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Tundra - 0.6pre1

A port of the DMA Design classic "Lemmings" written in Python.

DJ Muttonchops
Tundra is a fully-featured recreation of the DMA Design title "Lemmings", originally released in 1991. Since then it has been ported to a multitude of platforms, and is regarded by many as a cult classic. Simply put, you are in control of a group of small furry woodland creatures, who fall out of an entrance hatch and start aimlessly bumping into things. It is your job, as the gentle protagonist, to help these fine beasts of burden to the safety of the exit using skills such as climbing, building, bashing and digging.

You will need a DOS copy of "Lemmings" and/or "Oh No! MORE Lemmings", so that Tundra can extract the required game resources. Don't worry if you've misplaced your old floppies, this is easily found with a quick interweb search (such as "dos lemmings download").

Requirements: Python 2.4, pygame (Numeric not neccesary), PyXML, PIL.
This game makes extensive use of the pgu GUI toolkit by Phil Hassey. Thanks Phil!


First release, so understandably there's going to be a whole lot of problems.

After clicking "Game" on the title screen, you can reach the Level Select menu by clicking the "Classic - Fun - Level 1" title at the top of the window. Because this is a "fix the boneheaded mistakes" release, all levels will appear in the menu rather than merely the ones you've unlocked. When in doubt, the Esc key generally works.

- Probably several regarding movement mechanics, touching interactive objects etc.
- Bashers are a total shambles. Useable, but inaccurate as buggery.
- ALMOST works on Mac OS X, however there is a weird colourkey bug associated with subtractable terrain on a few levels.
- Options menu was cobbled together in an hour.
- Bomber countdown thingy is poorly positioned and occasionally doesn't disappear

Want music? Here are two music packs: DOS (51mb, OGG), Amiga (493kb, MOD)


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Tundra 0.6pre1 — 1 Jan, 2007

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