Minecraft 1.8 has been intentionally leaked by Mojang, and hosted on their site. The link seems to have failed a couple of the times I attempted to download it, so I am hosting a mirror here. Download Minecraft 1.8 Pre Release Leak from me as a mirror. The official link is: http://assets.minecraft.net/1_8-pre/minecraft.jar
- SHA1 of file: 6789c69ede3aedf83b800c76bea56855d38a0afc
- MD5 of file: 7ce3238b148bb67a3b84cf59b7516f55
What's new in Mincraft 1.8?
- BIG NEWS: F6 and F7 speed up and slow down the world time (respectively)
- New redesigned startup screen featuring scenic vistas.
- Field of Vision Controls that allow you to increase the horizontal field of vision up to 180 degrees.
- New Map creation options
- Experience points for killing mobs
What causes crashes in Mincraft 1.8 pre-release?
Below I describe the symptoms of crashes that I experienced. These may not necessarily be the causes.
- Making charcoal in a furnace.
Exact Error Dumps