Python simulator of a puny universe. (How many words can I stick into one?)
To install, run
pip install punyverse.
If you are on Windows, run
punyverse_make_launcher. This should create special launchers that runs
your dedicated graphics card, should it exist.
Your graphics card might not support some of the larger textures used by
punyverse, and so startup might fail.
To solve this problem, run
punyverse_small_images. It will do nothing if your graphics card supports all the
textures, so when in doubt, run
punyverse_small_images after installation.
punyverse to launch the simulator, or
punyversew to launch without the console.
pip install punyverse punyverse_make_launcher punyverse_small_images # Installation finished. Run: punyverse
punyverse does not work, try upgrading your graphics card drivers.
If your graphics card does not appear to support OpenGL 3.3, then you cannot run the latest version of
You can try
pip install -U punyverse==0.5 to install the last version of
punyverse to support legacy devices.
You can download the wheels manually from the PyPI page.
If the problem is unrelated to your graphics card, and it persists, try running punyverse under debug mode. To do this,
punyverse --debug. Then paste the entirety of the output into a new GitHub issue