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Release date

August 13, 2014

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Client (.json)

14w33a is the forty-sixth snapshot released for 1.8.[1]



  • NBT
    • SelectedItem
      • Contains the item data of the item currently held in the player's hand
      • Added to compact the process of testing if a player is holding a specific item
        • Previous method required nine commands in command blocks; now requires only one command


  • Commands
    • Tab-completing coordinate arguments will now fill in the coordinates of the block currently being looked at
  • Iron golems
    • Now attack creepers
    • Now get attacked by skeletons, zombies, spiders, cave spiders, slimes and magma cubes
  • Doors
    • Original wooden door renamed to "Oak Door"
    • Grid images of other doors changed to match existing doors
    • New doors added in 14w32d are no longer 3D
  • Snow golems
    • Now attack creepers
  • Stone slabs
    • Smooth stone slabs are no longer craftable from granite, diorite or andesite, or their polished variants
  • Splashes
    • "This is good for realms." changed to "This is good for Realms."


40 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.8
  • MC-2559 – Squid taking damage while in water
  • MC-29408 – Tab support is not possible with player names when using the /playsound command
  • MC-31344/summon Mob and /summon Monster
  • MC-51856 – Torch placed on half block when placed against half-slab
  • MC-66347 – Beds make incorrect sounds
From the 1.8 development versions
  • MC-57714 – Placing torches on other torches
  • MC-58740 – Torches can be placed on transparent blocks, technical blocks, slabs
  • MC-61245 – Upside down stairs have hitbox of regular stairs / regular stairs have wrong hitbox
  • MC-63319 – Heads dropped from Charged Creeper explosion ignore gamerules
  • MC-64626 – Unsmooth teleportation
  • MC-65162 – paintings placed with summon do not follow correct Y coordinate
  • MC-65522 – Tooltip for regular sandstone slab is incorrect
  • MC-65523 – If a colored glass is placed onto the beacon just as the beacon's beam color updates, the beam will be white, instead of the color of the glass
  • MC-65546 – Beacon lighting bug
  • MC-65790 – If you place a block on two-block-tall plants, it will destroy them
  • MC-65909 – Skulls too small in item frames
  • MC-65994 – Polygons (faces) in block models not using designated textures
  • MC-66227 – Helmets can't be taken off of armor stands while flying above them in creative mode
  • MC-66350 – Selecting "Hardcore" prior creating a debug world yields a "hardcore debug world"
  • MC-66413 – Baby bunny's name tags
  • MC-66503 – Floating diamond sword
  • MC-66543 – Fence gates lock closed, and will not open from pressure plate activation
  • MC-66674 – Summoning a FallingSand entity with {Block:"leaves"} crashes the client
  • MC-66742 – Splash text capitalized wrongly
  • MC-66791 – Iron Golems do not target Creepers
  • MC-66862 – Falling Sand summoned as Redstone Wire crashes the game
From the previous development version
  • MC-66163 – Using Pick Block on a colored door returns a regular door
  • MC-66166 – Breaking colored doors turns them into regular doors
  • MC-66169 – Old oak doors still called 'Wooden Door' instead of 'Oak Door'
  • MC-66504 – The lower hinge part of left-hinged open jungle doors show texture of the door leaf
  • MC-66532/entitydata tab autocomplete keeps entering player's name
  • MC-66685Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot get property ben{name=half, clazz=class auz, values=[upper, lower]} as it does not exist in bdw{block=minec
  • MC-66687Hopper: java.lang.NullPointerException: Rendering entity in world
  • MC-66722Hopper: java.lang.ClassCastException: ayv cannot be cast to azh
  • MC-66816 – Crash: /give @p skull 1 3 {SkullOwner:<playername>} [SMP]
  • MC-66819Hopper: java.util.ConcurrentModificationException
  • MC-66822Hopper: java.lang.NullPointerException: Batching chunks
  • MC-66824Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot get property ben{name=shape, clazz=class ate, values=[north_south, east_west, ascending_east, ascending_wes
  • MC-66835/execute coordinates don't work
  • MC-66915 – Only smooth stone should make stone slabs