Minecraft on Raspberry Pi Model B 256MB RAM Performance test

This was tested on a fresh Raspbian Wheezy from NOOBS 1.2.1. Minecraft Pi ran successfully and was very fast. I had to install it manually because I was using an old release of Raspbian 7 wheezy that doesn't have Minecraft pre-installed. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BEST PERFORMANCE: CLOSE DOWN ALL BROWSERS BEFORE OPENING MINECRAFT ALL CPU AND GPU … Continue reading Minecraft on Raspberry Pi Model B 256MB RAM Performance test

OpenGL ES on the Raspberry Pi

The OpenGL driver for the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 is awesome, but today I disabled it for a little bit. I began looking at the OpenGL ES power the Raspberry Pi had already! First, Open up the terminal and type: sudo apt-get install mesa-utils glxgears The program should run at around 3o FPS. Next, … Continue reading OpenGL ES on the Raspberry Pi

OpenGL won’t work on my RasPi 3

Today I wanted to get some high quality software running on my RPi3 so I installed OpenGL. Then I opened raspi-config by typing in sudo raspi-config and going down to Advanced options and clicking GL Driver and enabling it. Then I reboot my RPi3. The screen is more stretched and I can't see the Raspberries … Continue reading OpenGL won’t work on my RasPi 3

How to get Minecraft Pi up ‘n’ running

In one of my older posts I told you that you could install Minecraft Pi through a web browser. It is a quick and easy way to download Minecraft Pi but there is another way. By the end of this post you will know how to: Install Minecraft through apt-get Use the API to send … Continue reading How to get Minecraft Pi up ‘n’ running

Nether Reactor in Minecraft Pi Editon

Only today I realised this: if you download a MCPE Survival map you can build and activate Nether Reactor Cores on the Map. Simply build a Nether Reactor. The Reactor should look like this: Activate the reactor by right clicking on the Core. Once activated, Zombie Pigman should appear and a tower made of netherrack … Continue reading Nether Reactor in Minecraft Pi Editon