What's New in Minecraft 1.2.4?
Minecraft was updated on March 22 2012, bringing bugfixes and a few minor cosmetic changes.
Cat behaviour is now more realistic: they will climb up on beds, chest and furnaces and generally get in the way.
There are many improvements to the chat system in the multiplayer game.
Different types of wood now produce differently-coloured planks.
Each type of plank will have to be stacked separately in your chests or inventory.
New decorative sandstone blocks.
A new kind of block with a creeper face and runes/symbols/hieroglyphs can be made with 4 sandstone blocks:
…and another new decorative block can be made with sandstone slabs:
Remember that sandstone blocks can be mined, or made from 4 blocks of sand!