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Block Fortress

Block Fortress - 1.1

Marco Baxemyr (phelerox)



A Breakout game I made during a python summer course.


  • 10 levels [NEW!]
  • Progress is saved automatically upon quitting
  • Highscores
  • Indestructible blocks
  • Map Editor (Courtesy of Robert Kaufmann - known as Vectovox) [NEW!]
  • Powerups:
    • Extra Balls
    • Time Distortion Field - slows down balls that are near paddle
    • Double Damage
    • [NEW!]



  • 7 levels
  • Highscores
  • Indestructible blocks
  • Powerups: [NEW!]
    • Extra Balls
    • Time Distortion Field - slows down balls that are near paddle


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Block Fortress - 1.3 - Jan 18, 2013
Block Fortress - 1.2 - Dec 3, 2012
Block Fortress - 1.1 - Nov 6, 2012
Block Fortress - 1.0 - Nov 3, 2012 account Comments

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January 29, 2013 1:20am - Sean - nickname: (catrilas)
Overall it looks pretty good, but it still has a ways to go.
My main issue with the game is that it has a massive memory leak when you switch levels. While it may not be a huge amount (about 4-5mb per time on my short test for the first level) it can add up if your playing for a long time.
Second, I do not know if this is intentional or not but I am not sure if the ball should take out two squares when it hits between two of them.
Third, if you get more then one power-up dropping at the same time the text overlaps. Again not a major issue but would be an area to pay attention to.
As i said overall its a very decent game and it is a beta so I do not expect it to be perfect. Just some things to take into consideration for your next build.

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