The Spawn Chunks 198: The Mud Brick Blues

The Spawn Chunks 198: The Mud Brick Blues

Joel, and Jonny dance with the allays and the rest of the tweaks coming to The Wild Update post launch, then get into the nitty gritty of mud bricks, rejuvenated game features, and renewable sand in the June Chunk Mail Dispenser.

The Spawn Chunks 197: Legends Of The Wild Update

The Spawn Chunks 197: Legends Of The Wild Update

Jonny, and Joel share their first impressions of mangrove swamps, and The Deep Dark in Minecraft 1.19, The Wild Update, and Mojang announces a new strategy game, Minecraft Legends.

The Spawn Chunks 196: Before Things Get Wild

The Spawn Chunks 196: Before Things Get Wild

Joel, and Jonny run through the last tweaks to The Wild Update, answer emails about ore veins and inventory pain, and share their preparations, and plans in anticipation of The Deep Dark, The Warden, and mangrove swamps.

The Spawn Chunks 195: The Point Of Parity With Prowl8413

The Spawn Chunks 195: The Point Of Parity With Prowl8413

The floor is lava! But that’s OK, because we have… striders? Joel and Jonny talk about the new Minecraft mob and related news in the latest snapshot, along with Minecraft Dungeons beta play footage and answering listener email on build scale. Twitter |...

The Spawn Chunks 194: Caves & Cliffs Part II In Review

The Spawn Chunks 194: Caves & Cliffs Part II In Review

Joel and Jonny take a look at the first #Minecraft Pre-release for The Wild Update, get their wires crossed answering email, and take a look back at all The Caves & Cliffs Update Part II has brought players, and share their own gameplay experiences in the update.

The Spawn Chunks 193: Not Wild Enough?

The Spawn Chunks 193: Not Wild Enough?

Jonny and Joel discuss the Minecraft community reactions to Mojang clarifying what will, and will not be included in The Wild Update, then dive into the May Chunkmail Dispenser to answer email about sapling blocks, echo shields, and ancient instruction manuals.

The Spawn Chunks 192: The Mega-Base Meta

The Spawn Chunks 192: The Mega-Base Meta

Joel and Jonny follow the allay and the warden through their latest adjustments in the new Java Edition snapshot, take another look at Caves & Cliffs resource availability, and discuss the ups and downs of truly huge builds in Minecraft.

The Spawn Chunks 191: Quick And Easy Or Hard And Fun

The Spawn Chunks 191: Quick And Easy Or Hard And Fun

Jonny and Joel discuss changes to The Warden in the latest #Minecraft snapshot, bounce around community ideas about the echo shard, and discuss how high efficiency farms can benefit from a longer, more creative road.

The Spawn Chunks 190: The Lore Of The Mixtape

The Spawn Chunks 190: The Lore Of The Mixtape

Jonny and Joel record the week’s Minecraft news from Java, and Bedrock Editions, talk new music from Lena Raine coming to the game, and wonder if there is a secret track connecting music discs.

The Spawn Chunks 189: Open Mic Night With The Warden

The Spawn Chunks 189: Open Mic Night With The Warden

Jonny, and Joel brace themselves for the new features, and changes in the latest Minecraft Java snapshot and Bedrock Beta Previews, then dig into listener email about echo shards, barrel brothers, and lava fishing in the April Chunk Mail Dispenser.

The Spawn Chunks 188: Is There An Echo In Here?

The Spawn Chunks 188: Is There An Echo In Here?

Joel and Jonny duck under mangrove trees as they explore the new mangrove swamp biome in the latest Minecraft snapshot, then wonder where all the fireflies have gone, and bounce around some ideas about the new echo shard item found in Ancient Cities.

The Spawn Chunks 187: One Allay At A Time

The Spawn Chunks 187: One Allay At A Time

Jonny and Joel take a close look at the player-voted mob the allay in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot, answer emails about sound and item teleportation, and discuss would-be Minecraft mechanics inspired by this years April Fools Day snapshot.

The Spawn Chunks 186: Chest Boat With Chest

The Spawn Chunks 186: Chest Boat With Chest

Joel and Jonny pick up their ores and set sail towards the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot, with extra luggage room, answer listener email about data packs and goat horns, and unpack the chest boat.

The Spawn Chunks 185: Mangroves, Mud, And Magma Snacks

The Spawn Chunks 185: Mangroves, Mud, And Magma Snacks

Jonny and Joel get their hands dirty with mud, add mangrove trees in the first Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot for The Wild Update, and answer listener email about goat horns, slime frogs, and the pros and cons of being on top of Minecraft news.

The Spawn Chunks 184: The Peaceful Allay

The Spawn Chunks 184: The Peaceful Allay

Jonny and Joel take a first look at the allay in the Bedrock Beta, answer listener email about the glare, and the ancient cities, then discuss Minecraft Peaceful mode and the challenges it poses to seasoned survival players.

The Spawn Chunks 182: The Warden’s Wardrobe

The Spawn Chunks 182: The Warden’s Wardrobe

Joel and Jonny discuss the last minute changes leading up to the release of Minecraft 1.18.2, how immersive they feel Minecraft is, how they use lore and purpose to inform their builds, and then speculate on what could be happening with the mysterious frames in ancient cities.

The Spawn Chunks 181: The Deep Dark With A SlicedLime

The Spawn Chunks 181: The Deep Dark With A SlicedLime

Jonny and Joel are joined by Minecraft Tech Lead SlicedLime to talk about the recent, massive changes to the game, technical challenges, and the process of adding new features to Minecraft. Plus, first impressions of The Deep Dark and The Warden in the first Experimental Snapshot featuring content from Minecraft 1.19!

The Spawn Chunks 180: Quality Of Life Dominos

The Spawn Chunks 180: Quality Of Life Dominos

Joel and Jonny lay out the latest Minecraft news before answering listener email ranging from hotbar hot takes to online mapping tools, and from unseen swamp villages to inter-dimensional rainbow storage.

The Spawn Chunks 179: What’s In Store

The Spawn Chunks 179: What’s In Store

Jonny and Joel unpack the latest developments in both Minecraft Java Edition and the Bedrock Beta, give a consult on brewing frustrations, and discuss various approaches to in-game storage, organization, item sorting, and mobile storage.

The Spawn Chunks 178: Building Big In A Bigger World

The Spawn Chunks 178: Building Big In A Bigger World

Joel and Jonny take a look at bug fixes and parity changes in the latest Bedrock Beta before answering email about in-game instruction books, and discussing their measured approach to building really big projects in Minecraft.

The Spawn Chunks 177: Where To Place All Your Base

The Spawn Chunks 177: Where To Place All Your Base

Jonny and Joel go over the bug fixes and details of the first Minecraft snapshot of 2022, bore through listener email about deepslate, and discuss how they choose where, and how to build their Minecraft “bases”.