Oct 30 2013

Hosted MineCraft Server 1.7.2 Now Available at Astutium

Minecraft 1.7.2 server released and ready to use…

The latest official release of Minecraft (1.7.2) is out now and available on all Astutium Hosted MineCraft Servers.

MC172 includes all updates from MC17 and MC171.

Existing clients can upgrade in 30 seconds through the minecraft multicraft control panel

  • Stop Server
  • Pick 1.7.2 from the list of Server Jar Files
  • Start server


Minecraft 1.7.2 THE UPDATE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

+ Added lots of new biomes!
+ Added “AMPLIFIED” world type
+ Added Acacia and Old Oak wood types
+ Added Stained Glass
+ Added Packed Ice, Red Sand, Podzol
+ Added a bunch of new flowers, including double-height flowers and grass
+ Added more types of fish
+ Fishing rods can be enchanted
+ Achievements are now world specific
+ Gaining achievements now announced to other players
+ Added a few new achievements
+ Servers can now have a “server-icon.png” that is displayed in the multiplayer list
+ You can see who’s online before joining, just hover the player count number in the server list
+ New /summon command
+ Added Command Block minecart
+ Links in chat are now clickable
+ Click on somebody’s name to send a private message
+ Added a bunch of new graphics options
+ Added some shader tests (click on the “Super Secret Settings” a couple of times…)
* Biome placement has been improved, and oceans are smaller
* Portals to the Nether can now have different shapes
* Fishing is now more interesting
* Maps in item frames are now extra big
* The achievement screen is zoomable
* Preparations have been made to offer name change in the future
* You can now have multiple resource packs loaded at the same time
* Resource packs can now hold sound effects
* Servers can recommend resource packs
* Network code has been rewritten
* Sound manager has been rewritten
* Many many bug fixes…
– Removed the Rose flower
– Removed Herobrine

The Hosted Minecraft CraftBukkit Server version has also been updated to the latest 1.6.4 R1 builds.

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