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Python Bindings for Cel and CrystalSpace

CrystalSpace and Cel both have their own scripting bindings. The modules are pretty extensive and should give you access to most of the c++ api.

The CrystalSpace python module is called cspace, and the cel counterpart is blcelc. Also, a slightly higher level module is available in cel for entity behaviours, called pycel.

Additionally there exists a module called pycscegui in standard cs distribution that wraps the cegui-cs connector, plus the pycsextra module in CSExtra repository wrapping some additional plugins there, notably the cs-qt connector.

Python Prerequesites Getting python to work with cs

Introduction to the Python Bindings General remarks

cspace Tutorial apps

You can find them at scripts/python/tutorial* with cs standard distribution.

  • tutorial0.py: minimal pure-Python script to setup Crystal Space from Python.
  • tutorial1.py: Creates a room and allows moving around.
  • tutorial2.py: Creates a room and some object.
  • tutorial3.py: Loads a whole world.

Celstart Tutorial apps

Some simple celstart applications to get you started.


Note all of these examples are generated from .blend sources using blender2crystal.


Python section at the cel manual

Python section at the cs manual

Creating celstart-python games using blender2crystal

Cs python api

Cel python api

Projects using CrystalSpace and Python

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Crystal Space machinamation demo
Crystal Space machinamation demo
Ecksdee, a futuristic Race & Destroy game
Ecksdee, a futuristic Race & Destroy game
Coche Garaje, a small celstart racing game.
Coche Garaje, a small celstart racing game.
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