Java Edition Alpha v1.2.0 (preview)

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Minecraft Alpha v1.2.0

Java Edition



Release date

October 29, 2010

Preview for

Alpha v1.2.0


Client not archived
Corresponding server unknown

Protocol version


A special pre-release version of Alpha v1.2.0 was privately given to PC Gamer and[1] Multiple differences between this preview and the officially-released Alpha v1.2.0 can be seen in the released footage.

Differences from Alpha v1.2.0[edit]

  • Zombie Pigman
    • Has the original blood texture, instead of the slime/decay.[3]
    • Runs around making pig noises, and make zombie noises when hurt.
    • Don't have their arms up like a zombie, and they are not wielding a sword either.
  • Ghast
    • Does not have any sound effects.


PC Gamer

A preview part 1 was released on October 29, 2010.

A preview part 2 was released on October 29, 2010.[edit]

A preview was released on October 29, 2010.

Slipgate linkage between Overworld and Slip.


PC Gamer[edit][edit]


  1. Halloween update previews are up – The Word of Notch, October 29, 2010
  2. "Minecraft Halloween Update Slipgate Adventures 1"– PCGamer on YouTube, October 29, 2010
  3. "Minecraft Halloween Update - Slipgate Adventures 2.avi"– PCGamer on YouTube, October 29, 2010