The Withering Effect - Minecraft Podcast

The Withering Effect - Minecraft Podcast

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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.


47: Upgrading the Mobs of Minecraft
Jun 3 • 51 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W22A, which introduces some experimental changes to graphics rendering, Piglins now sometimes dance in celebration, and Villager workstation logic has been changed. Plus, Jimbo plays in a new world to get…
46: Exploring Minecraft Dungeons
May 27 • 54 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W21A, which introduces a toggle for Redstone wire to choose between a cross and a dot, adds support for custom world settings and custom dimensions, and say hello to the new Mojang Studios name, logo and…
Announcement: We’re launching a Patreon
May 20 • 1 min
This Saturday, May 23rd, we are launching a Patreon page, where you can get access to hours of extra content each month and support the show for one low monthly price. The first episodes of our Patreon exclusive shows will be FREE, to give you a taste of…
45: Inside Mojang with kingbdogz
May 20 • 58 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by kingbdogz from Mojang to discuss snapshot 20W20A/B, which introduces a new Game Mode Switcher menu and new Nether Advancements. Plus, in Block of the Week, they change the block you voted for in front of a…
44: Our early ideas for 1.17
May 13 • 46 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W19A, which introduces patches of Blackstone and Gravel in all Nether biomes, and patches of Soul Sand in Soulsand Valleys. They have added “distance by strider” to the statistics, and among loads of…
43: Let’s explore our new structures
May 6 • 44 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W18A, which introduces some significant changes to Redstone, entity broadcasting and a long list of bug fixes. Plus, this weeks topic comes from biggs.adam02 in our Discord server, they set DuDs and Jimbo…
42: Minecraft 1.16 likes and dislikes
Apr 29 • 59 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W17A, which introduces an Entity Distance scale option ranging from 50% to 500% and the games difficulty and game rules can now be changed from “Create World” screen. The update also makes some small…
41: Bastions and Bosses
Apr 22 • 54 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W16A, which introduces the Bastion Remnants, Ruined Portals, the Chain block and a new music disc titled “Pigstep” by Lena Raine (which has been covered with Note Blocks by our Music Master, DiiKoj).…
40: Traversing the Basalt Deltas
Apr 15 • 45 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W15A, which introduces the Basalt Deltas biome, Blackstone, Piglin banner pattern, Soul Campfires, and three new tracks of Nether music. Also, there are many changes to Dispensers, Soul Sand can now be…
39: Bedrock and Java parity with GruvaGuy
Apr 8 • 54 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by GruvaGuy to discuss the final update to Minecraft with snapshot 20W14∞ which adds over two billion worlds to the game. Also, DuDs and Jimbo go hands-on with Minecraft Dungeons and discuss snapshot 20W14A,…
38: Get the best out of Villager trading
Apr 1 • 49 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W13A, which introduces the Lodestone for use with the Compass and the Strider mob, Mojang’s answer to the ‘Lava Boat’ ideas from the community. Also, In Bedrock news, Mobs will now despawn when the player…
37: What do I do with all these fish?
Mar 25 • 54 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W12A, which adds the Respawn Anchor allowing you to respawn in the Nether and the Polished Basalt block. Also, You can now use Bone Meal on Nylium to get Fungus, Sprouts and Roots, the Hoe is now the…
36: The survey results with Carl
Mar 18 • 68 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by Carl to discuss snapshot 20W11A, which adds the Soul Speed enchantment allowing you to walk faster on Soul Sand and Soul Soil, Twisting Vines that grow upwards in the Warped Forest biome and Gold ore can now…
35: Our guide to a new survival world
Mar 11 • 49 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W10A, which adds functionality to the Smithing Table, makes fish despawn if the player is more than 64 blocks away and Wither Skeletons now attack Piglins. Also, Minecraft Festival has been postponed till…
34: The bet of the year is on!
Mar 4 • 48 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss snapshot 20W09A which introduces the Target block and Crying Obsidian. Also, in a little bit of everything episode, they talk Minecraft Festival, there favourite part of 1.15 and what they are looking forward to in…
33: When to start a new world
Feb 26 • 67 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the smallest snapshot ever made with just one bug fix for Villager memory. Also, with Hermitcraft and some members of The Ripple Effect bringing their seasons to an end, DuDs and Jimbo talk about when is the right…
32: The Piglins and The Hoglins
Feb 19 • 56 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the second snapshot of Minecraft 1.16, the Hoglins from the first snapshot has been given some functionality and will attack the player on site. The Piglins have also arrived and will trade a range of items…
31: Our first look at The Nether Update!
