The Shaft CCXXXII – Minecraft News, Updates, and Discussions [Episode 232]

07.28.2020 - By The Shaft - A Minecraft Podcast

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Show Notes:
Did you miss us? The Shaft is back! and they’re having a good time talking about Minecraft and the latest news.
 
 
Minecraft topics on this episode:

* Minecraft Snapshot 20W28a (07/08/20) – https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/article/minecraft-snapshot-20w28a
* Mojang announces the end of support for older VR device integrations. Gear VR, Windows 10, older android devices to name a few: https://gamerant.com/minecraft-gear-vr-support-end/
* Ray Tracing to be in XBOX 10 version of Minecraft as well as other features: https://www.windowscentral.com/minecraft-xbox-series-x
* Rave Family Block Fest – Postponed.  Again. – https://www.pe.com/2020/07/13/organizers-postpone-rave-family-block-fest-a-minecraft-based-music-festival-after-rough-start/
* The Return of the Crying Obsidian
* https://www.thegamer.com/minecraft-what-is-crying-obsidian/
* Players have discovered the seed for Minecraft’s title screen
* https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-07-19-minecraft-fans-find-seed-for-title-screen-background-panorama
* (Video: https://youtu.be/GaRurhiK-Lk)
* Minecraft moves from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft’s Azure
* https://news.google.com/stories/CAAqOQgKIjNDQklTSURvSmMzUnZjbmt0TXpZd1NoTUtFUWk1LTVhb2tJQU1FZldMa2kyVUx0NDFLQUFQAQ?hl=en-US≷=US&ceid;=US%3Aen

Sightings

* Explore a 5,000 Year Old Welsh tomb recreated in Minecraft – https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/explore-5000-year-old-welsh-tomb-recreated-minecraft-180975265/
* Play Minecraft in Half-Life – https://www.pcgamer.com/now-you-can-play-minecraft-in-half-life/

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