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Life of a Coder

Life of a Coder - 0.3

Giuseppe Franchi (korsaat84)



You know when you have an oppressive deadline and you code like crazy for days, hardly eating and sleeping? I know how you feel. So there you go, your daily hell is now a Python game! Created for the Game Design class at the IT University of Copenhagen. This is my first time with PyGame and I had less than a month to develop the game, so the source code is really ugly. And yes, the graphics sucks as well! Enjoy!


UPDATE (03/06/11) Changed the coding mechanic to string typing. Yeah, now it's basically a TYPING game, as frustrating as real life can be (talking to ya, mr. #!/bin/bash)!


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Life of a Coder - 0.4 - Apr 25, 2012
Life of a Coder - 0.3 - Jun 3, 2011
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June 22, 2012 7:21am - Simone Cingano - nickname: (imente) - 3/5
love the idea...
funny (i got 11.1)
June 6, 2011 3:41pm - Carsten Eggers - nickname: (masterlee) - 5/5
Define randomCommands this way:
randomCommands = [



instead of
randomCommands = {
Then you shouldn't need to recount by yourself if you change the list.
Instead of
you could also write:
it is much shorter and does the same thing.
March 15, 2011 8:38pm - Zachariah Callaway - nickname: (xzcallaway)
A .deb package of Life of a Coder is available for download at
October 23, 2010 6:40am - Giuseppe Franchi - nickname: (korsaat84)
Thanks for your comments!
Yeah, the code writing is a pain indeed. I thought about writing entire random strings instead of pressing random buttons (meh), but I hadn't time to implement it.
If you find the game too difficult/unbalanced, edit the script and raise the global variable CODE_PER_SYMBOL, or lower the STRESS_PER_SYMBOL... or both. The playtesting phase has been really really short (almost nonexistent!)
October 22, 2010 7:42pm - Karrie - nickname: (ldd)
xD lol!
October 22, 2010 7:28pm - Hewitt Squared Labs - nickname: (hewitt2labs) - 2/5
It's a neat idea, the code writing (in game) is a pain, I barley got to an idea.

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