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Google Code-in 2012

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Copyleft Games Group is a non-profit association that promotes entertainment software licensed under copyleft licenses such as the GNU General Public License. For Google Code-In 2012 we serve as an umbrella for several projects;


The Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme. Its primarily written in C++ and Lua, interested students should join #wesnoth-dev on to chat with mentors.


Hedgewars is a turn based strategy, artillery, action and comedy game, featuring the antics of pink hedgehogs with attitude as they battle from the depths of hell to the depths of space. Its primarily written in C++ with Lua for scripting. Mentors can be found in #hedgewars on


PySoy is a 3d cloud game engine under heavy development.  The engine core and most of our clients is written in C, Genie, and Python.  Join #PySoy on to chat with mentors.


SweetSoy, an Android client for PySoy, is written in C (NDK), Java, and XML.  It was primarily developed by David Czech, a Google Code-In 2010 grand prize winner, for his Google Summer of Code 2012 project.  He's serving as a Google Code-In mentor this year.


WebSoy is a PySoy client as a browser plugin for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari written primarily in Genie.  While basic rendering is working, a great deal of work is still needed before this will be ready for use especially in terms of cross-platform support.


Unknown Horizons (UH) is a 2D realtime strategy simulation with an emphasis on economy and city building. Its primarily written in Python. Join #unknown-horizons on to chat with mentors.

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