The Spawn Chunks 222: Home Is Where You Respawn

The Spawn Chunks 222: Home Is Where You Respawn

Joel, and Jonny review the final tweaks to Minecraft: Java Edition 1.19.3, and the release of Bedrock Edition 1.19.50, then listen to the sound potential of profession blocks, and discuss sentimental attachment to Minecraft worlds, and how they can feel like home to many players.

The Spawn Chunks 221: The Sound Of Confusion

The Spawn Chunks 221: The Sound Of Confusion

Jonny, and Joel run down the bug fixes in Pre-release 1 and 2 for Minecraft Java Edition 1.19.3, answer listener email about tuning note blocks, and discuss challenges in the new approach to snapshots, and the potential new sounds have in the Minecraft experience.

The Spawn Chunks 220: Chiseled To Perfection

The Spawn Chunks 220: Chiseled To Perfection

Joel, and Jonny chat changes to chiseled bookshelves, piglin heads, and light level changes in the latest Java Edition snapshot, then answer listener email about crafting recipes, Peaceful Mode, and Minecraft music.

The Spawn Chunks 219: Does Multiplayer Vex You?

The Spawn Chunks 219: Does Multiplayer Vex You?

Jonny, and Joel run down the new changes in the latest Java Edition snapshot, toss about game rules for Peaceful mode, and answer listener email about getting started in the multiplayer experience in Minecraft.

The Spawn Chunks 218: This Game Rules

The Spawn Chunks 218: This Game Rules

Joel, and Jonny talk game rule toggles, creative inventory changes, and hoppers interacting with chiseled bookshelves in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot.

The Spawn Chunks 217: Halloween Hijinks

The Spawn Chunks 217: Halloween Hijinks

Jonny, and Joel cover the creative changes in the latest Minecraft snapshot, stack up the potential that chiselled bookshelves have with enchanting tables, and get spooky with Halloween history, and other seasonal ideas for Minecraft.

The Spawn Chunks 216: Hung Up On Hanging Signs

The Spawn Chunks 216: Hung Up On Hanging Signs

Joel, and Jonny share their hands on experience playing with bamboo, hanging signs, camels, and chiseled bookshelves in the new experimental features snapshot in Minecraft, and discuss the sniffer speculation coming in through listener email.

The Spawn Chunks 215: Minecraft Live 2022 The Unnamed Update

The Spawn Chunks 215: Minecraft Live 2022 The Unnamed Update

Jonny, and Joel break down the announcements from Minecraft Live 2022, starting with the gameplay demo of Minecraft Legends, the Fauna Faire event, and tower multiplayer in Minecraft Dungeons, and new blocks and features coming to Minecraft 1.20 set to release in 2023.

The Spawn Chunks 214: Sniffing Out The Mob Vote

The Spawn Chunks 214: Sniffing Out The Mob Vote

Joel, and Jonny take a look at the three new mobs that Mojang has announced for the Minecraft Live 2022 mob vote, the sniffer, the rascal, and the tuff golem, and discuss what each addition could mean for the future of Minecraft.

The Spawn Chunks 213: Developing A Legend

The Spawn Chunks 213: Developing A Legend

Jonny, and Joel discuss some of the communication, and management of expectations from Mojang Studios looking ahead to Minecraft Live, then take a peek behind the scenes at some of the whimsical development of Minecraft Legends.

The Spawn Chunks 212: A Cloudy Conundrum

The Spawn Chunks 212: A Cloudy Conundrum

Joel, and Jonny take a look at Minecraft weather, hopes for a bright, diverse future, and where it comes up a bit soggy. Plus, listener email about archeology interactions, and player observed topography.

The Spawn Chunks 211: Re-Crafting Archaeology With ArchaeoPlays

The Spawn Chunks 211: Re-Crafting Archaeology With ArchaeoPlays

Jonny, and Joel are joined by Dr. Heather Christie for an in depth discussion about what it’s like to see Minecraft through the eyes of an archeologist, and how a potential archaeology mechanic in Minecraft could change, and challenge, how players think about, and interact with the world.

The Spawn Chunks 210: Bopping To The Ballot Box

The Spawn Chunks 210: Bopping To The Ballot Box

Joel, and Jonny discuss long roads, and implied history in Minecraft builds, the Minecraft Live 2022 teaser trailer, and answer listener email on potential rope mechanics, and rare blocks.

The Spawn Chunks 209: Mobs Don’t Grow On Trees

The Spawn Chunks 209: Mobs Don’t Grow On Trees

Jonny, and Joel share a listener idea about colourful tree generation in Minecraft, discuss the time trap of working new blocks into older builds, and speculate on player voting possibilities for Minecraft Live, slated for October.

The Spawn Chunks 207: Do Mods Get Under Your Skin?

The Spawn Chunks 207: Do Mods Get Under Your Skin?

Jonny, and Joel share their latest big projects in Minecraft, answer listener email about end-game diamonds, discuss the laundry lists of mods vanilla players use, and the importance of your Minecraft skin.

The Spawn Chunks 206: All Aboard The Email Minecart

The Spawn Chunks 206: All Aboard The Email Minecart

Joel, and Jonny discuss a web of ideas, and questions from the Chunk Mail inbox, ranging from pounding sand, and spooky tree stumps, to how to keep a potential Minecraft rail update on track.

The Spawn Chunks 204: Riding The Detail Train

The Spawn Chunks 204: Riding The Detail Train

Joel, and Jonny cover the full release of Minecraft 1.19.1, allay duplication, and the player reporting tool, then get derailed down the rabbit hole of adding details to Minecraft builds from a listener email about model trains.

The Spawn Chunks 203: The Craft of Preservation

The Spawn Chunks 203: The Craft of Preservation

Jonny, and Joel touch on final tweaks to the Minecraft player reporting tool, throw sculk ideas at a wall of different blocks to see what sticks, and discuss the different ways that players preserve their worlds, and what that might mean down the road.

The Spawn Chunks 202: Sharing And Shenanigans

The Spawn Chunks 202: Sharing And Shenanigans

Joel, and Jonny run down the latest bug fixes, and Bedrock feature parity in Minecraft 1.19.1, answer listener email about copper, and overabundant gameplay systems, then discuss the community, comradery, and friendly block banter on multiplayer servers.

The Spawn Chunks 201: Punching Chunks With James_LRR

The Spawn Chunks 201: Punching Chunks With James_LRR

Jonny, and Joel welcome James_LRR (James Turner) to the podcast to discuss the ups, and downs of mining through Minecraft – surface to bedrock – one chunk at a time. There are rules, logistics, and bragging rights to consider!

The Spawn Chunks 200: Chat Reports And Classic Hamburgers

The Spawn Chunks 200: Chat Reports And Classic Hamburgers

Joel, and Jonny keep everyone up to speed on the latest changes to the Minecraft Player Reporting Tool, and celebrate 200 episodes with a fully loaded show of listener email, along with pre and post show hamburger banter.

The Spawn Chunks 199: Your World Is A Story

The Spawn Chunks 199: Your World Is A Story

Jonny, and Joel discuss the changes, and moderation tools coming in Minecraft 1.19.1, take a look at their hot bar habits, and flip the the pages of history, lore, and purpose behind building in Minecraft.