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Minecon 2012

For those who haven't heard, there is going to be a 2012 Minecon. It will be held in Europe, but where and when is unknown. This was confirmed by Mojang member Lydia Winters on April.

1.3 Release Date

For those who have been DIEING for Minecraft 1.3's release, I've got good news for you. Minecraft version 1.3 will be released on August first. This should hopefully get people excited, especially those who haven't downloaded the recent snapshots. For those who don't know, this is the list of major things that will be in Minecraft 1.3:

  • Villager Trading
  • Emeralds
  • Emerald Ore
  • Emerald Blocks
  • Tripwire
  • Desert Pyramids
  • Jungle Temples
  • Silverfish Blocks can be placed in Creative Mode
  • Ender Chests
  • Ender Portal Frame blocks can be placed in Creative Mode

Sky Dimension News

Remember when Notch recently said he'll start making the Sky Dimension in Minecraft? Well, here's some bad news. Once again, the idea for the Sky Dimension has been scrapped.

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