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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 12/7/2014.

A simple game engine built to handle a very specific kind of game: single-player 2D action RPGs.


Probably alpha release (automatic push). Package version less than v1, treat as stable.

To install Flare, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install flare

To upgrade Flare, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade flare


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'flare'
    $url = ''
    $unzipLocation = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $executable = "flare\flare.exe"
    $targetFilePath = "$unzipLocation\$executable"
    try {
    	Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $unzipLocation
    	Install-ChocolateyDesktopLink $targetFilePath
    	Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
    } catch {
    	Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'flare'
    $desktop = $([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::DesktopDirectory))
    $shortcut_to_remove = "flare.exe.lnk"
    try {
    	Remove-Item "$desktop\$shortcut_to_remove"
    	Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
    } catch {
    	Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Clint Bellanger


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Flare 0.19-alpha 347 Friday, December 27, 2013  
Flare 0.18-alpha 311 Sunday, September 29, 2013  

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