Saturday, 2 September 2017

Changelog for 1.2 beta build 8


1.2 beta build 8 - AKA 1.2.0.25


    Tweaks:
    • It is now much easier to see underwater after drinking a Potion of Water Breathing and Potion of Night Vision
    • Rebalanced most of the game sound effects and music, such as rain being much quieter
    • Added sound effects for placing Eyes of Ender into portal frames and opening The End portal
    Fixes from Bugs in Beta:
    • The Recipe Book can now be toggled off and on when using Classic UI
    • Optimized chunk generation and rendering
    • Increased performance when launching fireworks that were crafted with a large ball and trail firework star
    • Redstone components can once again be placed on Observer blocks
    • Fixed not being able to eat on converted worlds (Xbox One only)
    • Fixed item duplication in Survival mode when using Pocket UI and touch controls
    • Improved performance of Redstone circuits (Xbox One only)
    • Fixed several crashes that occurred when split-screen players joined, left the game, or signed out of Xbox Live (Xbox One only)
    • Fixed a crash when deleting a world that contained non-Latin characters in its name
    • Fixed a crash that occurred when "painting" items in the Recipe Book while using touch controls
    • Expanding a list of items on the Recipe Book will now automatically scroll the list, if needed
    • The Recipe Book cursor will now properly reflect the proper position when using a controller
    • Fixed crafting status consistency on the Recipe Book
    • Accepting an invite to a game you are in the process of joining no longer causes a crash
    • Fixed the scrollbar on How to Play menu when using touch controls
    • Crafting with a controller and pressing the Y button will now state that it will craft all, not just a full stack
    • Clouds will now render through glass
    • Redstone dust will now visually show its proper state when active
    • Paper will no longer be lost when enlarging a map using an Anvil while Pocket UI is enabled
    • On-screen tooltips will no longer show "Release" when looking at a fence, only when a Lead is attached to the fence
    • Drop down menus are no longer hidden when opened close to the bottom of the screen
    • Torches can once again be placed on monster spawners and will not spawn mobs if covered in torches
    • Beds that have been blown up will not leave an invisible, one block remnant in the world
    • Breaking an item out of an item frame no longer causes the breaking animation to play on the item frame itself
    • Spiders that climb toward the ceiling can now attack players
    • Pressing the X button on the hot bar will now clear the hotbar, not take half of a stack
    • Removed an extra How to Play icon on the inventory/crafting window
    • Language titles in Settings are no longer invisible until highlighted
    • Controller tooltips now show when a music disc can be inserted into a Jukebox or when Book & Quill can be used
    • Clicking the How to Play icon in Creative mode will now bring up information about Creative
    • The GUI Scale toggle slider is now correctly aligned in different scales (Android only)
    • Fixed split-screen players sometimes having the same Gamertag, skin, and interface
    • Improved performance of the menu background after sitting in the menu after being idle on the title screen
    • Cloning a command block over an existing command block will now properly replace the command
    • Bows on the ground no longer animate when eating food or using any item that has a right-click holding action
    • Fixed locator maps not showing proper movement and color to indicate player position and dimension
    • It is now possible to scroll through world descriptions in the marketplace when using a controller
    • Damage will no longer be dealt to players and mounted horses when applying a saddle
    • Maps received when Starting Map is enabled will now have zoom level 3/4
    • Chat will no longer scroll when using the d-pad and Host Options are open
    • The empty map recipe once again appears in the Recipe Book
    • Fixed search results in the Recipe Book so they now show all relevant items, not just craftable items
    • The '/xp' command can once again reduce a player's level by using negative values
    • Top slabs can once again be placed using the '/fill' command
    • Fixed chat messages of wrong players sleeping in beds
    • The offhand slot will now equip an item after using the '/replace' command without having to restart the world
    • Horses and players will no longer receive fall damage when riding on blocks that are placed a couple of blocks above the ground
    • Endermen will no longer spawn and immediately die on Peaceful difficulty
    • Single iron bars and glass panes now have the appropriate hitbox
    • Quitting a world with a resource pack will no longer partially apply the pack to the main menu after leaving the game
    • Maps will now render properly on worlds imported from Xbox One Edition
    • Maps in offhand are now scaled properly in horizontal, two-player split-screen
    • Guest account names will now appear properly (Xbox One only)
    • The hotbar will no longer appear below the screen safe area when playing horizontal split-screen (Xbox One only)
    • Added on-screen controller hints to the Create World and Edit World screens
    • Fixed sides of blocks not rendering when on the edge of the screen in third-person mode
    • Fixed the achievements menu not showing unlocked achievements if the console disconnects from Xbox Live (Xbox One only)
    • Fixed split-screen players logged in as guests getting stuck on the loading screen when trying to join (Xbox One only)
    • Players can now join servers via invites from other players and joining from the friend list
    • Selecting pages in a signed Book & Quill no longer causes the virtual keyboard to appear
    • Fixed several patterns that caused banners to become transparent
    • Fixed chunks of terrain missing after synchronization of saved worlds in Creative mode from another console
    • Split-screen players will now have their location and inventory saved after leaving the world
    • Fixed a crash when a command block runs a command that deletes the block it's in
    • Changing skins in-game will now properly apply
    • After clearing the Recipe Book search bar with a controller, re-opening the Recipe Book will no longer bring back the previously entered text
    • Fixed the positions of bows and potions when playing split-screen
    • The inventory and containers no longer contain invisible items
    • Fixed a crash that occurred when the game is suspended and resumed when the chat screen is open (Xbox One only)
    • Falling in to one block of water will no longer inflict damage
    • Signed in players that launch the game in offline mode no longer have "Steve" as their Gamertag and an empty friends tab (Xbox One only)
    • Gravel falling onto retracting pistons no longer causes them to fall into the same block space and overlap
    • Disabling view bobbing while in split-screen no longer makes items held in hand not visible
    Fixes from Bugs in Retail:
    • Villagers will now close doors and stop getting themselves attacked by Zombies
    • The proper sound effect will now play after looking directly at an Enderman
    • XP orbs should no longer disappear in blocks and be easier for players to collect
    • Fixed Dragon Egg not breaking when falling on a torches and breaking anvils
    • '/ReplaceItem' repeating no longer makes it impossible for players to change inventory slots
    • Creepers will no longer explode if they lose sight of a player
    • Creepers exploding inside minecarts and boats will not destroy the minecart or boat
    • Attempting to load a world before signing in will no longer make worlds unable to load
    • Glazed terracotta blocks can be pushed but no longer pulled by sticky pistons
    • The 'hideParticles' argument for '/effect' will now hide particles of selected status effects when set to "true"
    • Fixed the hitbox on Chorus plants

