One lovely blog award – who are my favourite bloggers?

This challenge has spread across the internet like fire (I didn’t create this challenge) so I have decided to do one. Basically, I have to tell you 7 things about my character. And up to 15 bloggers I enjoy. I have over 40 followers, but as there are limits (a few don’t have blogs) andContinue reading “One lovely blog award – who are my favourite bloggers?”

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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 GPUContinue reading “Minecraft on Raspberry Pi Model B 256MB RAM Performance test”

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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”

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Gameband and RasPi3

A Gameband is a cool wristband that backs up Minecraft data, allows you to create animations and even tell the time! You must plug it into your computer through USB to charge it, and while it is plugged in you can play Minecraft through it by opening the Gameband app and clicking Play Minecraft andContinue reading “Gameband and RasPi3”

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A successfull OpenGL session on my RPi3

Today I had to do a Pi Recovery reset to free up some storage on my RPi3. Once done, I opened raspi-config and enabled ‘AB GL Driver’. I rebooted and I had to unplug the power supply and replug it in again a few times but after 4 times I span my mouse and pressedContinue reading “A successfull OpenGL session on my RPi3”

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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 RaspberriesContinue reading “OpenGL won’t work on my RasPi 3”

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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 sendContinue reading “How to get Minecraft Pi up ‘n’ running”

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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 netherrackContinue reading “Nether Reactor in Minecraft Pi Editon”

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