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The Spawn Chunks 027: What Did You Say, Michael J?

Jonny and Joel leap into details about the new foxes in the latest Minecraft snapshot, talk about one player’s crafted nation, and reply to a chunk mail question on the direction of Minecraft leaning towards fantasy, or the realm of the future.

The Spawn Chunks 026: Nitwit Dynamics

Joel and Pixlriffs take a look at the upcoming dynamic professions that will be assigned to villagers in your Minecraft world, get particular about particles and spitball ideas for improving mine carts.

The Spawn Chunks 025: The Trouble With Traders

Pixlriffs and Joel talk about the changes coming to Minecraft trading and in the latest Java snapshot. Additional changes to villager behaviour have been spotted in the latest beta release of the Bedrock version of the game, and the wandering trader sparks a conversation about renewable resources in Minecraft.

The Spawn Chunks 024: 100,000 Blocks on the fWhip Side

Joel and Pixlriffs welcome special guest fWhip on the first round table episode. We touch briefly on the stone cutter functionality coming in 1.14, then move on to discuss making your Minecraft builds feel alive, Minecraft features that don’t make sense, and how to overcome the overwhelm of a huge project.

The Spawn Chunks 023: One Player’s Trash

Jonny and Joel talk trash, well, talk composting in Minecraft with the new composter block in the latest snapshot, and listener questions about the lectern. Looking ahead to the round table episode next week with special guest fWhip, and thoughts on woodland mansions.

The Spawn Chunks 022: A-Camping We Will Go

Joel and Pixlriffs discuss the first 1.14 snapshot of 2019 that includes a look at the new campfire block, as well as added functionality for the cartography table and the lectern.

The Spawn Chunks 021: Hytale-ing It Into 2019

Pixlriffs and Joel share what they are looking forward to doing in 2019 as Minecraft players and Minecraft fans in general. Plus a look ahead to Hytale from Hypixel Studios, Minecraft Dungeons and of course, Minecraft 1.14.

The Spawn Chunks 020: A Barrel of Chunk Mail

To wrap up 2018, Joel and Pixlriffs dig into listener submitted Chunk Mail questions over the past few weeks and weave them into a chat about everything from the latest snapshot, new blocks and Minecraft’s development future.

The Spawn Chunks 019: Fixxitting on The Realm of Vasten

Joel and Pixlriffs are joined by special guest Fixxitt who is here to talk about The Realm of Vasten, a long standing survival multiplayer world where players share resources and collaborate to build huge fantasy projects in a world rich in history and lore.

The Spawn Chunks 018: We Dragon At The End

The hour grows late and Joel and Pixlriffs are found discussing big plans in Minecraft, Snapshot 18w48b showcases the grind… stone, and The Minecraft Survival Guide showcases the Ender Dragon fight. Plus, a special guest announcement for next week!

The Spawn Chunks 017: Aesthetic Automation

Pixlriffs and Joel ponder the new Pillager Outpost, speculate on spawn mechanics and evaluate texture evolution in Snapshot 18w47b, then articulate their opinion on Minecraft automation.

The Spawn Chunks 016: Vanilla Twist

We illuminate our listeners with the first look at the lantern in Snapshot 18w46a, chunk mail about what coloured lighting might look like in Minecraft and a discussion on vanilla vs. modded as the lines are becoming blurry.

The Spawn Chunks 015: Hold My Torch

Pixlriffs and Joel speculate on illager patrol mechanics, give first impressions of the new scaffolding block, and shed light on a few other things including the newly teased lantern block.

The Spawn Chunks 013: A Snapshot Looms

Pixlriffs and Joel take a look at some of the new features coming to Minecraft 1.14 in the latest snapshot like running from illager beasts, questionable walls and some fishy sand.

The Spawn Chunks 012: Preaching Phantoms

Minecraft update 1.13.2 has arrived, squashing bugs and optimizing performance. Dinnerbone teases a potential new feature coming in the Village and Pillage update, the lectern, and Joel and Pixlriffs discuss the membrane of our existence, the Phantom.

The Spawn Chunks 011: Stairway To Nether

Pixlriffs clears up a few things about what and when MINECON Earth changes are coming to the Java edition of Minecraft. We talk new stairs, slabs and walls that are coming to the game and listener email transports Joel and Pixlriffs into a nether discussion.

The Spawn Chunks 010: Welsknight’s Kingdom

Joel and Pixlriffs welcome special guest Welsknight to the podcast for a chat about his creative process in Minecraft. From building his Kingdoms to becoming part of Hermitcraft, to modded Minecraft and moderate sleep deprivation. Pull on your building boot and enjoy.

The Spawn Chunks 009: MINECON Earth Panda-monium

Pixlriffs and Joel unpack MINECON Earth, which was live streamed over the weekend. Mojang announced a completely new game called Minecraft Dungeons, new Minecraft features like pandas and pillager beasts, and the taiga biome won the player vote by a landslide.

The Spawn Chunks 008: Flying The Savanna Flag

MINECON Earth is coming and Mojang wants you to vote on what biome gets updated first. Pixlriffs and Joel discuss their ideas for improving desert, taiga, and savanna biomes, chunk mail on Minecraft structures and our plans to cover MINECON live.

The Spawn Chunks 007: Structures And Speculation

Joel addresses an important artistic point brought up in Chunk Mail and Pixlriffs leads a discussion on Minecraft generated structures. From villages to woodland mansions, jungle temples and shipwrecks, we discuss current structures and speculate on new ones.

The Spawn Chunks 006: The OK Coral

More MINECON news! Panels are back with a wide spread of topics and guests. Legacy Console Edition edition gets the Update Aquatic and Bedrock Edition gets dedicated servers. Listener email tackling textured chests and Joel and Pixelriffs put on their snorkels and talk coral.

The Spawn Chunks 005: Storage Wars

September is MINECON month! Find a watch party near you or watch from home. Jappa – as if on queue – has some new block textures to share and Pixlriffs and Joel lead you down the long chest filled corridor of Minecraft storage.

The Spawn Chunks 004: Ink Sacs And Resource Packs

Joel and Pixlriffs discuss resource packs. What are they? Do we use them? What do we like? Also, Minecraft 1.13.1 has been released and it has fixed some issues, for some people, some of the time.