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Release date

August 7, 2014

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Client (.json)

14w32b is the forty-third snapshot for 1.8, and was released to fix some bugs and crashes from 14w32a.[1]



  • Fences
    • New types of fences for all the different types of wood
      • Different types can connect to each other
      • Original fence renamed to oak fence
    • New crafting recipe for fences to make this work: 2 sticks and 4 planks to make 3 fences
  • Fence Gates
    • New types of fence gates for all the different types of wood
      • Different types can connect to each other
      • Original fence gate renamed to oak fence gate
    • Can now catch fire.
  • Commands


  • Armor Stand
    • Can now use pick-block on armor stands (will give the stand not the armor equipped)
    • Now can only be crafted using stone slabs instead of any stone slab.
  • Beacon
    • Beacon beam changes color instantly
    • Beam now goes through all blocks that don't completely block light: Ice, water and leaves


13 bugs fixed

From released versions before 1.8

  • MC-586 – Beacon light does not travel through water
  • MC-3337 – Cannot walk through 2 high hole with chest / soul sand / portal frames in floor
  • MC-3444 – The give command will stack any item
  • MC-34815 – Hearts do not blink when regenerating
  • MC-52653 - Player skull lag

From the 1.8 snapshots

  • MC-59533 – Beacon beam shows but effect is not applied and can't be edited
  • MC-59889 – Crash when seeing mobapperance particles
  • MC-63174 – Heads face wrong way in item frames
  • MC-64024 – Crash report (Batching chunks java.util.ConcurrentModificationException)
  • MC-64188/execute with relative coordinates commands are forced to the center of the x and z axis of the block the target is in, not the target itself
  • MC-64536 – Entities darken when items in frames are rendered

From the previous snapshot

  • MC-65512 – Pick Block on Double Red Sandstone Slab crashes the game
  • MC-65524 – Unable to pick block on armor stand