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LD20X6: Initialisms

by whitelynx - Game Jam Entry

This is a basic space shoot-em-up, similar in concept to Tyrian. There's a ton of ideas I never got around to actually adding to the game, but that will definitely happen post-compo. For now, it runs decently, and should be playable on most systems.

Code is licensed under the MIT license; see the `LICENSE` file for details.
Content is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported. For more information, see the `README.mkd` file in the .zip.

You'll need to install Python, followed by PyGame.


### Windows
On Windows, you'll specifically need Python version 2.6, and the PyGame installer for Python 2.6, since PyGame doesn't have a 2.7-compatible installer.

[Python version 2.6]:
[PyGame installer]:

### Mac OS X
I don't have any specific instructions for this since I don't have a Mac, but my best guess is you just need the appropriate PyGame installer, since Mac OS X comes with Python.

### Other Systems
Most Linux distros come with Python pre-installed. Most distros also have packages for PyGame, but if you can't find a package for it, use `easy_install`:

easy_install pygame

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May 9, 2011 @ 6:50pm

Having a hard time figuring out to make this work... any chance of a Windows executable?

whitelynx says ...
May 13, 2011 @ 5:23am

I'll take a stab at a Windows executable tomorrow... since I almost never run Windows, it didn't really cross my mind. In the meantime, provided you've installed Python and PyGame, you should be able to just double-click on I'll update instructions on as well once I've made an executable.

whitelynx says ...
Jun 1, 2011 @ 9:59am

So... better late than never, I suppose... I finally created an installer for Windows. It can be found at

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