Alpha 1.12 Submitted

If everything goes well it should hit the marketplace around the middle of next week.

In the meantime I am going on a small trip, and will most likely be without internet until next Saturday, so please don’t despair if I don’t post anything :-) I am taking the laptop with me, but I don’t know if I will have time to do any work.

I hope the submission will not get stuck while I am away, like the last one did. I will try to monitor it if I get a chance.

In the next update (1.13) I plan to focus on survival some more. Most likely to add some creatures that lurk in the dark caves.

This is the changelist for Alpha 1.12:

  • Wolves & coyotes
  • Added optional flat terrain in creative
  • Added new optional move control mode (buttons)
  • Adjustable creative mode dig time
  • Added cows
  • Added milking and milk bucket
  • Added herding
  • Fixed autojump (does not trigger on animal collision anymore)
  • Fixed muted audio issue

 

121 Comments

  1. bob
    Posted June 1, 2012 at 23:15 | Permalink | Reply

    I think this will be the best update yet:)

  2. Jriot10
    Posted June 1, 2012 at 23:21 | Permalink | Reply

    Cool by the way what’s diamond edged tools are those just tools that have diamond on them or are they special

  3. pippyo03
    Posted June 1, 2012 at 23:24 | Permalink | Reply

    Sweet this will add a whole new aspect to survival but for 13.1 I would add a horse.

    • epic2015
      Posted June 3, 2012 at 14:03 | Permalink | Reply

      Do you mean 1.13?

  4. dova
    Posted June 1, 2012 at 23:50 | Permalink | Reply

    In 1.13 you should have it where we are able to keep animals

  5. kenny
    Posted June 2, 2012 at 00:40 | Permalink | Reply

    Good now you should add diamond blocks and start multiplayer as well as new creatures I say u should go with either 4 things spiders zombie skeletons or bats or a creeper but call it stalker or something cool hope diamond Is in 1.12 one more thing plz add minecart or a cart or train and add rails and boat to thx have fun on vacation

    • Posted June 2, 2012 at 03:04 | Permalink | Reply

      kenny i dont think you quite understand still hes not trying to make minecraft. although input is great yelling creeper at him in every post isnt gonna get you a creeper.

      • kenny
        Posted June 2, 2012 at 14:31 | Permalink | Reply

        Y don’t u shout the fuck up
        I want tracks and carts so fuck off

    • bilpocalypse
      Posted June 2, 2012 at 07:00 | Permalink | Reply

      …and he’s trying to make it more realistic. This means no zombies, creepers, or any of that. I personally would like to see bears. And they should be a one hitter quitter (one hit and you’re dead). I have spent time perfecting my spear hunting technique on wildboars, bulls, and birds. Now I need a true test.

      • bob
        Posted June 2, 2012 at 14:54 | Permalink | Reply

        Yes I agree with the 1 hit and your dead thing, but if you are wearing decent armor(if he adds it) then it should be harder to die.

      • Chanc3
        Posted June 4, 2012 at 05:50 | Permalink | Reply

        that would be awesome

        plus is could introduce trapping
        you could dig a deep hole with spikes or something like that and have a break away material at the top to trap the “bear” or whatever creature you please

      • bilpocalypse
        Posted June 4, 2012 at 08:12 | Permalink | Reply

        Trapping already exists.

    • dova
      Posted June 3, 2012 at 18:49 | Permalink | Reply

      Ya shout up lowbudgetbatman lol

    • Posted June 4, 2012 at 14:45 | Permalink | Reply

      no need to be hostile, if you want tracks and carts go play minecraft. Kaalus has repeatedly said he doesn’t want to make this too much like minecraft, so I doubt tracks and cart are ever going to come, and continually asking for it is fruitless and annoying, so there is no need to be hostile.

  6. Duxk
    Posted June 2, 2012 at 01:03 | Permalink | Reply

    I like that you’re thinking of underground creatures.

    You should also add more weapons that the player can defend himself with.

  7. joeyboy
    Posted June 2, 2012 at 04:39 | Permalink | Reply

    I don’t think you should make your game realistic because most of the fun is in fiction games and besides you ruined the realism already after “fly” so please make it more fictional with monster like zombies vampires etc.

    • joeyboy
      Posted June 2, 2012 at 04:42 | Permalink | Reply

      Comment if you agree

      • Duxk
        Posted June 2, 2012 at 12:09 | Permalink | Reply

        I do not agree.

