Tag Archives: Pygame

installing pygame on python3.x

nice useful blogposting (using Linux): http://pythonfun.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/installing-pygame-with-python-3-2-on-ubuntu-11-04/

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occupy

Game Jam! “Occupy” is the given theme for the super game dev weekend Game Jam in Vienna’s Metalab. The task is to create a game until sunday evening. It does not have to be a computer game, but it should … Continue reading

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pygame on sugar

ThePythonGameBook on sugar (One laptop per child project, XO, OLPC) I was last weekend in Paris at the Sugarlab conference, organised by the nice folks of OLPC France. Sugar is a kind of linux user interface designed specifically for the … Continue reading

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pygame tutorial

source code on github I moved all relevant source code examples in ThePythonGameBook (from part2, pygame,step 000 until step 022) from dokuwiki to Github.com. Thanks to the clever gist-it plugin, the source code (on Github) is directly displayed on the … Continue reading

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pygame: scrolling and minimap

A new page in ThePythonGameBook is online, complete with video: http://thepythongamebook.com/en:part2:pygame:step022 This page enhances the previous tank demo with a big srcolling playing area and a minimap. Tanks and shots are visible on both the playing area and the minimap. … Continue reading

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teaching with ThePythonGameBook in Austrian schools.

In June 2010 i hold Python/Pygame workshops in three different schools in Austria. All schools were using some kind of Linux for their computer labs. I was curious how ThePythonGameBook is already useful as a teaching tool. Short answer: It … Continue reading

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new example game: shooting with rockets and bullets

A new example game for ThePythonGameBook.com is online: part2 – pygame – step019: homing missiles 2 player can shoot at each other and / or at a big monster with homing missiles and bullets. All objects in the game (players, … Continue reading

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