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Arcade can be installed like any other Python Package. Arcade needs support for OpenGL 3.3+. If you are familiar with Python package management you can just “pip install” Arcade. For more detailed instructions see Installation.

Getting Help

If you get stuck, you can always ask for help! See the page on How to Get Help for more information.


If you are already familiar with basic Python programming, follow the Simple Platformer as a quick way to get up and running. If you are just learning how to program, see the Learn Arcade book.

Arcade Skill Tree