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Thirsty Nellan

A Pygame port of a simple open-source point&click adventure game. Search for treasures in an enchanted house.

Cat Gray

Thirsty Nellan is a Python/Pygame adaptation of a public domain game Thirsty Nellan. I wrote it for the purpose of learning Python and Pygame. The original game by Geoffrey M. Draper can be found at .

The player helps Tux the penguin to find 4 lost treasures in an enchanted house.

Tested with Python 2.7.3 and Pygame 1.9.1.



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Thirsty Nellan 1.0 — 2 Jan, 2013 account Comments

  • Guest 2013-01-02 21:35:57

    This is a very nice, small, cute game. It has a nice feel to it, and it feels quite polished.

    Couple things:
    statements can be converted to print functions (i.e.
    "print("something")"), so that they are compatible with other versions
    of Python.
    -You might find it helpful to break up the program into smaller Python files for the sake of clarity and organization.
    a minor bug on winning. There should be a sys.exit() call after
    pygame.quit() on line 127. Otherwise, when the game quits, there won't
    be a video system to draw with.

    Cat Gray 2013-01-03 10:30:19

    Thanks a lot for the feedback, and for having a look at the code! I'll try to incorporate those fixes. I agree that breaking the program into modules improves readability, just haven't learned how to do it with Python yet.