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Release date

October 10, 2013[1]

Snapshot for



Client (.json)

13w41a is the tenth snapshot for 1.7.2.


  • Added stained glass
    • Crafted the same way as stained clay, but with glass
  • Added splash screen: "Now contains 32 random daily cats!" in reference to Random_Guy_32 from Twitter
  • Added stained glass panes
    • Crafted the same way as regular glass panes, but with stained glass


  • Iron bars and glass panes
    • Now connect to each other and glass
    • Are rendered differently, and are 2 pixel thick boxes
  • Fixed transparency with blocks
    • Ice, portals and water are now visible through each other
  • Rewrite of the network code[2]
    • Uses Netty now
    • Most packets won't change, handshake and ping procedure is being redone
    • There is a packet length header
  • Reworked the server list
    • Added server icons
    • Lists the current players on a server when you hover over the player number
    • Added support for multi-line MOTD comments
    • Removed support for MOTD comments going offscreen
  • Changes to the video settings menu


  • Removed locked chest


14 bugs fixed
From released versions before 1.7.2
  • MC-1379 – Transparent texture makes transparent texture behind invisible
  • MC-10984 – GS4 query listener fails to send player list when len(players) > 127
  • MC-12984 – getting a locked chest pushed into your head crashes the game
  • MC-16435 – Boats still break on lilies
From the 1.7.2 snapshots
  • MC-29498 – Villagers, exchanging 2 items for one, have their second required item in trade deleted after reloading the world.
  • MC-29748 – Fire aspect does not cause fire on any mob
  • MC-30873 – Crash - Block Statistics: If Player breaks Technical Blocks, Statistics are getting corrupted
  • MC-31619 – Item frames are self lit
  • MC-31649 – Beacon Beam not showing
  • MC-31686 – Custom mob names can't be seen through blocks
  • MC-32008 – Since 13w38b leaves are lighter and cast a lot less shadows
  • MC-32733 – Game is sending incorrect (additional?) frames to the video buffer.
  • MC-32762 – No logging to development console
  • MC-33057 – Text is completely unreadable/invisible
From the previous snapshot
  • MC-33025 – No logs created in 13w39 client in singleplayer mode