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QUENGON DUNGEON RELAY - d_m - Competition Entry

So, the big idea here is that on the top level you can move sideways (through the doors) and hand off 0-3 of your items to another elf (just like you). Or you can descend into the dungeon.

The dungeon is infinitely deep and there are infintely many side-by-side zones. Monsters do respawn but items and gold don't, so once you clear a level it's never worth coming back. Players have separate inventories and HP but have shared time and gold.

I wish there was music and I wish the sound effects worked better. The game seems to go OK but it has very few frills. I'm kind of sad it ended up feeling a little like a Zelda 1 clone (since I like the Dungeon Relay angle). Didn't have time to implement more of the items/monsters I was excited about.

Only source right now... I will try to port to py2exe and py2app when I have access to those platforms.

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Ratings

#63Fun3.38
#81Audio2.88
#99Overall3.14
#115Theme2.88
#138Community2.69
#148Humor2.43
#148Graphics2.89
#191Innovation2.63
#243Coolness0%

Comments

mjb67 says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 11:11am

The potential is really obvious here - good attempt!

spoon says ...
May 3, 2011 @ 11:04am

That was cool!

Endurion says ...
May 5, 2011 @ 12:31pm

Aww, looks lovely. Please provide a Windows executable!

May 6, 2011 @ 10:59pm

Unable to evalute Linux-only stuff, but this -looks- cool. Will check back later.

Kynrael says ...
May 7, 2011 @ 5:40pm

Needs windows exe :)

Cirrial says ...
May 8, 2011 @ 3:19pm

Couldn't get it to run, but I've had problems getting pygame to run on my system in the past. Sorry. :(

venzon says ...
May 8, 2011 @ 8:45pm

This is a good idea and is reasonably well executed despite the unfinished bits. Didn't have any problem getting it to run on Ubuntu. Nice work!

mwest says ...
May 13, 2011 @ 8:25pm

Looks promising, but I only maintain a Linux install at work where I can't play... Generally do my gaming on Windows, so a Windows executable would've been nice :-/

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