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

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by Tate - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This is my first ever game! Very proud of it, even though it's basic in nature. I had a game planned out for making you the enemy in the beginning, but my limitations in knowledge held back a lot of the features so it kind of turned into this.

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Mieville says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:05am

Nice reminded me of snake, twitch controls with it getting harder and harder very quickly.

Tate says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:00pm

Thanks Mieville. That's actually the exact control scheme I was going for. I was thinking that if you are running, you can't do a complete 180. Even after adding collisions with walls, I decided to keep it that way because it increased the difficulty level quite a bit :)

jerrre says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 10:35am

Needs Java 7

Tate says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 6:53pm

Ya jerrre, near then end when I was trying to implement sounds... I noticed that Java7 would have made life a whole lot easier. I don't think I would have had enough time to learn what I needed to implement it though. I was basically learning new parts of java the whole time as it was since this is my first game/app outside of school. Thanks for the comment though :)

raincole says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 5:02am

The GUI should be above game entities so that we can always see it.

caranha says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 5:06am

Problem with Windows build:

Cannot find the main class: Greed.Greed

uwap says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 4:05am

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
at Greed.Greed.<init>(
at Greed.Greed.main(
Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid format
at org.classpath.icedtea.pulseaudio.PulseAudioDataLine.createStream(
at Greed.SoundEffects.<init>(
at Greed.SoundEffects.<clinit>(
... 2 more

Does completely crash on startup...

Tate says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 7:41pm

Sorry all, something seems to have happened to the jar file... which I'm not sure what since I haven't modified it since the compo completed (and it worked fine then). I'll look this over and probably just repackage and upload it again later.

Tate says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 8:07pm

ok... it looks like a java update was all that was required for me to get it working on my two test computers. You can get it here and it should work fine afterwards:

Fififox says ...
Jan 4, 2013 @ 10:12pm

Very basic but neat little game.

Think about putting a README file telling people to press enter... it wasn't obvious and I nearly thought the game had a bug which caused it not to get past the start screen. ;)

frosty says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 10:53pm

This is a really good entry, considering it was your first game. Congrats! =)

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