The Spawn Chunks 246: The Magic Of Lasers
Joel, and Jonny review the bug fixes in the Minecraft Trails & Tales pre-release versions put out this past week, spot complimentary colours naturally generating in Minecraft, prepare for the next update, and discuss magic in Minecraft in email sent in by listeners.
The Spawn Chunks 245: The Artist’s Eye
Jonny, and Joel cover the bug fixes, and changes in the new pre-release for Minecraft Trails & Tales, discuss a listener’s idea of armor trim mini buffs, then Joel breaks down the artistic tools he brings to Minecraft, and how he applies them to his builds in game.
The Spawn Chunks 244 – Restore? Redo? Restart?
Joel, and Jonny talk telemetry, and advancement changes in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot, discuss historical build accuracy via listener email, and share their thoughts on re-doing old Minecraft builds.
The Spawn Chunks 243: A Grove-y New Soundtrack
Jonny, and Joel review the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot, stop to sniff the flowers in the chunk mail inbox, and share their first impressions of the new music coming to Minecraft: Trails & Tales.
The Spawn Chunks 242: A Rocky Start For Minecraft Legends
Joel, and Jonny review the light changes in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot for Trails & Tales, answer listener email about minor releases, and modded mindset, then dive banner first into their full review of Minecraft Legends.
The Spawn Chunks 241: Outgrowing The World
Jonny, and Joel share the latest Minecraft 1.20 changes, and parity updates in the latest Bedrock Edition Preview, get ready for the Minecraft Legends launch, and answer listener email about block tags, gold armor trim, snowy sniffers, and outgrowing a long term Minecraft world.
The Spawn Chunks 240: Hands-On With Minecraft Legends
Joel, and Jonny run down the changes to the sculk family of blocks in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot, answer listener email about pitcher plants, and spore blossoms, and Jonny shares his hands-on experience with Minecraft Legends from a creator event in London.
The Spawn Chunks 239: Vote Me To The Moon
Jonny, and Joel cast their vote on the latest April Fools snapshot for Minecraft: Java Edition, expand their view of procedurally generated structures, and prepare their gardens for spring by pondering pruning.
The Spawn Chunks 238: Calibrating Archaeology
Joel, and Jonny review a treasure trove of new items, and new game mechanics in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot, then answer listener email about how sad the warden might be, and sleeping far, far away from home.
The Spawn Chunks 237: Be Your Own Editor
Jonny, and Joel review the release of Minecraft Java Edition 1.19.4, Bedrock Edition 1.19.70, and the new Bedrock Edition creative editor tool before answering listener email about building scaffolding, Minecraft burnout, and cherry pie.
The Spawn Chunks 236: Suspicious Stagecraft
Joel, and Jonny roll through their latest landscaping projects, catch everyone up on the changes in Minecraft Java Edition 1.19.4 Pre-release 4, discuss the potential of suspicious blocks in the Nether, and suspend their disbelief over and over again in blocky Minecraft worlds.
The Spawn Chunks 235: Making Trails And Telling Tales
Jonny, and Joel explore the changes in the latest Minecraft Java Edition 1.19.4 Pre-release, and the squashed bug fixes in Bedrock Edition, then sniff around suspicious sand loot tables, and discuss the name, and mission statement, of Minecraft 1.20, Trails And Tales.
The Spawn Chunks 234: Pre-Releases, Pots, and Potions
Joel, and Jonny discuss the latest changes, and bug fixes in Minecraft 1.19.4 Pre-release 1, and 2, changes to decorated pots in the 1.20 experimental features, and answer listener email on archeology loot tables, wood cutting, and playing together, apart.
The Spawn Chunks 233: Smells Like Cherry Groves
Jonny, and Joel share their first impressions of archeology, and cherry groves in the latest Minecraft 1.20 snapshot, Jonny catches up on the full list of the 1.20 Update features, and a listener asks if the coming update is “sandboxy” enough for everyone.
The Spawn Chunks 232: Fixxitt With Archeology
Joel is joined by guest Fixxitt to dust off their speculation tools, and discuss archeology coming in Minecraft Update 1.20. Plus, listener email about elytra customization, and new display entities in the latest Java Edition snapshot.
The Spawn Chunks 231: Story Time With fWhip
Joel is joined by guest fWhip to discuss the new leather armor trim in the latest Minecraft snapshot, debate armor trim functionality with listener feedback, and share the broad strokes, and finer details on building a story within a Minecraft world.
The Spawn Chunks 230: Keeping Your Amor Trim
Joel is joined by guest MythicalSausage to talk about the latest Minecraft Legends trailer, the extensive, and colourful new armour trim feature, and the changes happening around netherite amor, and tool progression in the latest Minecraft 1.20 snapshot.
The Spawn Chunks 229: Sniffing Out The Real Builders
Jonny, and Joel run through some technical changes in the new Minecraft snapshot, nose around the first look at the sniffer, and answer listener emails from architects, and builders in the community about how they play Minecraft.
The Spawn Chunks 228: Through The Looking Glass
Joel, and Jonny touch on some tweaks, and bug fixes released in the Minecraft Bedrock Beta, learn a bit more about the development of the Minecraft camel, explore the potential of connecting glass blocks, and discuss the different ways players scout, and explore their Minecraft worlds.
The Spawn Chunks 227: Precious Resources
Jonny, and Joel, talk about befriending hostile mobs in Minecraft Legends, answer listener email about banners, and smelting diorite, then share some of the tools that they use to make their Minecraft lives a bit easier.
The Spawn Chunks 226: Building Into 2023
Joel, and Jonny (and Mojang) took a break from Minecraft over the holidays, and are now looking forward to what 2023 has in store. From The 1.20 Update, to Minecraft Legends, as well as finishing existing projects, and planning for new ones.
The Spawn Chunks 225: Boxing Day Chunk Mail
Jonny, and Joel dig their mittens into the chunkmail box to answer listener emails about Minecraft food mechanics, speculation on breeding the sniffer, how new interactive blocks could be used to shape loot distribution, and the building challenge of balancing detail, and scale.
The Spawn Chunks 224: A Soothing View Of 2022
Joel, and Jonny cover the latest Minecraft: Bedrock Edition Beta changes, connect with a dairy farmer about milking natural resources in game, and review the changes to Minecraft, communication from Mojang, and player expectations in 2022.
The Spawn Chunks 223: It’s Good To Have Options
Jonny, and Joel review the features included in Minecraft: Java Edition 1.19.3, which is out now, before answering listener email that aims to improve note block interaction, as well as the benefits, and balance of having multiple projects in Minecraft all going at the same time.