Saturday, September 10, 2011

Yogscast Explores The Minecraft 1.8 Pre-Release Feature Set

Over at the Yogscast our favorite masters of hijinks and gaming, Simon and Lewis, are exploring all the new features of the new Minecraft 1.8 Pre-Release that was leaked yesterday evening.  They've put up FIVE SIX videos showing off some of the new features, creatures, and items of what is going to be the latest update for the minecraft universe.  As always they're very funny and entertaining videos and their reactions are priceless! I've compiled the five videos below after the jump, and here is the post for the links again if you need them.

Also, using ovens/furnaces will crash your server so beware!

I've been running around with some friends too on our own server and the game certainly does have a "new" feel to it. I'm sure once they get more of the 1.8 features polished and do an official release I'm sure it'll be a great time!  One thing that is a somewhat of a disappoint is the Enderman creature.    They're not rare by any means.  Also I hope they're a bit bugged because they seemed to be very docile for the most part.  Even if they are provoked they aren't that difficult to kill.  Apparently the ender pearl they drop as loot when they die is supposed to cut the distance they're hostile to you by half, but we've been right up in their face, dragging our cross-hair right over tall faces and nothing.  I was hoping for a scarier creature, a lot tougher than a creaper and just as deadly and something you did't want to come across without backup, and we're pretty rare.  Right now they show up often enough to be a curiosity, but once you've seen and killed one a skeleton is still far more dangerous.

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