    Tuesday, 22 August 2017

    Changelog for 1.2 beta build 7


    1.2 beta build 7 - AKA 1.2.0.22


      Tweaks:
      • Jungle leaves are now transparent on higher-end devices when Fancy Leaves are enabled
      • Changed the sound effect for creeper explosions 
      Fixes from Bugs in Beta:
      • The selected item recipe will no longer change when ingredients run out to avoid unintentional item crafting 
      • Several improvements to finding items in the Recipe Book while in Creative mode 
      • Made improvements to manual crafting when using a touch screen 
      • The proper amount of wool that is craftable in the Recipe Book will now be shown 
      • Crafting and selecting items when using a controller will now be occur on button press, not release
      • Creative mode now has a 2x2 crafting grid in the inventory 
      • When an item is selected, tapping anywhere that the item cannot be placed will now deselect it
      • Search results in the Recipe Book will now show all relevant items, not just craftable items 
      • Controller bumper buttons can now be used when navigating the How to Play menu 
      • Fixed corrupted icons in How to Play menu when using various languages 
      • Fixed a crash that could occur when switching Resource Packs 
      • The recipe for Empty Locator Maps will now recognize Empty Maps as an ingredient
      • The recipe for Empty Locator Maps will now appear for the 2x2 crafting grid
      • Fixed overlapping text on the 3D Export screen
      • Mob attack damage will now be adjusted based on difficulty
      • Glowstone will now prevent monsters from spawning from a monster spawner 
      • Trees grown with bone meal will no longer fill the trunk with leaves 
      • Fixed the hit box for stairs
      • Fixed corrupted End portal textures 
      • Blocks affected by gravity will no longer push mobs or players into the ground 
      • Fixed the paper doll on the pause menu being scaled incorrectly 
      • Iron pickaxes will now mine at the proper speed 
      • The Cancel button no longer overlaps the progress bar when downloading from the store
      • Replaced the icon for the left analog stick to better distinguish from the right analog stick
      Fixes from Bugs in Retail:
      • Boats will now move faster on ice
      • Original Music Pack will now be imported properly after downloading and no longer cause the game to crash
      • Guardian and Elder Guardian laser attacks can now penetrate armor to damage players
      • The sneak button on controllers can now be used to get out of boats, plus added a tooltip on-screen for how to dismount
      • Squid will now spawn properly in oceans
      • Creepers start hissing a bit earlier now 
      • Slightly decreased Creeper explosion damage
      • Nether portal blocks are now breakable in Creative mode when the default game mode was Survival

