ROBO READY TO DESTROY HUMAN

CRUSH ALL HUMAN

PUNY HUMAN PROGRAMMER DECIDED TWO DAYS IN COMPETITION TO START ENTRY. GAME INVOLVES ROBOT CRUSHING PUNY HUMAN, CRUSHING STUPID HUMAN, CRUSHING PATHETIC HUMAN. GAIN SCORE WHEN HUMAN ARE CRUSHED! REPEAT UNTIL DEATH, MEATBAG!

THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF HUMAN : A DEAD ONE AND A DEAD ONE! HA. HA. HA. LAUGH AT ROBO-JOKE! I COMMAND YOU!

PANDA3D REQUIRED, IF YOUR PUNY HUMAN BRAIN IS TOO WEAK TO READ ROBO-README!

ROBO-TIP: IF YOUR COMPUTAR-MACHIENE IS NOT POWERFUL, EDIT crushallhuman/lib/globals.py AND DECREASE BUILDING-DENSITY, FIELD-SIZE, HUMANS, CARS UNTIL FRAME-RATE IS SATISFACTORY.

OTHER PUNY HUMANS CAN CHECK OUT SOURCE CODE FROM PUNY GOOGLE CODE. ROBOT IS SO MUCH SMARTER IT CHECKS OUT CODE BEFORE IT IS WRITTEN! http://code.google.com/p/crush-all-human/

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Overall: 2.2
Fun: 2.2
Production: 2.2
Innovation: 2.2

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ROBO READY TO DESTROY HUMAN
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Diary Entries

ROBO-REPORT-FINAL

I wish I could have spent more time on my entry, but I feel good that I at least got a working game that could be termed as 'complete', merely because there was a definite beginning and end of the game and a mechanic to power it.

Here are things that got left out:
  • Enemies! Enemies were going to be soldiers, tanks, and perhaps jet bombers.
  • Throwable things. This was originally going to be the game's selling point, because the idea of throwing buildings at things just appeals to me. ODE wasn't working out well, and I just ran out of time, so I just ran with the laser eyes stuff. The plan was to let you pick up buildings and vehicles and throw them at other buildings and vehicles, and have the laser eyes as only a secondary weapon. I also realized only days after that I could have done a half-assed version of this with Panda collision solids and/or physics, but the time probably still wouldn't have been there to implement it. You will notice various variables/methods like "raiseTheRoof" and "hasCheesburgar" sitting around which were going to facilitate this.
  • "Music". I was planning to throw this together in the last two hours. Unfortunately, I couldn't get the.. "music"... to loop properly. Of course, I realized only a few days after how I could have easily done that. If you're wondering, when I say "music" I mean making "Dern der der der dern dern" noises into a microphone to fit with the rest of the theme.
  • Endless city. I was thinking of a way to have a city which keeps generating based on where you go. I was also thinking of perhaps having levels, where of course you went to the next level after destroying everything. This was sort of pie-in-the-sky because it didn't have to do with getting the core game mechanics implemented.
  • Mouse control: I wanted to let you control the robot head with the mouse, letting you point at where you wanted to shoot and having the head follow (within reason). I sort of already know how to do this (having the same style control in Yarr Wars) but I had difficulty getting it implemented in Panda with another project. Perhaps if I revisit it, I can get it done fairly quickly.
So ultimately, I wish I had a lot more time to provide to work on the project. Alas, being all grown up has its disadvantages. I have a feeling that I could have gotten more done with a teammate, perhaps one who could fill in the gaps when I didn't have time.

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ROBO-GAME DOWNLOAD

Ok, so I did the wrong method to get the MD5 hash like some other people... oh.. uh.. I mean...

ROBO-HASH WAS INCORRECT BECAUSE PUNY HUMAN PROGRAMMER WAS TOO STUPID TO LOAD FILE AS BINARY! STUPID HUMAN CANNOT READ BINARY, OTHERWISE PROBLEM WOULD NOT EXIST. "ASCII" ONLY EXISTS BECAUSE HUMAN TOO STUPID!

CORRECT ROBO-HASH UPLOADED. WAITING FOR ACK PACKET.

HERE IS LINK TO ROBO-GAME: http://nil.cjb.net/crushallhuman-pyweek.zip PANDA3D REQUIRED, IF YOUR PUNY HUMAN BRAIN IS TOO WEAK TO READ ROBO-README!

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ROBO-PROGRESS MARK 3

ROBO-HASH UPLOADED. ROBO-STATUS-REPORT:

ROBOT CAN CRUSH HUMAN, ROBOT CAN CRUSH HUMAN-MOBILES. ROBOT CAN PEW-PEW AND BURNIFY HUMAN, HUMAN-MOBILE, CONCRETE-HUMAN-CONTAINER! NO HUMAN PRESENT TO OPPOSE ROBOT! PUNY HUMAN DEVELOPER DECIDED "WHAT IS POINT OF GAME WHEN ROBOT CANNOT DIE"? I SAY "IT IS BETTER THAT WAY!". HE SAYS "NO YOU WILL SLOWLY DIE FOR NO REASON AND THEN IT IS GAME OVER BECAUSE I HAD NO TIME TO MAKE PUNY HUMAN SOLDIERS AND HUMAN TANKS".

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ROBO-PROGRESS MARK 2

PUNY HUMAN DEVELOPER HAS PROVEN HE HAS SOME TINY WORTH (IT IS STILL TINY DON'T WORRY!) BY PROVIDING ME WITH LASER EYES! PEW. PEW. DESTROY!

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ROBO-PROGRESS

PUNY HUMAN DEVELOPER HAS DECIDED THAT COMPUTER CAN DO BETTER ARTWORK THAN HE CAN, AND HAS IMPLEMENTED PROCEDURAL CONTENT. CURRENTLY ROBOT CAN MOVE AROUND PATHETIC HUMAN CITY AND TOWER OVER PATHETIC HUMANS AND THEIR HUMAN-MOBILES, BUT ROBOT CANNOT DESTROY! WHAT IS POINT OF GAME WHEN ROBOT CANNOT DESTROY? ANGER CIRCUIT OVERLOADING!

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