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You may also want to look at some subgames. Subgames form a foundation for the game using Lua scripts. Different subgames have different objectives, such as survival, building or Player vs Player.
Usually Minetest comes with minetest_game, to supply the default items and blocks.
MSVC builds (recommended):
Get the latest development version of Minetest from builds made by community members. These builds are more recent than the officially released builds and contain new features (may cost stability).
Daily / Unstable
If you have packaged Minetest for another distribution contact us so that we can link to it.
Latest: Morn76's Minetest OS X Mavericks builds (newer than 0.4.9)
homebrew (http://brew.sh/): brew install homebrew/games/minetest.
Unofficial. Append –HEAD parameter to get latest version
Notice: The x86 Android version of Minetest has not been updated to 0.4.12, please stand by.
Android versions of Minetest are still in development and have bugs
- ARM: Minetest-0.4.12-11-android.apk (works with most devices)
Note: Please do not download unofficial Minetest builds from the Google Play app store. The builds found there may contain excessive adverts or spyware. They may be distributed under proprietary terms, without the source code, which makes them illegal. They may be old or unsupported.
There is a FreeBSD port.
You can compile minetest and minetest_game from sources or use pkg (FreeBSD 9.1 and newer).
You can compile minetest and choose easily minetest options using the FreeBSD port dialogs.
cd /usr/ports/games/minetest make install cd /usr/ports/games/minetest_game make install
FreeBSD official packages have their own pre-built packages.
pkg install minetest minetest_game