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Minecraft 12w16a
Java Edition 12w16a.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Snapshot

Release date

April 19, 2012[1]

Snapshot for

1.3.1

Downloads

Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version

30

12w16a is the second snapshot released for Java Edition 1.3.1.

Additions[]

Gameplay[]

Bonus chests
  • Added bonus chest option to create world screen.

Command format[]

Commands
  • Added option to enable single-player commands to create world screen.
    • The following commands are available: /gamemode, /toggledownfall, /time, /give, /xp, and /kill.
    • These commands are enabled in previously generated creative mode-worlds.
    • While using commands in singleplayer, the world around is paused, unlike in multiplayer.
  • Typing / then pressing Tab ↹ will show a list of available commands; pressing Tab ↹ while writing a command will tab-complete its arguments.
  • Each command is now its own class internally.

General[]

Demo mode
  • Added a demo mode for non-premium users (won't be available until the full update).
    • In the language files, a new text was added for the demo mode.
    • The demo mode will last for 5 in-game days (about 1 hour and 40 minutes) according to the language files.
    • It also teaches the player how to use the controls and how to begin playing.

Changes[]

General[]

Controls
  • Items can now be deleted from the hotbar by shift-clicking while on the Creative mode item selection screen.
Language files

References[]

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