[Mod] Mines [0.3 beta] [mines]

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[Mod] Mines [0.3 beta] [mines]

by BlockMen » Post

Hello everyone,

this mod adds abandoned mines to Minetest. Since version 0.2 you can find rarely chests with usefull stuff.

Screenshots:
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Depends:
default

Download:
Version 0.3: Download (Minetest 0.4.8 or later)
Version 0.2: Download (Minetest 0.4.8 or later)

Version 0.1: Download

planned features:
- add decorations
- maybe traps
- maybe mobs

License:
WTFPL

Please give Feedback and ideas for improvement
Last edited by BlockMen on Mon Nov 25, 2013 15:23, edited 1 time in total.

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by rubenwardy » Post

Very nice!

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Nice.
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by Inocudom » Post

This is a very nice addition to make to Minetest. It may be inspired by Minecraft, but I love finding abandoned mines. If you want help with this, paramat is a good member to ask for it. His fissures mod, float_lands mod, mount_meru mod, and nomoon mod are very nice. You should check them out!

Should carts become bart of the base game one day, I would suggest adding some of them to the mines.

In terms of caves and dungeons, how will these interact with them?
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by cHyper » Post

awesome mod

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by Jordach » Post

How dafuq do you even DO THIS?!1!
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by Zeg9 » Post

Great!
Protip: use pseudorandom instead of math.random, so you get same mines with the same world seed.
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PseudoRandom is buggy (I've seen cases where it generates always the same number, and sometimes that caused regurlarly-spaced nyan cats (one every 80 nodes)), so I use math.randomseed(seed) followed by math.random.

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by LionsDen » Post

What does the outside of the mines look like? I added this to my world and spent an hour exporing and couldn't find a single mine. I also added the Glow mod which add mushrooms and Stones with worms that glow and found those just fine, but no mines. Are they extremely rare or can you only come across them when digging?

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by Inocudom » Post

It would be neat if mines had entrances to the surface.
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by Mito551 » Post

Zeg9 wrote:Great!
Protip: use pseudorandom instead of math.random, so you get same mines with the same world seed.
Nore wrote:PseudoRandom is buggy (I've seen cases where it generates always the same number, and sometimes that caused regurlarly-spaced nyan cats (one every 80 nodes)), so I use math.randomseed(seed) followed by math.random.
what about taking the seed as this particular random number?

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by BlockMen » Post

Zeg9 wrote:Great!
Protip: use pseudorandom instead of math.random, so you get same mines with the same world seed.
This is a good idea, altough i prefer Nore's suggestion with math.randomseed().

LionsDen wrote:What does the outside of the mines look like? I added this to my world and spent an hour exporing and couldn't find a single mine. I also added the Glow mod which add mushrooms and Stones with worms that glow and found those just fine, but no mines. Are they extremely rare or can you only come across them when digging?
They start at -64 and not deeper than -380 (you can change this at init.lua). When testing the first "layer" mines where at ~ -113. So you can mine at this deep through the ground until you find one or they are sometimes connected with caves and each other (or nearly).

Inocudom wrote:It would be neat if mines had entrances to the surface.
hmm...that could be a rarely feature someday ;)

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by Zeg9 » Post

Mito551 wrote:
Zeg9 wrote:Great!
Protip: use pseudorandom instead of math.random, so you get same mines with the same world seed.
Nore wrote:PseudoRandom is buggy (I've seen cases where it generates always the same number, and sometimes that caused regurlarly-spaced nyan cats (one every 80 nodes)), so I use math.randomseed(seed) followed by math.random.
what about taking the seed as this particular random number?
randomseed with the block/world seed would have the same advantages.
I didn't know PseudoRandom was *that* buggy.
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by Sokomine » Post

Nice idea. Abandomed mines definitely fit into the world.
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by cHyper » Post

are there any new versions planned?

with full chests?