      • Sir Knight
        Posted June 2, 2012 at 12:57 | Permalink | Reply

        – 1

      • kenny
        Posted June 2, 2012 at 14:32 | Permalink | Reply

        I agree

      • bob
        Posted June 2, 2012 at 14:58 | Permalink | Reply

        Maybe kaalus can add another vote for fantasy survival vs realistic survival.

      • epic2015
        Posted June 3, 2012 at 14:05 | Permalink | Reply

        I AGREE

      • Worgun
        Posted June 5, 2012 at 11:07 | Permalink | Reply

        -1

      • epic2015
        Posted June 9, 2012 at 16:18 | Permalink | Reply

        i agree…again

    • bilpocalypse
      Posted June 3, 2012 at 23:25 | Permalink | Reply

      Fly isn’t a part of challenging or cruel modes so it doesn’t apply. Besides, one day MC: PE will come to WP7 so (I believe) Kaalus needs to keep his game more original and not copy everything from MC. So far he has done a great job of making it similar but unique. Realistic survival is his niche and it will help this game compete with the original when it comes to WP7. If you want MC, wait till it comes out. Keep up the good work Kaalus.

    • jason
      Posted June 9, 2012 at 12:55 | Permalink | Reply

      I agree

  8. jmacon03
    Posted June 2, 2012 at 12:37 | Permalink | Reply

    With all of these new dangerous creatures coming, I think we should have armor and melee weapons

  9. The MasterIII
    Posted June 2, 2012 at 13:21 | Permalink | Reply

    will the diamond tools also be in the update? and can we also surround spears with diamond?

    • Posted June 2, 2012 at 13:26 | Permalink | Reply

      yes the diamond tools are going to be in the update, that is a good question about the spear though..I hope it does. Plus @Kaalus, can you put up the new blocks.png so we know where to put in the diamond stuff?

  10. bartekxyz
    Posted June 2, 2012 at 13:24 | Permalink | Reply

    Hi Kaalus, is it possible to add in SC more realistic time of day simulation? Now sunrises and sunsets don’t look so good with world being simply lit and dimmed in short transitions. Can you more colours during daytime? Like sky becoming orange near the horizon when sun rises/sets. For me whole day cycle would look like this:

    Black night sky transform to yellowish blue when sun is about to rise, then blue is becoming more saturated and yellow is slowly disappearing. At noon sky is perfectly blue, and after a while it start becoming a bit pale and then when sun sets, horizon and 1/3 of sky is orange and when sun hides, orange glow is disappearing and sky is becoming navy blue and then start transforming to pitch black for whole night.

    It may be silly to ask for such things but for me personally when game have good time of day simulation the world in it is more immersive and convincing. And with wild animals in SC people would know: sky and world is getting dark and orange-ish, evening is coming – it’s time to go home.

    • Posted June 10, 2012 at 10:01 | Permalink | Reply

      Good idea. This is coming eventually when I get some time. It’s true that sky colors are currently a little bland. I haven’t touched this code since 1.0 :-)

      • bartekxyz
        Posted June 10, 2012 at 11:29 | Permalink | Reply

        That’s great to hear! Cheers Kaalus

  11. phil
    Posted June 2, 2012 at 15:24 | Permalink | Reply

    I have an idea. Maybe this could just be a little thing that you can work on for 1.13. Animals should be afraid of fire. Not just when they set on fire but when lets say you set a tree on fire the animals should run away. Also you can make a torch that you hold(which animals would be afraid of)that burns out after a certain amount of time.

    • phil
      Posted June 2, 2012 at 15:26 | Permalink | Reply

      Also to make a torch that you hold you can put a match on top of a stick.

  12. Posted June 2, 2012 at 17:20 | Permalink | Reply

    Guys, don’t request anything in the comments. Use the forum, please. I don’t think anyone would want to hear about what they need to do after they just finished something. Posting requests on here is really impolite and inconsiderate.

