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13.1 > Games > lightyears (1.3a)

20,000 Light Years Into Space is a steampunk-themed strategy game 
where you have to manage a steam supply network. It is written
in Python and runs on Windows and Linux. It was first released
in 2006, and won second prize in the Pyweek game programming
competition. It is free software, licensed under the GNU GPL
version 2. It is now being distributed with the Debian and
Ubuntu operating systems. There is a story for the game.
Light Years includes an interactive tutorial; you can also
read the instructions and a bit of history about Light Years.

Requires: pygame available at

Maintained by: Matthew Fillpot
Keywords: lightyears,steam
ChangeLog: lightyears


Source Downloads:
lightyears-1.3a.tar.gz (4f6fad3980f85e20937a58e30ded851e)

Download SlackBuild:
lightyears.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

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