The update should be pretty awesome if all goes well. I can't tell if I'm looking forward to biomes or Hell more.
In my single player map I've done pretty well. After making a minecart (and booster) system to connect all my bases, I finally killed enough creepers to make 27 TNT. So I put all my items into storage, and DUG STRAIGHT DOWN (OH NOES!) with just some picks and ladders. Got to bedrock, and made my way back up, placing TNT every once in a while. By the time I got to the top I had a zombie waiting for me as I placed the last TNT. Got him to chase me, and I tapped the TNT as I ran by...
No more zombie, and an AWESOME shaft down to the bottom level of the world. Actually found a cave system with several diamonds in it ;-)
Also spent some time mining Obsidian, as we need it for portals. Although monsters kill me more often, nothing terrifies me more than lava. Mining obsidian was like a constant panic attack, afraid at any moment I might fall in and burn up all my stuff :-P
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