1.6.4, £10 says we are on 1.6.999 by the end of the day
Beta 1.6 was released a few minutes ago. While my server updates I'm checking out the SP.
Boat elevators are completely ruined now.
Taken from the changelog thread
Code:The changelist for 1.6 Minecraft Beta 1.6 is getting release later this week. Here’s the changelist so far: 1.6: + Added Nether support to multiplayer + Added craftable maps + Added hatches + Added tall grass in some biomes + Mushrooms now spreads (very) slowly + Added server property view-distance. Sets the radius of terrain updates (in chunks) to send to the players. Range 3-15, default 10. * It’s no longer possible to build solid blocks on the top layer of the maps (sorry!) * Players stuck in walls will slide towards the nearest gap if there is one * Made booster tracks speedier * Severely nerfed fire so it spread slower, and doesn’t spread infinitely * Seeds are now found in tall grass, using a hoe on the ground no longer works * Blocks destroyed by other players in multiplayer now shows the breaking block particle effect * Activated dispensers make sounds and trigger particles in multiplayer * Doors make sound for other players in multiplayer * The record player now supports more than 15 different songs * Fixed running out of memory corrupting the current level * Fixed the side textures of grass getting extra dark when mining them * Fixed anaglyph 3d rendering mode having severe visual bugs * Fixed the crash screen vanishing immediately * Fixed not being able to target blocks when at x or z pos 1000 * Fixed the achievements screen messing up the sky color * Fixed saving while sneaking dropping the player through the ground * Fixed a system clock change messing up the game speed * Fixed rain sounds not playing with fast graphics enabled * Fixed hair and cloaks being rendered in the wrong locations on sneaking players * Fixed the attack/swing animation not being applied to the armor layer * Fixed player rotation not being loaded correctly when loading a saved game * Fixed arrow physics, making them not get stuck midair when you open a door * Fixed arrows hitting reeds, portals, and other non-solid blocks * Fixed keybindings not getting saved properly under certain conditions * Fixed the player not being able to sneak off lowered blocks like cacti * Fixed a bug where the player could mine without swinging their arm * Fixed boats placed on snow being placed too far up * Fixed submerged boats rising very very fast * Fixed sand dropping onto boats getting stuck in a falling animation * 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 dispensers shooting through walls * Fixed fire hurting through wall corners * Fixed entities reaching water through wall corners * Fixed placing doors next to cacti creating half-doors * Fixed buttons and levers being placeable on leaves in “fast graphics” mode * Fixed furnaces and dispensers not dropping their contents when destroyed * Fixed dispensers biasing later slots * 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 walking on top of fences not producing step sounds * Fixed fire sometimes existing mid-air as an invisible block of pain * Fixed fences and wooden stairs not being flammable * Fixed fire effect on burning entities sometimes getting rendered in the wrong location * Fixed fishing rod rendering being a bit lacking * Fixed fishing rods being stackable * Fixed mining glass hiding the clouds behind the glass * Fixed rain falling through liquids * Fixed items in glass blocks not getting ejected properly * Fixed water interacting strangely with glass * Fixed glass not blocking rain sound * Fixed fences and signs preventing grass from growing * Fixed rain and snow being incorrectly lit * 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 ice so it regenerates regardless of whether it’s snowing or not * Fixed rain falling too slowly * 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 rail tiles sometimes not properly connecting to a new neighbor * Fixed minecarts next to each other causing extreme velocities (sorry!) * Fixed wolves not following their owner if the name has different caps * Fixed creepers retaining charge level when they can’t see their target * Fixed dying in the nether spawning new portals * “Fixed” beds in the nether * Fixed inventory acting weird when portaling by making the portal close all screens * Fixed wooden pressure plates being mined with pickaxes * Fixed redstone repeaters having the wrong particles * Fixed saplings being plantable through snow onto non-grass blocks * Fixed ore density varying per quadrant from the center of the world * Fixed dispenser graphics being one pixel off. ONE PIXEL!!! * 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 IPv6 addresses being parsed wrongly. To connect to a specific port in IPv6, use the format [1234:567::1]:25565 * 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 in multiplayer * Fixed entities above the map height limit becoming invisible * Fixed healing not flashing the health bar in multiplayer * Fixed arrows being animated really strangely in multiplayer * Fixed arrows triggering too many entity move updates in multiplayer * Fixed the compass not pointing at the spawn location in multiplayer * Fixed fires being impossible to put out in multiplayer * Fixed record players spawning client-side fake records in multiplayer * Fixed records not playing for other players in multiplayer * 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 in multiplayer spawning client-side zombie pigmen * Fixed loads of exploding tnt generating way too many particles, possibly crashing the client * Fixed bonemeal use in multiplayer sometimes spawning fake client-side trees * Fixed saplings sometimes spawning trees client-side in multiplayer * Fixed weather sometimes changing client-side in multiplayer * Fixed grasscolor.png and foliagecolor.png not being read from texture packs * Fixed stats getting saved to different files in offline mode if the caps in the player name differ from the true spelling