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blockhead [Credit] to ywang for driver's HUD
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 ====== Advanced Trains ====== ====== Advanced Trains ======
  
-Advanced Trainstechnical name "advtrains"is a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mod_(video_gaming)|Mod]] for the [[https://www.minetest.net/|Minetest engine]]. It features realistic trains and various equipment for railways, with a focus on automated train operation. It should work with any [[https://wiki.minetest.net/Games|Game]].+Advanced Trains (technical name "advtrains"is a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mod_(video_gaming)|mod]] for the [[https://www.minetest.net/|Minetest engine]]. It features realistic trains and various equipment for railways, with a focus on automated train operation. It should work with any [[https://wiki.minetest.net/Games|game]].
  
-==== Main features ====+===== Main features =====
  
-  * A small selection of different trains (passenger and goods trains) (see also "Extensions")+  * A small selection of different trains (passenger and goods trains) (see the [[usage:trains:start|Train Catalogue]])
   * Almost-realistic tracks with actual curves and switches   * Almost-realistic tracks with actual curves and switches
   * Railway signals, controllable by various means   * Railway signals, controllable by various means
-  * ATC: Simple, command-like automatic train control +  * ATC: simple, command-like automatic train control 
-  * LuaATC: Powerful Lua-scripted automatic train operation(requires some programming knowledge)* +  * LuaATC: powerful Lua-scripted automatic train operation (requires some programming knowledge) 
-  * An [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interlocking|Interlocking]] system, featuring track sections, routes and automatic stopping before signals+  * An [[wp>Interlocking|Interlocking]] system, featuring track sections, routes and automatic stopping before signals
  
-==== Forum page ====+===== Repository ===== 
 + 
 +The source code for Advtrains is available on [[https://git.bananach.space/advtrains.git|Bananach.space]]. Latest version is 2.2.1. 
 + 
 +Old versions prior to August 2018 are available on [[https://github.com/orwell96/advtrains|GitHub]]. **@gpcf** also [[https://git.gpcf.eu/advtrains.git|mirrored]] versions prior to February 2017. 
 + 
 +===== Installation instructions ===== 
 + 
 +The easiest way to install advtrains is by using the Package Manager inside the Minetest main menu. [[https://content.minetest.net/packages/orwell/advtrains/|or here]] 
 + 
 +You can also use [[https://git-scm.com|Git]] to install advtrains. Once you installed Git, clone the Advtrains repository with these commands: 
 + 
 +<code> 
 +cd MINETEST_ROOT/mods 
 +git clone http://git.bananach.space/advtrains.git 
 +</code> 
 + 
 +Then enable Advtrains in the world settings. You can also enable each mod individually. 
 + 
 +The git repository contains a directory called 'assets'. It contains the .blend and .xcf files for some of the assets. This directory is not required to run advtrains. 
 + 
 +===== Forum page =====
  
 Main source for download and install instructions, announcements and discussion is the Minetest Forum topic, located at: Main source for download and install instructions, announcements and discussion is the Minetest Forum topic, located at:
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 [[https://forum.minetest.net/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=14726]] [[https://forum.minetest.net/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=14726]]
  
-==== Contents of this Wiki ====+===== So, what's the purpose of this wiki? ====
 + 
 +This wiki supersede the information at [[https://advtrains.de/manual]] and [[https://advtrains.de/interlocking]]. Unlike these pages, you are [[wiki:contributing|free to improve the wiki contents]], as it is open wiki licensed under [[https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/|Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International]]. 
 + 
 +===== Contributing ===== 
 + 
 +You can contribute to advtrains in various ways: 
 +  * Report bugs and problems on the [[https://bugs.linux-forks.de/advtrains/|Bug Tracker]] 
 +  * Help with development by fixing a bug or implementing a feature and sending a patch to orwell ät bleipb döt de 
 +  * Contribute to documentation on this wiki 
 + 
 +Note: Registering on the wiki is currently disabled due to spam issues. Please write me an email (orwell ät bleipb döt de) or PM me on the forum if you want an account. I dont actually need your e-mail address if you dont want to share it with me. 
 + 
 +Note 2: When you open a [[https://bugs.linux-forks.de/advtrains/|Bug]], please note that I might not respond to this. This doesn't mean that I don't take the bug serious, it rather means that your bug report is certainly valid and correct. I try to fix the things you report, but currently my time to work on the project is limited. (if something's wrong, I will respond)
  
-This wiki will supersede the instruction documents currently located at [[https://advtrains.de/manual]] and [[https://advtrains.de/interlocking]] and become a place to collect information and useful tips for using things in this mod.+===== Credit ===== 
 +A big Thank You goes to Maxime Launois and Blockhead, who have contributed large parts of this wiki.
  
-This is an open wiki, which means that you are allowed and explicitly invited to contribute to this wiki.+A thank you goes to ywang for helping document his new driver's HUD on this wiki and possibly other contributions.
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