Python has numerous issues, not the least of which is its huge amount of 
overhead and performance.
An example: Sound RTS is written in python. Its an awesome game, but 
anything stressful (large maps) bogs down badly.

From: "Shaun Everiss" <>
Sent: Monday, February 19, 2018 21:09
To: <>
Subject: Re: [blind-gamers] accessible game engine

The bgt concepts are quite old made with directx 8 tech.

Python seems to be the bgt of the future at least it could be, nvda is
after all a python 2 application, and it maybe a python3 one.

So if python2 can manage something like a screen reader or python itself
then a game should be no problem.

On 20/02/2018 12:00 a.m., Rynhardt Kruger wrote:
> The BGT argument is one I have scene a few times on this list now. It 
> seams
> what we need then is all the functions of BGT wrapped up in a nice 
> platform
> independent library. It could be written in something like portable C, 
> with
> all the platform dependent stuff in platform specific modules, and 
> bindings
> for different languages generated with Swig or something. Swig is quite
> good at generating bindings for many programming languages.
> Note: I'm not volunteering to write it, just want to get the debate going.
> Thoughts?
> Rynhardt
> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 5:11 PM, Damien Garwood 
> <
>> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> BGT might come with many conveniences. But it also lacks many others. It
>> also isn’t indicative of real world programming. Once you realise BGT’s
>> limitations and want to move away from it, it’s much harder to do so
>> because you end up relying on it. Especially if you’re a programming 
>> newbie
>> and don’t have a clue how to write audio engines, let alone audio engines
>> that can play multiple file types, whether packed or on disk, whether
>> encrypted or open. Not to mention keyboard, mouse, joystick support,
>> screenreader and SAPI support, timers, pathfinders, combination 
>> generators
>> and calendars. The way I see it, scripting with something like BGT is 
>> like
>> having an overprotective clingy parent that just won’t let go, whereas
>> programming something like C++ or Python wants you to bend down and kiss
>> its furry rosy smelling derriere before you can get it to work.
>> Talking from experience here.
>> Cheers.
>> Damien.
>> *From:* Josh Kennedy <>
>> *Sent:* Sunday, February 18, 2018 2:54 PM
>> *To:*
>> *Subject:* Re: [blind-gamers] accessible game engine
>> You could use BGT blind game maker toolkit, from BlastBay studios. It's
>> free.


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