Programming GameShell games with Python and the Arcade library


I started a template in GitHub. It is a sample game created with Python and the Arcade Library. If someone would like to look at the readme, and try it out, I’d appreciate feedback. Especially about any steps that aren’t working.


This is a great template to start learning programming games! Thank you!
However, the apt upgrade to debian testing may cause some problems with current samba and music player daemon services, which results in launcher startup failure.

Good to know. Didn’t run into any problems myself. Wonder if there is a better way to install Python 3.6?

Thanks for your wonderful template! Professor Craven.

In stead of doing a full upgrade, just install python 3.6 from the testing target release should work.

echo "deb testing main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

echo 'APT::Default-Release "stable";' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/00local

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get -t testing install -y python3.6


Ok, now my apt-get is messed up. I’m guessing I should have done it the way you mentioned! Hope it is easy to recreate the OS image on the card and try again.

Hi, template file has been updated with a better starting program:

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