Snapshot 12w32a has been Released!

Snapshot 12w32a is now available for download! This snapshot includes features that will be in 1.4.

Complete changelog:

  • Added a block that can run singleplayer commands when triggered by redstone, used for adventure maps
    • Screenshot
    • Uses “@player”/”@p” syntax to address the player
    • Only OP can edit it in MP
    • Only obtainable through /give, id is 137
  • Added /difficulty to change game difficulty
  • Added /spawnpoint to change spawnpoints
  • Added /weather – Parameters: <clear/rain/thunder> [duration in seconds]
  • Added /gamerule to toggle various game rules
  • Zombies now infect
    • Screenshot
    • The villager gets replaced with a zombie upon death
    • On Normal difficulty, there is a 50% chance of infection and on Hard difficulty there is a 100% chance of infection
    • Infected baby villagers turn into baby zombies! – Screenshot
    • Baby zombies are 50% faster, don’t age and don’t burn up in the sun
  • Added armor and weapon support for mobs
    • Screenshots
    • Skeletons and zombies now rarely carry and drop all kinds of armor, including enchanted
    • Zombies now sometimes carry and drop swords of all kinds
    • Only on Normal and Hard difficulties, with higher chances on Hard
    • Zombies and Skeletons now only drop wearable gear when they’re actually wearing it
    • Tool and Armor drops have durability
    • Rare drops only drop when the kill was caused by a player
  • You can now toggle showing server addresses in the server list using the F1 key
  • Large oak trees now generate sideways logs
  • Improved villages and villagers to make them more self-aware
    • You can now restore a desolate village or create a completely new village
    • Villagers can now like and dislike you
    • Villagers will dislike you more for killing their friends or allowing them to die
    • Depending on how much villagers like you,they will offer you better trades
    • Trades are permanent again, but sometimes have to be renewed by trading something else – Screenshot
    • Only villagers that belong to a village can like or dislike you
  • Changed and added some trades to counteract emerald farming and improve gameplay
  • Added night vision potions
  • Fixed some bugs

Download:

Minecraft Snapshot 12w32a
Minecraft Snapshot 12w32a Server

Installation:

  1. Close Minecraft.
  2. Go to Minecraft.jar. You can find this in Windows at %appdata%/.minecraft/bin.
  3. Copy your Minecraft.jar file and back it up somewhere else.
  4. Move the newly downloaded Minecraft.jar into the /.minecraft/bin folder, replacing the old version.
  5. Open up Minecraft and have fun!