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Plague - 3.06

Plague is a real-time top down â??rogue-likeâ? arena shooter pitting humans against the zombie horde, inspired by the games Syndicate, XCOM and Gauntlet.

Currently under development, Plague already features procedural level generation, cellular automata modeling for physical effects, a 2D physics engine, AI and line of sight vision for every â??sentientâ? game entity, multiple weapons and a whole heap more, all running in real-time.


benedict carter
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Plague is a real-time top down â??rogue-likeâ? arena shooter pitting humans against the zombie horde, inspired by the games Syndicate, XCOM and Gauntlet.

If you want to help with the development of Plague, let me know on the blog site listed below. Code, art, sounds, music, design and testing are all welcome.

In the future Plague will have new features like modifiable â??RPGâ? stats for sims, RTS base building and base defense missions, a day/night cycle, resource management, inventory for sims and the Zombie Plague will continue to mutate as the game progresses. See the To Do lists in the ReadMe for more detail.

Current Features:
-Zoom in and out at anytime to see the level â?? no mini map required
-Non-predictable procedural level generation
-Vision based on line of sight
-AI for all sentient sims
-Memory based on what was last seen.
-2D physics engine powers object interactions and motion
-Finite element modeling of explosions, fire, etc
-Fire modeling that allows objects to catch on fire and be destroyed
-Lots of firearms, concussion and incendiary grenades, Molotov cocktails

Changes

Eval is evil â?? it has a â??memory leakâ? and its not as fast as a lambda function
removed eval from entire code base (whew!)
set battle game scale to 1 so players knew that there was a game to play (it was too zoomed out)
made zombie_massive more red to distinguish from zombie_fast and made it larger
increased sight radii to tempt players to zoom out
changed control scheme (mouse wheel weapons and QE zoom) â?? see instruction help page for more information
changed zombie_massive health from 5000 to 2000

Links

Home Page
http://plague-like.blogspot.com/
Source
http://sites.google.com/site/plaguelike/
Windows
http://sites.google.com/site/plaguelike/
Mac
http://sites.google.com/site/plaguelike/

Releases

Plague 3.12 — 19 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.21 — 20 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.00 — 23 Dec, 2008

Plague 3.05 — 6 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.17 — 8 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.07 — 8 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.18 — 15 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.04 — 3 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.02 — 2 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.11 — 17 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.09 — 16 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.19 — 17 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.03 — 3 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.08 — 11 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.10 — 17 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.30 — 23 Apr, 2009

Plague 3.06 — 7 Jan, 2009

Plague 3.13 — 14 Feb, 2009

Plague 3.22 — 22 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.16 — 2 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.24 — 24 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.31 — 24 Apr, 2009

Plague 3.25 — 27 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.27 — 1 Apr, 2009

Plague 3.14 — 22 Feb, 2009

Plague 3.15 — 28 Feb, 2009

Plague 3.23 — 23 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.32 — 10 May, 2009

Plague 3.20 — 19 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.26 — 29 Mar, 2009

Plague 3.28 — 9 Apr, 2009

Plague 3.29 — 12 Apr, 2009

Plague 3.33 — 1 Jun, 2009

Plague 3.34 — 30 Jun, 2009

Plague 3.35 — 12 Jul, 2009

Plague 3.37 — 4 Aug, 2009

Plague 3.36 — 23 Jul, 2009

Plague 3.38 — 12 Aug, 2009

Pygame.org account Comments

  • Ohmnivore 2013-06-04 23:26:59

    I just played it, and it's very entertaining, although repetitive after a while. Maybe if it had multiplayer...
    Oh and by the way it sure can be a success on android.