Minecraft 13w17a and 1.5.2 pre-release

Mojang has released two new updates for Minecraft today:

Minecraft 1.6 snapshot 13w17a

This snapshot add the following changes / new features:

  • Hardened Clay that is obtained by smelting a clay block
  • extra tooltip info in the search tab for the creative inventory
  • Water Lakes no longer generate in deserts; however, lava lakes continue to do so, Water lakes only generate on the edge of desert biomes
  • Zombies have a low chance to spawn more zombies when they take damage
  • Bug fixes

List of servers running Minecraft 13w17a: http://minecraft-mp.com/version/13w17a/


Minecraft 1.5.2 pre-release

We’ve decided to put out a small bug fix update to address some minor issues that players are having in 1.5.1, and you can test it out before it goes live!


  • Fixed jukebox volume not decreasing
  • Fixed anvils charging levels for nothing when using languages other than English
  • Fixed tamed animals despawning
  • Fixed Endermen rendering hostile if they take environmental damage
  • Fixed Pick Block giving active furnaces
  • Fixed Hot Topic achievement using active furnace icon
  • Fixed using anvils for free
  • Fixed shot arrows floating
  • Fixed FPS issues when using high-resolution textures
  • Minecraft Realms fixes

List of servers running Minecraft 1.5.2: http://minecraft-mp.com/version/1_5_2/

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