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soap1
August 16th, 2011, 01:42 AM
I am currently trying to make a video game with some friends using python. We decided that instead of doing everything by hand and coding every piece of the game we would like to use an application that will make everything easier (code some of the more difficult things). Any suggestion on an application would be much appreciated.

GWBouge
August 16th, 2011, 02:01 AM
Kindof hard to answer without knowing what kind of game you guys are trying to do, but have you checked out the Blender Game Engine (http://www.blender.org/education-help/tutorials/game-engine/)?

soap1
August 16th, 2011, 06:09 PM
we are making a 2d rpg game using python and pygame. Thank you, the link was quite informative.

GWBouge
August 16th, 2011, 09:03 PM
Hmmm ... I've messed with pygame a bit in the past, but I don't recall ever seeing any front-end or 'game builder' type solution for it, sry =o\

There are, however, some generic RPG game builders that require little to no actual coding. Here's a few:

http://hamsterrepublic.com/ohrrpgce/Main_Page.html
http://www.touchofdeathforums.com/eclipse/
http://www.sandboxgamemaker.com/

Late Edit:
Note, I've never used any of those, so I can't offer any advice or help with them, and there's certainly a TON more of those out there ... but if learning Python isn't the priority, they're likely the way to go. If this is a project to help you guys learn Python or how games work, though, I'd say it's worth either writing it all out, or making your own 'in-house' tools and scripts to help you out =o)

TheManno1
August 16th, 2011, 10:44 PM
http://cocos2d.org/. if anyone knows how to run it in eclipse tell me.

decoherence
August 16th, 2011, 11:56 PM
Also, if you're doing an RPG you might want to check out CeltX. It's 'pre-production' software that helps you get your characters, settings and plot sorted out.

Frogs Hair
August 17th, 2011, 02:08 AM
There are many game engines at the link , you would have look through them and see if any would be useful .http://sourceforge.net/search/?q=game+engines