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The Withering Effect is a podcast all about Minecraft. Each week join DuDs and Jimbo from The Ripple Effect server as they avoid the Wither to bring you the latest news, experiences and opinions on the worlds best selling game. Whether you're down the darkest mine or building your base to the sky, take us on your next Minecraft adventure.

The Withering Effect is a podcast all about Minecraft. Each week join DuDs and Jimbo from The Ripple Effect server as they avoid the Wither to bring you the latest news, experiences and opinions on the worlds best selling game. Whether you're down the darkest mine or building your base to the sky, take us on your next Minecraft adventure.

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The Withering Effect is a podcast all about Minecraft. Each week join DuDs and Jimbo from The Ripple Effect server as they avoid the Wither to bring you the latest news, experiences and opinions on the worlds best selling game. Whether you're down the darkest mine or building your base to the sky, take us on your next Minecraft adventure.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 67: How block palettes impact builds

10/21/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss Pre-release 1 of Minecraft 1.16.4 which adds a new Social Interactions Screen, adds more information to crash logs and a new network protocol scheme. Plus, we have a listener comments from our new Patreon member ChiefBigBear about how to improve Netherite Armour. Also, DuDs and Jimbo discuss how their block palettes have changed over time, how these palettes impact builds, and we recently passed 40,000 listens - thank you for your support! Minecraft...

Duration:00:59:53

Episode 66: The Warden is massive!

10/14/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the December Howling Peaks DLC for Minecraft Dungeons and the announcement of Minecraft 1.16.4 which will be a small update that does not contain any gameplay features. Plus, we have listener comments from DirtyBlonde655 and SquareRoot89 about the kinds of updates DuDs and Jimbo want to see and don't want to see. Also, we get some more information on Minecraft 1.17, the Caves and Cliffs update, from Mojang Developers, LadyAgnes and...

Duration:00:48:01

Episode 65: It’s the Caves and Cliffs update!

10/7/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss all the announcements from Minecraft Live and the Caves and Cliffs update, including all the information you need on Lush Caves, Dripstone Caves, Deep Dark, Amethyst Geodes, Copper, Mountains, Bundles, Archaeology and Artefacts. Plus, Minecraft joins Super Smash Bros. with Alex, Steve, Zombie and Enderman become fighters. Also, Minecraft Dungeons is getting a new DLC Howling Peaks, which introduces a new Apocalypse Plus mode, we have a very special Mob...

Duration:01:11:41

Bonus: Minecraft 1.17 First Impressions

10/4/2020
In this bonus episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by CarlRyds to give their first impressions on all the announcements from Minecraft Live for the 1.17 update, Caves and Cliffs. Let's take a look at all the new mobs, blocks and mechanics coming to the game in Summer 2021. We discuss the new underground biomes, the Sculk Sensor, Goats, Crystal Shards, Copper ore, Bundles, the Archaeology Brush, the Axolotls and so much more! Minecraft Live Full Show:...

Duration:00:32:46

Episode 64: The Full Stack with Carl and DiiKoj

9/30/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by CarlRyds and DiiKoj to celebrate a full stack of podcast episodes and to discuss the past, present and future of the show. Plus, we set out our Minecraft Live coverage, Minecraft is now on PlayStation VR and Jimbo reaches 300 subscribers on YouTube. Also, there are pranks left, right and centre on The Ripple Effect SMP and we have many fixes for this weeks Block of the Week. Minecraft on Playstation VR:...

Duration:01:10:34

Episode 63: Unexpected Minecraft updates

9/23/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss Minecraft updates that would be unexpected for most players but would provide a nice upgrade to the game, including, kitchen, animation, ambient mobs, creative mode, chests, player skins, music discs and of course the concrete stairs and slabs update. Plus, we respond to Xisumavoid's Enchanted Shulker Boxes video during Block of the Week. Also, Improving Silverfish spawners by making them drop Clay balls, Jimbo plays with some more TNT flying machines,...

Duration:00:54:01

Episode 62: Adding lore to your world with BrownieBits

9/16/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by BrownieBits from The Ripple Effect SMP to discuss adding lore, meaning and story to your Minecraft world, including the five questions you should ask yourself before you start building. Plus, he has just passed 5000 hours of playtime on BrownieLand which turns four years old on September 25th. Also, Minecraft 1.16.3 is out, which fixes Baby Piglin item duplication bug and the Piglin, Piglin Brutes, Hoglins and Zoglins pathfinding issues we...

Duration:00:55:51

Episode 61: Minecraft Live and 1.17 Predictions

9/9/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss Minecraft 1.16.3 Release Candidate 1, which includes fixes for the Baby Piglin item duplication bug and the Piglin, Piglin Brutes, Hoglins and Zoglins pathfinding issues. Plus, they break down the Minecraft Live trailer and what it means for Java, Bedrock, Earth and Dungeons. Also, what do they expect from 1.17? Will it be a small update like 1.15, a large update like 1.16, and will we finally see the Mountain update and Goats from Minecon...

Duration:00:48:53

Episode 60: How we design large builds

9/2/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss their design process for builds including how they plan a large base from which structures and farms they need, to how they come up with a block pallet and changing their ideas to match the Minecraft terrain. Plus, the Jurassic World DLC is out for Bedrock, OptiFine and Replay Mod are out for 1.16.2, and Dream and Technoblade duel it out for $100,000. Also, DuDs has been working in his storage mountain and Jimbo has been making a giant bowl under his...

