The Spawn Chunks 262: A Roadmap For Villagers

The Spawn Chunks 262: A Roadmap For Villagers

Joel, and Jonny cover the new experimental villager trade changes in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition Pre-release, and discuss villager trade feedback via listener email before sharing their own thoughts on the new Cartographer, and Armorer trades.

The Spawn Chunks 260: Old Minecraft, New Tricks

The Spawn Chunks 260: Old Minecraft, New Tricks

Joel, and Jonny share where they are with their current Minecraft projects, field listener feedback about items despawning, and Deep Dark mending, then discuss if Minecraft players want the game to be easier, and how to decide on the right mod for the job.

The Spawn Chunks 259: A Rebalancing Act

The Spawn Chunks 259: A Rebalancing Act

Jonny, and Joel review Mojang’s new procedures on moderating player names, and player skins, keep new hostile mob reach at arms length, and read listener email about villager trading, controlled enchanting, and the importance of the Minecraft community.

The Spawn Chunks 258: Encyclopedia Minecraftia

The Spawn Chunks 258: Encyclopedia Minecraftia

Joel, and Jonny vibe with the latest Minecraft snapshot update to skulk sensor frequencies, hear listener feedback on villager trading, and the idea of an in-game Minecraft codex strikes a chord.

The Spawn Chunks 257: Swamped In Trading Changes

The Spawn Chunks 257: Swamped In Trading Changes

Jonny, and Joel discuss the two way street for Minecraft: Bedrock Edition parity, Bedrock Beta & Preview news, then review the proposed changes to villager trading in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot.

The Spawn Chunks 256: Resisting Perfection

The Spawn Chunks 256: Resisting Perfection

Joel, and Jonny stick their noses into the idea of a spell book in Minecraft, answer listener email about the challenges of translating urban architecture into blocks, and discuss the pleasures, and pitfalls of perfectionism in Minecraft.

The Spawn Chunks 255: The Minecraft Mindset

The Spawn Chunks 255: The Minecraft Mindset

Jonny, and Joel simmer through their latest summer builds in Minecraft, answer listener email about the challenges of in-game potion brewing, and discuss how avid Minecraft players often see the world around them.

The Spawn Chunks 254: The Cherry Blossom On Top

The Spawn Chunks 254: The Cherry Blossom On Top

Joel, and Jonny bring everyone up to speed on the latest parity changes to Minecraft Bedrock Edition, then answer listener email about dark archaeology, modding made too easy, the enchanting brain twister, and a predicament placing pink petals.

The Spawn Chunks 253: The Self-Imposed Challenge

The Spawn Chunks 253: The Self-Imposed Challenge

Jonny, and Joel share what’s new in their Minecraft worlds, answer listener email about trimming up villager trades, and wandering camels, then discuss common player set challenges in Minecraft.

The Spawn Chunks 252: It Takes A Village

The Spawn Chunks 252: It Takes A Village

Joel, and Jonny take a look at the change to official Minecraft information on Reddit, answer listener email about trading for armour templates, and discuss if villagers, and professions should be updated with new features as Minecraft continues expand content.

The Spawn Chunks 251: Fun Times And Hanging Signs

The Spawn Chunks 251: Fun Times And Hanging Signs

Jonny, and Joel ponder the start of production on The Minecraft Movie, answer listener questions about modern Minecraft, and more mellow updates, and share what features they’ve been engaging with the most in Trails & Tales.

The Spawn Chunks 250: Your First Steps In 1.20

The Spawn Chunks 250: Your First Steps In 1.20

Joel, and Jonny catch everyone up on their archaeology adventures, and early plans for Trails & Tales, then answer listener email about chest boat mobile homes, suspiciously absent dirt, and silky smooth, overpowered enchantments.

The Spawn Chunks 249: The Trails & Tales To-Do List

The Spawn Chunks 249: The Trails & Tales To-Do List

Jonny, and Joel share the details of the release of Minecraft 1.20 Trails & Tales, field listener email about armour trim, and break down their Trails & Tales to-do lists from top of mind, to somewhere down the line.

The Spawn Chunks 248: Digging At The Roots Of The Wild Update

The Spawn Chunks 248: Digging At The Roots Of The Wild Update

Joel, and Jonny review the final tweaks, and checks to Minecraft 1.20 Trails & Tales before it’s release on June 7th, share a listener recommendation on how to make Minecraft gameplay look like the Minecraft release trailers, and take a look back at their experiences in Minecraft 1.19 The Wild Update.

The Spawn Chunks 247: The Search For A New Seed

The Spawn Chunks 247: The Search For A New Seed

Jonny, and Joel review the latest changes in Minecraft 1.20 Pre-release 5, and 6, answer listener email about texture technique, and discuss what they look for in new world seeds ahead of the Trails & Tales release, coming June 7th.

The Spawn Chunks 246: The Magic Of Lasers

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

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?

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

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

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

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 239: Vote Me To The Moon

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.