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

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Justin W

by maximx1 - Jam Entry

First engine, first game, Basic one screen survival. Aim with mouse move with AWSD. Have a newborn at home so couldn't finish the health and enemies.

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asobitech says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:09am

Nice start to a game,
Hope you find some time to carry on working with it.
But with a newborn, I doubt it ;)
Many congratualtions.

TeamEagle says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 2:32pm

You should include a build of the game for everyone to download, unfortunately nobody or almost nobody will go through the trouble of installing stuff to run your game :)

bradur says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 3:06pm

So I had some trouble running this:

C:\00stuff\dl\LD31\EGOS-master\EGOS-master>EGOS.py
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:\00stuff\dl\LD31\EGOS-master\EGOS-master\EGOS.py", line 1, in <module> from pyplatformerengine.engine.Game import Game
File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyplatformerengine\engine\Game.py", line 66, in <module> Game("../../resources/demo/settings.conf").start_game("../../resources/demo/game_objects/gameObjects.json")
File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyplatformerengine\engine\Game.py", line 20, in __init__ settings = Settings(settingsFile).settings
File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyplatformerengine\utilities\Settings.py", line 13, in __init__ settingsFile = open(path, "r")

IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '../../resources/demo/settings.conf'

Perhaps I misunderstood something? It's not like there's an installation guide though. I tried installing with the win32 exe and by unzipping the source and going "setup.py install". The engine was installed but running EGOS.py always resulted in this.

SumGato says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 7:13pm

You should compile it or package it for easier downloading...

Nidolabz says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 2:46pm

Game was Ok, needs some more work on the game play. Not very creative though.

Venturelli says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 10:51am

Kudos for participating in a LD with a newborn, it's quite hardcore :O

pht59x says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 5:16pm

Where is the game?

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