arcade 2.6.17


Arcade Game Development Library

Arcade Game Development Library

Stars: 1641, Watchers: 1641, Forks: 312, Open Issues: 113

The pythonarcade/arcade repo was created 8 years ago and the last code push was an hour ago.
The project is very popular with an impressive 1641 github stars!

How to Install arcade

You can install arcade using pip

pip install arcade

or add it to a project with poetry

poetry add arcade

Package Details

Paul Vincent Craven
GitHub Repo:


  • Software Development/Libraries/Python Modules
No  arcade  pypi packages just yet.


A list of common arcade errors.

Code Examples

Here are some arcade code examples and snippets.

GitHub Issues

The arcade package has 113 open issues on GitHub

  • GUI does not mark events as handled
  • Shapely never used for has_line_of_sight, even if installed
  • made sprites cloneable by providing an origin to the sprite constructor
  • UIInputText() not working
  • Make pymunk an optional dependency
  • Support multiple hit boxes per Sprite
  • Implement Global Alpha for Sprites in SpriteList
  • Window not consistently given focus upon startup
  • Update docs for Input Polling
  • GUI Style lacking in documentation
  • Add resources for trans or nb coders
  • Using infinite tilemaps
  • Need O(1) way to clear a sprite list
  • Framebuffer.clear() and scissor box

See more issues on GitHub

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