putting a video in Blender 2.7

I have been trying to insert a mpg or an avi in BGE. What I have learned is that you have to insert a still image and then trick Blender BGE into playing it. I guess you have to use some python script (or two) to do this…I am not successful in doing this. Is there a better way of doing this in the new blender, or is there a good concise, rational tutorial which can explain it to me. So many scripts, so little time. Thank you.

search for videotexture

I just finished version 1.0 of dynamic texture which provides controller callable operations to the video texture module.

try this: