Help with starting Lua on SteamDeck/Arch only

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    If you want to broaden your options to things beyond just what Steam OS makes available to you, check out Distrobox, which gives you a way to install another Linux distribution inside a container and integrate it with your host Linux distro. You could use that and install other Lua-based game engines inside a container distro like Ubuntu, which would give you some options beyond the somewhat smaller collection of software SteamOS and flathub provides.

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  • love

    LÖVE is an awesome 2D game framework for Lua.

    That being said, instead of using the Bitty Engine (nothing against it tho) since you are just starting you may want to try the suggestions from wz-ilazki and even try we are pretty active on the forums and Discord (maybe even on IRC)

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