Minecraft Changelog

New in version 1.8.2 Pre 1

December 18th, 2014
  • Bug fixes:
  • [MC-51573] - Hostile mobs continue to follow/attack you in spectator mode
  • [MC-65697] - Explosion force on entities is directionally biased
  • [MC-66089] - Explosion physics changed, range of some TNT cannons greatly reduced

New in version 1.8.1 (November 25th, 2014)

  • Fixes:
  • Bug MC-59358 - "/spawnpoint " (without coordinates) is not working Bug MC-64484 - Fire charge plays no sound due to incorrect sound file reference Bug MC-73637 - Nether World Border Crash: Exception Ticking World

New in version 1.8.1 Pre 5 (November 25th, 2014)

  • [Bug MC-58132] – Spectator Mode Layer glitch
  • [Bug MC-64484] – Fire charge plays no sound due to incorrect sound file reference
  • [Bug MC-64653] – /execute particle Leaves a False Particle Trail to 0,0,0
  • [Bug MC-71436] – Screen goes black when "highlighting" players in spectator mode

New in version 1.8.1 Pre 4 (November 7th, 2014)

  • [Bug MC-349] – Villagers ignore data tags in trading
  • [Bug MC-954] – Air Blocks floating in Water
  • [Bug MC-1237] – Anvil GUI truncating long item names and showing garbage at the end
  • [Bug MC-37586] – Ghost Players in Multiplayer / Item Duplication
  • [Bug MC-61587] – Summon Rotation
  • [Bug MC-63070] – Chunks do not render behind the player in F5 or changed FOV until moving the mouse
  • [Bug MC-72688] – Execute Detect gives false positive when in different dimension
  • + many optimizations

New in version 1.8.1 Pre 3 (October 23rd, 2014)

  • Bug:
  • [MC-1279] - Slow (Choppy) Rotating Beacon Block
  • [MC-12013] - Experience Orbs invisible for one second right after spawning
  • [MC-46670] - Withers trapped in a barrier box attacks barriers, killing it
  • [MC-55661] - Animals don't teleport to Player when target is air block
  • [MC-58908] - /help for /worldborder not updated.
  • [MC-61610] - Bedrock at Y0 has wood log in it at x0 y0 z0.
  • [MC-67437] - Lightning gives AI to Witches and Zombie Pigman that were originally Pigs and Villagers that had NoAI set to 1
  • [MC-71973] - Tab list headers and footers stay even when rejoining a diferent server
  • [MC-72806] - When using /stop server executes the shutdown sequence twice (and hangs if players are online)
  • [MC-73123] - Entity's Lose Scoreboard Scores when in unloaded Chunk

New in version 1.8.1 Pre 2 (October 20th, 2014)

  • Bug:
  • [MC-10808] - Sprinting and breaking particles of piston arms use same particles as piston eventhough there no stone on the arms
  • [MC-52717] - Placing heads / skulls break existing blocks
  • [MC-69562] - Can't play LAN whilst offline
  • [MC-73025] - Falling blocks do not animate
  • [MC-73026] - Unable to hit the ender dragon

New in version 1.8.1 Pre 1 (October 16th, 2014)

