Minecraft Beta v1.6 Update Changes

minecraft update nether multiplayer

With notch releasing the update to v1.6 there were many a grinning fool waiting in anticipation for there were a number of big changes worth nothing.

Minecraft Beta v1.6 new features were:

New features:
+ Added Nether support to multiplayer
+ The client will ask minecraft.net if the current login is valid. If the server says “no”, a warning message appears in the client. You can still play the game even if this happens.
+ Added craftable maps
+ Added hatches
+ Added tall grass in some biomes
+ Mushrooms now spreads (very) slowly
+ Added server property view-distance. Sets the radius of terrain updates (in chunks) to send to the players. Range 3-15, default 10.
+ Added dead shrubs in deserts
+ Added allow-nether (set to true or false) in server.properties
+ Blocks destroyed by other players in multiplayer now shows the breaking block particle effect
+ Doors make sound for other players in multiplayer
+ The record player now supports more than 15 different songs (you can’t get the records yet, though)
+ Activated dispensers make sounds and trigger particles in multiplayer
+ Players stuck in walls will slide towards the nearest gap if there is one


Minecraft Beta 1.6 Screenshots

Tall Grass Minecraft

Tall Grass Creeper Minecraft

Craftable Maps Minecraft

Minecraft Trap Door

Minecraft Trap Door Open

Minecraft Trap Door Monster Killer

Minecraft Trap Door Monster Killer Death

Minecraft Multiplayer Nether Portal

Minecraft Multiplayer Nether Lava

Minecraft Multiplayer Nether View

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