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Release date

July 16, 2014[1]

Snapshot for



Client (.json)

14w29b is the thirty-seventh snapshot for 1.8, and was released to fix some of the bugs and crashes in the 14w29a snapshot. However, it primarily served to introduce threaded chunk rendering.


  • Optimizations
    • Threaded chunk rendering


18 bugs fixed

From released versions before 1.8

  • MC-1677 – Retracting piston shows ghost hitbox of technical block
  • MC-2947 – Ghasts and witches don't aim properly
  • MC-33110 – Spiders (and some other mobs) are not affected by speed effects or movementSpeed attributes
  • MC-33677 – Multiplayer: Clickable text in /tellraw not working if Options→Multiplayer→Weblinks are off

From the 1.8 snapshots

  • MC-46531 – Weird texture overlay while spectating squid underwater
  • MC-48106 – Entity teleportation bug
  • MC-54012 – Piston arm is visible sticking through the back of the piston.
  • MC-57876 – Furnaces don't get placed correctly when a village is generated on server.
  • MC-57939 – Wrong orientation for fire created on nonflammable block's side
  • MC-58037 – Items being held improperly
  • MC-58130 – Chunks only render in the direction you are facing.
  • MC-59923 – Trapdoors are open when you place them
  • MC-59986 – IllegalArgumentException after breaking tall flower
  • MC-61449 – piston hitbox
  • MC-61454 – Ping indicator extends over the right side of the tab list
  • MC-62024 – Block on zombie villager's head is rendered in relation to the body

From the previous snapshot

  • MC-62116 – Players loses CommandStats{} after death
  • MC-62134#players are taking up space on the sidebar display