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StegaVorto - 2008.12.11

James Paige (jamespaige)

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Last tuesday night I had a dream. In this dream, Michael Sweet, frontman of 1980's glam-rock hair-band "Stryper" appeared to me... except he was wearing a business suit... and standing on the front lawn of a public library... and he challenged me to play a game, a strange game that I had never played before. When I awoke I knew that I had to program it... Click on letters to spell out secret words. Your score will be higher if the distance between letters is smaller

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Home Page: http://james.hamsterrepublic.com/?p=130
Source: http://hamsterrepublic.com/games/stegavorto/stegavorto-src.tar.bz2
Windows: http://hamsterrepublic.com/games/stegavorto/stegavorto.exe
Mac: http://hamsterrepublic.com/games/stegavorto/StegaVorto.dmg

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StegaVorto - 2008.12.11 - Dec 11, 2008

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September 27, 2009 3:07am - Lee Vaughan - nickname: (untilnow0)
Nothing like reading classic literature and playing a game at the same time.
Awesome game, thanks.
December 20, 2008 11:39pm - Takis Tsiberis - nickname: (takis)
Python 2.5.2
Pygame 1.7.1
December 15, 2008 6:06pm - James Paige - nickname: (jamespaige)
Ah, I follow. Okay, I moved the pygame.quit() so StegaVorto should be IDLE-friendly now
December 15, 2008 5:14pm - RB[0] - nickname: (roebros)
Running in IDLE it won't be deleted until teh app is closed - remove the __del__ function and move the pygame.quit() call to under the while self.playing loop, ie under line 823 - and outside the loop :)
December 13, 2008 10:15pm - James Paige - nickname: (jamespaige)
roebros: the pygame.quit() has been there all along. Check the source. Any idea why it isn't fixing the problem?

takira: Weird. I wonder why I can't make that happen on my computer? What is your version of python and version of pygame?
December 13, 2008 9:25am - Takis Tsiberis - nickname: (takis)
ok and when I exit from the console I get the following message:
Exception exceptions.AttributeError: "'NoneType' object has no attribute 'remove'" in <bound method SeekWord.__del__ of <__main__.SeekWord object at 0x9db710>> ignored
December 12, 2008 10:52pm - RB[0] - nickname: (roebros) - 4/5
Interesting game!
For the locking up, simply add "pygame.quit()" before closing the app ;)
December 12, 2008 6:10pm - James Paige - nickname: (jamespaige)
Oh, that's just how IDLE is with pygame. If you want to avoid that problem you should switch to some other editor instead of IDLE. I personally like any one of Geany, Scite, or DrPython. There are lots of other good ones too.
December 12, 2008 4:43pm - Takis Tsiberis - nickname: (takis)
Everything freezes upon exit when I use IDLE.
December 11, 2008 8:00pm - James Paige - nickname: (jamespaige)
takira: What happens when you try to exit?
December 11, 2008 5:14pm - Takis Tsiberis - nickname: (takis) - 4/5
Very interesting game. I can't exit properly. Good stuff!!!
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