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Java Edition



Release date

August 7, 2014

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



Fence posts
  • 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 using 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.

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


13 issues 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 stacks any item.
  • MC-34815 – Hearts do not blink when regenerating.
  • MC-52653 – Player skull lag.
From the 1.8 development versions
  • 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 development version
  • MC-65512 – Pick block on double red sandstone slab crashes the game.
  • MC-65524 – Unable to pick block on armor stand.


  • 14w32b was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.
  • Due to a bug, Jungle fences and gates are uncraftable in 14w32b. Instead, it causes the spruce variants to be crafted.