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The Spawn Chunks 029: A Bright Idea

The Spawn Chunks 029: A Bright Idea

Jonny and Joel chime in on new note block sounds in the latest snapshot, wander around aimlessly looking or useful mobs in listener chunk mail, and discuss some issues in Minecraft brought to light in a video by Cubfan135.
The Spawn Chunks 028: A Logical Approach

The Spawn Chunks 028: A Logical Approach

Joel and Jonny are joined by LogicalGeekBoy for the February round table to discuss how to keep technical Minecraft players interested in the game, the evangelical challenge of efficiency, and what we think Mojang could do to increase the excitement of exploring the Minecraft world.
The Spawn Chunks 027: What Did You Say, Michael J?

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

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

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

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

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 023: One Player’s Trash

The Spawn Chunks 023: One Player’s Trash

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 022: A-Camping We Will Go

The Spawn Chunks 022: A-Camping We Will Go

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 021: Hytale-ing It Into 2019

The Spawn Chunks 021: Hytale-ing It Into 2019

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 020: A Barrel of Chunk Mail

The Spawn Chunks 020: A Barrel of Chunk Mail

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 019: Fixxitting on The Realm of Vasten

The Spawn Chunks 019: Fixxitting on The Realm of Vasten

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 018: We Dragon At The End

The Spawn Chunks 018: We Dragon At The End

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 017: Aesthetic Automation

The Spawn Chunks 017: Aesthetic Automation


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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 016: Vanilla Twist

The Spawn Chunks 016: Vanilla Twist

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 015: Hold My Torch

The Spawn Chunks 015: Hold My Torch

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 013: A Snapshot Looms

The Spawn Chunks 013: A Snapshot Looms

Pixlriffs boots up his brand new PC to join Joel in talking about the new Minecraft snapshot, ten new blocks coming to the game, and Mojang has released version 3.1 of the new default Minecraft textures.
The Spawn Chunks 012: Preaching Phantoms

The Spawn Chunks 012: Preaching Phantoms

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 011: Stairway To Nether

The Spawn Chunks 011: Stairway To Nether

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 010: Welsknight’s Kingdom

The Spawn Chunks 010: Welsknight’s Kingdom

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 009: MINECON Earth Panda-monium

The Spawn Chunks 009: MINECON Earth Panda-monium

Joel and Jonny are joined by LogicalGeekBoy for the February round table to discuss how to keep technical Minecraft players interested in the game, the evangelical challenge of efficiency, and what we think Mojang could do to increase the excitement of exploring the Minecraft world.
The Spawn Chunks 008: Flying The Savanna Flag

The Spawn Chunks 008: Flying The Savanna Flag

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 007: Structures And Speculation

The Spawn Chunks 007: Structures And Speculation

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 006: The OK Coral

The Spawn Chunks 006: The OK Coral

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.