Free open-source Minecraft-like game Minetest 0.4.5 released

Minetest is a free open-source game that gathers captivating gaming features into a Minecraft-inspired look & feel.

Among its features, there are powerful map generator (with 31,000 blocks in all directions), multiplayer support, dynamic lightning, etc, grouped inside a virtual world where the gamer is to build objects, while exploring the captivating landscapes.

Minetest 0.4.5 has been released, introducing numerous changes and improvements, such as:

  • newly-added Mese crystals and Mese crystal fragments
  • right-click manner of opening doors
  • list of servers under the Multiplayer menu tab
  • natural jungle grass
  • new L-system tree generation
  • increased speed for map generation
  • on-demand flat map generation
  • added particles when digging blocks
  • visually-tweaked damage screen
  • bug fixes

How do we install Minetest 0.4.5?
Add the following official PPA (Precise, Quantal, Raring)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:minetestdevs/stable

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install minetestc55