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Java Edition



Release date

January 9, 2014

Snapshot for



Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version


14w02c[1] is the third snapshot for Java Edition 1.8, and was released to fix some of the bugs and crashes in the 14w02a and 14w02b snapshots.


20 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.8
  • MC-2789 – Unbreakable blocks in adventure mode: Hay Block, TNT, Silverfish, Piston, Cactus, Bed, Fire, Sponge.
  • MC-3583java.lang.NullPointerException: Exception ticking world (at ml.c(SourceFile:199)) (Corrupted Nether chunks).
  • MC-5506 – Villagers offer enchanted book trades players can't possibly do.
  • MC-9539/kill command still doesn't work from multiplayer server console.
  • MC-9787 – the game crashes when trading with villagers.
  • MC-14617 – Difficulty settings from one single player world carry over into another.
  • MC-17624 – Breaking stairs graphical glitch.
  • MC-29588Hopper: java.lang.NullPointerException - Invalid Biome id.
  • MC-30135Hopper: java.lang.NullPointerException: Getting biome.
  • MC-33071 – "Data tag parsing failed: Unbalanced quotation" when parsing strings with semicolons.
  • MC-37075Hopper: java.lang.NullPointerException: Exception generating new chunk.
  • MC-38637 – Maps framed on east or west sides of blocks are darker than north or south sides.
From the 1.8 development versions
  • MC-44370 – Item entity falling on farmland destroys the farmland.
  • MC-44371/kill @e does not kill arrows.
  • MC-44390@a doesn't work with all commands.
From the previous development version
  • MC-44400/clear does not respect "max count" when above 0.
  • MC-44409/blockdata with command blocks not updating.
  • MC-44442 – Water/Lava not flowing right.
  • MC-44468 – Using @a with scoreboard assigns things per UUID not name.
  • MC-44680 – Jungle pyramids generate in plains biome.


  • 14w02c was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.
  • As with 14w02a and 14w02b, this snapshot has the same protocol version as 1.7.6-1.7.10. Crossplay is compatible between these versions but can cause issues.