It's one of the most successful opensource clones of Minecraft. The basic gameplay tends to be similar but can be changed due integrated mod-support.

The game was once named as "Minetest-c55" and made from its dev "celeron55" just to, quote, "show my friends how f*cking superior I am at programming compared to them!".

He then released the sources and a strong community helped with further developement.

Unlike Minecraft it is not using Java-Code. Instead, it's based on C++, the Irrlicht-engine and LUA-Scripts. S

Homepage: Minetest

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