BREAKING: Minecraft Beta 1.3 Available for Download
Minecraft creator Notch, a.k.a. Markus Persson, has just announced that Minecraft Beta 1.3 is a go. The next time you boot up Minecraft, the update will download automatically.
* Implemented a new lighting engine with the help of MrMessiahs (can be turned off) * Changed the options around, added a new “Graphics options” button * Added beds. If all players in a map sleeps in a bed during night, the game immediately skips until morning * Added three new half-size blocks * Added Delay/Repeater redstone dust blocks * Added whitelisting to the server. To use, enter “whitelist <cmd>” where cmd is “on”, “off”, “add <player>”, “remove <player>”, “list” or “reload” * New save file format, old maps need to be converted (that might take a while..) * It’s now possible to have more than five save slots, and to rename saves * Scrollbars in both the texture pack list, and in the map selection screen * Replaced the Mojang splash image to reflect the new logo colors * .. and a bunch of bug fixes and tweaks! More info as it becomes available ...Read on...