[0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Droid

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by arifsaha » Post

nrz wrote:The APK is for ARM not x86
In that case, I like to share that from the entry in Google Play it was installed on an x86 device (Dell Venue 7) and has been running properly. It even picked the configurations, mods, and single player world from previous 0.4.10 installation in that device.

Maybe the process of building it for Google Play involved compiling it for both platform? If that's true, and you can find the x86 APK, you can just publish that as the official x86 APK.

Thanks!

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

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Can someone add an image with onscreen buttons to the gallery?

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by est31 » Post

arifsaha, when you upload apk files to android, they are already built, either for ARM or for x86. As nrz is uploading those files, he knows best. Now either google has a way to compile bytecode from ARM to x86, or your device can somehow emulate ARM.

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by nrz » Post

Google Play Store doesn't care about architecture, you give it a apk with a AndroidManifests and it recognize the architecture and supported phones directly.

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by Minetestforfun » Post

On F-Droid now ? G-r-e-a-t work !

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by Wuzzy » Post

I heard Minetest for Android has eliminated the support for other subgames or at least the other subgames are not selectable in the main menu. Either way, if this is true, this sucks hard.

So, is this rumor true?

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by est31 » Post

Yes, currently it isn't possible to select other subgames than the default.

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

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Is there a way to enable world creation as in to save new maps? I don't see this option there.
Extreme Survival Minetest-->viewtopic.php?f=10&t=12959

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

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Feature request: Would it be possible to be link the minetest android client to a server which streamed the actual gui for display. I'm just wondering about playing minetest with google Cardboard VR which uses a phone as display, so very cheap (if you have the phone) not much processing power (which would also be true older tablets). The minetest engine already has the 3d views built in, but would need a method of streaming the gui, and receiving input, so not trivial, but would put minetest at the cutting edge of VR...

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

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Feature request: Actually wondering if as an intermediate step towards full VR whether would be possible to try and integrate tablet/phone movements to control minetest. This would mean movements tipping/tilting/pointing of the physical tablet or phone would change the view point and actions.
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Horizontal/vertical pan (or tilt?) = change view
anticlockwise rotation = dig/punch, clockwise = place/use
You could also put a visual control on the ground or in the sky which had Inventory, Drop, Jump/Climb, Sneak/Duck which you activated by targeting with the cursor for (eg) a second (or the Cardboard has a magnetic switch, so perhaps use this to activate).
Option for walking or running could possibly be started by shaking fast or slow, and stop by shaking side to side.

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by Wuzzy » Post

I heard someome complain he can't use the sprint mod on a server. The sprint mod required to have the use key (usually [E] on PC) pressed, but somehow this is not possible in Android.

There is another way to sprint, by double-tap, but this depends on a server-side settings and many players hate double-tap.

The real problem is that the use key is not available on Android.

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by lag01 » Post

Had not played and tested it much, but already have several things to say.

+Controls are much better, than in unofficial mobile clients.
+Rails are shown without bug.
- GUI scaling factor was first thing i wanted to configure, but is very hard to change it back from wrong settings(see screenshot 3)
-no sound option, even turning phone sound off not helped.
-some inventory image was corrupted (see screenshot 1)
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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by SAMIAMNOT » Post

What are the biggest difference between this and the old 0.4.10 build?
I test mines.

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by Wayward_One » Post

The loading speed at startup has increased dramatically since 0.4.10, the "autojump" feature (increased step height), and there have been several buttons added, as well as numerous other tweaks.

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by jbb » Post

I have an old samsung gt young with android 2.3.1. But i see only a lightblue screen after it cheked for textures.
Minetest runs better on Linux. So I'm using Linux.

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by Heybye44 » Post

Can I put it on 1Mobile Market?

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by lag01 » Post

Heybye44 wrote:Can I put it on 1Mobile Market?
Better if some active comunity member, who will update it in future do it. Core developers maybe.

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by srifqi » Post

jbb wrote:I have an old samsung gt young with android 2.3.1. But i see only a lightblue screen after it cheked for textures.
See viewtopic.php?p=157100#p157100 .
It happened to me too.
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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by est31 » Post

@Heybye44 its already "uploaded": http://www.1mobile.com/minetest-2671770.html
Seems they are scraping the play store.

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Re: [0.4.12] Official Android build on Google Play and F-Dro

by Heybye44 » Post

Oh, yeah. 1Mobile has been going down hill, lately.

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