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by _flowless - Jam Entry

The crew of your triangle vessel went rogue,
you only get one thruster to save your ship!

- pygame

- python rocketpwn or just ./rocketpwn

- space: rotate
- q: quit

Timing is everything.

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Ludusamo says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 12:04am

I get this error...
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "rocketpwn", line 7, in <module>
import pygame
ImportError: No module named pygame

john_conder9 says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 4:16am

This is really hard, I tried for 20 minutes and couldn't get past the first level. If there was any control over which way I was rotating, then I could probably get somewhere. But the second curve just feels so hard since you have to have like perfect timing which feels impossible without lots of repetition. I don't know, but it is a cool concept and it's fun when it's not frustrating.

bluemanshoe says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 4:18am

To fix the ImportError, you can do one of:

(sudo) easy_install pygame
(sudo) pip install pygame

depending on your system.

Very challenging game, but fun when it clicks

moomoo112 says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 4:20am

Wow, that is extremely hard to get the hang of

broepi says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 1:12pm

Wow, this is super hard and also challenging, yet so minimalistic. +1 for coding in python :)
I also considered using python, but didn't know how to distribute a bundle with interpreter and all libraries, so that the user doesn't need to install any stuff.

broepi says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 1:52pm

ah, okay, the trick is to keep spinning, when the pulse drive is strongest.

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