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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 Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Clutch2009PlayStation 3, WindowsTargem Games2.29
Shatter2009Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 3, WindowsSidhe Interactive4.17
Marooned2009Macintosh, WindowsGameHouse, Inc.3.00
Tropico 32009Windows, Xbox 360Kalypso Media GmbH3.85
Nat Geo Adventure: Lost City of Z2009Macintosh, WindowsMerscom LLC...
Romance of Rome2009Android, bada, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsAwem Studio4.00
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Ultimate Sith Edition)2009Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Aspyr Media, Inc.3.04
Alabama Smith in the Quest of Fate2009iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsAlawar Entertainment, Inc.3.00
Campfire Legends: The Hookman2009Macintosh, WindowsGameHouse, Inc....
Crash Time III2009Windows, Xbox 360Akella2.61
Fable II: Platinum Hits2009Xbox 360Microsoft Game Studios3.19
Eufloria2009WindowsOmni Systems Ltd.3.74
Solar Flare2009WindowsDigiPen (USA) Corp.4.17
Wisegal2009Macintosh, WindowsGame Factory Interactive Ltd....
Madden NFL Arcade2009PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.2.91
The Fall Trilogy: Chapter 1 - Separation2009WindowsKheops Studio2.83
Collapse!2009Macintosh, WindowsGameHouse, Inc....
Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe's Murders in the Rue Morgue (Collector's Edition)2009iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsBig Fish Games, Inc3.40
Attack of the 50ft Robot!2009WindowsDigiPen (USA) Corp.3.79
South Park: Let's Go Tower Defense Play!2009Xbox 360Microsoft Game Studios1.61
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - Tatooine Mission Pack2009PlayStation 3, Xbox 360LucasArts3.00
The Treasures of Montezuma 22009Android, bada, J2ME, Macintosh, WindowsAlawar Entertainment, Inc.4.92
Aggression: Reign over Europe2008WindowsPlaylogic International N.V.3.00
9th Company: Roots of Terror2008WindowsStrategy First, Inc.3.57
Jigsaw World2008Macintosh, WindowsAlawar Entertainment, Inc....
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Selected Covers

Romance of Rome Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Romance of Rome
Marooned Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Marooned
Madden NFL Arcade PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Madden NFL Arcade
Jigsaw World Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Jigsaw World

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Romance of Rome
Loading screen
Screenshot from Marooned
Start screen - Botanical Worlds category
Screenshot from Jigsaw World