Friday, February 11, 2011

MineCabinet - a database-backed chunk manager for Minecraft

As I alluded to in my last post, I have been working on modding Minecraft to use the excellent Tokyo Cabinet database to store the chunk data. I have finally gotten it to the point where it is ready to be released to the masses.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Size of Minecraft chunk files

So I'm working on a replacement for Minecraft's save file format, since the format it currently uses is rather busted. In a world that I've been playing with 4 other friends for just under a month, the save directory is 50MB and contains a whopping 17,684 files!