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The Mechanic

The Mechanic - 0.3 Beta

Nathanael Lastname (inoodat)

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Description

The Mechanic is a bit like Terraria, but open source and free. It requires only Python 2.5+ and Pygame 1.9.1. We are still in beta, and so have very few features right now. Current features include: 1 Element (Dirt) Text-based backpack Mining and replacement of blocks Full movement system TNT (. key) Super TNT (. and Shift) Planned features include: 25-50 elements Monsters Crafting Vehicles Crafting using yourself to create different characters Water And more...

Changes

Changes -Many elements -Terminal window (Press T, contact me for the password) -FTLL (Faster Than Light Loading) - Now loads in 40 seconds or less, saves in 15 or less. -Crates (None in current level, but they can be created via terminal) -Several small bugfixes. PLEASE TELL ME IF IT WORKS FOR YOU ON THE WIKI PAGE "It Works!" or in the comments below. Requires Python 2.7+ (Not 3.x) and Pygame 1.9.1. Only tested on Windows XP.

Links

Home Page: http://code.google.com/p/the-mechanic/
Source: http://code.google.com/p/the-mechanic/downloads/list
Windows: http://code.google.com/p/the-mechanic/downloads/list

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Releases

The Mechanic - 0.3 Beta - May 22, 2012
The Mechanic - 0.2 Beta - Jan 25, 2012
The Mechanic - 0.1 beta - Jan 15, 2012

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June 22, 2012 5:02pm - Nathanael Lastname - nickname: (inoodat)
Thanks, mieze! I will try and fix these errors in the next release. Any suggestions on what fonts to use?
June 20, 2012 5:47pm - miezebieze - nickname: (mieze)
Seems like it works in Gnu/Linux.

The image files have case errors. The file suffixes are sometimes uppercase (*.PNG) while the game searches for names in lower case.

The arial font has a proprietary license. Unless You have the right to distribute it, use another one.

Keep it up!
May 22, 2012 8:21pm - Nathanael Lastname - nickname: (inoodat)
Current screenshot is of current version - many different types of elements!
January 29, 2012 3:07pm - Nathanael Lastname - nickname: (inoodat)
Woops, there's some stone in the screen. Just know that that is not actually in yet, just in the current development.
January 29, 2012 3:07pm - Nathanael Lastname - nickname: (inoodat)
@eternalcheesecake: Though trolling through and asking everyone to put up screenshots is not the best policy, I agree with the reasoning. So, here's a screenshot.
January 29, 2012 1:40am - Xandar Kablandar - nickname: (eternalcheesecake)
Can we see some screen shots?
January 22, 2012 4:19pm - Nathanael Lastname - nickname: (inoodat)
@danielpetri: It only works with 2.5+ right now, not with 3.x. Send me the error and I might be able to help.
January 21, 2012 12:38pm - Daniel Petri - nickname: (danielpetri1)
Doesen't work on Python 3.2 with Pygame 1.9.2... :(
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