LOVE 2D Game Framework for Lua

LÖVE is a free and open source 2D games framework for Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android and iOS. Using LOVE you can make 2D games in Lua high level programming language. It is released under the liberal zlib/libpng license. You can download and install Love from below link.

LOVE 2D Game Framework

Download Love

Install LOVE on Ubuntu Linux

LOVE is available as PPA, Flatpak and portable AppImage. Open the terminal (ctrl+alt+t) application and run below commands one by one to Add PPA and install Love on your system.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bartbes/love-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install love

You check the installed version using below command.

love --version

Install Love via Flatpak:

First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Now open the terminal app and run below Love flatpak installation command.

flatpak install flathub org.love2d.love2d

You can run it via

flatpak run org.love2d.love2d

and uninstall it using

sudo flatpak uninstall org.love2d.love2d

Creating a Game using Love

Create a file main.lua inside a new empty folder. Just use a good text editor like visual studio code or sublime text and save that file with below hello world code.

function love.draw()"Hello World", 400, 300)

For the complete guide please use below link.

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Love Document

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