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Minetest Mod: Tripwire


This mod for Minetest adds nodes that allow the creation of trap systems using threads and tripwires. Players can detect entities and activate mechanisms when something crosses the thread.


  • Description: Lightweight and unobtrusive thread.
  • Properties:
  • Transmits light.
  • Not walkable.
  • Can be pointed at and collected quickly.
  • Usage: Connect tripwires to create a detection line.

Tripwire (off)

  • Description: Detector that activates when connected to another tripwire by a thread.
  • Properties:
  • Checks if it is connected to another tripwire block with threads.
  • Usage: Place at the ends of a thread line to create a detection system.

Tripwire On

  • Description: Activated version of the tripwire.
  • Properties:
  • Continuously checks for entities between connected tripwires.
  • Activates receivers when an entity is detected.
  • Usage: Activates Mineclonia redstone when it detects an entity between the tripwires.


  • Entity Detection: The system detects entities crossing the threads and activates connected mechanisms.

Crafting Recipes


  • Description: Creates threads from wool.
  • Ingredients: 3 blocks of wool.
  • Output: 12 threads.


  • Description: Creates tripwires from wood, thread, and redstone.
  • Ingredients: Wood, thread.
  • Output: 2 tripwires.

This mod enriches gameplay by enabling the setup of detection systems and ingenious traps, offering numerous creative possibilities for Minetest players.



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