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Python used for what ?

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this might sound weird but i never heard if programming language called Python , so i was wondering what type of games is it used for??

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In mainstream games Python is primarily used as a scripting language. IIRC, the Freedom Force games and Civilization 4 both used Python for scripting and mods. Eve Online also uses Stackless Python quite a bit.

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For the games I've worked on we have never used python in the actual game (for scripting we used Lua mostly) but I've had quite a bit of experience using it for tools and writing scripts to automate specific jobs.

It's a super awesome language and very handy to know.

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