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Minecraft Alpha v1.0.1
Alpha v1.0.1.png

Java Edition

Official name

Seecret Friday 3

Release date

July 2, 2010


Client not archived
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Other instances
of Alpha v1.0.1

Alpha v1.0.1[1] was the third of the Seecret Updates, released on July 2, 2010.[2] It is the first version truly named Alpha as Alpha v1.0.0 was only called "Alpha" retroactively upon the release of v1.0.1.



Iron Door JE1 BE1.png Iron Door
Lever (texture) JE1 BE1.png Lever
Redstone Dust JE1 BE1.png Redstone
  • At the time, was not given a name.
Redstone Ore JE1 BE1.png Redstone Ore
Redstone Torch JE1 BE1.png Redstone Torch
Stone Button (item) JE1.png Stone Button
Oak Pressure Plate JE1.png Wood Pressure Plate
Stone Pressure Plate JE1.png Stone Pressure Plate



Cobblestone Stairs JE1 BE1.png Cobblestone stairs
  • Inventory model is now 3D: Cobblestone Stairs (inventory) JE2.png.
Oak Door (item) JE2 BE1.png Oak door
  • Item texture changed from Oak Door (item) JE1.png
Red Mushroom JE2.pngBrown Mushroom JE2.png Mushrooms
  • Generate anywhere.[verify]
  • If generated in sunlight will eventually drop.
    • Do not drop at night time.
Oak Stairs JE1 BE1.png Oak stairs
  • Inventory model is now 3D: Oak Stairs (inventory) JE2.png.
Oak Wall Sign (N) JE1 BE1.png Signs
  • Can now be placed on the sides of blocks.
  • Smaller and non-solid.
Spawner JE1.png Spawners
  • Does not drop as an item upon being mined.
Lit Furnace (S) JE1.png Burning Furnace
  • Now drops a regular Furnace when mined instead of a Burning Furnace.



World generation[]

  • Can be much bigger than before.[verify]
Coal Ore JE1 BE1.png Coal ore
  • Blobs now vary in size.[verify]



Clockwise Gear (N).gif Gears
  • Removed and replaced by the newly added redstone.
    • This means that gears placed on worlds will turn into redstone or pop off, depending on how they were placed.


Distance effects
  • Due to their removal, gears no longer appear very stretched at far distances.



  1. "Minecraft secret friday update the third" – LouisWasTaken on YouTube, July 2, 2010
  2. Seecret Friday update the third! OooooOOOoo! – The Word of Notch, July 2, 2010