Lava Bucket 11 – 9/14/11

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– 1.8 is out!/jeb_/status/111115064270004224

– Looks grim to get a release out on 8th. We need more testing, one day is not enough. And we never release on fridays… I’ll keep you posted

When is Minecraft Beta 1.8 REALLY out???? A: New best estimate: 12th of September

– Chests are now open when you open them.!/notch/status/109713550209060864

– Ivy can grow down from floating islands…and it looks pretty awesome

– Pigs have snouts

– You can bind any action to a mouse button now, or to a keyboard key!/notch/status/109263476203077633

– Villages only spawn on flat areas!/notch/status/109579720441593857

– Fog-toggle-key has been removed?!/notch/status/109665293047046145!/notch/status/109665779259158528- Fog-toggle-key has been removed?

– Swamp biomes are in! But look kinda boring.!/notch/status/110053393850040320

– NPCs will NOT be in 1.8, but will be including in 1.9

– Arrow damage is based on speed.!/jeb_/status/111055084938469376

– Shooting from above does more damage because of gravity

– Amount of health you lose if all your food is gone!/jeb_/status/111047534318858240

– If the the food bar is empty in MC 1.8, it will slowly drop your health to 5 hearts on easy, to 0.5 hearts on normal, and kill you on hard

– Notch writes about how he likes developing games.


– Mobs now randomly flee if you attack them

– Animal breeding is pushed back to 1.9!/jeb_/status/112166224334553088

– Endermen drop Ender Pearls

– Oceans are friggin huge….really huge

– The food meter goes down wayyy too fast