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December 16th-19th 2011 :: Theme: Alone

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by Brendan - 48 Hour Compo Entry

After about 30 hours of Compo I realized the NLP algorithim I was using for my original game just was not going to do the job I wanted it to do. So here Is plan B, a Hack-N-Slash rouge-like.

You will need python 2.7 to play this game!

* Save the Green Things for after you are hurt!
* You turn darker red as you die
* You can take on 1 Grue at a time, but 2 can kill you easily!
* Never engage a Grue in the water, you move slower there! Grues do not!
* There is no winning, only seeing how long you can avoid death

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ratking says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 9:46pm

Sorry, I have no idea how to start your game, even with Python 2.7 installed (Win7 here). Please explain. :-P

RobotCaleb says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 11:30pm

Nearly red-like!

bostelk says ...
Dec 21, 2011 @ 10:36pm

hi brendan, I made an attempt to provide a windows package but ran into a bunch of dependency issues. also, i'm not sure but I needed to grab the pygame lib too.. anyways here's a python 2.5 build /w the pygame lib.

great game! seeing pygame makes me happy. long live python!

summaky says ...
Dec 23, 2011 @ 6:05pm

I missed Vi-like keys to move around, being a rouge-like. I can't say it doesn't follow the theme, as the hero is al alone, but I rated low in innovation. Overall I think it is average-good if I take into account that you had to redone the game.

I had a bug scrolling in some of the levels; One of the generated dungeons had a corridor up north at the left-most part. When I moved toward that corridor the scrolled window moved a tile to the left and I couldn't see the "@" until I moved it to the right again.

I had an issue in

Johnicholas says ...
Dec 23, 2011 @ 9:17pm

I double click on "", and a console comes up briefly and disappears.

SparkCloud says ...
Dec 26, 2011 @ 10:20pm

Would love to give it a go, but what's Python?

pighead10 says ...
Dec 31, 2011 @ 4:58pm

Don't have python!

nickd3000 says ...
Jan 5, 2012 @ 10:00pm

Sorry but I can't run this game.

scriptblocks says ...
Jan 7, 2012 @ 4:12am

Seemed to run to fast on my ubuntu box.

blahoink says ...
Jan 9, 2012 @ 10:05pm

This game looked nice, but couldn't run it. :C
maybe try using py2exe next time?

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