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Release date

September 13, 2012[1]

Snapshot for




12w37a is the fifth snapshot released for 1.4.2.


  • Added "Re-Create" option to the World selection menu.
    • Allows you to create a new world as a copy of an existing save, defaulting all of the world options and the world seed to match the original.
  • Added pumpkin pie.
  • Superflat customization GUI:
    • Comes with 7 presets: Classic Flat, Tunnelers' Dream, Water World, Overworld, Snowy Kingdom, Bottomless Pit (Broken),[2] and Desert.
    • Custom starts off with Classic Flat with three options: Add Layer, Edit Layer, Remove Layer. Adding and editing are not yet included.
      • You can customize superflat without add/edit layer option using the "seed" in the preset list.
  • Added /clear command to empty the inventory.


  • Tweaks to a couple of item sprites.
    • Bread, raw chicken, cooked chicken, raw beef, steak, raw porkchop, cooked porkchop, red apple, and Nether Star no longer have a dark outline.
    • Carrots changed to match their singular title.
    • Golden Carrot sprite changed to match new carrot sprite.
    • Heads are now correctly centered.
    • Baked potatoes do not have steam above the main texture anymore.
  • Leather armor now has a non-dyed layer.
  • Time of the redstone signal of the wooden/stone button extended from 9 to 12 redstone ticks
  • Tweaks to the Wither.
    • It creates an explosion around itself once it is done regenerating from spawning.
    • The Wither now will randomly shoot slow blue-colored versions of wither skull projectiles when idle.
  • Hostile mobs are now a little bit more fearless in hard difficulty.
    • Mobs will risk taking fall damage to reach the player, provided it will not be deadly to themselves.
  • Seems to be more Wither skeletons in Nether Fortresses.
  • Heads can now be customized to be player heads using an NBT tag
  • Fishing now gives the player XP.
  • Pigs are now able to jump when players ride on them.
    • Pigs will cease to move when ridden in water. (player weight or bug?)
  • 'Carrots' are now singularly 'Carrot'.


? bugs fixed