      Friday, 18 August 2017

      Changelog for 1.2 beta build 6


      1.2 beta build 6 - AKA 1.2.0.18

      Fixes from Bugs in Beta:
      • Custom skins work again!
      • Changed several graphics on the Recipe Book to improve navigation
      • Fixed multi-item placing in the inventory when holding right-click
      • Hostile mobs will no longer spawn on top of glowstone blocks
      • Water bottles can once again be placed on brewing stands when using Pocket UI
      • Fixed an issue with scrolling in the skin picker
      • Reassigned keys for Toggle Perspective to now work
      • Empty armor indicators will now render on the armor tab of the Recipe Book
      • Performance improvements for the Recipe Book
      • Craftable toggle now appears on all tabs of the Recipe Book in Survival mode
      • 3 x 3 item recipes now appear in the Recipe Book but have a red background if they are not craftable
      • 3 x 3 crafting output items will now appear when in Creative mode
      • The crafting output box now shows how many of an item will be crafted in Survival mode
      • Empty Locator Maps can now be crafted with the Recipe Book
      • Maps can now be removed from chests after world upgrades
      • Pressing X while over the search bar will clear the search bar
      • Clouds and water no longer render in front of potion particles
      • Fixed a crash when entering the Storage screen
      • Fixed a crash when opening Settings after downloading from the Store
      • Fixed a crash that occurred when an item was dropped into the Recipe Book in Survival and another item was taken
      • Fixed a crash after pressing Save & Quit after killing the Dragon in the End
      • Fixed world templates no redownloading after deleting until the game was restarted
      • Updated the text for several How to Play screens
      • The "Place" controller tip will now appear when holding a bed
      • Fixed Guardians not applying thorn damage when hit by melee attacks
      • Fixed fishing rod hook animation
      • Controller tips now disappear when Hide GUI is enabled
      • Operators can now change a world's default game mode
      • After importing a template file, the game no longer needs to be restarted for it to show as an available template
      • Adjusted font smoothing in menus
      • Fixed the particle animation for End Rods
      • Armor stands will now burn before being destroyed
      • Armor stands will now change their pose based on the strength of redstone power they are receiving
      • Items will no longer drop from armor stands when broken in Creative mode
      • Fixed reward item always being grayed out on villager trading screen
      • Fixed the alignment of controller tips to no longer overlap the hotbar
      • Banners no longer show a checkered highlight when using a touch screen
      • Banners no longer appear as black in multiplayer
      • Fixed banners facing between south and west not dropping as items when the block they stood on was broken or moved by a piston
      • Graphics settings will now be applied without having to reload the world
      • Buttons on host options will no longer change size
      • Horses will no longer take damage when adding a saddle for the first time after taming
      • Fixed an issue where witches could not use the 'spawn_entity' component with Add-Ons
      • Hostile mobs wearing helmets will no longer burn briefly when they have died
      • Jumping, falling, and climbing stairs will no longer interfere with sprinting
      • Improved messaging when using "/tickingarea remove_all" and there are no areas to remove
      • On the inventory screen, touching and dragging will now scroll without selecting an item slot
      • Fireworks will now give proper boost when using Elytra wings close to the ground
      Fixes from Bugs in Retail:
      • Pressing the X button while over the hotbar will now clear its items in Creative mode
      • The Nether travel sound effect will now play when exiting a Nether portal
      • Fixed text not translating after changing language settings until the game was restarted
      • Horses no longer clip through players when jumping… or did players clip through horses?
      • Redstone dust can now be placed on Sea Lanterns and Glowstone
      • The paper doll on the inventory screen no longer flips while using Elytra wings
      • Naturally spawned villagers will now have the full range of professions
      • Using Carrot on a Stick to break blocks will no longer decrease its durability

