Junk Jack 1.2.3 Christmas update has been submitted to Apple! (waiting for approval)

Hi fellow miners!

The Junk Jack 1.2.3 Christmas update has been submitted to Apple!
It features new mobs, blocks, hats, achievements, themed stuff, weapons, crafts and much more 🙂

Here is the changelog:

New features:

• 4 hats have been added to the shop
• 10 new achievements!
• New craftable curing star
• The world has now a snowy appearance!
• New ice block
• Revamped Snow Bricks
• Revamped Snow Blocks
• Trees are now covered in snow!
• New throwable snow ball
• New rare placeable christmas tree can be found underground
• New christmas decorations can be found underground
• New placeable christmas bells craft
• New placeable christmas balls craft
• Brown Bears are back with revamped graphics!
• New white bear mob
• New big penguin mob
• New small penguin mob
• New frosty mob
• New falling star mob
• New placeable butcher’s broom!
• New placeable christmas candles
• New ice arrows, freeze monsters with them
• New ice shurikens, used to freeze mobs
• New ice sword weapon
• New Bear Claw weapon
• New placeable christmas light bulbs
• New placeable hanging star
• New craftable christmas chest
• New craftable frosty head
• New revamped placeable snow man
• New christmas biscuits and more than 10 christmas treasures
• New wrapped paper craft, use it to wrap blocks and give them a christmas look!
• Bonedust has a chance to force the growth of a plant when used on it
• It’s now possible to jump from the top of a ladder or a bridge
• It’s now possible to jump vertically from beneath a bridge

Bug fixes:

• Some wood objects have a new wood break sound
• Fireplace has now christmas socks on it
• Zombie and skeletons are now Christmas themed!
• Physics engine has been tweaked to work seamlessly on older devices (no more slides of entities anymore)
• Sloped block crafts now require a workbench
• Climb movement is slightly faster
• Fixed jump animation frames
• Blocks that yield fruits cannot be broken with bare hands anymore
• Removing fruits from trees and items from shelves now is possible only with bare hands but from any distance
• Fixed a bug that caused crashes with quickslots that were emptied and filled again
• Fixed a bug that caused ghost items to remain in a quickslot
• Fixed the bug which made the character float when sliding during explosions
• Most sounds now are faded according to the player position
• Hurt effect on player now has the correct brightness according to his tile
• Pumpkin skin graphical hand glitch has been fixed
• Now TNT has a special graphical variant when ignited
• Fixed a bug that kept TNT on basalt blocks after explosion
• Removing a deco from a tile doesn’t start to break it anymore
• Tilling an untilled dirt block doesn’t start to break it anymore
• Trees have been mildly revamped
• Naturally growing leaves and blue leaves are now non solid blocks
• Placing an item on a shelf will place the same variant that you have in your inventory
• Dead tree now makes correct sound when hit
• Fixed a bug which made fruits on trees glitch their hanging status
• Now climbable vines correctly updates their sprites when destroyed
• Some jungle decorations now correctly allow treasures and mob inside them
• Chairs and tables can now be correctly placed without a background block
• Dark stone can now be mined just with its correct tool
• Fixed compact sand hardness
• Fixed compact sand wrong footstep sound
• Fixed bamboo bridge wrong sounds
• Increased Wood Fence craft output to 2
• Slightly increased sapling drop rate on trees

We’ll let you know when Apple approves it!


Junk Jack 1.2.2 update has been submitted to Apple! (waiting for approval)

Hi there!
The new Junk Jack 1.2.2 update has been submitted to Apple! It features a whole bunch of bugfixes, new halloween themed mobs, treasures, and things to find!
We’ll let you know when the update is approved, hopefully soon this time 🙂

Here is the changelog:

New Features:

• A new option has been added that keep game unpaused with inventory/map/book opened.
• New brewing barrel addon.
• 25+ new cooking crafts.
• New plantable hops.
• 4 New rare statues.
• Throwable knives!
• Slingshot weapon, use it to throw small rocks at mobs!
• Throwable shurikens!
• Placeable camp fire that can be used for basic cooking.
• Placeable fireplace block.
• Placeable carpet block.
• A new achievement has been added.
• 3 new mobs!
• More than 15 new rare treasures!
• A new rare chest can be found in the world.
• Halloween Pumpkins can be found in the world!
• A new craftable chest has been added.
• 10+ new crafts have been added.
• 3 new hats have been added to the shop.

Bug Fixes:

• Cocoa tree can be correctly destroyed without crashes.
• You can now milk a cow unlimited times.
• Taming collar craft now requires copper bars instead of silver.
• Various wrong treasure offsets fixed.
• Various craftnote typos fixed.
• Stone merlon moved under the right craftbook category.
• Putting Junk Jack in background will automatically trigger pause view.
• Damage on character is correctly inhibited for one second upon receiving damage from any source.
• Items thrown from inventory will bounce correctly even when player is not aligned to center of block.
• Sticky bombs thrown at world limit won’t crash the game neither explode anymore.
• Ghost items shouldn’t remain anymore when placing items.
• Unhittable blocks are properly indestructible with bare hands.
• Removed the duplication glitch with crafting and tap to move on.
• Arrows don’t stick on world limit anymore, they just disappear.
• Sapphire encrusted tools now properly work (shovels and swords).
• Compact sand is now properly identified as sand (eg you can plant cactus on it).
• Wheat is now easier to find.
• Increased stone merlon craft output to 4.
• Left sloped bricks hardness fixed.
• Fixed white sheep health.
• Jungle tree base makes the right sound.
• Walking on glass makes the right sound.

more GREAT news are coming soon 😉

Weekly Junk #3

Hey guys, welcome to the Weekly Junk #3!

Let’s start with an update regarding the development status of the new Junk Jack version.

New monsters are coming, some new cool throwable weapons (some suggested by the users), new furniture, new placeable items that we hope you will like, food types, and lots of new rare treasures!
Last but not least, a lot of themed things are coming. Guess what they are?

We’re also working on .. something new .. an announcement will come out soon. 😉

Let’s see the community creations now!

Check out the adventure map “Dwarven town” by our forum user Onura!

The original forum link is here:


And.. take a look at the Jungle Mountain by Thetaupe:

Impressive work 😀

That’s all for now!

Have you got a nice creation, mod or something that you would like to see featured?

Post it on our forums here:


The best ones will be featured in the next Weekly Junk!