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Release date

June 7, 2012[1]

Snapshot for




12w23a is the ninth snapshot released for 1.3.1.



  • Creative inventory
    • Added end portal frame to the creative inventory
  • Enchanting
    • Enchantment levels are slightly exponential again
      • It now takes 825 experience to reach level 30
      • The first 16 levels are linear, while level 17+ require more points per level to the maximum level of 30 (although one can still have more than 30 XP levels to spend)
  • Tripwire
    • Tripwire is now activated by most entities, including arrows (but not an eye of ender or a bottle o' enchanting)
    • The max distance has been increased to 40 blocks
  • Boats
    • Boats can accelerate to faster than previous speeds
    • Boats are now easier to control
  • Wooden pressure plates
    • Wooden pressure plates detect arrows
  • Texture packs
    • Texture packs that are in folders and not in a zip file are recognized as a texture pack
    • Texture Pack image is displayed for folder-based texture packs
  • Multiplayer
    • The player can now see the cracking effect on blocks when other players mine blocks in multiplayer
  • Stairs
    • Stairs now have the correct hitbox
  • Debug Features
    • Pressing F no longer reloads chunks


7 bugs fixed

  • Fixed a bug when pistons pushed a wire.
  • Villagers procreate again.
  • Weather transitions are back.
  • Slime and Magma Cube jumping animations have been fixed.
  • Armor and Tool enchantments now show to other players on multiplayer.
  • Players are now able to skip the End credits again.
  • Pumpkins now face the correct direction on the player's head.