Lava Bucket - Episode 10 (9/1/11)

Lava Bucket 10 (9/1/11) - 1.8 in a week? -!/Protato_/status/107211616709386240 - “Jeb says notch wants to release the update next week.” - Jahkob says in 2 or 3 weeks -!/JahKob/status/108533046390685696 - Jeb says September 8 -!/jeb_/statuses/108812676288884736 - The plan right now is to release the "PAX version" of Minecraft ASAP, but there is some crucial work remaining. Sep 8th is a good guess - This is why Notch is awesome -!/notch/status/104582639947759616 - @notch I downloaded your game in tpb,deal with that (elhinnn) - @elhinnn I hope you like it. I'd prefer it if you bought it, but I haven't lost a single dollar from you downloading it. (notch) - Rivers are in the game! - - They either hit the ocean, or loop back. I know looped rivers don't make much sense, but it works. ;D (Notch on Twitter) -!/notch/status/104201068266795008 - Map of 1.8 world with rivers. - - Notch is adding HUGE oceans and HUGE islands -!/notch/status/104235139407675392 - Trying to balance gameplay against scale is interesting. I can do HUGE oceans with HUGE islands very easily and fast now, but it plays bad. - Bigger islands = bigger biomes. Deserts like to be big. -!/notch/status/104235203505029120 - But the bigger the islands are, the bigger the biomes can be. And deserts want to be big. - DEEP oceans, check. -!/notch/status/104239917911117825 - Volcanoes are a possibility?! -!/jeb_/status/104479882020524032 - @jeb_ will there be volcanoes in the new map generator? - @Adamshadow Wouldn't surprise me if @notch's new biome code would support that - Fence gates are confirmed! -!/jeb_/status/104659656399536128 - Gameplay of 1.8 at PAX - - (list of stuff shown off in the video in case you don’t feel like watching it all) - New title screen. No more dirt, now Minecraft screenshot of some sort - Zombies now drop rotting flesh - -!/notch/status/108940748753350656 - @KrisEike it gives you food, but also poisons you - Notch says that rain is 1000 times better than before - Notch is considering adding rain forests, swamps, and probably volcanoes. Notch really wants to add swamps - Dungeons also include 'abandoned mineshafts', complete with broken minecart tracks and wooden tunnel archways to prevent caveins. - Guy asked if the Nether was getting work, Notch said something that sounded like it was along the lines of "not in 1.8, but soon after, yes". - Water damages Endermen - - New particle effect for the bedrock layer, if you break through to the void you now take damage and eventually die - Notch is thinking of releasing 1.8 in "segments" due to the update having multiple features that need refining. - Iron bars are in villages, at the smiths - - Ivy can be placed on walls - - Smooth stone and brick stairs - - Smooth stone and brick slabs - - BLUE spiders poison you. - Blue spiders will be found in abandoned mineshafts - - - Blue spider spawner (spiderwebs) - - NPCs give quests - Worlds may be able to have buildings build in their seeds -!/notch/status/108587539828445184 - What he’s talking about: - List of all new items coming in 1.8 - - BENDERMAN!!! ZOMG! - Bonus, listen to any song while looking at this:


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