Beta 1.6


Beta 1.6
Release date

May 26, 2011

Development versions

Client Minecraft launcher Current version 2.0.934 Platforms The Minecraft launcher is the login and downloader front-end to the stand-alone client. It is responsible for downloading the main Java packages, including minecraft.jar, which holds the code and minecraft

Other editions of 1.6

Beta 1.6 added maps Map Type Tools Durability N/A Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) First appearances See History Data values Drawn dec: 358 hex: 166 bin: 101100110 Empty dec: 395 hex: 18B bin: 110001011 Name PCPersonal Computer Drawn: filled_map Empty: map PE Drawn: ? Empty: emptymap This minecraft , trapdoors Trapdoor Transparency Yes Luminance No Blast resistance 15 (Wooden) 25 (Iron) Tools Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable Iron: No Wooden: No, but catches fire from lava Drops Itself Data values See Data values Name minecraft , the Nether A view of the Nether. The Nether is a hell-like dimension, filled with fire, lava, and dangerous mobs. Contents 1 Accessing 2 Environment 2.1 Mobs 3 Generation 3.1 Naturally generated 3.2 Naturally created 3.3 Structures minecraft in multiplayer as well as other changes and many bug fixes.





97 bugs fixed

  • Fixed saving while sneaking dropping the player through the ground.
  • Fixed player rotation not being loaded correctly when loading a saved game.
  • Fixed the player not being able to sneak off lowered blocks like cacti.
  • Fixed a game crash when riding a vehicle or animal into the nether.
  • Fixed falling while riding not dealing damage to the rider.
  • Fixed buttons and levers too close to the player being impossible to use.
  • Fixed furnaces and dispensers not dropping their contents when destroyed.
  • Fixed fire and lava dealing damage through wall corners.
  • Fixed entities reaching water through wall corners.
  • Fixed placing doors next to cacti creating half-doors.
  • Fixed farmland taking too long to dig.
  • Fixed tilling below some blocks being possible.
  • Fixed tilling the underside of blocks somehow working.
  • Fixed fences and stairs sometimes becoming invisible.
  • Fixed fences and signs preventing grass from growing.
  • Fixed walking on top of fences not producing step sounds.
  • Fixed grass staying alive below stair blocks.
  • Fixed the achievement screen not pausing the game.
  • Fixed some screens breaking the sky tint color.
  • Fixed fullscreen mode switching causing mouse issues and screen closes.
  • Fixed chat messages surviving through game switches.
  • Fixed levers being placeable on weird locations.
  • Fixed floor levers sometimes not delivering a signal downwards.
  • Fixed floor levers sometimes not being removed when the floor is removed.
  • Fixed dying in the nether spawning new portals.
  • Fixed ore density varying per quadrant from the center of the world.
  • Fixed saplings being plantable through snow onto non-grass blocks.
  • Fixed wooden pressure plates being mined with pickaxes.
  • Fixed creepers retaining charge level when they can⃢₀ₙt see their target.
  • Fixed inventory acting weird when portaling by making the portal close all screens.
  • Fixed dispenser graphics being one pixel off.
  • Fixed mushrooms spawning everywhere during nights.
  • Fixed animals only spawning near light during the night.
  • Fixed the multiplayer join screen input field being too short.
  • Fixed entities above the map height limit becoming invisible.
  • Fixed loads of exploding TNT generating way too many particles, which usually crashed the game.
  • Fixed grasscolor.png and foliagecolor.png not being read from texture packs.
  • Fixed receiving more items than the maximum stack size sometimes causing an oversized stack in the inventory
  • Fixed rain sounds not playing with fast graphics enabled.
  • Fixed glass not blocking rain sound
  • Fixed rain falling through liquids.
  • Fixed rain falling too slowly.
  • Fixed rain and snow being incorrectly lit.
  • Fixed arrow physics, making them not get stuck midair when you open a door.
  • Fixed arrows colliding with reeds, portals, and other non-solid blocks.
  • Fixed arrows being animated really strangely in multiplayer.
  • Fixed arrows triggering too many entity move updates in multiplayer.
  • Fixed submerged boats rising very very fast.
  • Fixed boats placed on snow being placed too far up.
  • Fixed sand dropping onto boats getting stuck in a falling animation.
  • Fixed dispensers shooting through walls.
  • Fixed dispensers biasing later slots.
  • Fixed fire effect on burning entities sometimes getting rendered in the wrong location.
  • Fixed fences and wooden stairs not being flammable.
  • Fixed fire sometimes existing mid-air as an invisible block of pain.
  • Fixed fire displacing water.
  • Fixed fires being impossible to put out in multiplayer.
  • Fixed fishing rod rendering being a bit lacking.
  • Fixed fishing rods being stackable.
  • Fixed water interacting strangely with glass.
  • Fixed items in glass blocks not getting ejected properly.
  • Fixed mining glass hiding the clouds behind the glass.
  • Fixed minecarts next to each other causing extreme velocities.
  • Fixed rail tiles sometimes not properly connecting to a new neighbor.
  • When breaking a minecart the player is currently riding in, the player no longer falls through the block the track is placed on.
  • Fixed the cracking texture being dark on the sides of grass blocks.
  • Fixed anaglyph 3d rendering mode having severe visual bugs.
  • Fixed the achievements screen messing up the sky color.
  • Fixed hair and cloaks being rendered in the wrong locations on sneaking players.
  • Fixed a bug where the player could mine without visually swinging their arm.
  • Fixed the attack/swing animation not being applied to the armor layer
  • Fixed redstone repeaters using pumpkin particles.
  • Glowstone and Jack-o-lanterns recessed into a wall or other surface no longer have shadows cast on them by surrounding blocks when smooth lighting is enabled.
  • Fixed running out of memory corrupting the current level.
  • Fixed the crash screen vanishing immediately.
  • Fixed not being able to target blocks when at x or z pos 1000.
  • Fixed a system clock change messing up the game speed.
  • Fixed keybindings not getting saved properly under certain conditions.
  • Fixed stats getting saved to different files in offline mode if the caps in the player name differ from the true spelling.

SMP only

  • Fixed IPv6 addresses being parsed wrong.
  • Fixed network packets being sent unbuffered, causing huge amounts of packets being sent.
  • Fixed entity positions going out of synch sometimes. They get re-synched every 20 seconds now.
  • Fixed inventory icons not animating after being picked up in multiplayer.
  • Fixed mushroom soup not leaving a bowl.
  • Fixed wolves not following their owner if the name has different caps.
  • Fixed healing not flashing the health bar
  • Fixed the compass not pointing at the spawn location.
  • Fixed record players spawning client-side fake records.
  • Fixed records not playing for other players.
  • Fixed players spawning in the wrong location and quickly lerping to the correct location.
  • Fixed monsters not being visible for players with their difficulty set to peaceful.
  • Fixed pigs getting hit by lightning spawning client-side zombie pigmen.
  • Fixed bonemeal use sometimes spawning fake client-side trees.
  • Fixed saplings sometimes spawning trees client-side.
  • Fixed weather sometimes changing client-side.
  • Fixed fireballs not being visible in multiplayer.
  • Fixed ghasts⃢₀ₙ firing animation not being visible.