@brainblasted @switchingsocial @cathal there are a list of popular mods on the website and on the homepage and here: content.minetest.net

You can also try out servers and games for curated content

Note that minetest is a game engine and has no default gameplay, but does come with a default prepackaged game

@drequivalent @switchingsocial yes, it's bad. But none of the suggestions are any good, and changing the name would break SEO

Minetest boosted

As it's the 10th anniversary of Minecraft, a reminder that there's a free open alternative called Minetest:


You can follow it on the Fediverse at:


It has many game modes including online multiplayer servers.

#Minetest #Minecraft #Minecraft10Years #Alternatives #FLOSS

@keiyakins @switchingsocial the default game sucks intentionally, as you are meant to mod it.

There are quite a few more complete games though: content.minetest.net/packages/

The forums and wikis are now back online. @celeron55@twitter.com explains the recent downtime here: forum.minetest.net/viewtopic.p

@tdannecy btw, this post is a poll with the options: "Yes, please", "I don't mind", "No, I dislike it", and "No, I may unfollow it".

In another reply to this thread, someone suggest removing all the Twitter crap. Would a form like this be ok?



@rtwx This is a good idea if it is to remain, it annoys me too. I should probably just do the really good ones manually

Quick poll: should this account continue to cross-post relevant retweets from Twitter?

RT @WalterRothbard@twitter.com

5yo has been given an infinite world to explore. She just gleefully mischievously shouted "Nobody knows where I *AM* right now!!"

🐦🔗: twitter.com/WalterRothbard/sta

RT @GreenXenith@twitter.com

Finished those HD shaders and textures I was working on.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/GreenXenith/status

RT @R1_C@twitter.com

La nouvelle version de mon serveur vient de faire un grand bon d'un coup ces derniers jours. la thématique de la saison : Vikings et Médiéval. Passage en version 5.0.1, déjà presque 100 mods .... la béta privée risque d'arrivée rapidement !

@MinetestProject@twitter.com 🥰

🐦🔗: twitter.com/R1_C/status/111482

Minetest 5.0.1 has been released!

This is a bug-fix only release which fixes a few crashes and other issues.



Options 2 and 3) require the user to opt-in to allowing your mod to escape the mod security sandbox. Look for minetest.request_insecure_environment()

The IRC mod shows an example of how to include and use sockets.

For Option 3, you'd do this:

local ie = minetest.require_insecure_environment()

Explaining this is on my to do list for the book!


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