Game programming in Python

Discussion in 'Python' started by Baza, Jan 11, 2005.

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    Baza Guest

    I'm looking for any books or on-line resources on game programming using
    Python. Does anyone have any advice?
    Computer says, 'no'
    Baza, Jan 11, 2005
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    Doug Holton Guest

    There is also a book called "Game Programming with Python".
    Doug Holton, Jan 11, 2005
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    Terry Reedy Guest

    Google "Python game programming"
    Terry Reedy, Jan 11, 2005
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    Lucas Raab Guest

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    Lucas Raab Guest

    Lucas Raab, Jan 12, 2005
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    Will Guest

    Hi Baza,

    You're probably beyond this book, however, for other newbies like moi
    checking this thread in future, I started with:

    "Python Programming for the absolute beginner"
    By Michael Dawson
    (Premier Press- ISBN: 1-59200-073-8)

    It's a great read and easy to follow, but more importantly in this
    instance, one learns Python by creating games (and then you can put
    this knowledge to use elsewhere). It comes with a CD that has Python
    2.2.3, Pygame 1.5.6 and Livewires 2.0, the source code for the
    projects in the book, & useful links (as well as The Gimp for Windows
    and a demo version of the Cool Edit Pro multitrack recording studio).



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    Will, Jan 12, 2005
  8. I'm looking for any books or on-line resources on game programming
    Hi Baza,

    If I you are as I assume, a programmer just starting out with game
    programming, the best suggestion I can give is head over to, and after downloading and installing the library (also
    install PyOpenGL if you can), go through the tutorials listed at .

    You will also find the pygame mailing list very helpfu, and, if you
    are so inclined, the IRC #pygame channel on

    Simon Wittber, Jan 12, 2005
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    Neil Benn Guest

    Like the end quote :

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    baza Guest

    Thanks for these. I'm sorted now. pygame looks very interesting.

    baza, Jan 12, 2005
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