      Tuesday, 15 August 2017

      Changelog for 1.2 beta build 5


      1.2 beta build 5 - AKA 1.2.0.15

      Tweaks:
      • Added a button to the Recipe Book if players need help learning how to use it
      • Added Plutonium mode - a highly experimental setting that may increase FPS for some users
      Bug Fixes:
      • Continued improvements to the Recipe Book, especially when using a touch screen
      • Item names will now appear, then fade away when an item is selected in the Recipe Book on a touch screen
      • Health, armor, oxygen, and hunger status bars are now displayed when playing with a controller on Pocket UI
      • 'Cancel' button no longer appears when changing dimensions
      • The 'Generate Random' button has been renamed to 'Create New World'
      • Animations of some blocks are no longer synchronized after world reload
      • Fixed mining animation for a block behind a torch not appearing after destroying the torch
      • Fixed clocks and compasses not appearing in the hotbar until equipped when Classic UI is enabled
      • Air bubbles no longer appear on the HUD when underwater in Creative mode
      • Items are now animated in the Recipe Book when using Pocket UI
      • Fixed sprinting when brushing against blocks so sprinting will only stop if directly hitting a block
      • Slightly increased sprinting and walking speeds
      • Mob heads will no longer overlap the Recipe Book screen
      • Animation of crafted banners with patterns now have the proper icon in the Recipe Book
      • Fixed a crash when creating, loading, or joining a world after leaving another session
      • Fixed the host's game crashing when another player leaves the session
      • Fixed a crash when taking a mob head from the Recipe Book
      • Fixed crashes and world corruption that occurred when using '/tickarea'
      • Firework rockets no longer have a debug string as their entity name
      • Ocelots no longer sink into the ground when chasing chickens
      • The End portal that is generated after killing the dragon no longer has missing blocks
      • Fixed rails not rotating or connecting to each other
      • Player permissions can now be changed if the target player is outside the render distance of the OP
      • Mounted mobs no longer die from fall damage before reaching the ground
      • Turning Operator permissions off now automatically turns off Teleport
      • Fixed several menu alignment issues

