April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism

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by A R Siddek - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Here it is, my entry for minimalism. Pretty simple concept, 2 player "fencing" game, players have 3 stances; Top, Mid and Bottom. Top beats Mid, Mid beats Bottom and Bottom beats Top. Controls are as follows:

Player 1 (red):
Left - A
Right - D
Top stance - T
Mid stance - G
Bottom stance - B

Player 2 (blue)(remember to make sure Num Lock is ON):
Left - Left arrow key
Right - Right arrow key
Top stance - Num key 8
Mid stance - Num key 5
Bottom stance - Num key 2

Currently I have only uploaded source code, so to run please have Python 2.7 and Pygame installed and run:

python showdown.py

I am trying to get an executable version for Windows and Linux, but it all seems very confusing.
I'll see what I can do :/

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Perry says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:10am

Pygame executables are really annoying to create, good luck, I have never had the luck to create one.

HELLO23 says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:15am

The game is too simple, and players win even if they are not touching each other. I liked the textures and the minimalistic graphics.

sP0CkEr2 says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 3:51am

why python? never mind -- it's ludum dare -- i keep forgetting -- too bad i cant play

May 1, 2013 @ 9:34am

Goal for next LD: deploy an EXE or better yet to browser.

stevejohnson says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 5:38am

Hard to rate without someone to play against. Seems like a fun version of realtime Rock Paper Scissors though.

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