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Alpha v1.1.2[1][2][3] is a version of Alpha released on September 18, 2010 to fix sound and graphical bugs. Shortly after this version's unannounced release,[note 1] Notch made temporary, load-reducing changes to his web server. Since one such change was disabling payments, he decided to declare Minecraft free-to-play for the weekend.[4][5][6]


  • Removed gamma slider debug code, fixing the gray screen bug.


2 bugs fixed
  • Attempted to fix a bug involving sounds
  • Gray screen bug is fixed



  1. a b The jar of this version is dated September 18, 2010 20:55 UTC, which is ~7 minutes before Notch published the free-to-play announcement to his blog.


  1. "Minecraft - Moon Pool" – rocu57 on YouTube, September 18, 2010
  2. "[Minecraft] Level Generator Fail" – sunshine35anddaffy on YouTube, September 18, 2010
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWxvgXdq_ZM
  4. Free Minecraft until this gets fixed – The Word of Notch, September 18, 2010
  5. "Mine, All Mine: MineCraft Free Weekend" by Quintin Smith – Rock Paper Shotgun, September 18, 2010.
  6. The state of the server – The Word of Notch, September 18, 2010