[MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

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[MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Fri Jun 22, 2018 20:31

Home_blocks is my first mod for Minetest, inspired by xdecor. It adds some nodes to make buildings with.
If my topic or anything needs edits, feedback is appreciated.

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The mod currently contains:
- Stone Table
- Desert Stone Table
- Lightbulb (on and off)
- Clay Pot
- Wooden Crate (No inventory yet)
- Ice Brick
- Rough Stone
- Pathstone
- Arrow Stone
- Spotted Stone
- Rope Ladder
- Shingles
- Tin Roofing
- Wooden Tables
- Chandeliers, Copper, Steel, and Gold
- Chains, Copper, Steel, and Gold
- Bonzai trees, red, pink, and green
- Every color carpet there is for wool
- Tiki Torches
- Un-functional Music box
- Gold Brick
- Mese Brick
-Picket Fence
-Cardboard Box
I'm open to node suggestions; I really need them!

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Rename to "home_blocks" and place in mods directory, found in the minetest_game folder in most versions.

Credits: GamingAssociation39 (Fixing table node)
License: MIT
Version: 1.0
Depends: default, wool, dye, farming (all already in game)
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by Stix » Fri Jun 22, 2018 21:35

Hi! im rlly glad someone is making a new decor mod that is lightweight and fits into the minetest theme, so ill give you some ideas: Furnace-Slab, Chest-Slab, Tables for every stone type, Carpet, Wood-Table, and Paintings, and a Workbench.

Ill try to think of more later.
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Fri Jun 22, 2018 21:45

Stix wrote:Hi! im rlly glad someone is making a new decor mod that is lightweight and fits into the minetest theme, so ill give you some ideas: Furnace-Slab, Chest-Slab, Tables for every stone type, Carpet, Wood-Table, and Paintings, and a Workbench.

Ill try to think of more later.


Thanks! The furnace-slab is not a bad idea, I may add it if I can figure out half-blocks. These ideas are good, and if you get good ideas I'd love to hear!
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by entuland » Fri Jun 22, 2018 23:32

SteveDaSteve wrote:
Stix wrote:Hi! im rlly glad someone is making a new decor mod that is lightweight and fits into the minetest theme, so ill give you some ideas: Furnace-Slab, Chest-Slab, Tables for every stone type, Carpet, Wood-Table, and Paintings, and a Workbench.

Ill try to think of more later.


Thanks! The furnace-slab is not a bad idea, I may add it if I can figure out half-blocks. These ideas are good, and if you get good ideas I'd love to hear!


Half blocks can be achieved with meshes or with this:
https://rubenwardy.com/minetest_modding ... ml#nodebox

A stair is pretty much a slab plus half a slab, to only get the slab you change this:
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      fixed = {
            {-0.5, -0.5, -0.5, 0.5, 0, 0.5},
            {-0.5, 0, 0, 0.5, 0.5, 0.5},
        },

into this:
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      fixed = {
            {-0.5, -0.5, -0.5, 0.5, 0, 0.5},
        },


Much more there in that handy guide (a NodeBox editor is linked there in the very section I pointed out).

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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sat Jun 23, 2018 01:30

Thanks entuland! I did check out that handbook, but that'll help me out. Do I have to do anything special to the textures for a half node?
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sat Jun 23, 2018 01:45

UPDATE: Added Desert Stone Table, topic yet to be updated.
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sat Jun 23, 2018 04:14

UPDATE: Added something "cool"... The Ice Brick!
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by entuland » Sat Jun 23, 2018 09:28

SteveDaSteve wrote:Thanks entuland! I did check out that handbook, but that'll help me out. Do I have to do anything special to the textures for a half node?

You're welcome :)
I didn't fiddle a lot with non-mesh types of blocks. My guess is that any nodeblock part will use textures from the various sides automatically, side textures should get properly "stamped" on each nodeblock side regardless of the nodeblock exact boundaries.
 

