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Minecraft 19w12a
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Edition

Java Edition

Type

Snapshot

Release date

March 20, 2019

Snapshot for

1.14

Downloads

Client (.json)
Server

Protocol version

466

Data version

1940

19w12a is the twenty-seventh snapshot for Java Edition 1.14, released on March 20, 2019,[1] which adds two new slabs.

Additions[]

Blocks[]

Slabs
  • Added cut sandstone and cut red sandstone slabs.
    • Crafted from cut sandstone and cut red sandstone.
    • Can no longer make regular sandstone slabs out of cut sandstone.

General[]

Splashes
  • Added "<player name> IS YOU"

Changes[]

Blocks[]

Banners
Glass
  • Now acts more like most solid blocks.
    • Redstone dust and torches can now be placed on top of glass.
    • Mobs now suffocate inside glass.
Grass path, mycelium, and podzol
  • Now have random orientations when placed, similar to grass blocks.
Sandstone

Items[]

Totems of undying
  • The texture and model of the totem shown when used now has the same CustomModelData value as the item.
    • Resource packs which use this tag thus now have the correct model when activated.

Mobs[]

Iron golems
  • Tweaked spawning in villages.
    • Will also only spawn now if villagers in a village have worked and slept before a meeting.
Villagers
  • Improved AI.
  • Baby villagers will now play in villages.
  • Nitwit and unemployed variations of villagers for snowy and zombie snowy villages changed.
General
  • Updated hitboxes and eye positions of many entities.[more information needed]
    • Player height while sneaking is now 1.5 meters.

Gameplay[]

Advancements
Sneaking
  • Now reduces the player's height to 1.5 blocks, allowing them to walk through 1.5-block-tall gaps.
Trading
  • General improvements.
    • Trades are now locked from 6–8 trades instead of just 4.

General[]

Creative inventory
  • Wall blocks are now found in the "Decoration Blocks" tab.
Sounds
  • Rewrote sound system.
  • Reduced stuttering when playing sounds.
Splash
  • Removed "Hobo humping slobo babe!"
World creation
  • Worlds with names already being used will now prepend a number in parentheses to the folder name instead of adding hyphens.
    • For example, New World (3) instead of New World---.

Fixes[]

35 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.14
  • MC-41113/clear turns items held by mouse into ghost items
  • MC-50367 – Bad hit boxes and eye positions
  • MC-113251 – Invalid sound files freeze the game
  • MC-122885 – Attempting to backup a world with a path longer than 260 results in a crash
From the 1.14 development versions
From the previous development version
  • MC-145868 – POI never registered crash not fixed.
  • MC-145925 – Realms button crash NoSuchMethodError: RealmsClientOutdatedScreen
  • MC-145956 – Breaking doors with villagers crashes the game
  • MC-145994 – Watching Server java.lang.Unsafe.park (Native Method)

Video[]

Video made by slicedlime:

Trivia[]

  • The splash "<player name> IS YOU" is a possible reference to the indie puzzle game Baba is You, which was released 7 days prior.
  • 19w12a is the first server snapshot released on the 12th week of a year.
    • 19w12a is also the first snapshot released on the 12th week of a year to follow regular naming conventions.

References[]

  1. "Minecraft Snapshot 19w12a" – Minecraft.net, March 20, 2019
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