Minecraft snapshot 13w18a

Update: 13w18c was released to fix some crashes and nasties.

Another Thursday, another Snapshot. We’ve still been focusing on the launcher some more this week, but we had time to address a few things for 13w18a:

  • Added a coal block.
  • Start of a new texture loading system. May blow up.
  • Added crafting recipes for leads and hay bales.
  • Added horse armour to dungeons.
  • [Bug MC-73] - Green arrow bug on maps in frames
  • [Bug MC-590] - Mobs not realizing they killed their attacker and trying to attack empty space
  • [Bug MC-1320] - Dogs wont stop snarling after punched by someone else
  • [Bug MC-1980] - Despawning cured zombie
  • [Bug MC-4631] - Lava decay fails to schedule block update
  • [Bug MC-14221] - Blocks stop updating one minute after entering the Nether or the End
  • [Bug MC-14586] - You can pick up command blocks with any pickaxe
  • [Bug MC-14786] - Can’t place carpet on translucent blocks

Fixed in ‘b’:

  • [Bug MC-11033] - Item count / numbers randomly flickering in item bar, inventory, workbench
  • [Bug MC-14926] - Cannot use resolution clock and compass textures with resolutions higher than 16x16
  • [Bug MC-15020] - Animations are not working
  • [Bug MC-15022] - fps drop due to new texture system while looking at horses
  • [Bug MC-15027] - Crash on world load
  • [Bug MC-15034] - Texturepack descriptions do not load
  • [Bug MC-15036] - Riding horses into obstacles crashes the game
  • [Bug MC-15038] - 13w18a crash using workbench

Fixed in ‘c’:

  • [Bug MC-14632] - Enchanted Books dont show what tab is it
  • [Bug MC-14979] - Wrong particle texture when changing texture packs ingame
  • [Bug MC-15035] - Skins messing up
  • [Bug MC-15041] - Breaking Item Frames causes a null pointer exception and crash.
  • [Bug MC-15058] - Internal exception: java.lang.NullPointerException</ also Server side: SEVERE: End of Stream
  • [Bug MC-15061] - Coal blocks do not burn away
  • [Bug MC-15095] - Coal Blocks and Note Blocks
  • [Bug MC-15096] - Game crashes on startup

To get the snapshot, use the new launcher available in the link below. To return to 1.5.2, simply start the old launcher and play as normal.

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