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Woho! It’s time for a Minecraft 1.6 pre-release! This release is dubbed the “Horse Update”, but has a lot of other features, too. Also note, as already stated on this blog a couple of times, this update requires a new launcher. Download the launcher here:

Posted by Ricochet- on Jun 26th, 2013


Woho! It's time for a Minecraft 1.6 pre-release! This release is dubbed the "Horse Update", but has a lot of other features, too. Also note, as already stated on this blog a couple of times, this updaterequires a new launcher. Download the launcher here:

This is the 1.6 update change-log:

  • Added Horses
  • Added Donkeys, Mules
  • Added Horse Armor
  • Added Leads
  • Added Carpets
  • Added Hardened Clay, Stained Clay
  • Added Block of Coal
  • Added Name Tags (item)
  • Added Hay Bales
  • Texture packs are now "resource packs" that also can hold sound etc
  • Food meter is now drained when healed by full food meter
  • Removed Herobrine

This version will officially be released Monday, July 1Shoutouts to cpw (@minecraftcpw on twitter) for making old versions of Minecraft work in the new launcher, and of course to DrZhark (@DrZhark on twitter) for the Mo' Creatures horses! Big thanks!Here's a list of the issues we've fixed since the snapshot yesterday:

  • [MC-12569] - Sitting in minecart is higher than it should be
  • [MC-13754] - Unable to tie mobs to fence with less than 2 leads
  • [MC-14126] - Binding "sneak" to any mouse button and trying to mount an entity crashes the game
  • [MC-14355] - Cant hit mobs while jumping on horses
  • [MC-15270] - Pushing a leashed mob into a portal duplicates the Lead
  • [MC-16467] - Attribute modifiers randomly run out when given via items
  • [MC-17867] - "Resource packs" translation missing on crowdin.net
  • [MC-17876] - Health Boost extra health vanishes on login
  • [MC-17908] - Tamed wolf's health depleted upon world loading
  • [MC-18247] - Health Boost and Absorption potions names do not show correctly.
  • [MC-18294] - One can spam a server log using anvils
  • [MC-18578] - Water sounds when placing water from a bucket to water source reproduce twice
  • [MC-18645] - Game crashes with a single frame compass
  • [MC-18661] - Strength Potions being nerfed unintentionally [Not related to other Strength issues]
  • [MC-18713] - If a team name has "-" in it, the argument for seeing if anyone is in the team doesn't work
  • [MC-18730] - Superflat customisation screen have format errors in Australian English / String is missing at crowdin.net
  • [MC-18845] - Scoreboard "Health" out of sync (rounds down)
  • [MC-18997] - Crash at launch of game with invalid language selection
  • [MC-18999] - Using /kill sets health to 2 billion
  • [MC-19029] - Instant health effect set to a 29, 61, 93...253 value kills any player without any death message

Get the server files here:

Report bugs here:

// The Minecraft and Minecraft Realms teams

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PSP-H4CKERxX Jun 26 2013 says:

Awesome but we need a new launcher??? So I can't update the old minecraft???

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neronix17 Jun 26 2013 replied:

Yes you need the new launcher, if you want to use an older save it should still work perfectly fine as it should basically just update the minecraft files you currently have.

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Sisispore Jun 26 2013 says:

Minecraft is really changing things up. I like it!

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Dr.Piranha Jun 26 2013 says:

there is that red thing again!

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BluishGreenPro Jun 26 2013 says:

Ahaha, "removed Herobrine"
Looking forward to carpets and horses.

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Mr.Nuke Jun 26 2013 says:

I'd rather have that modding API instead of horses

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timstro59 Jun 26 2013 says:

"removed Herobrine"

Jeb stahp, just stahp. it's getting old.

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mjl8 Jun 27 2013 says:

"Removed Herobrine" says Jeb. Hes gone for real this time he says.

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Seaal Jun 27 2013 says:

Herobrine just WON'T stop entering will he? :D

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SalesKital Jul 1 2013 says:

Jeb... Stop... Herobrine can't be removed because he's not in the code.

Ghosts don't need code to exist

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