Minecraft 13w38a snapshot released!


Mojang have today released the Minecraft 13w38a snapshot.

Here’s what they had to say:

There’s a snapshot! It’s called 13w38a! What does it have? Well, that’s Super Secret 🙂

To get snapshots, open your launcher and press the “New Profile” button. Call it “snapshots” and check the box saying “Enable experimental development snapshots” and save. To switch to the normal version, you can select it in the dropdown at the bottom left corner of the launcher.

Server files:

  • Cross-platform jar: https://s3.amazonaws.com/Minecraft.Download/versions/13w38a/minecraft_server.13w38a.jar
  • Windows EXE: https://s3.amazonaws.com/Minecraft.Download/versions/13w38a/minecraft_server.13w38a.exe

Report bugs here:

  • Minecraft issue tracker!

// The Minecraft and Minecraft Realms teams

For the full ‘Super Secret’ changelog see below:

  • Changed how often zombie pigmen spawn from nether portals
  • Added and improved the video settings
    • Render Distance is now a slider ranging from 2 to 16 chunks
    • Max Framerate is now a slider ranging from 10 to 250 fps, then unlimited
    • Mipmap levels can be set to Off and 1 through 4
    • Anisotropic filtering can be be disabled or set to 2, 4, 8 or 16
    • Post-Processing (shaders) can be toggled
  • Technically added an upside-down mode
  • Improved the super secret settings
    • The button now applies different experimental shaders – the actual effects will be used for gameplay in the future
    • List of available shaders: antialias, deconverge, outline, art, desaturate, pencil, bits, flip, phosphor, blobs, fxaa, scan_pincushion, blobs2, green, sobel, blur, invert, wobble, color_convolve, ntsc
  • Improved maps hung in item frames
  • Improved achievements
    • Added achievement for throwing diamonds at another player – Screenshot
    • When a player earns an achievement, it is now announced in chat; This can be turned off – Screenshot
  • Added mipmapping, anisotropic filtering and FSAA (as a shader)
  • Maybe: A very community oriented feature
    • Not gameplay related
  • Maybe: Being able to add new sounds using resource packs
  • Fixed some bugs
    • Fixed chunks not deleting properly and remaining in a newly created world if the same world name is used
    • Fixed the horse armor equip sound not playing when replacing it with already equipped armor
    • Fixed the enderman stare sound playing when the enemy mobs sound slider is at 0%
    • Fixed villages not generating properly




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