  • Bug fixes:
  • [MC-3] - Player facing changes when passing through nether portals.
  • [MC-4] - Item Drops Sometimes Appear at the Wrong Location
  • [MC-1607] - Ghost End Portal in The End / Missing layer with AMD/ATI graphics cards
  • [MC-2545] - Persistant Chunk error / Corrupted world / Wrong location spam
  • [MC-6594] - Non-living entities (boats, minecarts, fallingsand, item frames, paintings) drop items even if doTileDrops is set to false
  • [MC-37782] - Items held by witches are too small and held wrongly
  • [MC-38385] - Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: bad Base64 input character at 4036: 5 (decimal)
  • [MC-44542] - Tools with CanDestroy set to allow the breaking of certain blocks don't display proper block name on the tooltip (English (US) language only)
  • [MC-45537] - Cannot place buttons under stairs or slabs, or ontop of upside down stairs or slabs
  • [MC-46579] - Items are too high up on the arm in 3rd person mode while sneaking
  • [MC-46809] - /say Not Showing Villager Entity Data if 'CustomName' Provided
  • [MC-47683] - Black particles when breaking a block / Torch particles dark
  • [MC-47987] - Entering a mobs view in spectator mode does not change if world is changed
  • [MC-48011] - Ender dragon experience drops are not affected by doMobLoot gamerule
  • [MC-48130] - /fill replace command not filling when clicking tab
  • [MC-49126] - Glowstone crystal formations are missing their bottom layers
  • [MC-49538] - Achievement "Overpowered" Has Misleading Icon
  • [MC-53718] - Chicken Jockey riding inside chicken
  • [MC-54551] - Resizing window while in Customized World Settings snaps back to Customized Settings page 1
  • [MC-54707] - Command: setblock minecraft:sign produces a confusing error message
  • [MC-56574] - Tellraw open_url isn't showing url
  • [MC-58307] - Air bubbles appear after drowning and still dead
  • [MC-59216] - Unable to build iron golem and snow golem with jack o'lantern
  • [MC-59360] - Levers Pop Off Non-Solid Blocks
  • [MC-61535] - Horse breeding: Foal looks just like an adult horse
  • [MC-61844] - Creepers target Iron Golems, causing terrain damage without interaction of a player
  • [MC-62140] - 2 block tall flowers generated in previous version removes the 2nd block
  • [MC-62758] - Tall flowers drop two items when block below is broken
  • [MC-63010] - Placing a Banner and breaking it in Survival causes them to not stack (as they have NBT data)
  • [MC-63466] - Ctrl+Pick Block gives a steve head instead of a head with the owner's skin
  • [MC-64082] - Enchantment options for individual players are reset after death. KeepInventory does not have any affect.
  • [MC-64427] - /worldborder, /scoreboard and /debug with invalid arguments don't print an error message
  • [MC-64455] - Item with CanDestroy / CanPlaceOn have missing translations for ALL languages
  • [MC-64598] - Creative search tab text becomes offset.
  • [MC-64773] - /particle autocompletion
  • [MC-64846] - Cannot extend Potion of Leaping to eight minutes using redstone in a brewing stand.
  • [MC-65276] - bow when held is upside down
  • [MC-65603] - Ender Dragon does not obey NoAI tag
  • [MC-65834] - Snow layers placed against the side of a block are placed one block too far out
  • [MC-65945] - Enderman blocks look weird when invisible
  • [MC-66324] - /clone has incomplete syntax
  • [MC-66658] - /kill does not tab autocomplete with a player's name
  • [MC-66786] - Incorrect death message for dispensed harming potions
  • [MC-66861] - when press tab on /entitydata, players pop up
  • [MC-66922] - argument in /effect does not show clear in help syntax
  • [MC-68160] - Placing a coloured banner on a cactus drops a black banner
  • [MC-68247] - Beacon Beam disappears while looking upwards from it
  • [MC-68400] - Creative Inventory vert. scrollbar changes without scrolling
  • [MC-68654] - Tab Complete - /effect and /enchant
  • [MC-68745] - /resourcepacks/ folder is not automatically created when initially starting the game
  • [MC-68891] - Mobs think daylight sensor is a full block, causing them to jump while trying to get off it
  • [MC-69266] - Snow layer placing behavior buggy and inconsistent
  • [MC-69323] - Certain commands do not allow tab completing coordinate arguments
  • [MC-69823] - /debug help text wrong
  • [MC-69983] - Multiplayer Settings named wrongly
  • [MC-69984] - The "Defaults" popup on the customized world generation options screen doesn't disable hovering over stuff behind it
  • [MC-69989] - Debug worlds generate one column twice
  • [MC-70054] - Rabbits don't follow players holding golden carrots or dandelions
  • [MC-70111] - When a thrown enderpearl is in the air, it disappears after relogging.
  • [MC-70305] - "Sprint" is in the wrong category in Controls screen
  • [MC-70308] - Bottom outline is missing in the Controls screen buttons
  • [MC-70338] - Hopper: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space - creating debug image whilst stitching textures
  • [MC-70359] - Block breaking remains when eating/blocking with a sword
  • [MC-70431] - Minecraft 1.8 skin bug!
  • [MC-70472] - Crash when trying to connect to a server with more than 63 characters address
  • [MC-70565] - when opening a chest in modded servers Minecraft crashes continuously
  • [MC-70675] - End credits make no mention of Ryan Holtz (TheMogMiner) or Michael Stoyke (Searge)
  • [MC-71777] - /achievement take taking too many achievements
  • [MC-71981] - Uploading a hardcore world to Realms retains auto-ban
  • [MC-72583] - doTileDrops affects item frames
  • [MC-72868] - Mobs glitch through the ground under certain conditions
  • [MC-72869] - The 'Defaults' button on the Customized world screen does not disable itself after use
  • [MC-72871] - Resizing the game makes buttons on "Defaults" popup on Customized world GUI disappear

