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The official source for information about Minetest.
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About Minetest

Minetest is a game engine for various games which usually play in an open world made out of cubes, inspired by Infiniminer, Minecraft, and the like. You can download games, mods and texture packs in Minetest or join a server.

Minetest is free software, released under the GNU Lesser General Public License (version 2.1 or later). This allows the better support by the community and a static improvement.

Become part of the Minetest community and start today!


Download Minetest


Getting Started

New to Minetest? Need help with the basics? See this page to get started!


Information about blocks in Minetest.


Information about the various items in Minetest.


Moving things.

Map generator

How worlds are created.


Climatic zones and vegetation.


How to craft.
Useful Pages


Frequently asked questions.


Common technical problems and fixes.


Information on games that you can play in Minetest.


Information on numerous user-created mods that alter gameplay.

Texture Packs

Various texture packs that alter the look of the game.


Documentation on starting and maintaining a server.


Programs and Editors

Third-party programs to use with Minetest.

Version History

Detailed information regarding past versions of Minetest.

Main Site

English IRC: #minetest

French IRC: #minetest-fr

German IRC: #minetest-de

Spanish IRC: #minetest-es

Development resources

Please see the developer wiki for development-related issues.

Contributing to the wiki

Contributions are welcome! Please request an account on the forums if you wish to edit the wiki. See also the Wiki guidelines.