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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sat Jun 23, 2018 15:56

UPDATE: Add Ice Brick Slabs
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by Stix » Sat Jun 23, 2018 18:35

Already this little mod is promising to be the best decor mod in a while, keep up the good work.
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sat Jun 23, 2018 19:15

Stix wrote:Already this little mod is promising to be the best decor mod in a while, keep up the good work.

Thanks! I hope it becomes as big as xdecor or at least a lot of content!
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sat Jun 23, 2018 22:03

UPDATE: Introducing: The Path Stone! A animated stone bordered by glowing symbols on both sides! Gives off light! (Image yet to be updated)
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by Stix » Sat Jun 23, 2018 22:23

SteveDaSteve wrote:UPDATE: Introducing: The Path Stone! A animated stone bordered by glowing symbols on both sides! Gives off light! (Image yet to be updated)

If its animated then i think a GIF alongside your image would be best :)
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sat Jun 23, 2018 23:08

Can you record gifs from the minutest game? If not, I could upload the texture.
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by entuland » Sat Jun 23, 2018 23:20

SteveDaSteve wrote:Can you record gifs from the minutest game? If not, I could upload the texture.

I suppose you're using frames put vertically on a single texture, they can be easily converted to GIFs.

You could as well capture a small clip and have it converted to a GIF to show the effect in the game, but the GIF made out of the texture will be fine.

If you have updated your links with it I could do that myself if you want.
 

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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sat Jun 23, 2018 23:29

entuland wrote:
SteveDaSteve wrote:Can you record gifs from the minutest game? If not, I could upload the texture.

I suppose you're using frames put vertically on a single texture, they can be easily converted to GIFs.

You could as well capture a small clip and have it converted to a GIF to show the effect in the game, but the GIF made out of the texture will be fine.

If you have updated your links with it I could do that myself if you want.


I'm using piskelapp.com, so I could download a gif directly from there, but thanks for the offer.
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by entuland » Sat Jun 23, 2018 23:32

SteveDaSteve wrote:
entuland wrote:
SteveDaSteve wrote:Can you record gifs from the minutest game? If not, I could upload the texture.

I suppose you're using frames put vertically on a single texture, they can be easily converted to GIFs.

You could as well capture a small clip and have it converted to a GIF to show the effect in the game, but the GIF made out of the texture will be fine.

If you have updated your links with it I could do that myself if you want.


I'm using piskelapp.com, so I could download a gif directly from there, but thanks for the offer.


Ah nice :)

For anyone else who may like to know, one such thing is easily done with imagemagick, this is what could be done with the texture at hand, taken from the repo linked in the OP:

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magick home_blocks_pathstone.png -crop 16x16 +repage home_blocks_pathstone.gif
 

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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sun Jun 24, 2018 00:02

UPDATE: Added Rough stone, and new glowing stones: Spotted and Arrow variants.
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sun Jun 24, 2018 01:43

UPDATE: Small changes in Path, Arrow, and Spot stone textures.
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sun Jun 24, 2018 02:02

UPDATE: Rope Ladders are here!
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by Stix » Sun Jun 24, 2018 02:43

SteveDaSteve wrote:UPDATE: Rope Ladders are here!

Cool, could you update the screenie? :)

BTW: Im lovin the new updates, i hope this will get put to work on some servers soon!
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Sun Jun 24, 2018 02:51

Screenshot updated, thanks for the reminder and your support!
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Mon Jun 25, 2018 02:31

UPDATE: Roof Shingles! (And a not fully done table but Its not ready yet.)
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by ChimneySwift » Mon Jun 25, 2018 03:48

This is a nice little set of blocks.

I think it would be cool if the crate's future inventory was serialized and saved as item metadata when you pick it up, then put back when you place it, so it could actually be used for transporting stuff
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Re: [MOD] Home Blocks [home_blocks]

by SteveDaSteve » Mon Jun 25, 2018 18:16

ChimneySwift wrote:I think it would be cool if the crate's future inventory was serialized and saved as item metadata when you pick it up, then put back when you place it, so it could actually be used for transporting stuff


Thats a nice idea, it would be like a shulkerbox in minecraft.
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