Elena ``of Valhalla''

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snabeltann@flokk.no 2016-10-27 19:46:23:
trAInsported - a game that teaches you programming

Just stumbled upon this game, where the aim is to program a simple AI to control trains to finish different levels as quickly and efficiently as possible. You write the AI using the Lua programming language. A simple interactive tutorial get's you started and teaches you the basics of Lua and how the game works. You can make different AI's compete on a given track, and you can even upload your AI's to their website and have it compete with AI's others have uploaded. (Or you can run your own server and have your friends upload AI's to compete!)

Looks like quite a neat way to learn the basics of programming if you have a child that shows some interest in this direction.

The game is released under the wtfpl.

#programming #lua #game #flossThe Programming Language Lua
Official web site of the Lua language

The link to the game (missing from the official post, but added as a comment) is http://trainsportedgame.no-ip.org/index.php

Apparently, it's not in @Debian yet, nor I could find it among the packages being worked on. Maybe somebody would like to solve this :)

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Pretty cool!!! =D

Thanks for sharing!!!

Best regards.

Iván Ruvalcaba at 2016-10-28T16:43:50Z

@diane I know, it's just that to open an RFP I feel I should at least do a bit more work, some license check, possibly get an idea of the dependencies... and this morning I just didn't have time for that.

Elena ``of Valhalla'' at 2016-10-28T18:29:52Z