Pymunk has one tutorial that show a simple simulation from start to end.

After reading it make sure to also check out the Examples as most of them are easy to follow and showcase many of the things you can do with pymunk. Also take a look at the external tutorials. While they are not created by the Pymunk creator they can still give a good start in how to use Pymunk.

External Tutorials


If you have made a tutorial that is using Pymunk in any way and want it mentioned here please send me a link and I will happily add it.

Several Youtube users have created tutorials covering Pymunk. In addition to the list below, make sure to also directly search Youtube for Pymunk since not everything available is listed here:

Pymunk Basics

Created by Ear of Corn Programming. Retrieved 2021-03-07

Youtube user Ear of Corn Programming has a comprehensive introduction to Pymunk together with Pygame over several videos.

Simulating physics in Python

Created by Clear Code. Retrieved 2020-07-09

Youtube user Clear Code has nice introduction to using Pymunk together with Pygame.

Breakout game in Python, Pyglet and Pymunk

Created by Attila Toth. Retrieved 2019-04-14

Youtube user Attila Toth has created a series of Youtube videos that guide through creating a Breakout like game, similar to the breakout example that is included with Pymunk. If you like his first series (Pymunk physics in Pyglet) then this is a great followup.

Pymunk physics in Pyglet

Created by Attila Toth. Retrieved 2018-02-24

Youtube user Attila Toth has created a series of Youtube videos that gives a good introduction of Pymunk. The videos covers among other things the 3 types of Bodies, the different Shapes and how to use sprite with Pyglet together with Pymunk.