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S. WatkissBeginning Game Programming with Pygame Zerohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5650-3_2

2. Getting Started with Python

Stewart Watkiss1 
Redditch, UK

To get started with programming Python, this chapter begins with some basic command-line programming. This will create a simple text-based game that can be played using the keyboard. This is only the beginning; from the next chapter onward, you will be able to create graphical games that are fun to play.

Using the Mu Editor

When you first start the editor, it will ask you which mode to start in. The modes that you will use for the projects in this book are Python 3 and Pygame Zero. If you have already run the editor before, then it will start in the mode last used, in ...

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