Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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by PaperclipBadger - Compo Entry

When I started this Ludum Dare, I knew nothing about programming games. For the first 12 hours, I was asleep after a mighty boozefest. I spent the rest of the day procrastinating, then fell asleep again. In the final 12 hours, I taught myself how to use pygame and vomited up some assets. You're welcome.

NOTE: I couldn't get cx_freeze to work, so you'll have to install python and then run in the source. I will not apologise for this.

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maddogawl says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:15pm

Very hard to get up and running, but really not bad especially entering not knowing anything about programming.

woodecker says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:15pm

From what I can see on the graphics, keep working!

ohsqueezy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:12pm

They cornered him coming out of the shop! I may be crazy, but I for one enjoy beating things to death with a stick as a wizard then climbing piles of corpses.

P.S. I had to delete the pygame directory and then it ran fine using the version of pygame installed on my computer.

Cosmologicon says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:59am

Pretty funny and random. Not a ton of replay value. I like how they pile up, though. That made it kind of interesting.

camlang says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:58pm

Cool and funny!

ajayajayaj says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:43pm

The backdrop.png could not load even though it was in the folder.

TriSquare says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 12:21am

Nice I like cool games from python

udo says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:28am

This looks very interesting. Any chance of packaging it up so people can just download and play without any fuss? I think that counts as a "port" and would be allowable by the rules...

sharp911 says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:49am

I am judging from your screen shots as I dont want to instal python. So I can say that the graphics dont look bad.

Verz says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 11:38am

Congratulation on finishing Ludum Dare without knowing anything about programming game :). I'm sure it was a good learning practice and I hope you try more on the future :)!

sorlok says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:57am

Some trouble getting it to work; will try again on Linux later.

01rafael says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 12:00am

I wasn't run the source but graphics is lovely!

Integershift says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 12:00am

Did not actually play the game but this did remind me of a problem I had as well I hope you figure it out good try with this LD.

Jezzamon says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 1:45am

I might be missing some library or something. When I ran I got this message:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/Users/jeremy/Applications/Ludum/LD31/TITLE GOES HERE/", line 2, in <module>
import pygame
File "/Users/jeremy/Applications/Ludum/LD31/TITLE GOES HERE/pygame/", line 136, in <module>
from pygame.base import *
ImportError: No module named base

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 8:48pm

nice work

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