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BlockMen wrote:They start at -64 and not deeper than -380 (you can change this at init.lua). When testing the first "layer" mines where at ~ -113. So you can mine at this deep through the ground until you find one or they are sometimes connected with caves and each other (or nearly).
simple code from me to set the min and max deep via minetest.conf:

mines_deep_max = -300
mines_deep_min = -10


LUA-code in init.lua:

Code: Select all

-- local MINE_DEEP_MIN = -20
-- local MINE_DEEP_MAX = -400

local MINE_DEEP_MIN = tonumber(minetest.setting_get("mines_deep_min"))
if not MINE_DEEP_MIN then
    MINE_DEEP_MIN = -20
end

local MINE_DEEP_MAX = tonumber(minetest.setting_get("mines_deep_max"))
if not MINE_DEEP_MAX then
    MINE_DEEP_MAX = -400
end
....
....
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by BlockMen » Post

cHyper wrote:are there any new versions planned?

with full chests?
Yes, planned but currently not working on it.

cHyper wrote:
BlockMen wrote:They start at -64 and not deeper than -380 (you can change this at init.lua). When testing the first "layer" mines where at ~ -113. So you can mine at this deep through the ground until you find one or they are sometimes connected with caves and each other (or nearly).
simple code from me to set the min and max deep via minetest.conf:

mines_deep_max = -300
mines_deep_min = -10


LUA-code in init.lua:

Code: Select all

-- local MINE_DEEP_MIN = -20
-- local MINE_DEEP_MAX = -400

local MINE_DEEP_MIN = tonumber(minetest.setting_get("mines_deep_min"))
if not MINE_DEEP_MIN then
    MINE_DEEP_MIN = -20
end

local MINE_DEEP_MAX = tonumber(minetest.setting_get("mines_deep_max"))
if not MINE_DEEP_MAX then
    MINE_DEEP_MAX = -400
end
....
....

Thanks. I will add this to the code

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by BlockMen » Post

Update Version 0.2 beta released

Changelog:
- Mines are generated much faster by using VoxelManip
- chest with usefull stuff spawn rarely in mines
- min and max deep of mines can be changed via minetest.conf now (by cHyper)
cHyper wrote: set the min and max deep via minetest.conf:
mines_deep_max = -300
mines_deep_min = -10
Notice that you need one of the lastest dev builds, e.g. my builds or one of the other win-builds on General Discussion

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by cHyper » Post

Image

this is a screenshot of a part of mines generated in the sky with filled chests. just a testmap for me!!

mines are hard to find at the moment, because there are generated deep under the earth.

what can we do now?

maybe every mine-entry should be visible? but how? we could make an entry by generate a shaft - or stairs? - upwards when the mine system is close to the surface or a dungeon?

are there any other ideas?



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by CraigyDavi » Post

I like this mod and will definitely install it on my server. :)

Am I the only one getting this? When I clicked on this topic this came up!
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Content from chyper.at, a known malware distributor, has been inserted into this web page. Visiting this page now is very likely to infect your computer with malware.
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by BlockMen » Post

CraigyDavi wrote:I like this mod and will definitely install it on my server. :)

Am I the only one getting this? When I clicked on this topic this came up!
Danger Malware Ahead!
Google Chrome has blocked access to this page on forum.minetest.net.
Content from chyper.at, a known malware distributor, has been inserted into this web page. Visiting this page now is very likely to infect your computer with malware.
Malware is malicious software that causes things like identity theft, financial loss, and permanent file deletion.

Nice to hear :)

And yes, the message is caused by the first image in cHyper's last post. I have already asked one of the moderators to fix that image

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BlockMen wrote:And yes, the message is caused by the first image in cHyper's last post. I have already asked one of the moderators to fix that image
sorry 4 that...
i dont know why my webspace should host malware! thats strange... 4 the future i use another space for pictures...

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by BlauerEisRegen » Post

Mod seems very cool... what about crashed ways, with cobblestone in the ways? this would makeit more "dangerous"

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by paramat » Post

Don't know how i missed this mod, i look forward to trying it alongside my fissure and chasm mods, the combination should be interesting. I always loved the mines of MC.
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BlauerEisRegen wrote:Mod seems very cool... what about crashed ways, with cobblestone in the ways? this would makeit more "dangerous"
That is a very nice suggestion. I think i will add it in next release...

paramat wrote:Don't know how i missed this mod, i look forward to trying it alongside my fissure and chasm mods, the combination should be interesting. I always loved the mines of MC.
I have to try that with your mod too. But i guess you need to set the mines a bit higher for that, like cHyper's default values.

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