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Java Edition



Release date

July 10, 2014[1]

Snapshot for



Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version


14w28b is the thirty-fifth snapshot for Java Edition 1.8, and was released to some of bugs and crashes in the 14w28a snapshot.



Monster spawners
  • Can be right-clicked with a spawn egg in hand, to change what the spawner produces.


65 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.8
  • MC-8785 – Placing snow cover to side of block replaces current cover regardless of thickness.
  • MC-9473 – Unnecessary delay of "Done" button in the resource pack selection menu.
  • MC-30548stat.fallOneCm does not display proper amount.
  • MC-31365/summon and /setblock cannot specify chests', furnaces', dispensers', rails' and dropper's orientation.
  • MC-48471 – Stained glass and other tinted objects turn completely transparent while pushed by a piston.
  • MC-56599 – On the /help menu it shows /clear <player>, but just "/clear" works, so it should be /clear [player].
From the 1.8 development versions
  • MC-46626 – Spectators are affected by vines and ladders.
  • MC-47647 – Blocks worn as heads float at standing height when sneaking.
  • MC-48563/tellraw score function in multiplayer displays the last-loaded singleplayer score.
  • MC-52261/setblock'ed "half door" modifies damage value of block below.
  • MC-53277 – Fence gates, when powered, do not show correct texture (showing it is open while it is closed).
  • MC-55510@p not targetting closest player correctly.
  • MC-55604 – Changing difficulty bug (mobs).
  • MC-56461 – Shadows rendering in stained glass using "Super secret settings" that changes rendering.
  • MC-57470 – Crash loading world containing blocks with removed data values: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot set property.
  • MC-57831 – Monsters spawning inside blocks/spawner ignoring light levels.
  • MC-57973 – Dark oak/acacia leaves missing texture.
  • MC-58102 – Brewing stands look empty on relogging until you open them.
  • MC-58255 – Fire model missing a texture.
  • MC-58444 – Item frames use oak wood texture.
  • MC-59258 – Breaking grass or tall grass can drop seeds with a missing texture.
  • MC-59327 – Breaking bottom block / replacing top block of double-tall plants yields double-tall plant item.
  • MC-59401 – I've tried to open a wooden door that only had the upper half there, game crashed.
  • MC-59852 – Certain slabs have incorrect names.
  • MC-59872 – Dark oak leaves have no name.
  • MC-60009 – Red mushroom block variants reversed/misnamed.
  • MC-60151 – Redstone repeaters are inverted.
  • MC-60296 – Crash when cutting grass: values=[sunflower, syringa, double_grass, double_fern, double_rose, paeonia]}.
  • MC-60556 – Crash when generating chunks containing strongholds.
  • MC-60814 – Giant mushroom has right texture in inventory & drop, but not when placed.
  • MC-60983 – Mismatching tree generation.
  • MC-61122fire_nsewu has a misplaced face.
From the previous development version
  • MC-61029 – Snow layers have incorrect hitboxes
  • MC-61031 – GUI and blocks turn white when changing mipmap levels.
  • MC-61043 – Ladders take up full block, cannot climb.
  • MC-61058 – Tripwire stays activated, even after entities have moved away from activation zone.
  • MC-61059 – Growing crops give error about unknown property on farmland.
  • MC-61066 – Ladders accidentally get Facing from a block that is not a ladder.
  • MC-61080 – Hostile mobs despawn when changed to spectator mode.
  • MC-61082 – Placing wooden slabs crash the game.
  • MC-61083 – Client crashes when entering the Nether.
  • MC-61091 – Minecraft world flickering.
  • MC-61093 – Game crash when right clicking with empty bucket.
  • MC-61107 – Crash with F3 on tripwire.
  • MC-61112 – When a sign clickEvent is used to give items, the items don't show up until the world is reloaded.
  • MC-61125 – Tripwire not attaches to hooks visually, F3 crash.
  • MC-61128 – Connection lost when connecting to server.
  • MC-61140 – Slabs can't be placed next to slabs.
  • MC-61148 – Invalid age set on Cocoa during generation.
  • MC-61155 – Water texture bug.
  • MC-61156 – Chunk distance sorter violating contact.
  • MC-61163/clone move does not update redstone.
  • MC-61167 – All the symbols on an enchanting table are blocks.
  • MC-61216/setblock gives an unknown error when a block does not have 0 as a damage value.
  • MC-61247 – Dropped items going into the ground.
  • MC-61315soundEvent with no name - [Client thread/WARN]: Unable to play unknown soundEvent: minecraft:.
  • MC-61344 – Mipmap Bugs with dragging the slider.
  • MC-61354Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot get property bci{name=extended, clazz=class java.lang.Boolean, values=[true, false]} as it does not exist!
  • MC-61355Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot get property bci{name=north, clazz=class java.lang.Boolean, values=[true, false]} as it does not exist!
  • MC-61357Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot get property bci{name=open, clazz=class java.lang.Boolean, values=[true, false]} as it does not exist!
  • MC-61358Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot get property bci{name=occupied, clazz=class java.lang.Boolean, values=[true, false]} as it does not exist!
  • MC-61359Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot get property bcj{name=half, clazz=class auu, values=[top, bottom]} as it does not exist!
  • MC-61360Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot get property bcj{name=variant, clazz=class ati, values=[dirt, coarse_dirt, podzol]} as it does not exist!
  • MC-61371Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot set property bck{name=facing, clazz=class ei, values=[down, up, north, south, west, east]} to null on block.
  • MC-61372 – Crash by moving half slabs with piston.


  • 14w28b was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.