Is Lua worth learning?
What can be achieved easily with it? What are it's strengths and weaknesses?

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    You can make 2d games

    Like with literally every other language
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    You can make WoW add-ons and PSP apps / games (I never used it for something else)
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    it's a bit like "weak python". I only used it in Leadwerk - which, likes for example blender with python/ unity with Javascript etc, uses Lua as scripting language
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    Well Lua is by far one of the most easiest to integrate into any apps. So it can be useful for example factorio and wow mods are Lua based.
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    If you are into text games, you can script your own systems for them with it.
  • 0
    Not to forget Star Wars Battlefront II (the good one) modding
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    It can be embedded in other applications, so it can be used as a console or something.
    Doing this for one of my projects :)
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