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Panda3D 1.6 Game Engine by Dave Mathews

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Creating an Installer

Once the game is ready to go, we just need to pack it up and get it ready to ship to the customer. For this, we'll use a command-line utility called packpanda. This utility will compress the game and all of Panda3D into a convenient Windows installer that our customers can use to install the game on their own computers. The customer won't need to install Panda3D to run the game; they won't even need to know that the game runs on Panda3D.

For the packpanda utility to work correctly, we'll have to adjust our file structure a little bit. We'll need to move all the game components into a single folder (it can have subfolders). We'll call this folder SuicideJockeys (any name is fine, but that's the one we'll use). In that new ...

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