Scripting language: Lua

Group Description

Games using Lua embeddable scripting language.

Lua is designed, implemented, and maintained by a team at PUC-Rio, the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Lua was born and raised in Tecgraf, the Computer Graphics Technology Group of PUC-Rio, and is now housed at Lablua. Both Tecgraf and Lablua are laboratories of the Department of Computer Science of PUC-Rio.

Lua v1.0 was never released publicly, but it was up and running on 28 Jul 1993. Lua 1.1 was the first public release on July 8, 1994, and was freely available for academic purposes; commercial uses had to be negotiated, but none ever were.

Trivia

Name origin

Quote from the Lua website: "Lua" (pronounced LOO-ah) means "Moon" in Portuguese. As such, it is neither an acronym nor an abbreviation, but a noun. More specifically, "Lua" is a name, the name of the Earth's moon and the name of the language.

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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Baldur's Gate (Gold Edition)1998WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.4.75
Grim Fandango1998WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC4.16
Advanced Strategic Command1998BeOS, DOS, Linux, Macintosh, Windows...
Fish Fillets1998Amiga, Android, BeOS, GP2X Wiz, Linux, Macintosh, OS/2, PSP, WindowsALTAR interactive3.85
Baldur's Gate1998Macintosh, WindowsBlack Isle Studios4.07
MDK 22000Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Wii, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.92
Escape from Monkey Island2000Macintosh, PlayStation 2, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.73
Soul Ride2000Linux, WindowsOn Deck Interactive...
Cabela's 4x4 Off-Road Adventure 22001WindowsActivision Value Publishing, Inc....
Monopoly Tycoon2001WindowsInfogrames, Inc.3.72
Europa Universalis II2001Macintosh, WindowsStrategy First, Inc.3.93
Mtp Target2002Linux, Macintosh, Windows...
SimCity 4: Deluxe Edition2003Macintosh, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.99
Impossible Creatures2003WindowsMicrosoft Game Studios3.25
Midtown Madness 32003XboxMicrosoft Game Studios3.83
Homeworld 22003Macintosh, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.90
SimCity 42003Macintosh, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.90
Enigma2003Linux, Macintosh, Windows...
SpellForce: The Order of Dawn2003WindowsEncore, Inc.3.93
Far Cry2004PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc.3.93
World of Warcraft (Collector's Edition)2004Macintosh, WindowsBlizzard Entertainment Inc.3.86
World of Warcraft2004Macintosh, WindowsBlizzard Entertainment Inc.3.74
Mexican Motor Mafia2005WindowsScience of Tomorrow...
Dawn of Magic2005Windows1C Company...
ÜberSoldier2005WindowsCDV Software Entertainment AG3.52
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Selected Covers

Fish Fillets Android Front Cover
Front cover for Fish Fillets
Monopoly Tycoon Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Monopoly Tycoon
World of Warcraft Macintosh Front Cover Alliance cover
Front cover for World of Warcraft
Mexican Motor Mafia Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Mexican Motor Mafia
MDK 2 PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for MDK 2

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Fish Fillets
Mr Monopoly himself
Screenshot from Monopoly Tycoon
Intro Video - The Dwarf looks real
Screenshot from World of Warcraft
Main menu.
Screenshot from Mexican Motor Mafia
In-game shot
Screenshot from MDK 2
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