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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 +  * [[usage:nodes:atc_controller|ATC]]simple, command-like automatic train control 
-  * LuaATC: Powerful Lua-scripted automatic train operation(requires some programming knowledge)* +  * [[usage:atlatc:start|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 
 + 
 +===== Repository ===== 
 + 
 +The source code for Advtrains is available on [[https://git.bananach.space/advtrains.git|Bananach.space]]. Latest version is 2.4.1. 
 + 
 +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. 
 + 
 +===== Get in touch =====
  
 ==== Forum page ==== ==== Forum page ====
  
-Main source for download and install instructions, announcements and discussion is the Minetest Forum topic, located at:+Official announcements are done on the Minetest Forum topic, located at:
  
 [[https://forum.minetest.net/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=14726]] [[https://forum.minetest.net/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=14726]]
  
-==== Contents of this Wiki ====+==== Mailing lists ==== 
 + 
 +The mailing lists serve as a hub for discussion about ideas, problems and development of advtrains. 
 + 
 +  * Mailing list for general discussion: https://lists.sr.ht/~gpcf/advtrains-discuss 
 +  * Mailing list for development discussion and submitting patches: https://lists.sr.ht/~gpcf/advtrains-devel 
 + 
 +==== NotABug ==== 
 + 
 +  * The Advtrains and Basic trains repos are mirrored [[https://notabug.org/advtrains|on NotABug]]. The bugtracker for Advtrains is also viewed by developers. The serialization library used by Advtrains can also be found there. 
 +  * There is also [[https://notabug.org/advtrains_supplemental|a collection of mods for Advtrains]]. Please note that some repos hosted there are mirrored - please report issues on the original repository for these mods. 
 + 
 +==== Contributing ==== 
 + 
 +You can contribute to advtrains in various ways: 
 +  * Report bugs and problems or discuss with us on the mailing list [[~gpcf/advtrains-discuss@lists.sr.ht]] 
 +  * Help with development by fixing a bug or implementing a feature and sending a patch to [[~gpcf/advtrains-devel@lists.sr.ht]] 
 +  * Contribute to documentation on this wiki 
 + 
 +Please note that the //old bug tracker (Hemiptera)// is retired due to various issues with it. 
 + 
 +===== So, what's the purpose of this wiki? =====
  
-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.+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]].
  
-This is an open wiki, which means that you are allowed and explicitly invited to contribute to this wiki.+Documentation on this wiki has been contributed by many people, including Maxime Launois, Blockhead, ywang, and 56independentThank you for your help!
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