Minecraft Snapshot 19w39a

A Minecraft Java Snapshot

A slightly later snapshot than usual this week, but it addresses a few bugs that we wanted to get rid of. 

On a slightly different note, tomorrow it's time for MINECON Live where we'll announce the theme of the next update! You can find more information about MINECON Live by clicking here

Changes in 19w39a

  • Fixed bugs
  • Technical changes listed below

Technical

Chat components

NBT chat component

  • Added variant for NBT storage: {"nbt": <path>, "storage":"<resource id>"}. NBT storage can be manipulated with commands like /data merge storage <resource id> ....

Textures

  • Changed texture map for all chests

  • Banner patterns are now using alpha channel instead of brightness

  • Ender dragon does not have separate texture for the bottom of the wing anymore

  • Enchanted item glint texture is now like it looks in the game

Fixed bugs in 19w39a

  • MC-791 - Rails are not placed in the direction the player is looking
  • MC-2140 - Connecting to a server with a space in the name fails
  • MC-4240 - Placing fireworks on a side of a block summons it inside that block and makes it stuck under blocks above
  • MC-4378 - Iron doors drop when destroyed by hand
  • MC-9553 - Wrong rendering order of particles, hitboxes, clouds, transparent blocks, breaking animations and various other transparent textures
  • MC-35507 - Block breaking animation renders incorrect at certain angles
  • MC-47941 - TNT/Creepers flash white when exploding
  • MC-63509 - Banners do not have a breaking animation
  • MC-103672 - Steerable ridden entities (boats / pigs / horses) teleport back to their previous position for a short moment on dismount
  • MC-125360 - Enchanted tridents don’t look enchanted
  • MC-136360 - Attached pumpkin and melon stems do not drop seeds when broken
  • MC-154779 - Bed breaking texture is not centered properly
  • MC-158484 - Game crashes when an illager rides any mob
  • MC-158672 - Entering certain chunks causes FPS drops
  • MC-160387 - Server crash due to a command block with a malformed command
  • MC-160915 - Json text crashes the game when rendered if it attempts to translate a string containing the “%” character
  • MC-161267 - Block selection box is darker compared to older versions
  • MC-161273 - Blocks are rendered incorrectly in inventories if a chest, ender chest, bed, shulker box or another item with special rendering is in the inventory
  • MC-161279 - Chunk borders do not render when enabling them with F3+G
  • MC-161281 - Minecarts with a block in them render incredibly dark
  • MC-161282 - Experience orbs occasionally have a black box around them
  • MC-161283 - Item frames are not lit correctly and always appear black
  • MC-161285 - Item entity’s 3D model does not render the item edges properly
  • MC-161298 - Shulker boxes have z-fighting issues
  • MC-161300 - Blocks held by endermen are darker than usual
  • MC-161302 - Banners appear blank white for a split of a second when placing them
  • MC-161305 - End crystals do not render properly
  • MC-161313 - Boats and other ridable entities occasionally teleport back visually to the mounting position
  • MC-161318 - Item entity textures don’t handle transparency properly, causing a square to appear around an item when in water and in other circumstances
  • MC-161328 - Text on signs displays a black background when viewing them from certain angles
  • MC-161343 - Breaking animation for beds, chests and shulker boxes is not displayed properly
  • MC-161344 - Player model sometimes shows transparency issues
  • MC-161346 - Arrows do not render transparent texture parts properly
  • MC-161353 - Fishing rod bobbers have a black square around them
  • MC-161354 - location_check dimension tests fail when the executing position is not loaded
  • MC-161373 - End crystal beams render opaque
  • MC-161409 - Mushrooms on mushroom cows aren’t lit
  • MC-161423 - Transparent texture layers on some mobs (such as villagers and zombie villagers) sometimes appear completely opaque
  • MC-161443 - ‘Fast’ graphics setting no longer makes leaves opaque
  • MC-161449 - Bee wings and feelers are opaque when viewing them from certain angles
  • MC-161488 - Glowing effect outline is applied to the patterns of banners when carried by entities with the glowing effect
  • MC-161651 - Semi-transparent textures, such as water or glass panes, are not rendered through clouds

Get the snapshot

To install the snapshot, open up the Minecraft Launcher and enable snapshots in the "Installations" tab.

Snapshots can corrupt your world, please backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.

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