Minecraft 1.5 The Redstone Update Release!

Category: News & Updates | Develop by: | Updated: 2013-03-04 23:23:56

Minecraft 1.5 The Redstone Update Release!

Yes it’s that time of the year and Mojang have released the highly anticipated release of ‘The Redstone Update’. This massive update contains alot of new features that will certainly interest you redstoners and map makers. The update contains mainly redstone bug fixing, changes and more possibilities when it comes to map making. But here is the best part. Mojang have said that they have fixed the black lighting bug you sometimes see on mountains!!!!

Minecraft 1.5 Redstone Update

Here is categorized list of the new features:


  • Redstone Comparator
  • Weighted Pressure Plates (Gold + Iron)
  • Nether Quartz
  • Activator Rail
  • Minecart with: TNT and Hoppers


  • Hopper
  • Snow Slabs (Craftable snow slabs with ability to stack them up from 1 pixel up at a time)
  • Dropper
  • Daylight Sensor
  • Trapped Chest
  • Block of Redstone
  • Nether Quartz Ore
  • Block of Quartz
  • Chiseled Quartz Block
  • Quartz Stairs and Slab
  • Pillar Quartz Block


  • Skeletons are now harder do kill based upon difficulty
  • Zombies also are harder to kill based upon difficulty and can set you on fire if they are close to you while burning


  • Texture packs have now their own file for every item/block
  • added /testfo
  • Better inventory management
  • Texture packs now changeable in-game
  • New death messages!
  • Updated language files
  • In creative, you can hit mobs/players from 5 blocks away
  • Improved Lava, Water and detector rail


  • Fixed dropped anvil making no sound when it breaks
  • Fixed linux users being unable to open to LAN because it’s bound to
  • Fixed Piston arms sometimes becoming invisible when pulsing quickly
  • Fixed powering a Redstone Wire with a stronger signal not always propagating the newer signal fully
  • Fixed Dispensers shooting whenever they are updated while powered
  • Fixed pulse length and delay being inconsistent with certain torch and repeater combinations
  • TNT explosion being delayed until exiting and re-entering world
  • Minecart noise gets stuck on long cart rides and incorrect sound fixed
  • Fixed Minecraft very slow to join or update a server, takes long time to login (30 seconds or 1 minute)
  • Tile entity crashing bug fixed
  • Fixed Piston extended and retracted at the same time
  • Flowing Water not drags the player while flying.
  • Fixed Chest glitch that lets them appear as if they are opened while they are not.
  • Achievements lost after updating fixed
  • Breeding Cows can not consume more than one wheat
  • Boats and Minecarts not be dropped in Creative
  • Armor enchantments (besides Thorns) have no effect on mobs fixed
  • Fixed dying stacked Leather Armor duplicates the armor
  • Water does form source blocks properly on top of existing source blocks
  • Powered Rail on slope stays powered fixed
  • Jukebox crashes when breaking with no record inside fixed
  • Wither in Peaceful spawns very glitchy fixed
  • Block breaking resets when the item you’re holding changes fixed
  • Fix for random black spots
  • Fix for some rendering bugs
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