Episode 122: Minecraft 1.18 is (almost) here!

Episode 122: Minecraft 1.18 is (almost) here! The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss Pre-Releases two through five for Minecraft 1.18, Caves & Cliffs, which updates the version of Java Minecraft uses to 17, the new terrain will not generate if you have removed the Bedrock (or other non-air block) at height 0, and many many texture updates. Plus, we have two listener comments, the first from mkdogman about what DuDs and Jimbo would want to see in a horse revamp, and the second from lokkon4 who asks how they got their Minecraft usernames. Also, DuDs and Jimbo discuss which mechanics in the game should be revised, they look at moving faming objects, leads and combat. Get excited as Minecraft 1.18 comes out on November 30th!

Minecraft 1.18 Pre-Release 5: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-1-18-pre-release-5

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Episode 121: Java or Bedrock? How to choose

Episode 121: Java or Bedrock? How to choose The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the first Pre-Release for Minecraft 1.18, Caves & Cliffs, which brings back the Amplified and Large biome worlds in the Create World screen, now they have been adapted to the new terrain. World types “Caves” and “Floating islands” have been removed from the world creation screen and the transition between new and old terrain is less “cliffy”. Plus, we have two listener comments, the first from not_red_fox about resource packs, and the second from kpopkebam who asks which three things DuDs and Jimbo would want to be changed/removed/added in the forthcoming combat update. Also, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the pros, cons, and parity differences between Java Edition and Bedrock Edition to help you choose which to play.

Minecraft 1.18 Pre-Release 1: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-1-18-pre-release-1

Xisumavoid Pre-Release video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=DoKcWh2piPk

Ask Mojang #20 video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=wi-QS43xDTc

50 Differences Between Java and Bedrock: https://youtube.com/watch?v=XHS2o-JrV3U

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Episode 120: Magic meets Minecraft with Zelda

Episode 120: Magic meets Minecraft with Zelda The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by shortzelda22 from Hourglass SMP to discuss snapshot 21w44a for Minecraft 1.18, Caves & Cliffs, which includes new world generation when updating a current world, a new online options screen, and sleeping now only resets the weather cycle if it was raining. Plus, we have a listener comment from Blackhole Nerd about ideas for an exclusive item in the Deep Dark, and one from KitKittyCat2 about a good use for the Fletching Table. Also, shortzelda22 gives her thoughts on Minecraft 1.18 and 1.19 and tells us all about Hourglass SMP, where they are transforming five Mushroom Islands into the Mana Cycle from Magic: The Gathering, including builds for Plains, Islands, Swamps, Mountains and Forests.

Minecraft Snapshot 21w44a: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w44a

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Episode 119: Minecraft, will it blend?

Episode 119: Minecraft, will it blend? The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 21W43A for Minecraft 1.18, Caves & Cliffs, which includes better biome blending between new and old chunks in a world, old chunks will have their bedrock removed and filled with Deepslate (worlds upgraded in this snapshot will permanently have Deepslate). Flooded caves near rivers and ocean coastlines have been reduced, aquifer water levels change less often, and Big Dripleaf placement has been restricted to Clay, Grass, Dirt, Farmland, Moss, Rooted Dirt, Podzol and Mycelium. Plus, we have listener comments, the first from S. D. Smith about Goat Horns in Java Edition, Lokkon4 asks about DuDs and Jimbo’s most/least favourite thing about the 1.18 and 1.19 updates, and Baked_Baguette asks about their favourite feature about the new (ish) plant blocks. Also, DuDs sets out three new enchantments he would like to see in the game and Jimbo (after reading the topic wrong) gives us the three new potions he would like in Minecraft.

Minecraft Snapshot 21W43A: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w43a

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Episode 118: Music from the Otherside with DiiKoj

Episode 118: Music from the Otherside with DiiKoj The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by DiiKoj to discuss snapshot 21W42A for Minecraft 1.18, Caves & Cliffs, which includes …wait for it… more ore distribution changes, changes to player spawning so you don’t spawn in the ocean or some other inconvenient locations anymore, and what we are all here for the new music disc and soundtrack from composers Lena Raine and Kumi Tanioka. Plus, we have a listener comment from KitKittyCat2 about what Frogs are going to do and one from WeezerGood about what they would add to The Wild Update. Also, DiiKoj gives his thoughts on all the announcements from Minecraft Live including the Allay, The Wild Update, and the delay to the Deep Dark.

