X

Minecraft Beta Phase Begins

sjohnson
4 Comments

Posted December 20, 2010 - By Stephen Johnson


  • Videos
    (24)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • Videos
    (26)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

Minecraft

Indie building-things-with-blocks simulator Minecraft is finally entering its beta phase. The PC game has been around for many months, and has built a loyal fanbase, in spite of being still an early build. If you have purchased the Alpha build (like me, and all the cool people), you will instantly be in the Beta, and, eventually, the finished released. Everyone else will have to pony up some cash to get in on the fun.

If you were hoping that the Beta release would mean survival-co-op mode, sorry. That much-hoped-for advancement is still in the future, although egg-throwing has been added (finally!). Click the cut for the tantalizing list of actual changes coming with the beta update.

  •  Working server-side inventory! Finally! (And as a result of that, a whole pile of bugs and issues got fixed)
  • Made SMP servers save chunks way less often in most cases. Chunks don’t resave if they got saved in the last 30 seconds
  • Moving too far away from a container, or having it blow up, closes the inventory screen
  • Fixed /kill
  • Introduced leaf decay again. It acts differently from before
  • You can now throw eggs
  • On a whim, added super exclusive clan cloaks for Mojang Employees
  • * .. and something else, which is even more rare

Something else that is more rare? What could it be?

Minecraft Beta Phase Begins
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/709306/minecraft-beta-phase-begins/
http://files.g4tv.com/ImageDb3/251657_S/Minecraft.jpg
BlogThread_709306

ADVERTISEMENT

Blog Tags

g4tv.com
  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Messy Cat Fight

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    644,696 Views | 00:49

  • Sara Underwood's Naked Bike Ride

    Posted: June 22, 2011

    1,316,284 Views | 05:20

  • Laser Snake Robots, More Mars Rovers and BigDog Is Back

    Posted: September 25, 2012

    1,290 Views | 03:00

  • NBA 2K13 Launch Trailer

    Posted: October 4, 2012

    5,601 Views | 01:53

  • Casual Vomiting - Web Soup Investigates

    Posted: March 30, 2011

    7,570 Views | 02:52

AdChoices