David Brady wrote:

> What's the state of Ruby with regard to "game" frameworks, a la PyGame 
> or DirectX?
> 
> Is there an easy way to say "work in a 800x600 window, here's a 
> background, here's some sprites, here's a floating 3D model, here's some 
> sound" and just have it work?

Except for the 3D model this is all done by Ruby-Gosu in a very 
Ruby-like way.

Have a look at http://www.raschke.de/julian/gosu/