Minecraft 1.7 Arrives, Bringing Pistons, Shears, and Stackable Fences (Video)

The highly-anticipated Minecraft 1.7 has been released and it includes some game-changing updates. The greatest addition: pistons. Originally an idea that came from the community and rose in popularity through a titular mod, pistons will allow users to create all manner of mobile contraptions. Who will create the first Rube Goldberg machine?

The change log:

+ Added pistons
+ Fire or redstone is now required to trigger TNT
+ Fences can be stacked
+ Added shears
+ Shears can be used to pick up leaf blocks
+ Shears can be used to shear sheep without hurting them
* Sheep no longer drop wool from being punched
- Removed Herobrine

Watch the trailer:

Then watch this video overview of what’s new:

Gentlemen, start your pistons.

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