1.5 Minecraft Update

Today Minecraft has been updated to 1.5, This means Waiting for bukkit to update and fixing all plugins. So i advice not to update any client it might be a few days till we can update! Sorry!

When all the updates are complete we're looking at adding more suggestions and other stuff. Current towns will be getting a update! We are looking forward to releasing bigger lots for cheaper this means editing current towns and removing any inactive ones!

We're looking for any suggestions not only for more plugins but other ideas like improvements on the rules or remove or add worlds. (PVP WORLD) Maybe add a creative world?



List of the updates

1.5
General
Engine optimizations
Support for more realistic lighting
Lighting interacts correctly with slabs and stairs
Texture Packs
New format
Textures use one PNG file per block or item, which are stitched together at runtime, texture sizes don't need to be consistent
Textures can be animated.
Animation frames are underneath each other in the same image
Use a separate text file to specify frame order and duration
Special rules apply for water, lava, compass, and clock
Vanilla textures will be used if texture files are missing
Support for HD texture packs.
Support for HD fonts
Gameplay
Scoreboard system
Commands
/testfor command
Tests for whether specified player is online (testfor [player]), or at specified coordinate and/or in radius (testfor @p[x,y,z], testfor @p[r=radius] or testfor @p[x,y,z,r=radius])
Signal output to any Redstone Comparators surrounding the command block like testing content of a chest
/effect command
Usage: /effect [seconds] [amplifier]
To remove effects: /effect 0
Inventory
Double click items to fill the stack up as much as possible.
Drag item stacks around to divide them up over the dragged-over slots.
Drag item stacks around with the right mouse button to place one of that stack in each dragged-over slot, if that slot is not occupied already.
Shift+ double click items in a crafting area to place all items in the inventory.
Shift+ double click an item stack to move all other item stacks of that kind to that part of the inventory.
Pressing Q while the mouse is over an item in the inventory or a container to drop it
Held armor can be equipped by right-clicking.
Detailed Death Messages
Renaming
Improved renaming of Spawn Eggs
Mobs spawned from renamed eggs have the name of the egg and the names will appear in the death message
Mobs spawned from named Spawn Eggs display their name over their head when viewed within a 6 block radius
Improved renaming of Containers
Renamed Chests, Trapped Chests, Dispensers, Furnaces, Brewing Stands, and Enchantment Tables display the new name in their GUI
Renamed Command Blocks use their name in the chat
Updated Language files
Options & Title Screen
Moved Texture Packs button to options menu, instead of title screen
New chat settings in Multiplayer Settings
Scale, Focused Height, Unfocused Height and Width is configurable
Smooth Lighting can be changed to Minimum, Maximum & Off
Minimum uses the old Smooth Lighting, and Maximum fixes a bug with stairs
Creative Mode
All potions are categorized
In Creative mode, you can hit mobs or players from five blocks away
Blocks & Items
Activator Rail
The crafting recipe is 2 sticks, 6 iron ingots and 1 redstone torch
Used to trigger Minecart with TNT
Used to stop item passing on Minecart with Hopper
Block of Redstone
The crafting recipe is 9 Redstone
Stores 9 Redstone
Emits constant redstone signal
Works as pushable redstone power source
Daylight Sensor
The crafting recipe is 3 Wooden Slabs, 3 Nether Quartz and 3 Glass blocks
Outputs a signal with a strength corresponding to the intensity of the sun
Only works with the sun's light (not man made light such as torches)
Rain affects the sensor's output
Dropper
The crafting recipe is 7 Cobblestone and 1 Redstone
Places items in containers in front of them, if there is no container it will dispense the item without using it
A dispenser 'shoots' items at you, while a dropper 'throws' items at you
Can face all 6 directions, with a different texture when facing up or down
Needs redstone signal to drop items
Hopper
The crafting recipe is 5 iron ingots and 1 Chest
Places and takes out items in Hoppers, Chests, Furnaces, Minecart with Chests, Minecart with Hoppers, Dispensers, Droppers, and Brewing Stands
Allows for the automation of many processes collecting drops
Powering the Hopper stops it from taking in items and releasing them
Redstone signal emitted when a Redstone Comparator is placed against it directly - signal length depends on its fullness
1 item will give a signal strength of 1, a third of a stack (21 for items which stack to 64) gives a signal strength of 2
Minecart with Hopper
Crafting recipe is a hopper on top of a minecart
Can only be emptied by passing over a hopper
Can pick up items from containers when it passes over
Minecart with Spawner entity
