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Release date

July 24, 2014[1]

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14w30c is the fortieth snapshot for 1.8, and was released to fix some of the bugs and crashes in the 14w30a and 14w30b snapshots.


  • Banners
    • Now have some new patterns
      • 'Cross' which puts a cross on the banner (slightly thinner than when using stripes)
      • 'Border' which adds a border to the banner (again thinner than when using stripes)
      • 'Curly border' which adds a more decorative border
      • 'Mojang logo' which adds the Mojang logo
  • Lighting
    • Some black spots will now occur
    • The black spots bug-fix was responsible for MC-62993, which was causing trees in certain biomes to not generate.[2]


60 bugs fixed

From released version before 1.8

  • MC-4008 – Pick block item duplication
  • MC-9097/testfor producing true comparator signal with invalid parameters
  • MC-13771 – Carpet and layered snow blocks not properly visible in hand
  • MC-29518 – "stat.damageTaken" and "stat.damageDealt" track # of hits vs # of hp damage
  • MC-31572/setblock ladder creates transparent block instead
  • MC-32930 – Thunderstorms light level is still as bright as normal rainstorms
  • MC-37818 – One block has no backface culling whilst others do
  • MC-38127 – Wrong texture of a bottle
  • MC-44801 – Excessive client-side chunk ticking 1.7.4+
  • MC-45222 – Trapdoor locks in position
  • MC-47974 – Villagers walk normally around when farming, but speed around when not.
  • MC-48904 – Words in chat do not wrap correctly and do not make a new line
  • MC-53206 – Realms join from other location - bug
  • MC-60665 – Creeper vs potato crop

From the 1.8 snapshots

  • MC-45882 – Villagers don't farm crops [Multiplayer]
  • MC-46365 – Server crash when pushing villager through nether portal
  • MC-46632 – Ice Spikes: floating towers
  • MC-47689CanPlaceOn with items such as wheat seeds
  • MC-47974 – Villagers walk normally when farming, but speed around when not
  • MC-50306 – Player skulls with SkullOwner do not use UUIDs; can break after name-changes
  • MC-50376 – Given Item (/give) adding to stat.drop
  • MC-50517 – Certain Items are rotated 90° / 180° in hand and in hotbar / inventory / item frames
  • MC-51239 – The beacon light/laser is bugged
  • MC-52084 – Performance drop after about 20-30min gameplay
  • MC-52547 – Selectors on commands run by /execute are not run as if by /execute's target
  • MC-53500 – Sea level problems, customized world
  • MC-55253 – The new {selector:"@..."} /tellraw feature fails on failing selectors
  • MC-56041 – Wheat sprouts revert to seed at low light block levels at night
  • MC-56917 – Any block in any empty chunk section (16x16x16) is invisible on some graphics cards
  • MC-57992 – Broken sunflower model (upper block part of stem missing)
  • MC-58512 – Multiplayer: entity rendering weird while using player heads / spawned mobs with player heads
  • MC-59704 – In F3 mode the variant of Dark Oak planks says big_oak
  • MC-60529 – Horrendous GC activity
  • MC-61603 – When you look down, the textures glitch out
  • MC-61824 – Glass pane texture
  • MC-62017 – Texture of dark acacia and dark oak leaves are missing when you break them with a tool with silk touch
  • MC-62184 – Water rendering oddly
  • MC-62331 – Debug start, crashes the server
  • MC-62514 – 4x4 resourcepacks cause screen flicker
  • MC-62981 – Sun / moon / stars disappear when looking at them with render distance < 7
  • MC-62984 – Crash "Tesselating block model" (java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsException @ java.util.ArrayList.rangeCheck)
  • MC-62989 – Skin on player head doesn't show unless put in the helmet slot or placed down
  • MC-62993 – Some trees are not / rarely / improperly generating in certain biomes
  • MC-63008 – When having a mob head in the hot bar / inventory / UI, transparent blocks change texture in the hot bar / inventory / UI
  • MC-63012 – Crash when press F3+A (java.lang.NullPointerException: Batching chunks)
  • MC-63107 – Player head bugs (2.0)
  • MC-63288 – Launcher treats crash report as modded / bottom part of crash report missing
  • MC-63333 – Terrain behaves very strangely near world edge

From the previous snapshot

  • MC-63072Hopper: java.util.ConcurrentModificationException
  • MC-63148LightningBolt not listed when using Tab ↹ on /summon
  • MC-63188 – Another crash in 14w30b
  • MC-63197 – Crash "Tesselating block model" (java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsException @ at java.nio.Buffer.checkIndex)
  • MC-63246 – Throwing an Eye of Ender outside of the Worldborder crashes the game
  • MC-63290 – Texture flickering
  • MC-63305 – When rendering chunks, game crashes when loading ocean
  • MC-63345 – Minecraft started crashing every 15 minutes or so repeatedly
  • MC-63369 – Lightning tesselating block model crash
  • MC-63376 – Client crashing every 1-2 minutes
  • MC-63395 – I could not report it by launcher (my game crashed)