Minecraft Snapshot 21W42A: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w42a

New Minecraft Music: https://open.spotify.com/album/7yQIrNTf3pBu0FdyAJqTqb?si=3i9e8R_pRSOTg2HyxPWBmQ

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Episode 117: The Wild Update, nature and adventure

Episode 117: The Wild Update, nature and adventure The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss all the announcements from Minecraft Live 2021, including all the updated information you need to know on the Minecraft 1.18 release, Caves and Cliffs. Plus, our full breakdown on everything announced for Minecraft 1.19, The Wild Update. Including the updates to the Deep Dark with the new cities and the family of Skulks, the new biomes, Mangrove Tree, Mud, Frogs, Fireflies, Tadpoles, and Boats with a chest. Also, Minecraft Dungeons is getting Seasonal Adventures, we re-run the Mob Vote in our Discord, and DuDs gets on his soapbox about Concrete Stairs and Slabs.

Minecraft Live: The Full Show: https://youtube.com/watch?v=w6zLprHHZOk

A Look at The Wild Update: https://youtube.com/watch?v=or1DfXdqu3U

Minecraft Dungeons: Seasonal Adventures: https://youtube.com/watch?v=-1CjodjwAFM

Thank you to our Milk level Patrons: aubni, ChiefBigBear, Crock, FragileRock, ohbeep, StoneFigure and viperoustuna.

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Bonus: Minecraft Live was Wild and Scary!

Bonus: Minecraft Live was Wild and Scary! The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this bonus episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by CarlRyds to give their first impressions on all the announcements from Minecraft Live 2021. Including Minecraft 1.19, The Wild Update, which will include more nature (Biome updates) as well as scary challenges and adventures (Deep Dark) with unique loot. We discuss the winner of this year’s mob vote and Seasonal Adventures are coming to Minecraft Dungeons!

Minecraft Live: The Full Show: https://youtube.com/watch?v=w6zLprHHZOk

A Look at The Wild Update: https://youtube.com/watch?v=or1DfXdqu3U

Minecraft Dungeons: Seasonal Adventures: https://youtube.com/watch?v=-1CjodjwAFM

Thank you to our Milk level Patrons: aubni, ChiefBigBear, Crock, FragileRock, ohbeep, StoneFigure and viperoustuna.

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Episode 116: Minecraft Live 2021 Final Predictions

Episode 116: Minecraft Live 2021 Final Predictions The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 21w40a for Minecraft 1.18, Caves & Cliffs, which includes a range of world generation tweaks and more changes to mob spawning. Plus, we ran a poll on Spotify to find out what our listeners think Minecraft 1.19 will be and the response didn’t surprise us, but we have to disagree. We also asked ‘What’s your favourite thing about Minecraft Dungeons?’ and got some good responses from The Labseor and Blackhole Nerd. Also, DuDs and Jimbo discuss their ‘gimme’ prediction for Minecraft Live, predictions for what the theme could be for Minecraft 1.19, and a ‘where did that come from?’ wildcard prediction.

Minecraft 1.18 Snapshot 21w40a: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w40a

Minecraft Live 2021: https://minecraft.net/live

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Music Master

DiiKoj YouTube: https://youtube.com/DiiKoj

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Episode 115: Minecraft Dungeons with Laura

Episode 115: Minecraft Dungeons with Laura The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by Senior Game Designer on Minecraft Dungeons, Laura De Llorens from Mojang, to answer your questions about the game, what SPOOKEYFEST is all about, and how she got involved in ClimateReplay. Plus, we have a listener comment from llynxfyre about which features other than mobs from Minecraft Dungeons do we think would be a good fit for the vanilla game. Also, they discuss snapshot 21w39a for Minecraft 1.18, Caves & Cliffs, which includes a redesign to how effects look in the inventory screen, to allow them to show even with the recipe book open, zombies will no longer spawn in dripstone caves instead drowned will spawn if there’s an aquifer.

Minecraft 1.18 Snapshot 21w39a: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w39a

xisumavoid snapshot video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=C99170x1WvY

Minecraft Live: https://minecraft.net/en-us/live

Minecraft Dungeons: https://minecraft.net/en-us/about-dungeons

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CarlRyds YouTube: https://youtube.com/CarlRydsGaming

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Episode 114: Logical Changes to Minecraft

Episode 114: Logical Changes to Minecraft The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 21w38a for Minecraft 1.18, Caves & Cliffs, which includes more ore distribution changes such as Copper ore generating up to Y95 (as originally designed) and Lapis now generates in blobs, like other ores (instead of being spread out). Mojang has also added new simulation distance settings to go along with render distance, and the game now handles collisions differently when the player is sprinting. Plus, we have a listener comment from ol about how mining will work in 1.18, they ask what would be the best way to find diamonds, would it be just by exploring or would you set up different strip mines at different elevations. Also, DuDs and Jimbo discuss a video from a past guest, LogicalGeekBoy, as he responds to Dinnerbone with his 20 small ideas to Improve Minecraft.

Minecraft 1.18 Snapshot 21w38a: https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w38a

xisumavoid snapshot video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=4WEX_ICnZHE

Bedrock old-world conversion video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=Cy44MK2LUgM&t=107s

Logic’s 20 small ideas video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=U6fVIkzhybg

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