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The Ultimate Platforming Hero

The Ultimate Platforming Hero - Jul 21 09

Andy Hanson (rhodiumgames)



A fun platformer. It features joystick support, but also has a mode for keyboards. Beware it has very high requirements.


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July 22, 2009 11:00am - Andy Hanson - nickname: (rhodiumgames)
Duh! I made a very dumb mistake!!!
Download the new release please.
July 22, 2009 1:49am - Chris Weisiger - nickname: (derakon)
Nothing is ever easy. Your test script didn't crash. :\
July 22, 2009 1:25am - Andy Hanson - nickname: (rhodiumgames)
Well, one hunch before I go to bed.
First off I can hopefully isolate this problem from the rest of the program:

import os

path = os.path.join('data','save','times','0')

print 'Directory files: ' + str(os.listdir(path))

in_file = open(os.path.join(path,'0.txt'),'rU')
text =
print 'File 0.txt: ' + str(text)

Save that in the same directory as and run it. You should get an error again.
Now try opening the file with a word processor. Type in anything and save it. Then run again. If it works now, the problem is probably that Mac has problems with empty files, in which case I will have to do more work and a new release.
July 22, 2009 1:04am - Chris Weisiger - nickname: (derakon)
I do in fact have that file. I added these three lines in helper.loadText:

next = '/'.join(fullname.split('/')[:-1])
print "---Directory dump---"
print os.listdir(next)

and the output I get right before it crashes is:

---Directory dump---
['0.txt', '1.txt', '10.txt', '11.txt', '12.txt', '13.txt', '14.txt', '15.txt', '2.txt', '3.txt', '4.txt', '5.txt', '6.txt', '7.txt', '8.txt', '9.txt']

So a curious little problem, all told.
July 21, 2009 11:49pm - Andy Hanson - nickname: (rhodiumgames)
Could you check to see if you have the file data/save/times/0/0.txt? I'm pretty sure it's in the ZIP!
July 21, 2009 11:05pm - Chris Weisiger - nickname: (derakon)
Downloaded it, tried to run it (OSX, Python2.5). It didn't do anything after writing "Press the buttons as they appear on the command prompt." I had to figure out that it wanted to use my plugged-in PS2 controller instead of the keyboard, and then blindly guess at what order the buttons should be pressed. Then it crashed:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 529, in <module>
File "", line 84, in setupGame
File "", line 295, in mainMenu
levelsGrid = special.LevelsGrid(self)
File "/Users/chriswei/proj/games/tuph/", line 30, in __init__
File "/Users/chriswei/proj/games/tuph/", line 179, in reset
File "/Users/chriswei/proj/games/tuph/", line 129, in loadTime
time = helpers.loadText(os.path.join('save','times',str(character),str(level)+'.txt.'))
File "/Users/chriswei/proj/games/tuph/", line 80, in loadText
in_file = open(fullname,'rU')
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'data/save/times/0/0.txt.'

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