Feb 12 • 55 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the first snapshot of Minecraft 1.16, and it’s a big one! The Nether Update brings a whole new feel to the Nether with the new biomes Warped Forest, Crimson Forest and Soulsand Valley. There’s a new rare material in…
30: Don’t poop in my Hytale base
Feb 5 • 49 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss the December and January progress updates from Hytale and the new Minecraft 1.16 screenshots, including what looks like a new gold sword. Plus, we find out which block won this weeks ‘Block of the Week’ and could we…
29: Enchanting Sponges with YDYT and Maizuma Games
Jan 29 • 66 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo are joined by YDYT and Cass (Maizuma Games) to talk about the 1.16 Nether update, Redstone doors, storage system designs, and so much more. Also, Minecraft Java 1.15.2 is out and Jeb tweets about when we can expect the…
28: Designing the perfect world
Jan 22 • 49 min
In this episode, DuDs and our new co-host Jimbo discuss how to design the perfect world in both singleplayer and multiplayer, including a spoke pattern for your base and building in different styles to help your creativity. Additionally, you can add some…
27: Minecraft wishes for 2020 with Jimbo
Jan 8 • 54 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss what they liked from Minecraft in the last year including the new villagers and their workstations, raid farms and auto shearing sheep using dispensers. Also, they take a look at some of the things they would like…
26: Best of 2019 with Carl
Jan 1 • 65 min
In this episode, CarlRyds takes a look back at some of the best conversations and ideas from our episodes in 2019. We talk Dungeons, The Nether, The End, Redstone and more. Normal episodes will resume next week with DuDs back in the hosting chair.…
25: Going behind the scenes with Jimbo
Dec 11, 2019 • 52 min
In this episode, DuDs and Jimbo discuss questions from our Discord, including what goes on behind the scenes of a multiplayer server, how to run multiplayer events, producing videos and live streaming. We also find out what their friends think of them…
24: Let’s get Christmassy with Carl
Dec 4, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode, DuDs and CarlRyds get into the festive spirit to discuss getting together with friends on your Minecraft world by building a Christmas village and playing fun games together. There’s also plenty of news with 1.15 pre-release 3, combat…
23: Enhancing Redstone with aubni
Nov 27, 2019 • 54 min
In this episode, DuDs and aubni discuss what they like and don’t like about Redstone and what components and features they would like to see added to the game. Also, the first pre-release of 1.15 is here with optimized chunk rendering and explosions,…
22: DuDs forgot RED DRAGONS!
Nov 13, 2019 • 55 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank take a break from trying to improve the game by bringing you the top ten things they love about Minecraft. Also, snapshot 19W45A is out with improvements to bees, they will now search up to ten blocks in all directions to…
21: Transforming the End
Nov 6, 2019 • 44 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank discuss how to transform The End dimension by improving the block palette, adding more mobs and creating a better transport system from the overworld. Also, there’s a new snapshot 19W44A with some subtle improvements to…
20: An inventory full of food
Oct 30, 2019 • 56 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank discuss improvements to both the food and the inventory systems, remember to join our Discord so you can be part of the conversation and your idea might end up on the show! There’s no new snapshot this week but Minecraft…
19: The Bane of our Arthropods
Oct 23, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank come up with their own enchantments and discuss how the current ones could be improved with the help of our Discord community. There’s a new snapshot 19W42A, the big news… Honey Blocks and Slime Blocks no longer stick…
18: Minecraft Tips and Tricks
Oct 16, 2019 • 60 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank share some Minecraft tips and tricks for both beginners and experienced players on what to do on their first night, first week and beyond. There’s a new snapshot 19W41A which adds the Honey and Honeycomb blocks. Also, I’m…
17: Our biggest tangent yet
Oct 9, 2019 • 47 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank try out the format for the secondary podcast they have been talking about doing, so stand by for pop culture, movie and more. Make sure you join our Discord to give us your feedback. They also go over the remaining news from…
16: Minecon Live 2019 roundup
Oct 2, 2019 • 53 min
In this honey-packed episode, DuDs and Bank discuss the announcements from Minecon Live 2019 including what they are looking forward to in bees and bugs (1.15), the nether update (1.16) and even looking as far as 1.17. Also, the Illusioner is coming to…
15: Our final Minecon predictions
