minecrafttown If anyone wants to try it out, the Minecraft 1.5 pre-release version is ready for testing. I took it for a spin in the name of science and I only found three odd things:

1. The falling animation for sand/gravel seems to be a bit off, not flowing as smoothly as it should.
2. Mobs won’t cross rails. I think I read somewhere that they wouldn’t touch rails that were in some way dangerous anymore, so either a single tile of them is somehow a hazard or every rail is now equally frightening to them.
3. About two hours just vanished without a trace.

So there you go. I don’t know how much of it I’ll ever get to test out since I’m still not a redstone circuitry whiz and they’ve added even more electronic-ish stuff to the mix.