New in version 1.8 (September 2nd, 2014)

  • Bug fixes:
  • [MC-46226] - Some items villagers drop are unable to be picked up
  • [MC-48735] - Villager and farmer inventory gets corrupted causing farmers to no longer plant crops
  • Major changes:
  • Added Granite, Andesite, and Diorite stone blocks, with smooth versions
  • Added Slime Block
  • Added Iron Trapdoor
  • Added Prismarine and Sea Lantern blocks
  • Added the Ocean Monument
  • Added Red Sandstone
  • Added Banners
  • Added Armor Stands
  • Added Coarse Dirt (dirt where grass won’t grow)
  • Added Guardian mobs, with item drops
  • Added Endermite mob
  • Added Rabbits, with item drops
  • Added Mutton and Cooked Mutton
  • Villagers will harvest crops and plant new ones
  • Mossy Cobblestone and Mossy Stone Bricks are now craftable
  • Chiseled Stone Bricks are now craftable
  • Doors and fences now come in all wood type variants
  • Sponge block has regained its water-absorbing ability and becomes wet
  • Added a spectator game mode (game mode 3)
  • Added one new achievement
  • Added “Customized” world type
  • Added hidden “Debug Mode” world type
  • Worlds can now have a world barrier
  • Added @e target selector for Command Blocks
  • Added /blockdata command
  • Added /clone command
  • Added /execute command
  • Added /fill command
  • Added /particle command
  • Added /testforblocks command
  • Added /title command
  • Added /trigger command
  • Added /worldborder command
  • Added /stats command
  • Containers can be locked in custom maps by using the “Lock” data tag
  • Added logAdminCommands, showDeathMessages, reducedDebugInfo, sendCommandFeedback, and randomTickSpeed game rules
  • Added three new statistics
  • Player skins can now have double layers across the whole model, and left/right arms/legs can be edited independently
  • Added a new player model with smaller arms, and a new player skin called Alex?
  • Added options for configuring what pieces of the skin that are visible
  • Blocks can now have custom visual variations in the resource packs
  • Minecraft Realms now has an activity chart, so you can see who has been online
  • Minecraft Realms now lets you upload your maps
  • Difficulty setting is saved per world, and can be locked if wanted
  • Enchanting has been redone, now costs lapis lazuli in addition to enchantment levels
  • Villager trading has been rebalanced
  • Anvil repairing has been rebalanced
  • Considerable faster client-side performance
  • Max render distance has been increased to 32 chunks (512 blocks)
  • Adventure mode now prevents you from destroying blocks, unless your items have the CanDestroy data tag
  • Resource packs can now also define the shape of blocks and items, and not just their textures
  • Scoreboards have been given a lot of new features
  • Tweaked the F3 debug screen
  • Block ID numbers (such as 1 for stone), are being replaced by ID names (such as minecraft:stone)
  • Server list has been improved
  • A few minor changes to village and temple generation
  • Mob heads for players now show both skin layers
  • Buttons can now be placed on the ceiling
  • Lots and lots of other changes
  • LOTS AND LOTS of other changes
  • Removed Herobrine

