Joel, and Jonny discuss how add-ons coming to Minecraft: Bedrock Edition have huge potential to change the way players experience the game, take a look back their own Minecraft experiences, and look forward to challenges ahead.
Jonny, and Joel review the new slimy skeleton variant, the bogged, see through the veil of a ghost block, bring new life to old items, and blend everything together in the Nether in the February Chunk Mail Dispenser.
Joel, and Jonny take a closer look at the new wind charge item dropped by the breeze in the latest Minecraft snapshot, answer listener email about remote control allay vision, and discuss adding experimental features like the crafter to Minecraft ahead of their official release.
Jonny, and Joel discuss new technical details about the vault block in the latest Minecraft snapshot, answer listener email about villager trades vs. high output technical farms, and pitch potential quality of life features for Minecraft builders.
Joel, and Jonny bounce around new details about the balled up armadillo in the latest Minecraft snapshot, answer listener email about the absence of quartz in generated structures, and attempt to unlock the details of the new vault block.
Jonny, and Joel navigate the first Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot of 2024, discuss listener email about new structures, and look ahead to what’s coming in Minecraft this year, both in the game, and in their personal build plans.
Joel, and Jonny welcome Gnembon – Senior Game Developer for Minecraft: Java Edition – to the podcast! Gnembon shares the story of his history with Minecraft, his love for the technical aspects of the game, and insight into how the Minecraft team carefully add new game features like the armadillo.
Jonny, and Joel roll into the new year with new changes to the armadillo, the latest Minecraft Bedrock Edition news, and the pros, and cons of taking a break away from playing Minecraft, and Minecraft content.
Joel, and Jonny welcome ArchaeoPlays, Dr. Heather Christie back to the show for a retrospective conversation about archaeology in Minecraft, an ambitious Egyptian pyramid project, and first impressions of the armadillo.
Jonny, and Joel share hands on feedback on with the armadillo in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot, then unwrap listener email on breeze horns, wolf armour, Minecraft pets, and blending your builds into icy surroundings. Happy holidays!
Joel, and Jonny share some thoughts on the armadillo making its first appearance in Minecraft experimental features, and answer listener email about ancient mobs, overworld structures, environmental crafting, and user interface guidance.
Jonny, and Joel cover the release of Minecraft: Java Edition 1.20.4, as well as a new update to Bedrock Edition, answer listener email about beds, and llamas, and discuss some fly over Minecraft features that could use updating.
Joel, and Jonny cover the last details of Minecraft 1.20.3 now in the pre-release stage, then unpack several emails from the community about the crafter, the player interface, and how new chest ideas could help with Minecraft inventory management.
Jonny, and Joel cover final changes coming in the next minor update to Minecraft, discuss potential drops from the breeze, and speculate on where future tinkering may lead Minecraft down the line.
Joel, and Jonny chime in on changes to the crafter, and copper bulbs in the latest snapshot, then answer listener email about trail chambers, copper doors, creepy crawlies, and more.
Jonny, and Joel explore the possibilities hidden inside the new Trial Chambers in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition Snapshot, speculate on the purpose of the trial key, and relay important information about the new Official Minecraft Server List.
Joel, and Jonny touch on tuff bricks being upside down, and other small changes in the new Minecraft snapshot, answer listener email about the future of flora, and fauna in the game, and weigh in on real world context influencing player block selection.
Jonny, and Joel discuss the new bat model, and some technical changes coming in Minecraft 1.20.3, then share their first impressions of the new tuff, and copper blocks shared in the experimental features of the latest snapshot.
Joel, and Jonny share some listener feedback on the armadillo, wolf armour, and trial chambers, then discuss their first look at the crafter in the experimental features of the latest Minecraft snapshot.
Jonny, and Joel recap the announcements from Minecraft Live 2023, including new trial chambers, new copper blocks and bulbs, and automated crafting coming to the next full version Minecraft.
Joel, and Jonny review a new Java Edition snapshot that addresses shields – the other kind of blocking in Minecraft – before discussing the potential, and possibilities of the crab, the armadillo, and the penguin, the three mobs that are part of the 2023 Minecraft Live mob vote.
Jonny, and Joel share fond memories of playing Minecraft Dungeons, answer listener email about a difficult mob to catch, and speculate on what Minecraft players might expect from Mojang at Minecraft Live 2023.
Joel, and Jonny run down the changes to Minecraft in the release of Java Edition 1.20.2, and speculate on what kind of new mobs the community will be presented with in the upcoming mob vote during Minecraft Live 2023.
Jonny, and Joel speculate on their coverage of Minecraft Live coming up on October 15, then discuss listener email on rebalancing the grindstone, the potential of redstone lanterns, and neon signs, and how some players pace their Minecraft play leading up to new releases of the game.