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I Already Pick my Language and Now What i Need?

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#1 Kurai Tsubasa   Members   

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 06:20 AM

Hi everyone so i already pick my language and it is Python and i want to know what i need to make my simple 2D RPG game?what tool i must download to make RPG game?or anything else i really don't know what i must do and what the best for beginner like me Python 2 or Python 3? Arigato biggrin.png



#2 SimonForsman   Members   

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 06:46 AM

For 2D in python you can go with pygame

download from www.pygame.org or run "apt-get install python-pygame"


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 08:32 AM

For 2D in python you can go with pygame

download from www.pygame.org or run "apt-get install python-pygame"

You seem to assume that he is using a Unix or Unix-like OS for that apt-get command.



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Posted 29 August 2013 - 09:52 AM

You seem to assume that he is using a Unix or Unix-like OS for that apt-get command.

That makes a nice change from assuming Windows and providing a link to the "setup.exe".

 

However, it does specifically assume a Debian based Linux distro (probably Ubuntu) as opposed to UNIX-like in general but it certainly is a start towards popularity of developing games on open-source platforms smile.png


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 10:09 AM

I learn way better by reading sample code, over any books or tutorials.

 

If you want to give it a try, go here:

http://rampantgames.com/hackenslash

 

It's an open source game, made with pygame afaik.

 

Btw, I always recommend starting with the most up-to-date versions of anything, unless they are officially not recommended.

 

You seem to assume that he is using a Unix or Unix-like OS for that apt-get command.

 

Download from the website or from a repository. Can't see how he assumes that...


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#6 SimonForsman   Members   

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 10:24 AM

 

For 2D in python you can go with pygame

download from www.pygame.org or run "apt-get install python-pygame"

You seem to assume that he is using a Unix or Unix-like OS for that apt-get command.

 

 

The website only has Windows and Mac packages and the instructions and links it provides on how to get the Linux packages are pretty darn poor

 

it is 5 clicks total to get to the correct package for Ubuntu through the pygame.org website(it provides a search link and doesn't mention the full name of the package), and then i have to know exactly which version of the package i want and avoid the sourcecode packages, at the end when its time to select a download mirror the ubuntu website will provide me with a strong recommendation to use the package manager instead. My only assumption was that most Ubuntu/Debian/Mint/etc users would find that quite annoying.

 

(i can't seem to make a apt:python-pygame clicky link on these forums, otherwise i would have done that instead since copy&pasting is annoying as well)


Edited by SimonForsman, 29 August 2013 - 10:52 AM.

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 08:26 PM

I do hope you have some already simple games under your belt. An rpg isn't easy to code, even if its a simple one






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