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.
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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.