The Spawn Chunks - A Minecraft Podcast
Summary: The Spawn Chunks is a podcast all about Minecraft. We dig into Minecraft related news and development snapshots, explore game content and the Minecraft community, and craft our personal thoughts and experiences about the game we love.
Jonny, and Joel welcome Bedrock creator Prowl8413 to the show to cross the streams, and discuss Minecraft Java, and Bedrock Edition parity. Plus, the final pre-release changes to The Wild Update ahead of the announced June 7th release date.
Joel and Jonny take a look at the first #Minecraft Pre-release for The Wild Update, get their wires crossed answering email, and take a look back at all The Caves & Cliffs Update Part II has brought players, and share their own gameplay experiences in the update.
Jonny and Joel discuss the Minecraft community reactions to Mojang clarifying what will, and will not be included in The Wild Update, then dive into the May Chunkmail Dispenser to answer email about sapling blocks, echo shields, and ancient instruction manuals.
Joel and Jonny follow the allay and the warden through their latest adjustments in the new Java Edition snapshot, take another look at Caves & Cliffs resource availability, and discuss the ups and downs of truly huge builds in Minecraft.
Jonny and Joel discuss changes to The Warden in the latest Minecraft snapshot, bounce around community ideas about the echo shard, and discuss how high efficiency farms can benefit from a longer, more creative road.
Jonny and Joel record the week’s Minecraft news from Java, and Bedrock Editions, talk new music from Lena Raine coming to the game, and wonder if there is a secret track connecting music discs.
Jonny, and Joel brace themselves for the new features, and changes in the latest Minecraft Java snapshot and Bedrock Beta Previews, then dig into listener email about echo shards, barrel brothers, and lava fishing in the April Chunk Mail Dispenser.
Joel and Jonny duck under mangrove trees as they explore the new mangrove swamp biome in the latest Minecraft snapshot, then wonder where all the fireflies have gone, and bounce around some ideas about the new echo shard item found in Ancient Cities.
Jonny and Joel take a close look at the player-voted mob the allay in the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot, answer emails about sound and item teleportation, and discuss would-be Minecraft mechanics inspired by this years April Fools Day snapshot.
Joel and Jonny pick up their ores and set sail towards the latest Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot, with extra luggage room, answer listener email about data packs and goat horns, and unpack the chest boat.
Jonny and Joel get their hands dirty with mud, add mangrove trees in the first Minecraft: Java Edition snapshot for The Wild Update, and answer listener email about goat horns, slime frogs, and the pros and cons of being on top of Minecraft news.
Jonny and Joel take a first look at the allay in the Bedrock Beta, answer listener email about the glare, and the ancient cities, then discuss Minecraft Peaceful mode and the challenges it poses to seasoned survival players.
Jonny and Joel sculk by some Minecraft Bedrock Beta news, answer listener email about deep dark treasures, hybrid gameplay, and ask, “Can you spoil Minecraft?”
Joel and Jonny discuss the last minute changes leading up to the release of Minecraft 1.18.2, how immersive they feel Minecraft is, how they use lore and purpose to inform their builds, and then speculate on what could be happening with the mysterious frames in ancient cities.
Jonny and Joel are joined by Minecraft Tech Lead SlicedLime to talk about the recent, massive changes to the game, technical challenges, and the process of adding new features to Minecraft. Plus, first impressions of The Deep Dark and The Warden in the first Experimental Snapshot featuring content from Minecraft 1.19!