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For development versions of 0.0.12a labeled "0.0.11a", see Java Edition Classic 0.0.12a/Development § Multiplayer test (May 18, 2009).
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Java Edition

Release date

May 17, 2009


Launcher version
Client not archived



0.0.11a[1] was a version of Java Edition Classic released on May 17, 2009,[2] at 11:56 UTC,[3] almost four minutes after the release of 0.0.10a to fix the game being unplayable.

While there is a version called "c0.0.11a" in the launcher, this is not the true 0.0.11a, as it is an early development version of 0.0.12a; although called "0.0.11a" in-game, it contains files from May 18, 2009 (a day later than the release of this version), and has early multiplayer code present.

This was the first public version of Minecraft,[2] posted on the TIGSource Forum labeled Minecraft (alpha).[4]


1 bug fixed
  • Fixed an issue with start and destroy functions making the game unplayable.[5]


  • This version was used to mark the 10 year anniversary of Minecraft.



"lwjgl IRC logs" (archived) – echelog.com, May 17, 2009 (UTC+2).

  1. Lost Minecraft castle video
  2. a b "Minecraft 0.0.11a for public consumption" – The Word of Notch, May 17, 2009
  3. LWJGL IRC Logs: "[13:56:55] <Notch_> ok, it's up. 0.0.11a" (11:56 UTC)
  4. "Minecraft (alpha)" by Markus Persson – TIGSource, May 17, 2009.
  5. LWJGL IRC logs: "[13:53:34] <Notch_> I forgot to take out the normal start() and destroy().." (11:53 UTC)

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