    • epic2015
      Posted June 3, 2012 at 14:06 | Permalink | Reply

      I like that idea. I want that too. Lol

      • epic2015
        Posted June 4, 2012 at 15:19 | Permalink | Reply

        nvm lol
        that was a fail

    • Kim Akpan
      Posted June 3, 2012 at 16:23 | Permalink | Reply

      Man fuck off if people want to post in the comments let them you can’t tell them what to do you ass

      • DUCK ZUES
        Posted June 3, 2012 at 16:31 | Permalink | Reply

        I agree Kaalus never said that we couldn’t post requests here…

    • Kim Akpan
      Posted June 4, 2012 at 02:29 | Permalink | Reply

      Impolite and inconsiderate my ass

      • TDProj
        Posted June 4, 2012 at 05:55 | Permalink | Reply

        Can you please watch your language. Not to sound like a priss but it makes it a more peaceful environment. Get what im saying

  13. DUCK ZUES
    Posted June 2, 2012 at 18:32 | Permalink | Reply

    Yaaaaaaaay!!!!!!!!!!! I can’t wait…

  14. gendelo
    Posted June 3, 2012 at 00:34 | Permalink | Reply

    And what about multiplayer (sorry if i missed something)

  15. CATZ RULE!!!
    Posted June 3, 2012 at 03:20 | Permalink | Reply

    KENNY DONAT SWEAR CHILDREN MIGHT GO ON THIS WEBSITE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. The MasterIII
    Posted June 3, 2012 at 12:15 | Permalink | Reply

    I think it would ne a good idea to ad speacial abilities to those diamond Tools, Like getting more ore if you Mine With the diamond tool or getting Special Items from animals which you only get with diamond weapons :) what do you think?

    • Jriot10
      Posted June 3, 2012 at 17:40 | Permalink | Reply

      I think that would be cool but since there aren’t really any special items in survivalcraft I don’t see the point

    • pippyo03
      Posted June 3, 2012 at 23:57 | Permalink | Reply

      Maybe you could get the head of a animal so you could hang it on the wall

      • Kim Akpan
        Posted June 4, 2012 at 02:24 | Permalink | Reply

        Omfg that would be awesome

      • DUCK ZUES
        Posted June 4, 2012 at 04:42 | Permalink | Reply

        Yah good idea… It helped me get the idea that in 1.13 one of the new things should be decorations…. More to put on walls and maybe be able to put pictures from your phone library and put into a frame to put on the wall such as girl friend etc…

      • kenny
        Posted June 4, 2012 at 14:33 | Permalink | Reply

        Love that idea my girl friend in my favorite game but I want tailings and a mine cart or cart or train for a project I have

      • epic2015
        Posted June 9, 2012 at 16:20 | Permalink | Reply

        lol

  17. marcus
    Posted June 3, 2012 at 18:04 | Permalink | Reply

    I can’t get any new texture packs

  18. marcus
    Posted June 3, 2012 at 18:11 | Permalink | Reply

    How to get texture packs

    • Posted June 8, 2012 at 13:53 | Permalink | Reply

      you need to go to the forums, (link on left of page up top) and go to the textures category and download it to your COMPUTER, and put it in the dropbox folder, then access it from the game.

  19. cyrus achilles pacis
    Posted June 4, 2012 at 05:31 | Permalink | Reply

    They should make a painting tool. So we could paint some furniture. May be like when you combine bucket and source of leaves together it makes green paint and when you hit the block that you want to paint it turns to that color. Another example bucket and raw meat =red paint or even combine bucket+source of leaves + meat= what ever green and red makes. Just a thought lol

  20. Posted June 5, 2012 at 08:46 | Permalink | Reply

    Yes! And what about a launchRock. I’m french Also i didn’t know how de Say it in english the french traduction is (lance pierre)…

    • Asclepios
      Posted June 5, 2012 at 08:58 | Permalink | Reply

      Tu peut déjà lancer des pierres a la mains, suffi de les prendre et de garder le doigt appuyer.

    • DUCK ZUES
      Posted June 5, 2012 at 13:46 | Permalink | Reply

      Not bad idea a launch rocket would be awesome…

  21. dova
    Posted June 5, 2012 at 09:04 | Permalink | Reply

    I think kaalus is at e3

    • Jriot10
      Posted June 5, 2012 at 13:41 | Permalink | Reply

      Probably it sounds like something he would go to

      • dova
        Posted June 5, 2012 at 16:33 | Permalink | Reply

        I would go if I could lol

  22. bob
    Posted June 5, 2012 at 19:57 | Permalink | Reply

    Another mineral you can add is obsidian. it wouldn’t be used for a portal. I’m not sure what it would be used for. Maybe just decoration or a really strong material.

    • pippyo03
      Posted June 5, 2012 at 20:33 | Permalink | Reply

      Ya but that would be a strong ripoff of minecraft.

