Originally Posted by vikefan24
Game is unplayable for me right now.. It crashes to a black screen every 5 minutes or so
I still try to play.. just very frustrating, and from what i've seen on the mc forums there are a lot of people with the same problem
If you have a 64-bit system, upgrade to the 64-bit version of java. You have to manually download and install it since the auto-check/upgrader will always give you the 32-bit version.
If you don't, or still have problems, try setting your view distance to 'normal' instead of 'far'.