Minecraft Redstone Update Pre-Release Now Available

Minecraft update 1.5, also known as Redstone is releasing on March 13 and a pre-release version is already available for download. The update introduces a ton of new features such as a daylight sensor, weighted pressure plate, nether quartz and ore, trapped chest, more detailed death messages, new commands and of course the Redstone Comparator itself. It also brings “many, many, bug fixes.” Here is the complete list of changes:

  • Added Redstone Comparator (used in Redstone logic)
  • Added Hopper (collects items and moves them to containers)
  • Added Dropper (similar to Dispensers, but always drops the item)
  • Added Activator Rail (activates TNT Minecarts)
  • Added Daylight Sensor
  • Added Trapped Chest
  • Added Weighed Pressure Plate
  • Added Block of Redstone
  • Added Nether Brick (item)
  • Added Nether Quartz and ore
  • Added Block of Quartz, with half blocks and chiseled variants
  • New command: /scoreboard
  • New command: /effect
  • Containers and mobs can have custom names
  • Inventory management has been changed, for example you can drag-place items over slots
  • Texture packs now have separate images for each block and item, and can have animations
  • Nether Quartz Ore now spawns in the Nether
  • Smooth lighting now has three settings (none, minimal, maximum)
  • More detailed death messages
  • Some hostile mobs now are harder in Hard difficulty
  • Many, many, bug fixes
  • Removed Herobrine

Article from Gamersyndrome.com

Share This Post

One Comment - Write a Comment

Post Comment