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What kind of programming projects can be done using Kivy?

  1. Apr 16, 2015 #1
    What kind of programming projects can be done using Kivy? More specifically, can Kivy be used for making desktop apps, video games?
     
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  3. Apr 16, 2015 #2

    jedishrfu

    Staff: Mentor

    If you want to make desktop and mobile games then you should be looking at the Unity Game Engine. It even supports oculus rift.
     
  4. Apr 16, 2015 #3

    jedishrfu

    Staff: Mentor

  5. May 4, 2015 #4
    Kivy is for Python on mobiles. If you aren't targeting mobiles or tablets I would avoid it. On a deskop, if you wanted to use Python you can just use Python and a game library like Pygame. Python is used for several games but it wouldn't be my first choice for gamedev as Pygame is a bit ropey. On a Windows desktop you'd probably want C# and any of the free game engines like Unreal or Unity. Unreal's better but slightly harder to use. Unity is more cross-platform friendly. On Android, most games are C++ and most of everything else is Java.
     
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