New in version 1.8 Pre 3 (September 1st, 2014)

  • Bug fixes:
  • [MC-10323] - Enchanted Items close to the screen drop FPS
  • [MC-61050] - Fullscreen mode displays the actual game only in much lower resolution in the corner
  • [MC-61246] - OSX: Retina and F+11 FullScreen Broken
  • [MC-61844] - Creepers target Iron Golems, causing terrain damage without interaction of a player
  • [MC-62066] - String duplication glitch
  • [MC-66511] - Creeper's new Attack Golem AI takes priority over Avoid Ocelot/Cat
  • [MC-68504] - Items dropped when you die become invisible.
  • [MC-69052] - Hang up when move out of 30,000,000
  • [MC-69638] - Combined minecart explosions duplicating destroyed armor stands' items and creating ghost items
  • Major changes in the game:
  • Added Granite, Andesite, and Diorite stone blocks, with smooth versions
  • Added Slime Block
  • Added Iron Trapdoor
  • Added Prismarine and Sea Lantern blocks
  • Added the Ocean Monument
  • Added Red Sandstone
  • Added Banners
  • Added Armor Stands
  • Added Coarse Dirt (dirt where grass won’t grow)
  • Added Guardian mobs, with item drops
  • Added Endermite mob
  • Added Rabbits, with item drops
  • Added Mutton and Cooked Mutton
  • Villagers will harvest crops and plant new ones
  • Mossy Cobblestone and Mossy Stone Bricks are now craftable
  • Chiseled Stone Bricks are now craftable
  • Doors and fences now come in all wood type variants
  • Sponge block has regained its water-absorbing ability and becomes wet
  • Added a spectator game mode (game mode 3)
  • Added one new achievement
  • Added “Customized” world type
  • Added hidden “Debug Mode” world type
  • Worlds can now have a world barrier
  • Added @e target selector for Command Blocks
  • Added /blockdata command
  • Added /clone command
  • Added /execute command
  • Added /fill command
  • Added /particle command
  • Added /testforblocks command
  • Added /title command
  • Added /trigger command
  • Added /worldborder command
  • Added /stats command
  • Containers can be locked in custom maps by using the “Lock” data tag
  • Added logAdminCommands, showDeathMessages, reducedDebugInfo, sendCommandFeedback, and randomTickSpeed game rules
  • Added three new statistics
  • Player skins can now have double layers across the whole model, and left/right arms/legs can be edited independently
  • Added a new player model with smaller arms, and a new player skin called Alex?
  • Added options for configuring what pieces of the skin that are visible
  • Blocks can now have custom visual variations in the resource packs
  • Minecraft Realms now has an activity chart, so you can see who has been online
  • Minecraft Realms now lets you upload your maps
  • Difficulty setting is saved per world, and can be locked if wanted
  • Enchanting has been redone, now costs lapis lazuli in addition to enchantment levels
  • Villager trading has been rebalanced
  • Anvil repairing has been rebalanced
  • Considerable faster client-side performance
  • Max render distance has been increased to 32 chunks (512 blocks)
  • Adventure mode now prevents you from destroying blocks, unless your items have the CanDestroy data tag
  • Resource packs can now also define the shape of blocks and items, and not just their textures
  • Scoreboards have been given a lot of new features
  • Tweaked the F3 debug screen
  • Block ID numbers (such as 1 for stone), are being replaced by ID names (such as minecraft:stone)
  • Server list has been improved
  • A few minor changes to village and temple generation
  • Mob heads for players now show both skin layers
  • Buttons can now be placed on the ceiling
  • Lots and lots of other changes
  • LOTS AND LOTS of other changes
  • Removed Herobrine