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.


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 TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherUser Score
Neon Chrome2016Android, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Windows, Xbox One10tons Ltd....
Anomaly 22013Android, BlackBerry, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 4, Windows11 bit studios S.A....
This War of Mine2014Android, iPad, Linux, Macintosh, Windows11 bit studios S.A.3.30
King's Bounty: Legenda o rycare (Podarochnoe izdanie)2008Windows1C Company...
Homeworld 22003Macintosh, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.90
Death to Spies: Moment of Truth2008Windows1C Company...
MDK 22000Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Wii, WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.92
Elven Legacy2007WindowsParadox Interactive AB...
Desert Law2005Windows1C Company...
Silverfall2007PSP2K Games, Inc....
The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom2010Windows, Xbox 3602K Play...
Defense Grid 22013Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One505 Games S.R.L....
Grim Fandango1998WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC4.16
Prototype2009PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneActivision Publishing, Inc.3.35
Prototype 22012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.2.70
MIB: Alien Crisis2012PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc....
Fast & Furious: Showdown2013PlayStation 3, Wii U, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.2.01
Cabela's 4x4 Off-Road Adventure 22001WindowsActivision Value Publishing, Inc....
Cabela's Big Game Hunter 20122011PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Activision Value Publishing, Inc....
Supreme Commander: Gold Edition2008Windowsak tronic Software & Services GmbH4.60
Fable II2008Xbox 360Microsoft Game Studios3.90
Tropico 32009Windows, Xbox 360Kalypso Media GmbH3.75
SimCity 42003Macintosh, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.90
The Treasures of Montezuma 22009Android, bada, iPad, iPhone, J2ME, Macintosh, WindowsAlawar Entertainment, Inc.4.97
Twisted Lands: Shadow Town2010Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsAlawar Entertainment, Inc.5.00
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Selected Covers

Desert Law Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Desert Law
Anomaly 2 Linux Front Cover
Front cover for Anomaly 2
Grim Fandango Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Grim Fandango
Tropico 3 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Tropico 3

Selected Screenshots

The opening movie. Our hero, Brad is asleep inside the mobile bar after a heavy night of partying.
Screenshot from Desert Law
Title Screen.
Screenshot from Anomaly 2
The title screen appears in the beginning of the stylish introductory video
Screenshot from Grim Fandango
Main Menu
Screenshot from Tropico 3
Main menu.
Screenshot from Prototype 2
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