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Alpha v1.0.6_01[2][3] is a version that added special splashes and new splashes, made changes to boats, among other changes.



Special splash
  • Is only visible on certain dates and/or players.
  • Added first special splashes:
    • "Happy birthday! I love you! Alex x" - visible for player "athna" on July 26, 2010
    • "Happy birthday, ez!" - visible on November 9
    • "Happy birthday, Notch!" - visible on June 1
    • "Merry X-mas!" - visible on December 24
    • "Happy new year!" - visible on January 1
  • Added new splashes:
    • "Matt Damon!"
    • "Superfragilisticexpialidocious!"
    • "Consummate V's!"
    • "Cow Tools!"
    • "Double buffered!"
    • "Fan fiction!"



Oak Leaves JE2 Leaves
  • Leaves decay again, using an algorithm that checks whether it has a solid or leaf block underneath, it or is adjacent to a solid block. If it doesn't, it must be connected to a leaf block that is also supported as long as it's no further than 5 blocks away from the support.


  • Has been tweaked.
    • The chances of mobs spawning are now lower, making certain items difficult to find.

Non-mob Entities[]

Oak Boat JE1 Boats
  • Can now be placed out of water.
  • Boats will only break on impact at high speeds.
  • Boats create water splash particles when going fast enough to break upon impact.
  • Boats turn more smoothly.


1 bug fixed
  • Fixed stuttering after death bug.



  1. Minecraft Alpha 1.0.6_01 – The Word of Notch, July 17, 2010
  2. Minecraft Alpha v1.0.6_01 screenshot uploaded to Imgur on July 17, 2010
  3. "Minecraft: Taste the addiction" – thegr8odin on YouTube, July 17, 2010 (dead link)