Debian Games Project
Summary
Perl development
development of games in Perl

This metapackage will install a selection of suitable tools and packages to develop games in the Perl programming language. Example games written in Perl are suggested.

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If you discover a project which looks like a good candidate for Debian Games to you, or if you have prepared an unofficial Debian package, please do not hesitate to send a description of that project to the Debian Games mailing list

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Debian Games Perl development packages

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Libalien-sdl-perl
helper to get, build and use SDL libraries
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Perl's idea of a metapackage to provide C library dependencies for Perl SDL application.

When building from source, this package can be used to detect and get configuration settings from an installed SDL and related libraries. As a binary package, it provides on native libs used when building this package.

This package provides Perl module Alien::SDL

Libimage-magick-perl
Perl interface to the ImageMagick graphics routines
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PerlMagick is an objected-oriented Perl interface to ImageMagick. Use the module to read, manipulate, or write an image or image sequence from within a Perl script. This makes it very suitable for Web CGI scripts.

This is the compatibility (wrapper) perlmagick package that use the default channel depth.

This package provides the perl Image::Magick class.

Libimager-perl
Perl extension for generating 24-bit images
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Imager is a module for creating and altering images. It can read and write various image formats, draw primitive shapes like lines and polygons, blend multiple images together in various ways, scale, crop, render text and more.

Imager also has convenience functions for things like color space conversion (convert RGB to HSV and back).

Libois-perl
Perl binding for the OIS C++ input framework
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This is a Perl binding for OIS, Object-Oriented Input System, a crossplatform C++ input framework, found at http://sourceforge.net/projects/wgois. It is made so that Ogre (https://metacpan.org/release/Ogre) can be useful, but there might be uses outside of Ogre.

The wrapping isn't really complete at the moment.

Libopengl-perl
Perl interface providing graphics display using OpenGL
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OpenGL is a Perl module that provides an interface to most of Open Graphics Library, API versions 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2. There is full support for the Utility Toolkit (GLUT) up to version 3 and provides some additional functionality via partial support for the Utility Library (GLU). It also provides functionality to use the X Window System (through X11 and GLX) as an alternative to GLUT.

Libsdl-perl
SDL bindings for the Perl language
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SDL is a library that allows programs portable low level access to a video framebuffer, audio output, mouse, and keyboard. This perl package contains Perl bindings to access the SDL library.

Libsvg-perl
perl module to generate SVG images
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This package provides a perl extension to generate stand-alone or inline SVG (scalable vector graphics) images using the W3C SVG xml recommendation.

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Frozen-bubble
cool game where you pop out the bubbles!
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Frozen-Bubble is a clone of the popular "Puzzle Bobble" game, in which you attempt to shoot bubbles into groups of the same color to cause them to pop.

Players compete as penguins and must use the arrow keys to aim a colored bubble at groups of bubbles. The objective is to clear all the bubbles off the screen before a bubble passes below a line at the bottom.

It features 100 single-player levels, a two-player mode, music and striking graphics. A level editor is also included to allow players to create and play their own levels.

Pangzero
action game that involves popping balloons with a harpoon
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Pang Zero is a clone and enhancement of Super Pang, a fast-paced action game that involves popping balloons with a harpoon.

The intention is to create a fun, open-source game that many (currently up to 6) people can play together. You can play Pang Zero alone, but it's a lot more fun to play with your friends.

Screenshots of package pangzero
Pkg-perl-tools
collection of tools to aid packaging Perl modules in Debian
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The Debian Perl Group works on packaging Perl modules for Debian. This collection contains the tools which help the group with day-to-day work, like filing ITPs, forwarding bugs and patches upstream, taking over a package for the group, maintaining proper git repository structure and so on.

Additionally it depends on, recommends or suggests separately packaged tools the Debian Perl Group uses.

It also includes some Debian Perl Group specific lintian checks. Add "LINTIAN_PROFILE=pkg-perl" to your ~/.lintianrc to use them after installing this package.

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