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Minecraft Minecraft is brilliant, and the Pi edition doubly so, its free and the API is absolutely genius, allowing you to alter the world in real-time. I have used the api to create a load of cools things, from a real-time clock to an operational cannon. Install Using the API API Tutorial - an in-depth view into Minecraft, the concepts, the API and how to program it, great for beginners API - The basics - an introduction into the Minecraft API, its functions and how to use it, great for those who already understand Minecraft & have some experience of programming Python API Reference - a detailed description and reference of the api python library - it documents all the functions available and gives example of how to use the library MinecraftStuff Extensions - I have started an extension library for the API to deliver simple functions, currently there is a drawing class for creating shapes and lines. Other resources If you looking for more learning resources on Minecraft: Pi edition, check out:

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fogleman/Minecraft Python Programming with Minecraft Pi: Early Draft | arghbox When I first heard that Minecraft would be released for the Raspberry Pi I punched the air. The nice people at Mojang had just given me the perfect platform to teach students programming: a creative platform. One where students are encouraged to explore ideas in a familiar environment, while seeing the tangible results of their efforts. Minecraft Pi uses an application programmer interface (API for short) that allows programmers to interact with a Minecraft game world. That is why I have developed a book of resources to teach Python programming with Minecraft Pi. The Book The book consists of a series of exercises and documentation developed to test a student’s understanding of Python and also develop their problem solving skills. Codecademy is my favorite resource for learning to program. The book is free to use and is open source. Right now the book is incomplete, especially in the later chapters. Any constructive feedback is very appreciated. Download Other Minecraft Pi Resources

Adventure Game Studio | Forums | GNU/Linux Ports With the last linux port being in 2007, and the linux port being officially discontinued in december 2008, you probably thought it dead. Well, it ain't, since I took it over a little while ago. The new website I took off where Shawn stopped: AGS 2.72 - and took it a little further... AGS Linux Engine 2.72 - "The undead Pinguin rises" edition Just when you thought the damned pinguin was finally dead, he's back for more. AGS 2.72 Release Candidate 2AGS 2.72 Release Candidate 3, with static Allegro & Dumb libraries. All special paths point to /home/$username$/.ags/$gamename$ so your save games will end up there instead of where the executable is. AGS Linux Engine 3.1.2 SP1 - "The undead Pinguin eats your brain" edition AGS 3.1.2 beta 3 * The engine should work for both the 32-bit version of Ubuntu as well as the 64-bit version* Always start the game from a terminal! Grab the 2.72 video test game to see it working yourself. Running AGS games with WINE Install WINE. Segmentation Faults

Open Source RTS Game 'Widelands' Updated Widelands is an open source real-time strategy game inspired by Settlers II. In this game, you start out on a small piece of land with nothing more than a few of useful resources. Using those, you can build yourself an empire with many thousands of inhabitants. Game FeaturesFour Worlds (Tile Sets) (Greenland, Winterland, Blackland and Desert)Three Tribes (Barbarians, Imperials and Atlanteans)Several playable single player (tutorial) missionsMaps for single and multiplayer modeSave and load of single and multiplayer gamesAbility to build a settlement from scratchMilitary and warfare (Attacking, Training, defending, conquering of military buildings)A map editor, to build your own maps and campaigns A new version (build 17) of Widelands has been released bringing in lots of new features and fixes: You can install latest version on Ubuntu from PPA by running following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:widelands-dev/widelands-dailysudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install widelands

Understanding Pac-Man Ghost Behavior Posted on December 2, 2010 It only seems right for me to begin this blog with the topic that inspired me to start it in the first place. Not too long ago, I came across Jamey Pittman’s “Pac-Man Dossier”, which is a ridiculously-detailed explanation of the mechanics of Pac-Man. I found it absolutely fascinating, so this site is my attempt to discover and aggregate similarly-detailed information about other games (albeit in much smaller chunks). About the Game “All the computer games available at the time were of the violent type - war games and space invader types. Pac-Man is one of the most iconic video games of all time, and most people (even non-gamers) have at least a passing familiarity with it. Every level of Pac-Man uses the same maze layout, containing 240 regular “food” dots and 4 energizers. Common Elements of Ghost Behaviour “Well, there’s not much entertainment in a game of eating, so we decided to create enemies to inject a little excitement and tension. The Ghost House Sources

10 Best Linux Games for 2013 As we know, Linux has been liked by users but not by game lovers. But from some time developers are working over the task to create interesting games for Linux. And today, we’ve an astounding collection of Linux games. Via this article we are presenting the collection of 10 Best Linux Games of 2013. If we talk about the most popular Linux games, Braid is the name which comes at first. Faster than light is totally dedicated to space mission game lovers. While watching this game for first time, you must consider it a simple game. Anodyne is the combo package of action and puzzle games. Battle of Wesnoth is considered as the most interesting and enjoyable strategical games. Penumbra series is set of three interesting games. While playing RPG games, character making is one of the most interesting part. It’s very hard to find anything more interesting than flying a rocket. According to previous records, Dwarf Fortress is very popular game among the Linux users.

Play text adventures online Os melhores jogos de RPG para tablets com Android ou iOS - Artigos Os tablets, por serem portáteis, terem telas grandes e baterias de boa duração, são ideais para jogos mais elaborados e com um longo desenvolvimento. Se você é fanático por RPGs mas ainda não teve a oportunidade de jogar um desses games de histórias elaboradas no seu dispositivo, confira a lista do TechTudo com os principais jogos da categoria para curtir no seu tablet com Android ou iOS. Chaos Rings 2 (Android e iOS) RPGs sempre precisam de uma boa história que emocione os jogadores. Chaos Rings 2 impressiona pela qualidade visual e história (Foto: divulgação) No comando de Darwin, o jogador terá que reunir guerreiros denominados como “pilares do mundo”. Ravensword: Shadowlands (Android e iOS) Ravensword: Shadowlands é o segundo jogo de série Ravensword para iOS e o primeiro para Android. Ravensword Shadowlands traz um pouco de Skyrim para o seu tablet Android ou iPad (Foto: Divulgação) Order & Chaos Online (Android e iOS) Avabel Online (Android e iOS) Zenonia 5 (Android e iOS)