      • bob
        Posted June 5, 2012 at 21:35 | Permalink | Reply

        How? Obsidian is a real material.

      • pippyo03
        Posted June 5, 2012 at 22:00 | Permalink | Reply

        Ya but obsidian is like the strongest natural in minecraft

        • DUCC ZUES
          Posted June 5, 2012 at 23:45 | Permalink

          You should make a material that bombs can’t break

      • bob
        Posted June 7, 2012 at 20:30 | Permalink | Reply

        In blocks don’t break as easily with explotions

    • Sir Knight
      Posted June 6, 2012 at 01:35 | Permalink | Reply

      Obsidian itself is, in real life, a very brittle (not strong) mineral, it is volcanic rock. It is however, extremely sharp. Where available, it was used by most, if not all, primitive civilizations for weaponry. It would make a good addition, as it would be realistic. High damage output, but very low durability, and for gameplay, great abundance. Agreed?

      • bob
        Posted June 6, 2012 at 11:35 | Permalink | Reply

        I think that if you can’t find diamond, obsidian edges can be the next best thing.

      • Dick Puncherello
        Posted June 11, 2012 at 11:48 | Permalink | Reply

        Copper already appears to be strangely resistant to explosions. I was dicking around in Creative mode, blowing entire holes in the ocean floor, when I decided to try boxing myself in a copper room, and set off explosions all around me. Can’t for the life of me remember why I did it.
        What I did notice, though, was that many (though not all) the copper blocks still existed – even if some of them had kinda moved of their own accord…

  23. kaleb
    Posted June 6, 2012 at 03:39 | Permalink | Reply

    I think instead of a boring sword, he should add a different kind of weapon. (mace, club, spiked club, etc) and a bow with different kinds of arrows (flaming arrows, poison arrows). Something to get the upper hand against these intimidating new animals he is adding

  24. CATZ RULE!!!
    Posted June 6, 2012 at 05:01 | Permalink | Reply

    i dont know about that but i think he should add better cave and spawners maybe more complex caves.

  25. dragomon64
    Posted June 6, 2012 at 07:13 | Permalink | Reply

    Hey kaalus you should really expand to other phones or consoles. My friends and families like the game but they have android and apple. So I’m just saying so more people could enjoy and know kaalus.

  26. dragomon64
    Posted June 6, 2012 at 07:24 | Permalink | Reply

    Minecraft people is
    Boring I prefer SC and kaalus would get more money or whatever if he EXPANDED to other phones plz

    • dragomon64
      Posted June 6, 2012 at 07:25 | Permalink | Reply

      Sorry spellcheck I mean pocket edition not people

      • Posted June 8, 2012 at 20:54 | Permalink | Reply

        Shipping to platforms such as ios is not as easy as you would think, it would take a long time and should not even be attempted until the game has slowed down as it would mean updates would take twice as long,

  27. HarderMC
    Posted June 6, 2012 at 10:29 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus do you want add spawn wood and seeds?

  28. epic2015
    Posted June 7, 2012 at 03:59 | Permalink | Reply

    Did anyone get the update?

    • pippyo03
      Posted June 7, 2012 at 04:07 | Permalink | Reply

      Just check the marketplace

      • pippyo03
        Posted June 7, 2012 at 04:08 | Permalink | Reply

        And kaaalus I i hadn’t even pass cert

  29. pippyo03
    Posted June 7, 2012 at 17:24 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus said I just passed cert!!!!

  30. jriot10
    Posted June 7, 2012 at 17:54 | Permalink | Reply

    how do you know he’s on a trip without internet so how could you possibly know

    • Posted June 7, 2012 at 17:58 | Permalink | Reply

      He made a quick Twitter post about it – and he said he would have his laptop, just didn’t know if he’d have time to get online. He’s posted two updates to Twitter since he left.

    • Posted June 7, 2012 at 17:58 | Permalink | Reply

      When he’s out of town like this, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on the Twitter & Facebook profiles.

    • pippyo03
      Posted June 7, 2012 at 18:00 | Permalink | Reply

      He posted it on twitter like 40 mins ago he said this “1.12 passed cert the email arrived 12 hours ago. I have slow internet here, can’t respond to masses of emails :-(

  31. pippyo03
    Posted June 7, 2012 at 21:02 | Permalink | Reply

    Just a perfect time for me to break my phone!!!