Only obtainable with world editors
Uses the same NBT format as a normal Spawner
Minecart with TNT
The crafting recipe is 1 TNT and 1 Minecart
Triggered by Activator Rails
Explodes more violently the faster it goes
Doesn't destroy rails and supporting blocks
Still blows up redstone materials
Redstone Comparator
The crafting recipe is 3 Redstone Torches, 1 Nether Quartz and 3 Stone
It is the same as a repeater, but with 2 inputs
If input A is stronger or equal to input B, it either repeats the signal or outputs the difference between A and B, so this can be used as an easier way make redstone contraptions like Piston Doors
Output is toggleable by right clicking
If input A is weaker than input B, then there is no output
All containers output a redstone signal when a Redstone Comparator is placed against it directly. The strength of it depends on how full the container is and what disc number is used in a Jukebox
This works with Trapped Chests as well, meaning it can provide two redstone signals with different causes at the same time
Trapped Chest
The crafting recipe is 1 Chest, and 1 Tripwire Hook
Gives out a signal depending on the amount of players looking inside
Large Trapped Chests can be staggered with Large Chests to allow more compact storage
Transmit signal downward through one block. This does not apply horizontally
Texture is slightly different than a normal chest, with a red stain around the latch
Weighted Pressure Plate(s)
Used to detect item drops
Gold(light) version reaches full strength at 60 items
Iron(heavy) version reaches full strength at 600 items
Nether Brick (item)
Obtained by smelting Netherrack
Used to make Netherbrick
Nether Quartz
Picked up when you break or smelt Nether Quartz Ore
Is a crafting ingredient for Daylight Sensors and Redstone Comparators
Can be crafted into decorative blocks
Nether Quartz Ore
Drops 1 Nether Quartz item when mined
Can be smelted in a Furnace to obtain Nether Quartz
Can be legitimately obtained by Silk Touch enchantment
Block of Quartz
The crafting recipe is 4 Nether Quartzes in a square
Quartz Slab
Quartz Stairs
Chiseled Quartz Block
The crafting recipe is 2 Quartz Slabs
Pillar Quartz Block
The crafting recipe is 2 vertical Block of Quartz
can be placed sideways, using the side of the block to place similar to sideways Wood.
Multiple snow heights
Fully implemented - previously, a world editor could be used for different heights of snow
Drops one snowball for every layer of snow
Crafting recipe is 3 snow blocks in a row to create 6 snow layers
Changes
Beacon
Increased range
Bone Meal
Now picks a random stage of growth each time as opposed to automatically pushing them to the final growth stage
Gives off green particles when used
Brewing Stand
Redstone signal emitted when a Redstone Comparator is placed against it directly - signal length depends on its fullness
Chest
Redstone signal emitted when a Redstone Comparator is placed against it directly - signal length depends on its fullness
Detector Rail
Redstone signal emitted when a Redstone Comparator is placed against it directly - signal length depends on the fullness of the container on the rail
Added activated detector rail texture
Dispenser
Now equip armor to players that are up to 1 block away
Can place and activate TNT
Now use Bone Meal on a crop or sapling in front of them
Can create fire in front of them with Flint and Steel, which consumes durability
They can now face all 6 directions, and use a different texture when facing up or down
Redstone signal emitted when a Redstone Comparator is placed against it directly - signal length depends on its fullness
Jukebox
Redstone signal emitted when a Redstone Comparator is placed against it directly - signal length depends on the number of the disc used.
Lava
Updated texture
Locked Chest
Removed texture
Now uses the "Missing Texture" texture
Nether Brick
The crafting recipe is now 4 Nether Brick (item)
Stairs
Improved lighting
Stairs no longer prevent sprinting
Stone Double Slab
Double stone slabs now have a block ID of 43:8
This allows double stone slabs to be given through commands
Water
Creating an infinite water source no longer needs a block underneath, but has to have a water source block.
World Generation
Nether
Nether Quartz Ore
Abandoned Mineshaft
Now spawn items in Minecart with Chests, instead of Chests

Mobs
Skeleton
Now shoot from 16 blocks away, instead of 10
They now shoot faster when their target is closer
Slimes
Slime spawn rates in swamps now depend on the current moon phase.
Zombie
They now alert other Zombies within a radius when they see a player
They get more powerful as they lose health
When on fire, they can now set players on fire
Now become aggressive and come towards you when shot from farther away
All Mobs
Mobs no longer walk over rails unless they are pursuing the player
Mobs can now be spawned riding other mobs
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