LÖVE is a game framework which allows you to make your own 2D games with Lua. Your game can easily be played by anyone with LÖVE installed on their Windows, Mac or Linux computer.
It has support for many image and audio formats, physics, networking, particle effects, and also has some user-made libraries (downloaded separately) to make developing games even easier.

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Online Multiplayer

Big update time! It's now possible to connect to your friends over the Internet and inside a LAN!

To play online, change one or more player slots to "open" in the Players menu (thus starting a server on your computer). Other people can then connect to you by entering your IP address. Note that you may have to forward port 11500 on your router before people can connect to you.

Deep Pillars arena

Other additions to the game include two brand new arenas, as seen here above, and a settings menu with graphics options.

Settings menu

I've added some more details to the existing levels like these falling leaves. (Don't mind the ogre doing it's morning exercises.)

Falling leaves

phew...

Speaking of details, it's now a little bit easier to see what team all players are on with colored borders around the portraits.

Team colored portraits

Also, an icon now appears over your head when you heal or restore mana!

Healing

The editor has also been updated with some quality of life features, like a fill tool. You can now hold Ctrl+Shift to fill or empty an area.

Editor fill tool

There are a bunch more changes - you can read the full changelog in this document: Changelog.

Let me know if there are any issues (as there probably are). Remember that the game is still in beta.

Until the next post - happy gaming!


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Ace1214
Ace1214

this engine would be extremely cool if it had a built-in IDE that you could run the scripts through instantly, but i do see the challenges that that would make for the developers of love

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Editapp
Editapp

Usually you can intergrate a build command for Love in lots of text editors, making it easy to package games instantly.

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ananasblau
ananasblau

I prefer ot use my dear Vim for editing anything and I think most other people have their own choice of favourite editor.

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XHH
XHH

I still cannot comprehend why people use Vi/Vim

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kjfytfkytfyt
kjfytfkytfyt

That kind of sucks, that you have to have Love on your computer in order to play the games... i mean you should make it so the games can be run without having to have Love on your computer...

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fláráðr_ljós
fláráðr_ljós

That's been possible since the dawn of time. It's up to the creator of the game if he wants to do that though.

Love2d.org

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adfjkndjklnhdfs
adfjkndjklnhdfs

"Your game can easily be played by anyone with LÖVE installed on their Windows, Mac or Linux computer." Says this engines description.

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qaisjp
qaisjp

It's outdated, old versions required LOVE installed (or the binary); new versions allow lovers (us developers, not LOVE developers but game developers in love) to compile their project so you dont need love.

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Maggy_

Lövers

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ianna_keeper
ianna_keeper

gonna give it a try soon.

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