  32. bob
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 01:11 | Permalink | Reply

    Uuuhgg I keep checking the marketplace but it is never there.

    • epic2015
      Posted June 9, 2012 at 14:17 | Permalink | Reply

      I GOT UPDATE!!!!! :-D

  33. darryl hicks
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 01:24 | Permalink | Reply

    I got it!!!!!!! This shizzzz is fireee!!!

    • Posted June 8, 2012 at 14:34 | Permalink | Reply

      Liar lol. Trolls really get annoying as you get older lol…

      Everybody else: If you don’t feel like spending your time refreshing the Marketplace, just keep an eye on the Facebook page for SurvivalCraft! There will be a post on there once it’s ready.

  34. pippyo03
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 15:30 | Permalink | Reply

    Maybe not because kaalus is on a small trip without much internet

    • Posted June 8, 2012 at 16:00 | Permalink | Reply

      I also administer the Facebook page with Kaalus. As soon as I can get the update (and I’m checking for it pretty frequently), I will add a new entry to the Facebook page.

      • pippyo03
        Posted June 8, 2012 at 16:40 | Permalink | Reply

        O ok my bad

  35. CATZ RULE!!!
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 15:34 | Permalink | Reply

    Some people said “i passed cert!” do you mean “It passed cert!”

  36. 420lifestile
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 17:36 | Permalink | Reply

    Have a thing like he day and night switch, but have it as double digging tools… (one in each arm)

    • kaleb
      Posted June 9, 2012 at 00:15 | Permalink | Reply

      yeah the button turns on/off “Beast Mode”
      Lol

  37. Spike
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 19:52 | Permalink | Reply

    1.12 ON THE MARKETPLACE

    • Posted June 8, 2012 at 20:24 | Permalink | Reply

      It sure is! I’ve added the Facebook and Forum posts!

      —–

      -If your phone still says 1.11 in the Marketplace, give it a reboot.
      -If your phone says 1.12 in the Marketplace but there is no Update button, just hit the Back button and select SurvivalCraft again. You should then have the Update button!

      • wolfsarescary
        Posted June 9, 2012 at 01:17 | Permalink | Reply

        Tnx, really helped

  38. Posted June 8, 2012 at 20:25 | Permalink | Reply

    Alpha 1.12 Update Successfully Installed!

    I had to reboot and do the back button trick.

  39. Posted June 8, 2012 at 21:56 | Permalink | Reply

    it’s out!!

    • dova
      Posted June 8, 2012 at 23:29 | Permalink | Reply

      1.12 is awesome

  40. jhigley13
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 22:31 | Permalink | Reply

    Can you update the texture template?

  41. jason
    Posted June 9, 2012 at 12:39 | Permalink | Reply

    96

    • jason
      Posted June 9, 2012 at 12:49 | Permalink | Reply

      The 1.12 is amazing!!!!
      hope survivalcraft will come to window 8 tab=D

  42. bob
    Posted June 9, 2012 at 14:42 | Permalink | Reply

    There is a bug in 1.12. If you have a stack of more than 1 pieces of bird or beacon and you drag the whole stack over to the body thing to eat it you don’t eat anything. You have to separate 1 piece from the stack and then eat it.

  43. epic2015
    Posted June 9, 2012 at 16:06 | Permalink | Reply

    The texture pack has`nt been updated yet for 1.12.

    • Posted June 9, 2012 at 16:48 | Permalink | Reply

      Do you mean a custom texture created by someone else? Or the blocks/icons files? Or the default texture pack listed here on the site?

      -If custom texture pack: Contact the texture pack creator.
      -If block/icon files or the default texture pack here on this blog, you just need to wait for Kaalus to get back home (Sunday sometime) and update things when he has a chance.

  44. marcus
    Posted June 10, 2012 at 01:46 | Permalink | Reply

    Next up date we should have swords bears octopuses fishing fishing pole bows

  45. marcus
    Posted June 10, 2012 at 01:49 | Permalink | Reply

    Armor and more weapons and how bout some guns

    • DUCK ZUES
      Posted June 10, 2012 at 03:30 | Permalink | Reply

      We should get more weapons… Check out my thread in the forum called long-range weapons/ Guns… I think…. Also armor and elevators would be nice…. But I really want mine carts…

  46. marcus
    Posted June 10, 2012 at 04:02 | Permalink | Reply

    Are there different texture packs

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