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Add binoculars mod with binoculars item to allow zoom

Uses the new player object property 'can zoom'.
In survival mode, use of zoom requires the binoculars item in
inventory.
Zoom is automatically allowed in creative mode and for players with
the 'creative' privilege.
The binoculars.update_player_property() function is global so can be
redefined by a mod for alternative behaviour.
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paramat committed Aug 30, 2017
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Minetest Game mod: binoculars
=============================
See license.txt for license information.

Authors of source code
----------------------
paramat (MIT)

Authors of media (textures)
---------------------------
paramat (CC BY-SA 3.0):
binoculars_binoculars.png

Crafting
--------
binoculars:binoculars

default:obsidian_glass O
default:bronze_ingot B

O_O
BBB
O_O

Usage
-----
In survival mode, use of zoom requires the binoculars item in your inventory.
It can take up to 5 seconds for adding to or removal from inventory to have an
effect, however to instantly allow the use of zoom 'use' (leftclick) the item.

Zoom is automatically allowed in creative mode and for any player with the
'creative' privilege.

The 'binoculars.update_player_property()' function is global so can be
redefined by a mod for alternative behaviour.
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default
creative?
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-- Mod global namespace

binoculars = {}


-- Cache creative mode setting

local creative_mode_cache = minetest.settings:get_bool("creative_mode")


-- Update player property
-- Global to allow overriding

function binoculars.update_player_property(player)
local creative_enabled =
(creative and creative.is_enabled_for(player:get_player_name())) or
creative_mode_cache

if creative_enabled or
player:get_inventory():contains_item("main", "binoculars:binoculars") then
player:set_properties({can_zoom = true})
else
player:set_properties({can_zoom = false})
end
end


-- Set player property 'on joinplayer'

minetest.register_on_joinplayer(function(player)
binoculars.update_player_property(player)
end)


-- Cyclic update of player property

local function cyclic_update()
for _, player in ipairs(minetest.get_connected_players()) do
binoculars.update_player_property(player)
end
minetest.after(4.7, cyclic_update)
end

minetest.after(4.7, cyclic_update)


-- Binoculars item

minetest.register_craftitem("binoculars:binoculars", {
description = "Binoculars",
inventory_image = "binoculars_binoculars.png",
stack_max = 1,

on_use = function(itemstack, user, pointed_thing)
binoculars.update_player_property(user)
end,
})


-- Crafting

minetest.register_craft({
output = "binoculars:binoculars",
recipe = {
{"default:obsidian_glass", "", "default:obsidian_glass"},
{"default:bronze_ingot", "default:bronze_ingot", "default:bronze_ingot"},
{"default:obsidian_glass", "", "default:obsidian_glass"},
}
})
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License of source code
----------------------

The MIT License (MIT)
Copyright (C) 2017 paramat

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this
software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software
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For more details:
https://opensource.org/licenses/MIT


Licenses of media (textures)
----------------------------

Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Copyright (C) 2017 paramat

You are free to:
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You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public
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No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary
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