December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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Robot Hunts Kitten

by edric_garran - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Didn't have time to add sounds =/

I hope it works out of the box on windows as well,
only tested on linux.

* EDIT *

Now the packages are stand-alone
Just run game.exe on windows, or on linux.

If on any other system, you will need python 2.7 and pygame installed.

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netgrind says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:32am

Doesn't seem to be doing anything on my machine when I open (64 bit win7)

ripter says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:32am

OSX Lion:

File "", line 3, in <module>
import pygame
File "/Users/****/Desktop/untitled folder/robot_hunts_kitten/pygame/", line 95, in <module>
from pygame.base import *
ImportError: dlopen(/Users/****/Desktop/untitled folder/robot_hunts_kitten/pygame/, 2): no suitable image found. Did find:
/Users/****/Desktop/untitled folder/robot_hunts_kitten/pygame/ unknown file type, first eight bytes: 0x7F 0x45 0x4C 0x46 0x02 0x01 0x01 0x00

Red Mike says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:54pm

Running it on my Win7/64bit machine also didn't work.

Puffi says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:11pm

Hey the game crashes as soon as I launch it.
Error message here:

I'm running Xubuntu 12.04 with have pygame 1.9.1

Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:24pm

Sadly, I also couldn't run it on Win7, 64 bit, Home Edition.

edric_garran says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:48pm

Sorry folks, I should have made a proper distribution for windows (and tested it). As soon as I can get this crap to boot I'll do it.
@Puffi That's a really weird error, since the image really is NOT a windows BMP file. Do you have the dynamic libpng installed? It's so basic, pygame must not even consider it as a dependency...
Some people had trouble running it on 32bit linux, but I can't help them =/

edric_garran says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:56pm

Just repacked the linux version using cx_freeze, should be more stand-aloney now.

singpolyma says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:34pm

The kittens seem to sort of come out of nowhere and behave erattically. Also, not sure what the win condition is.

LogGiant says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 1:49am

Although evil, killing kittens was necessary for the robot uprising. I'm not sure how I won, but i did. I guess that's what matters anyways.

metadept says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 4:24am

Too many kittens; robot cannot hunt them all! I like your sprites a lot, and the charge shot mechanic is cool. Sounds would add a lot to this.

h.attila says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 12:36am

I have no idea what the win condition is, but I won anyway.

BlockBrains says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 3:53pm

I love cats!

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 31, 2012 @ 9:44am

I Win! ..? Cute setup and sprites. Evil robot overwhelmed by swarm of kittens.

Raptor85 says ...
Jan 3, 2013 @ 7:58pm

First off, i LOVE the kitty animation! Didn't seem to have much gameplay going for it though, plus after a moment the kittys spawn out of control. On linux when i ran it it also took over both of my monitors and spanned across multiple desktops, which was very odd.

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