      Changelog for 1.2 beta build 4


      1.2 beta build 4 - AKA 1.2.0.11

      Tweaks:
      • Clicking the left thumb stick on a controller will now switch focus between Recipe Book and inventory
      • Added item animations to the Recipe Book to show which items are being used for crafting
      • Default controller sensitivity has been increased to 60
      Bug Fixes:
      • Various improvements have been made to searching and navigating the Recipe Book
      • The Recipe Book can now be used to manually craft multi-material recipes
      • Further optimized chunk generation and loading
      • The empty map recipe now appears in the Recipe Book
      • Lowered the blast resistance of Nether Wart blocks
      • Snow Golems no longer put their hands up while rotating
      • Map tooltips now load properly after storing them in a chest and reentering a world
      • The XP bar will now update once an XP orb has been picked up
      • Fixed seeing through leaf blocks when the Fancy Leaves option is turned off
      • Texture packs that use the 'flame_atlas' texture that isn't the size of vanilla now work again
      • Glowstone will now show up on maps
      • Fog now appears properly in the Nether
      • Levers, signs, item frames, ladders, paintings, torches, and redstone torches no longer drop if connected to a block in a different chunk
      • Magma blocks now melt top snow and ice directly above
      • One layer of snow can now be replaced with a sign
      • Fixed the Dragon Head item in the inventory appearing pixelated
      • Decreased the size of hitboxes for several items including anvils, piston arms, and single glass panes
      • Only the block being targeted should take damage or break
      • Fixed the breaking particles of End Rods now having the right color
      • Horses, donkeys, and mules will now take fall damage if dismounted before hitting the ground
      • Horses, donkeys, and mules no longer shake when jumping
      • Creepers can no longer stop themselves from exploding after being ignited with flint and steel
      • Villagers will no longer become paralyzed when their inventory is full
      • When cloning a chest next to another chest to create a double chest, the contents will not be erased
      • Droppers can now dispense into another container when that container has all its slots full and the items are stackable
      • Pistons will remain extended upon world reload
      • Fixed the textures of horizontally placed pistons in several texture packs
      • Shulker boxes now have correct textures and orientation in hand and inventory
      • Fixed sugar cane not disappearing when water is removed
      • Can now drop items with the Y button on the inventory screen
      • Fixed Enderman in suit skin from Battle and Beasts skin pack missing an arm and a leg when viewed by another player
      • TNT spawned with a dispenser will no longer explode when the 'tntexplodes' game rule is false
      • Fixed texture borders on banners
      • Fixed the transparency on inventory icons for stained glass, beacons, ice, and slime blocks
      • Opacity sliders now show whole numbers
      • Fixed entity interaction touch screen buttons not disappearing while holding a fishing rod or carrot on a stick
      • Optimized the loading time of player skins
      • Top snow will no longer accumulate on fences, walls, and gates
      • Fixed placeholder text appearing in Video settings (Gear VR and Oculus Rift only)
      • Fixed special characters causing 3D exports to fail
      • Fixed arrows not spawning in Jungle Temple dispensers
      • Run particles of other players in multiplayer now move normally
      • Guardians no longer sink in water
      • Fixed outline selects for several blocks including stairs and gates
      • Loading screen tips will now stay on the screen longer for the optimal reading experience
      • The 'dostartwithmap' game rule will now work properly
      • The 'pvp' game rule will now work properly
      • Fixed the Texel Anti-Aliasing option
      • Fixed incorrect icon for default resource pack appearing
      • Players can now use '/tell', even without OP permissions
      • State of riding animals will now be saved upon Save & Quit
      • Fixed an issue that caused seeds not to stackable in the inventory
      • Minecart with TNT no longer disappears when ignited if 'tntexplodes' gamerule is set to false
      • Fixed a crash that sometimes occurred when loading worlds
      • Fixed a crash when Fire Charges fired by dispensers hit mobs
      • Fixed a crash for the Host when Xbox Live friends attempted to join their game
      • Fixed a crash when rapidly clicking inventory items in Creative mode
      • Fixed a crash when a witch throws a potion
      • Mob Spawners work correctly now and don't despawn their mobs immediately after spawn in some situations
      • Fixed the texture on swords when held
      • Fixed the texture on the bottom of Hoppers
      • Fixed a crash when importing a world or Add-On
      • Slash commands will now recognize and auto-complete names with spaces
      • Auto save icons will now properly appear
      • Using "@e" in a command will now target players
      • Fixed players not going to sleep if someone disconnects from the game
      • Players that join with Trust Players option turned off will now join as a Visitor
      • Removed the recipes to craft dyed Shulker Boxes that are dyed into the same color
      • Fixed missing text about Shulker Boxes on the How to Play screen
      • Parrots sitting on owner's shoulders can no longer be fed cookies by other players
      • Fixed error message when joining a full server
      • Fixed a crash when attempting to craft a Shulker Box
      • Teleporting to an entity on another dimension now uses the right Y position
      • Endermen no longer flash extra red when hit
      • Centered the Sign button on the Book & Quill screen
      • Players can now fly after sneaking while using a controller
      • Tying a mob to a fence while having a placeable item in-hand will no longer make that object appear briefly in the world
      • Endermen will now try to hide during the day
      • Fixed name tags not appearing to something that had already been named
      • Saving the game when a player is in lava will no longer make the world unable to load
      • Pistons, stairs, and chests no longer rotate when pushed by pistons
      • Fixed the cracking animation on banners
      • Using the '/setblock' command with concrete powder no longer returns an error message

