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Game Programming With Python

You can write whole games in Python using PyGame. See a list of other PythonGameLibraries maintained in this Wiki, or this list maintained on A full tutorial can be found in the free book "Making Games with Python & Pygame".

If you have an existing game and want to add a scripting engine to make it more flexible, Python is also a very good choice. But you'll have to learn about IntegratingPythonWithOtherLanguages.


Pygame - The Full Tutorial - A complete pygame tutorial that teaches it from the ground up. Several game projects are also availible with step by step explanations and the source.

Read Humongous Python for a case study on Pygame.

Pygame programming tutorials is a compilation of a few short tutorials for Pygame.

Game development with Pygame is a tutorial that is an introduction to Pygame, taught on the site, Pythonspot.

If you're interested in learning how to use Pygame to create 3D games, two sites that are dedicated to 3D Python are Python 3D( and Python 3D Software

PyWeek is a bi-annual programming challenge site that produces several great games.


There's also some books that specifically cover game programming in Python:

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