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Since 1.8 is still a significant time away, we're going to have to stop being as secretive about it as we have. We'll provide information about it as we go, but we'll keep actual details secret.

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Since 1.8 is still a significant time away, we're going to have to stop being as secretive about it as we have. We'll provide information about it as we go, but we'll keep actual details secret. So, for example, we could say “added two new colours” without saying which ones, or “testing experience and leveling to see if it's fun” without giving details on exactly how it works.

The update is pretty big, and will change a lot of how Minecraft is played, focusing on making exploration and combat much more rewarding, and bringing in a bigger sense of adventure to the game.

Already implemented are new complex terrain features, at least one new mob, some interesting new combat mechanics, a new lighting engine, and some experimental new gameplay ideas. To come is more interesting farming, bigger incentives to explore, and npc villages.

(development blog link)

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DarkPivot
DarkPivot

Can't wait. :D

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lexyz123
lexyz123

NPC villages!!?? ME WANTS!!

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Radu_IceMan
Radu_IceMan

My wishes are coming true!

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk]

Yah NPC villages would be awesome :D NPCS that you can configure would be even better make a RPG game etc would be sweet :D.

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Aquilia
Aquilia

For the timebeing though, the Millenaire mod does pretty well at making villages :3

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SteveZombie
SteveZombie

So long as I can burn them to the ground.

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Shirk
Shirk

Sounds like pure win to me!

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architectts
architectts

1.7 Adds Pistons And Shears, and minor bugfixes.

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nosfer4tu
nosfer4tu

I wonder what's new combat system is like.

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Aprch
Aprch

I've heard it has crits... but that's all I know.

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SirWallyWombat
SirWallyWombat

YES! They are taking the best mods out there and putting them in Minecraft!

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MalekTaktak
MalekTaktak

Notch had this idea since alpha.

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f0u
f0u

I'll start playing Minecraft again!

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Nebcake
Nebcake

Sweet cherry velvet ice cream cake with, chocolate fudge, whip cream, and cookies! This is amazing!

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hardriver
hardriver

i heard the new mob is a dragon.
true?

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The_Silver
The_Silver

Yeah! Terraria was very useful I see! :D

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romanius24
romanius24

minecraft...since it first release it was pure win :) nice game Notch :)

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Freakydemon
Freakydemon

Seems like a lot of popular mods are getting the official integration status, me gusta.

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macacos2
macacos2

So wait, all these new features are actually free mods made by the community?
And Mojang is taking all the credit for them?

:l

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mort13
mort13

exactly, but that was one condition to get the mod api.

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macacos2
macacos2

That is a **** move from them: It's bloody disgusting taking credit for someone else's work and getting money for it.

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Otter.
Otter.

You are getting really annoying really fast. No one forces anyone to make mods, and who knows... maybe they see some cash from it later.

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TrashCan-Man23
TrashCan-Man23

I agree with Macacos, it still is a **** move, regardless. Even though any one person isn't forced to create mods, they instead make them out of their own free time - and for someone to take credit for another's own work, yes it is a **** move.

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Kizzycocoa Author
Kizzycocoa

hey, guys.

the pistons people SUBMITTED the idea to mojang. Jeb_ said he will consider submitted ideas.

they did not take it. they have it handed to them on a silver platter.

and it probably wasn't even on a silver platter, as they'd have to re-code it to work with Minecraft's source code.

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macacos2
macacos2

The pistons are not the only thing they took from the community and you know that better than anyone else.

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Kizzycocoa Author
Kizzycocoa

like what?

also, do not forget, while mods are good, they limit mojang. mojang even say they refuse to look at mods, as they do not want to be tempted.

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GmansFan
GmansFan

While some of the mods were implemented, case in point pistons, the modder who made it did in fact submit it to Mojang. Also, they give permission for Mojang to use it, so Mojang isn't doing anything wrong.

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camycamera
camycamera

wow cant wait till npc villages... that means pig men! also, hopfully there is dragons, too!

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Otter.
Otter.

To quote a specific marine from SC2:
"Hell, It's about time!"

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AlekZanDer
AlekZanDer

I'm like : YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!

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Limeninja
Limeninja

Scuse me whilst I go pick up my jaw.

Wait. Where is it?

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neronix17
neronix17

Its about time a major update is being released, the trickling stream of new stuff is fine but it goes stale quick. Good to see so many mods being implemented and one maybe two original ideas? Either way having Terraria and Nightman Games' new game around is bound to be good, a little competition pushes out lots more content :)

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TrashCan-Man23
TrashCan-Man23

Fantastic!

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Gandbon
Gandbon

i will burn all npcs.

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AlekZanDer
AlekZanDer

Call me when you do! I want to watch the scene!

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romanius24
romanius24

i will conquer all villages and live like a king XD mwahahahaha

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Theon
Theon

Sounds good.
I hope it will be more like a 3D Terraria after 1.8, with randomly generated dungeons and chests with rare items.
NPC villages would certainly be great; my hopes is that the NPCs will mine for themselves and generally have A.I: that kind of simulates other players (i.e. they dig and build stuff, and aren't just people-looking mobs that spawn in procedurally generated villages that don't change over time).

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RainieRooth
RainieRooth

I hope... its hard to say...
there will be dragons!

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Lord_of_Sausage
Lord_of_Sausage

Notch notch notch. Can't hold back his secrets :D

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griefmaster_00x1
griefmaster_00x1

looks like we will see: pigmen, gowing coco beans, growing apples and giants in the rifts!

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Volkain
Volkain

The " significant time away " thing makes me sad ;(

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xhunterko
xhunterko

Giants yes? Call me a bit, I dunno, crazy. But, I see this huge tower I've built to trap mobs. Why not have a giant come and try and tear it down? If you don't have any defenses...Oh crap, I need to start building that wall!
(also, bomb arrows, yes? please?)

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soegel
soegel

This will be the biggest update ever! It's gonna be either awesome or the cause for an uproar.

Mark my words.

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Tazmily
Tazmily

We need dual wielding.

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GmansFan
GmansFan

I hope you can trade in those NPC villages.

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Radar11m
Radar11m

Cool story bro

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lupo310
lupo310

I think it will be nice. cool. XD

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[FH]Gorgutz
[FH]Gorgutz

Will the NPC villages also be integrated into Survival?

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