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Minecraft update 1.1 released

First major update adds bow enhancements, new recipe, kills bugs

Mojang has released Minecraft update 1.1 - the first proper update since the game went 'gold' late last year.

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As well as fixing a load of bugs and glitches, the update adds new Bow Enhancements, a new Golden Apple recipe and more.

Here's a partial list of changes, along with a video below all about the latest update.

- Bow Enchantments
- Golden Apple recipe
- New language translations.
- Slightly smoothed color transitions between biomes
- Reduced brewing time to 20 seconds
- Added spawn eggs to creative (the colors of the eggs even look like the mobs)
- Added world type options (currently only super-flat and default)
- Removed collision box from ladders
- Sheep eat grass and regain their wool
- Many bug fixes

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Last week, Mojang head Markus 'Notch' Persson stepped down from his position as lead developer on Minecraft.

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