Well, my game is approaching what might be called completion. The only thing left for it to be playable are sound effects/music. To be totally honest, I didn’t start 100% from scratch — I used the chimp.py example from the pygame 1.8 documentation as a starting place. I’ve never done this before, and didn’t feel like mucking around for hours to get the most basic things working. Later, I also grabbed pymike’s ezmenu to build my menus, though I made a few changes, and I’m considering rewriting with my own menu to add a nice background and stuff.
Sadly, my game doesn’t really work well with any of the included levels from eugman, but I’ve built three levels myself in the meantime. Here’s some screenies: