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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-51418

Changing brightness/gamma above in-game limit using options.txt

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    • Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Minecraft 1.7.5, Minecraft 14w11b, Minecraft 1.7.9, Minecraft 14w20b, Minecraft 14w21a, Minecraft 14w21b, Minecraft 1.11.2, Minecraft 17w06a, Minecraft 1.12.2, Minecraft 17w50a, Minecraft 1.13.1, 1.15.2, 20w22a, 1.16.2, 1.16.3, 1.16.4, 20w48a, 20w51a, 21w03a, 1.16.5, 21w06a, 21w10a, 1.17.1
    • 22w12a
    • None
    • Confirmed
    • (Unassigned)

    Description

      The bug

      Users are able to increase their gamma/brightness above the level that is limited in-game, without the use of any mods. This causes a lot of controversy as to whether or not it should be bannable on servers, as it's not classed as a mod/hack as neither is required, but it shouldn't be allowed since it makes the night vision potion obsolete.

      How to reproduce

      1. Go to %appdata%, then .minecraft folder.
      2. Open options.txt and change the gamma field to above its 1.0 limit eg: "gamma:50".
      3. This provides full brightness, which is usually limited in-game.

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