Episode 85: Generating the new Mountains

Episode 85: Generating the new Mountains The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss Bedrock Beta, 1.16.220.50, for Minecraft 1.17, which introduces a new Mountain generation up to a maximum of 256 blocks height. The Mountains have new sub biomes: Lofty Peaks, Snow Capped Peaks, Snowy Slopes, Mountain Grove, and Mountain Meadow. This BETA also reintroduces the Glow Squid which now emits glow coloured ink particles when hurt and raises world height to 320 blocks. Also, we have a question from ohbeep about how DuDs and Jimbo are preparing for the next update. Plus, the remaining random thoughts on 1.17 from last weeks snow, including a new music disc and more uses for Glow Berries.

Minecraft Bedrock Beta 1.16.220.50: https://feedback.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/articles/360057402352

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Episode 84: Andesite is not Tuff enough

Episode 84: Andesite is not Tuff enough The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot, 21w08a, for Minecraft 1.17, that tweaks cave sizes and generation further. Grimstone is now called Deepslate, and we now have Deepslate versions of Iron, Gold, Lapis, Redstone, and Diamond ores. Andesite has been changed out for Tuff, and the snapshot adds Smooth Basalt and Cobbled Deepslate. Also, we have a question from ChiefBigBear about which aspects of Minecraft DuDs and Jimbo thought they would hate when it was first announced but ended up really enjoying when it was eventually added to the game. Plus, a few random thoughts on 1.17 and Armour stands coming to life in Mending Minecraft.

Minecraft 1.17 Snapshot 21w08a: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w08a

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Episode 83: It’s very Grimstone down here

Episode 83: It’s very Grimstone down here The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot, 21w07a, for Minecraft 1.17, that introduces Grimstone to the deepest parts of the underground, this new block can be made into a range of variants including Polished Grimstone, Grimstone Bricks, Grimstone Tiles and Chiselled Grimstone, with most of these having a slab, stair and wall option. Also, there have been some updates to world generation and ore distribution, the visuals of some ores and stone types have been changed and the Redstone tab in the creative inventory has been reordered. Plus, we have a question from ChiefBigBear about better options for campaigning in the overworld.

Minecraft 1.17 Snapshot 21w07a: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w07a

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Episode 82: Caves of Cheese and Spaghetti

Episode 82: Caves of Cheese and Spaghetti The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot, 21w06a, for Minecraft 1.17, that introduces a new cave generation, called the Noise caves, which come in two flavours the Cheese caves and the Spaghetti caves. Aquifers will also now become part of the generation, this is an area within a cave that has a local water level. Also, there are some big changes to world height and some smaller changes to Mineshafts and Dripleafs. Plus, we have a question from RebelJC about the idea of turning Zombies into Husks to farm sand (if that was to become an item they would drop).

Minecraft 1.17 Snapshot 21w06a: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w06a

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Episode 81: This will blossom into a Lush Cave

Episode 81: This will blossom into a Lush Cave The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot, 21w05a, for Minecraft 1.17, that introduces a range of new blocks which will be used inside of the upcoming Lush Cave biome, including azalea bushes, flowering azalea bushes, cave vines, glow berries, drip leaves, hanging roots, rooted dirt, moss, moss carpet and the spore blossom. Also, there is a range of changes including the names of the different states of copper block oxidation, drowned will now drop copper ingots instead of gold ingots and you can now make copper stairs and slabs on the Stonecutter. Plus, one of our patrons FragileRock has a question about which mods DuDs and Jimbo would like to be added to vanilla Minecraft.

Minecraft 1.17 Snapshot 21w05a: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w05a

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

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Episode 80: Random thoughts on Minecraft

Episode 80: Random thoughts on Minecraft The Withering Effect – Minecraft Podcast

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the release of Beta 1.16.210.57 of Minecraft 1.17 for Xbox One, Windows 10 and Android that brings copper and lightning rods to Bedrock! Also, with very little news and topics to cover, DuDs and Jimbo discuss some random thoughts they have about Minecraft. Plus, In response to DuDs idea for a Witches Journal in last weeks episode, ThomasToSpace lets us know about a resource pack he has created which replaces some of the paintings in the game with educational posters to help you with potion brewing and firework crafting.

Minecraft Beta 1.16.210.57: https://feedback.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/articles/360055750032

Educational Posters: https://planetminecraft.com/texture-pack/educational-posters/

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Episode 79: The Glow Squid is here!

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot, 21w03a, for Minecraft 1.17, that introduces the Glow Lichen which generates in caves and gives off a light level of seven. We also welcome the winner of the public vote from Minecraft Live 2020 to the game, The Glow Squid, this new variety of the Squid lights up the oceans and drops a new glow ink sac, which can be used to illuminate signs and item frames. Also, they take a look at the light sources in Minecraft, are there enough of them and what is the real reason we need them? Plus, Havoc71 from our discord has a question about crystals and the kinds of new items that could be made from them in the future.

Minecraft 1.17 Snapshot 21w03a: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-21w03a

Greg’s Lighting Mod: http://9minecraft.net/gregs-lighting-mod/

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Episode 78: Useless items in Minecraft

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the release of Minecraft 1.16.5 that fixes two critical stability issues. Also, in honour of the Hoe finally becoming useful in the Nether update, they rank their current top five useless items in Minecraft. Plus, FragileRock has a question about how content creating SMPs will respond to Minecraft 1.17, will they upgrade to get the new features or start fresh on a new world?

Minecraft 1.16.5: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-java-edition-1-16-5

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Episode 77: Fixing Minecraft Nights

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the issues they have with nighttime in Minecraft and how they would fix it, they look at Phantoms, mob proofing areas and how the night can disrupt mob farming. Also, in our very first Mending Minecraft vote, we put three mobs up against each other for your votes and improve the winner. Plus, Minecraft Earth is shutting down in June 2021, with special perks going on at the moment and Firestar has a comment on AFK fishing to get fish drops.

Minecraft Earth coming to an end: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-earth-coming-end

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Episode 76: Our Final Block Improvements

Summary

In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot, 20w51a, for Minecraft 1.17, that introduces the Axolotls which will swim around with you if you’re holding a tropical fish, chase after squids and other types of fish, will attack Drowned and Guardians if you tempt them with their favourite food and more. Also, Bundles and Shulker box items will now drop their items when destroyed and some changes have been made to Sculk Sensors. Plus, Its the final Block of the Week as we improve the ten blocks that never won a vote, our three best things from Minecraft in 2020, and over the break we passed 50,000 listens, thanks for your support!

Minecraft 1.17 Snapshot 20w51a: https://minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-20w51a

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