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- - By chase4926 Date 2012-02-02 21:24 Edited 2012-02-02 21:50


Summoning of the Sword

This is a game I've been working on for about 6 weeks for a national competition.
Source is on ge.tt, along with a Windows Installer for the Windows users among us.
Have fun!

Competition- http://bpatechnical.org

http://ge.tt/8jgU17D
Parent - - By Jwosty Date 2012-02-04 04:21
Wow, this is very impressive! I especially like the dynamic lighting :D
Parent - By chase4926 Date 2012-02-04 07:34
Thanks!
If you're interested in the lighting library I've used,
I made a forum post about it awhile back.
I've changed it up quite a bit for this competition
though, so you might be better off just using the
included one.

http://www.libgosu.org/cgi-bin/mwf/topic_show.pl?tid=600
Parent - - By jlnr (dev) Date 2012-02-04 06:01
I get this error with both Ruby 1.9.2 an 1.9.3 on OS X:

Your bundle is complete! It was installed into ./vendor/bundle
Cappuccina:SET_TEAM_SG1 jlnr$ ruby bin/sots_game.rb
/Users/jlnr/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.2-p290/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.9.1/rubygems/custom_require.rb:36:in
require': no such file to load -- sqlite3/sqlite3_native (LoadError)`

:(
Parent - - By chase4926 Date 2012-02-04 07:30
That's weird! By default the game doesn't even users to installed
the bundled gems, as it's using bundler's new standalone feature.

Try:
gem install sqlite3

And see if that fixes it.
Parent - - By jlnr (dev) Date 2012-02-04 09:58
That fixed it, weird how bundle install didn't do that already. Thanks!

Also, you should not expect KbY to be 'Y' - char_to_button_id('Y') yields the right key even on a German keyboard. KbY is "the physical key that is a Y for Americans" :)
Parent - By chase4926 Date 2012-02-05 01:21
I'm sorry about that :( . I never considered that fact that other keyboards are arranged differently than our perfect one xD .
Parent - By Jwosty Date 2012-02-04 16:19
Yeah, I had to do that... But then again, I didn't use bundler :P
Parent - - By chase4926 Date 2012-04-14 02:08
On the 22nd of March we learned that our game took
somewhere in the top 4 in the nation. We will find out
our final rank and accept an award on stage in
Chicago, IL at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Saturday,
April 28th, 2012.
Parent - By jlnr (dev) Date 2012-04-14 04:36
Congrats, that does not sound so bad :)
Parent - - By chase4926 Date 2012-04-30 03:19
Summoning of the Sword won 1st place in the 2012 BPA Software Engineering Team event!
Thanks for all of your (Gosu Community) support!
Parent - - By jlnr (dev) Date 2012-05-01 17:15
Grats again. I think github would be a better showcase for it than gett.com though.
Parent - - By chase4926 Date 2012-05-10 11:02
Only problem with this is that my school technically owns the rights to the game, since it entered a student club competition, and they don't want it open-source for whatever crazy reason.
Parent - By Spooner Date 2012-06-30 10:49
Open source means that next year students are encouraged to copy-and-paste :)

Still, very nice game! Lovely to see a game with a large scale (I keep making one-screen, arcadey affairs, to my eternal shame)
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