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Release date

June 21, 2012[1]

Snapshot for




12w25a is the twelfth snapshot released for 1.3.1.


  • LAN
    • Added an “Open to LAN" menu in the in-game menu, which allows players to open their world to other players. In the menu, the player can choose to turn commands on or off, and choose the game mode
  • Stairs
    • Added wooden stairs for the remaining three wood types (spruce, birch and jungle)


  • LAN
  • Villager trading
    • Villagers may remove a trade option after it has been used at least 3 times
  • Slabs
    • Redstone (including repeaters, torches, levers, and pressure plates), torches and rails can now be placed on top of upside down slabs and stairs
  • Drowning
    • Removed the downwards knockback while drowning
  • Pigs
    • Pigs now drop 1-3 porkchops instead of 0-2
  • Commands
    • The /tp command now allows teleporting to specified coordinates
      • The syntax for this is /tp [target player] <x> <y> <z>
      • The other functionality of the /tp command is still there
  • The End
    • The “sky" in The End has changed; it is now purple instead of greenish
  • Slimes
    • Slimes spawning in Superflat world type has reduced
  • Arrows
    • Arrows shot while in Creative Mode can be picked up if approached, however, the player will not receive the arrow item when doing so
  • Potentially improved memory usage


9 bugs fixed

  • A player's Ender Chest storage is no longer wiped on respawning.
  • Fixed pistons not pushing back players
  • Fixed a crash bug when typing /time set day
  • Fixed a freeze bug when opening the texture pack folder from in-game
  • Fixed published games apparently staying open for visitors when the host leaves
  • Fixed Villagers not showing hearts around them when mating
  • Fixed respawning causing your skin to be set to the default until you leave and come back
  • Fixed being unable to hear TNT from more than 16 blocks away
  • Fixed being able to use bone meal in a dark room[2]