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Release date

April 23, 2013[1]

Snapshot for



Client (.json)

13w16b is the second snapshot for 1.6.1, and was released to fix some of the bugs and crashes in the 13w16a snapshot.


  • Name tags
    • Added name tags
  • Tooltips
    • Added tooltips for hay bale and lead


  • Re-enabled crash reporting
  • Horse riding is slower and doesn't glide so much


17 bugs fixed

From the launcher

  • MC-11713 – Unintended debug output to console if .minecraft does not exist
  • MC-13711 – Icon in the taskbar shows LWJGL default icon while loading Minecraft
  • MC-13870 – New launcher fails to launch on certain linux setups
  • MC-14035 – New Launcher 0.2 not starting on OS X
  • MC-14460 – no lwjgl in java.library.path
  • MC-14513 – The new snapshot doesn't run under Linux.

From the previous snapshot

  • MC-13599 – Leash and hay bale do not have a name
  • MC-13601 – When going fullscreen, character looks up into the sky and spins around quickly.
  • MC-13610 – Players do not activate stone pressure plates anymore
  • MC-13623 – Nullpointer exception when entering boat / minecart / riding horse
  • MC-13625 – Color of the experience bar while having spawn eggs, enchantment bottles, enchanted books and nether stars in the inventory
  • MC-13627 – When killing a horse you will get a normal saddle back
  • MC-13628 – SMP/LAN: NPE when right clicking horses
  • MC-13638 – Boats do not work in 13w16a
  • MC-13660 – Mobs become stuck on carpet
  • MC-13929 – Mouse cursor no longer snaps back to center of window after exiting inventories/menus
  • MC-14321 – Carpets obstruct bed spawns / stuck in ceiling after leaving bed