Duration:00:54:41

Episode 59: One Chunk Structure Challenge

8/26/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss Combat Test 8b which brings back Bow inaccuracy and interrupted eating. Plus, it has been a busy week on The Ripple Effect server, DuDs has been building his Redstone storage system and Jimbo has been building his Witch Farm. Also, they take a look at four Minecraft structures they would like to improve, including Swamp Hut, Desert Temple, Jungle Temple and the Desert Well, they take on the one chunk structure challenge tweeted out by HelenAngel, and...

Duration:00:56:11

Episode 58: Do we like wearing Gold now?

8/19/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss Combat Test 7c which allows you to stack Potion bottles up to 16, removes the bow inaccuracy when holding for too long, and removes the eating interruption when being hit. Plus, a NEW DLC for Minecraft Dungeons, called The Creeping Winter, will be released on September 8th, look out for "chilling new mobs and slippery ice on your way to save the day!". Also, they take a look back at their likes and dislikes for Minecraft 1.16 from Episode 42, and make...

Duration:00:57:58

Episode 57: Taking aim with the Combat Test

8/12/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss Release Candidate 1 for Minecraft 1.16.2, which make some small changes including Crimson and Warped Roots no longer requiring shears to be mined and the resource and data packs version has been raised to 6. Plus, a question from RebelJC about which area of Minecraft gameplay DuDs and Jimbo don't engage with much, and what it would take for them to be more interested in it. Also, they take a look at the changes in Version 6 of the Combat Test,...

Duration:00:50:30

Episode 56: Data Packs and Mods with MadCat and Winter

8/5/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by MadCat and Winter Grave from The Ripple Effect SMP to discuss Minecraft 1.16.2 Pre-Release 1, which gives the option to reduce some distortion effects, Chains can now be placed in all orientations, and Piglins now become angry with players who open or destroy a Chest Minecart. Plus, MadCat and Winter answer questions from our Discord about creating, maintaining and updating data packs and mods for Minecraft. Also, Jimbo plays havoc on the server...

Duration:01:15:26

Episode 55: Four improvements Minecraft needs

7/29/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W30A, which has modified how the respawn position is chosen for Beds and Respawn Anchors, Lanterns and Soul Lanterns can now be waterlogged, and the Bastion Remnant chest loot has been tweaked. Plus, DuDs stream ends in a Lava death and an hour fighting the Enchanting Table, Jimbo goes to find his base location, and we all build The Withering Effect Studios store on The Ripple Effect server. Also, DuDs and Jimbo set out the four improvements...

Duration:00:57:08

Episode 54: Showing Welsknight our Kingdom

7/22/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by Welsknight from Hermitcraft to discuss snapshot 20W29A, which has so many technical changes it made their heads spin, so DuDs and Jimbo moved on very quickly. Plus, Welsknight answers questions from our Discord community including where he finds his inspiration, what is the most challenging aspect of being a full-time content creator, and he takes us behind the scenes of Helsknight. Also, an update on Sodium from last weeks show, Wels recommends...

Duration:01:01:58

Episode 53: What’s next for custom worlds?

7/15/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W28A, which introduces some changes to Piglin Bartering loot, Brewing Stands can now be crafted with Blackstone, and Villagers now emit green particles when joining a village, setting a home bed, or acquiring a job site/profession. Plus, Season 3 of The Ripple Effect is off to an amazing start with amazing build popping up everywhere and videos becoming more and more professional, with loads more to come including roleplays and lots of fun...

Duration:00:56:54

Episode 52: The Withering Frogs

7/8/2020
In this episode, DuDs, Jimbo and Carl are joined by qmagnet and stifflered from The Void Frogs for a very special Minecraft podcasts crossover episode, answering questions on everything from how they came up with the name to getting started in map-making. Plus, we mix the show up a little with Rapid Fire questions and qmagnet seems to be very worked up about Block of the Week. Also, there is literally no Minecraft news so it's lucky we have guests, and Ripple Season 3 has finally...

Duration:01:08:23

Episode 51: What will Minecraft be like in 2030?

7/1/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the release of Minecraft 1.16.1, which includes fixes for Minecraft Realms, The Piglin Brute is coming to the game in a future update, and Minecraft Dungeons gets its first DLC pack called "Jungle Awakens", which includes new mobs, items and missions. Plus, RebelJC sent over a tweet from kingbdogz asking, what do we think Minecraft will be like in ten years? and do we think updates are going to end one day or are they part of the experience forever?...

Duration:00:53:29

Episode 50: Celebrating our birthday with Carl

6/24/2020
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by CarlRyds to discuss the Release Candidate for Minecraft 1.16, which fixes issues with the Nether surface generation, adds a 20-minute soundtrack, composed by Lena Raine, and Ghasts can only start to fire at you when they are at eye level. Plus, Mixer is shutting down and sending its current partners to Facebook Gaming. Also, to celebrate our birthday (and Jimbo's) we answer your questions about the podcast, why are Mojang developers posting Frogs...

Duration:00:58:41

Announcement: How to connect with the show

6/22/2020
Thanks to your amazing support and the show's success over the last year, we are making some changes to the way you can connect with us. Discord: https://discord.gg/gqnKyeZ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thewitheringeffect Website: http://thewitheringeffect.com/ E-Mail: podcast@thewitheringeffect.com Voice Message: https://anchor.fm/thewitheringeffect/message Twitter: https://twitter.com/WitheringEffect YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/WitheringVideo

Duration:00:01:34