Install on Windows (32 bit)

Python 3.8 or later

From the Python website download Python 3.11.2 on Windows (32 bit). Default settings are fine during the install.

PyCharm 2022.3 or later

Download and install the free PyCharm community edition on Windows.

Minetest 5.6.1 or later

  1. Download Minetest 5.6.1 for Windows 32 bit.
  2. Extract the zip file into your Documents directory so you have a folder Documents\minetest-5.0.1-win32.
  3. In File Explorer right-click on Documents\minetest-5.0.1-win32\bin\minetest.exe and select “Send to > Desktop (Create shortcut)”.

Now you can run Minetest by double-clicking the Minetest icon on your desktop.

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The next step is to set up PyCharm.