily turn your single player world into a multiplayer game that you can invite a friend to join.


Very.. descriptive, thank you sir ZaphodX
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05/30/2012 5:48 am
Level 31 : Artisan Network
ZaphodX
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PrawkWhat does it mean by...
Jt9
-Single player are now servers

I don't quite understand how that would work. Would it be like, if you made a singleplayer world, anyone can enter it? Also, if you were using singleplayer mods would the others be automatically using them if they entered?

It basically means that your singleplayer worlds can be hosted on a multiplayer server from within minecraft without creating a server and moving around world files and editing config files. In essence it is used to easily turn your single player world into a multiplayer game that you can invite a friend to join.
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05/30/2012 5:45 am
Level 42 : Master Princess
vinyl-ripp
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PrawkWhat does it mean by...
Jt9
-Single player are now servers

I don't quite understand how that would work. Would it be like, if you made a singleplayer world, anyone can enter it? Also, if you were using singleplayer mods would the others be automatically using them if they entered?


Something like that. Probably private so you have to be invited to join one.
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05/30/2012 5:43 am
Level 34 : Artisan Droid
Vzrohs
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What does it mean by...
Jt9
-Single player are now servers

I don't quite understand how that would work. Would it be like, if you made a singleplayer world, anyone can enter it? Also, if you were using singleplayer mods would the others be automatically using them if they entered?
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05/30/2012 5:35 am
Level 1 : New Miner
_Zipfiles4life_
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I really like how villages can level up! The more you trade with one villager, the higher level he will get, and he will be able to sell more items! So sweet
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05/30/2012 5:30 am
Level 41 : Master Lad
rageman96
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It's looking to be pretty great. Im quite glad Jeb put Emerald ore back in after taking it out.
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05/30/2012 5:27 am
Level 13 : Journeyman Narwhal
Andy593
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Ender chests?
I'm REALLY looking forward to this now.
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05/30/2012 5:50 am
Level 34 : Artisan Droid
Vzrohs
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Me too! & also what's with the bonus chests? o.o
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05/30/2012 5:25 am
Level 16 : Journeyman Dragon
MV Phsyscicer
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YEAY
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05/30/2012 5:24 am
Level 18 : Journeyman Pokemon
Ocelot
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OMG COOL
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05/30/2012 5:21 am
Level 42 : Master Princess
vinyl-ripp
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^^^
It is real
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05/30/2012 5:19 am
Level 16 : Journeyman Dragon
MV Phsyscicer
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If this is real i will be so happy !
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05/28/2012 7:39 am
Level 67 : High Grandmaster Modder
Jt9
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Thanks!!
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05/28/2012 7:38 am
Level 31 : Artisan Network
ZaphodX
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Thanks for that source, good to know.

Good job on that great list of all these new additions, what a major update eh? I'm loving all of these new features and looking forward to the official release of 1.3

Pity about the modding API being pushed back, but it makes sense with all of these updates to move it back.

I know the single player server thing is weird and buggy right now, but I think once it is finished it will be a useful feature for all those people who have problems making a server.
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05/28/2012 7:37 am
Level 34 : Artisan Prince
Gillz98
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Sounds awsome!
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05/28/2012 7:29 am
Level 1 : New Miner
SuperCrafterrr
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the same to me.
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05/28/2012 7:29 am
Level 31 : Artisan Network
ZaphodX
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Did you copy this from somewhere or did you compile it yourself?

Can you confirm a source quoting that the modding API is delayed to 1.4?
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05/30/2012 5:27 am
Level 32 : Artisan Creeper Hugger
Aikyrox
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here's a link to the upcoming features...This also shows that Modding API will be on 1.4
http://www.minecraftwiki.net/wiki/Upcoming_features
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05/28/2012 7:33 am
Level 67 : High Grandmaster Modder
Jt9
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I copied this from my own facebook post.

for the modding api...i just heard it would be delayed because of all the stuff

Edit: https://twitter.com/dinnerbone/status/1 ... 7924757504
Dinnerbone tweeted.

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