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So i was playing on a server of my on when i noticed one night a moon with a square in the middle of it appeared for some reason. I know in Terraria they had different Moon Phases that would cause different events. also note that any other night on my server and i get a normal moon. enter image description here

Does this type of moon mean anything? or do anything to the gameplay?

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There have been moon phases in Minecraft since release, I believe. You are looking at the new moon.

This has no affect on gameplay as it currently stands, however. There is no 'moon shine' so to speak.

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