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TechnoCat
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The 0.4 release was posted on Reddit. I bookmarked it, only to find it in my bookmarks about a year later when 0.5 was already out.

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I honestly don't remember how I ended up here.

I remember seeing it twice. The first time I just browsed the forum slightly, and then moved away.

The second time, though, I actually took the time to create an account, find a good avatar,etc. (Here's my first post from 2009).

But my carbon-based memory is very bad. I don't really remember the details. I do remember that at some point I thought that LÖVE was somehow related with the MMOG. I was very confused
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I've heard about it before. And it works on linux! That's very nice.
When I write def I mean function.

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I was looking into 3d frameworks, and someone mentioned Love on shamusyoung.com, and so I gave it a look. It wasn't 3d, but it did have some neat features, so I decided to give it the old college try. After pouring untold hours into Kurosuke and burning out for a bit, I decided to stick around just to see where the framework would go.
Kurosuke needs beta testers

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Kikito,

i love how you wrote LUA X3

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^__^U
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I found LÖVE when ... hmm ...

History: I came up with the name because I was unimpressed with the tendency of developers to name their software either in the badass/hardcore style (e.g. Impact Fister PRO X) or in the earth-shatteringly boring/technical style (e.g. libimpfist). To my surprise, love.sourceforge.net was not taken at the time, so I registered the project at once. (This was before superior services were available and/or known to me, like Github and Bitbucket).

The final name (LÖVE) was decided very quickly after the project was started, but there was a small period where the project had a different name. Some of you may actually know what that name was: Arbeit Macht Frei Engine. I shit you not. (It was always just intended as joke, though).

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rude wrote:I found LÖVE when ... hmm ...

History: I came up with the name because I was unimpressed with the tendency of developers to name their software either in the badass/hardcore style (e.g. Impact Fister PRO X) or in the earth-shatteringly boring/technical style (e.g. libimpfist). To my surprise, love.sourceforge.net was not taken at the time, so I registered the project at once. (This was before superior services were available and/or known to me, like Github and Bitbucket).

The final name (LÖVE) was decided very quickly after the project was started, but there was a small period where the project had a different name. Some of you may actually know what that name was: Arbeit Macht Frei Engine. I shit you not. (It was always just intended as joke, though).
What's that in english? I know macht is make and I'm pretty certain arbeit is together/with, so make friends together?

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After a quick googling, I think it means "Work will set you free".

The name is cool, but maybe a bit too long.

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ArbeitMachtFrei.graphics.print(100, 100, 'Hello from Arbeit Macht Frei')
EDIT: I only translated to English; didn't know the details about Nazism etc.
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"Arbeit Macht Frei" was also written into the metal gate of one of the worst concentration camps during the holocaust. Yeah, keeping that name probably would have pissed a few people off.

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