Minecraft Snapshot 12w41a: Pretty Scary Update.

#1 Edited by SexyToad (2760 posts) -

So today is thursday! Which means another snapshot! I skipped the last two weeks update, since it was mainly just fixes and not much new stuff. But some new stuff are that doors, levers, buttons, and so in are no longer operated with the left mouse button, but with the right mouse button. Today we have the anvil!

Here are various screenshots:

Pretty cool right? The "block" had the same gravity settings as gravel or sand but the dupe glitch was still there, so Nathan Adams made the block have "normal" settings. The anvil can also add together enchantments! So of you have level 4 unbreakable with a level 4 unbreakable it will become a level 5 unbreakable. (following me?) The anvil will take the highest enchantment levelout of the 2, if they're the same it goes up one.

(That's how I think it works.) Alao the anvil can be just for reparing as well.

#2 Posted by EquitasInvictus (2030 posts) -

Holy crap, what have I been missing from Minecraft the last few months of me not playing it?!

#3 Posted by vikingdeath1 (972 posts) -

Wow..... Tools have Buffs??? (I haven't played minecraft in probably a year)

#4 Posted by Soap (3592 posts) -

Yeah I stopped playing a fair time ago, what have I missed? Buffs for tools!?

#5 Posted by david3cm (635 posts) -

Having not played minecraft on pc in almost 2 years, what do the buffs entail?

#6 Posted by mosespippy (4186 posts) -

@vikingdeath1: Dude, tools, armour and weapons can have buffs. Things like flame resistance or faster mining make things much easier. Pair it with potions like a speed potion and the game becomes much faster. Go update and try out new things.

#7 Posted by SexyToad (2760 posts) -

@EquitasInvictus: @vikingdeath1: @Soap: @david3cm: They're enchantments.Some let you mine faster, some lets you mine more (instead of getting kne diamond, you may get 3.) some preserves your tool for longer.

#8 Posted by SexyToad (2760 posts) -

Whoops, anvils are actually affected by gravity. They can not be pushed by pistons though. My bad.

#9 Posted by Gamer_152 (14078 posts) -

As someone who is playing the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft, this looks downright insane.

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#10 Posted by GS_Dan (1403 posts) -

@Gamer_152 said:

As someone who is playing the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft, this looks downright insane.

The difference is crazy, you should try out the PC version if you can.

#11 Posted by weslava (4 posts) -

I just cant wait for 1.4 to be released. This Halloween will be the greatest. Anvils is an excellent addition to Minecraft.

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