Sep 25, 2019 • 52 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank discuss what they would like to see and what they expect to see at Minecon. The bedrock character creator is in BETA and we get more information on the new mobs and updates coming to mountains, badlands or swamp as part of…
14: Building in different styles
Sep 18, 2019 • 60 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank discuss how they put together block pallets for different building styles. The Minecon community panels have been announced and which biome would you like updated - swamp, mountains or badlands? 1.15 snapshot blog post:…
12B: The Dirt Episode with Nina
Sep 11, 2019 • 59 min
In this special episode, DuDs and Bank are joined again by NynahNina, the owner of Lionheart SMP and a Twitch streamer to discuss how to deal with your community as a server owner. There is also a new 1.15 snapshot that fixes some bugs, helps with modding…
12: Running a Minecraft server with Nina
Sep 4, 2019 • 49 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank are joined by NynahNina, the owner of Lionheart SMP and a Twitch streamer to discuss what it’s like to own and run a Minecraft server. There is also a new 1.15 snapshot fixing some of the bugs with the Bees and the Minecraft…
11: We’re buzzing about 1.15
Aug 28, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank check out the buzz around the new 1.15 snapshot which adds bees, hives, nests, honey and honeycomb. They also theories about what this means for the full update - is this the ambience update? Also, they take a look at the…
10: All things Hytale
Aug 21, 2019 • 50 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank take a look at the good and the bad from the Hytale announcement trailer - expect mobs, magic and vertical slabs. Also, in Minecraft news the second combat test is out for Java, RTX ray tracing is coming to Bedrock and…
9: Updates that changed Minecraft
Aug 14, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank take a look back at the major updates to Minecraft and pick out the ones they think made the biggest changes to the game. Also, they take a look at what changes we could see next that could affect the future of the game.…
8: Embracing limitations with DiiKoj
Aug 7, 2019 • 49 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank are joined by DiiKoj to discuss how limitations can be the inspiration they need to be creative both in real life and in Minecraft. They also discuss how they get inspired for a build and how they decide on the theme of a…
7: Streaming vs YouTube
Jul 31, 2019 • 67 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank talk about the recent Minecon Live trailer, they also discuss the steps they go through to make a Minecraft video. Plus, they examine the positives and negatives of both streaming and YouTube. Discord:…
6: Minecraft Mentioned Features
Jul 24, 2019 • 61 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank talk about The Ripple Effect Livestream day, they also discuss features and blocks which have been mentioned by Mojang in the past that they would like to see in the game. Plus, there is some confusion about Bananas and…
5: Mobs, Mobs and more Mobs
Jul 17, 2019 • 51 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank take a look at the Mobs currently in the game, the Mobs showcased at MineCon Earth 2017 and they also come up with a few new Mobs of their own. As always there will be a look at the weeks Minecraft news, as 1.14.4 comes…
4: The future of Java with Carl
Jul 10, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank are joined by CarlRyds to discuss the weeks Minecraft news and The Ripple Effect birthday celebrations. The main topics this week look at how they got into Minecraft, what’s essential for their Minecraft bases and they…
3: How to improve Minecraft
Jul 3, 2019 • 55 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank discuss the release of 1.14.3 as well as the new Combat snapshot. They also speculate about what we could see in Minecraft 1.15 and they do some blue-sky thinking coming up with ideas to improve Minecraft. We also receive an…
2: Single Player vs Multiplayer
Jun 26, 2019 • 51 min
In this episode, DuDs and Bank take a look at the weeks Minecraft news including the changes in 1.14.3 pre-release 4 and the new BETA Minecraft launcher. They also discuss the ups and downs of single-player and multiplayer all while reminiscing about…
1: Earth, Dungeons and 1.14.3
Jun 19, 2019 • 57 min
In their first jam-packed episode, DuDs and Bank introduce themselves, the podcast and discuss what got them into YouTube. They also take a look at the changes in 1.14.3 and provide their take on the Minecraft Earth augmented reality game and Minecraft…
Welcome to The Withering Effect Minecraft Podcast
Jun 18, 2019 • 0 min
The Withering Effect is a podcast for all Minecraft fans, from beginner to advanced; the show has something for everyone. Whether your down the darkest mine or building your base to the sky, we’ll bring you the latest news, experiences and opinions on the…