      Changelog for 1.2 beta build 3


      1.2 beta build 3 - AKA 1.2.0.9

      Bug Fixes:
      • Nametags should again work as expected
      • Fixed a crash when connecting to servers

      Changelog for 1.2 beta build 2


      1.2 beta build 2 - AKA 1.2.0.7

      Bug Fixes:
      • Several improvements to navigating the recipe book
      • Improved performance when scrolling through the recipe book
      • Improved performance when looking at many item frames
      • Improved performance when encountering Blazes
      • Fixed performance issue when holding a locator map while other players are nearby
      • Player faces will no longer disappear from maps
      • Fixed draw distance being limited to 6, even on high memory devices
      • Fixed a crash when crafting fireworks from the recipe book
      • Fixed a crash that could occur when loading into a single player world
      • Fixed a crash that occurred when traveling through Nether and End portals while the inventory screen was open
      • Fixed a crash when using the '/summon falling_block' command
      • Fixed several crashes when disconnecting from games
      • Improved performance of chunk generation after teleporting and at game start
      • Improved performance with oceans by removing dynamic water blocks
      • Hoppers will now only send redstone signals upwards
      • Fixed End Portal textures when viewed at a far distance
      • Commands that target entities will no longer affect entities across all dimensions
      • Slightly lowered the amount of hostile mobs that spawn
      • Bed icons in the command chat now appear correctly
      • Rideable mobs will no longer kick players from their backs when stepping into one-block-deep water
      • Dying with items in a crafting area will no longer persist after death
      • Beacons can now be tinted using stained glass panes
      • Fixed parrots' names not appearing correctly when riding on a player
      • Fixed newly joined players seeing riding parrots in the wrong positions
      • Tamed parrots can no longer be taken by other players
      • Redstone comparators now properly test for valid power sources
      • Comparators will no longer trigger a short pulse when placed adjacent to a detector rail with a minecart on top
      • Fixed the durability bar always staying green on enchantment table, furnace, and anvil screens
      • Lightning no longer strikes biomes that don't rain
      • Mobs can no longer detect players through solid non-transparent blocks
      • Blazes and Endermites will now retaliate when attacked by other mobs
      • Fixed an issue that caused the description to clear in the 3D export screen (Windows 10 only)
      • Fixed missing texture on leather horse armor during 3D export (Windows 10 only)
      • The '/give' command can now give multiple non-stacking items without failing
      • Volume will now change while adjusting the volume sliders and sounds will no longer overlap while adjusting
      • Fixed the item icon for broken Elytra Wings showing as another random item
      • Firework star recipe will now appear in the recipe book while in survival and ingredients will appear in the crafting grid in creative
      • Removed the recipe to craft white wool using bone meal and white wool
      • Colored wool can now be dyed white with bone meal
      • Fixed the item durability bar be dislocated when opening the inventory
      • Light Blue Stained Glass and Stained Glass Pane no longer have placeholder names
      • The text box will now appear when placing a sign that has been renamed using an anvil
      • Fixed name tags over renamed entities always being visible
      • Using pick block will no longer show the name of the previously held item
      • When using the '/clone' command, overlapping chests and their contents will now be replaced, not merged
      • Vines can no longer exist in only-bottom-side-block position
      • The '/clear' command no longer activates if the conditions are not met
      • Fixed players stopping hitting things if there is nothing to hit
      • Fixed the transparency of the Ender Dragon wings on Vanilla textures
      • Fixed horizontal seams that were visible around flames on burning entities
      • Animals that have been fed an item for breeding can no longer be fed anymore until the cooldown wears off
      • Fixed Silverfish not spawning from Monster Egg blocks
      • Smoothed the animation of falling asleep
      • The game will now launch in the language selected as the default device language with Android OS 6.0 and 7.0 (Android only)
      • Pressing RB will no longer scroll through all skins in the skin picker