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A dinosaur game made with pygame

Project description

You are a dinosaur, and you have to dodge the meteors by moving the mouse. If a meteor hits you, you lose a life. Hopefully, you always can eat a ham to recover some lives.

I made this game to learn how to use pygame in my 2nd year of my studies. I recently updated it to support Python 3, and to polish a bit the project (mainly translating the comments and code into English).

I also left the original one in first_version folder just for the old times :D

I recently uploaded the application to to learn how to publish Python packages.


This app is uploaded in To install and run it, you just need to (you may want to run it on a virtualenv):

pip install dinosaur-pygame
dinosaur_pygame  # The game is installed as a script, just needs to run that command for the game to start.

Local Development

You may need to install some prerequisites to make pygame work. Once they are installed, to install the project:

make install
# `make clean` can be run to reset the project to a clean state

To run the application:

make run

To install the package and check if it works before publishing the new version into

make install_package  # This will run the game as a console script after the package has been built.
dinosaur_pygame  # manually checks if it runs properly in the console. Run this with your venv activated.

Good starting documentation for pypi packages: and

To publish the new package in test pypi

This will upload the package to test pypi. This is a good way of testing if the package will work before publishing it into the real pypi.

make upload_package_to_test_pypi  # it requires the test token
python3 -m pip install --index-url --no-deps dinosaur-pygame=={VERSION}
dinosaur_pygame  # Run the app

To publish the new package in pypi

Once every change have been thoroughly tested, we can upload the new version into the real

A new version will be needed (, as existing versions in pypi cannot be modified.

make upload_package_to_pypi  # it requires the token
pip install dinosaur-pygame  # a version can be specified by dinosaur-pygame=={VERSION}
dinosaur_pygame  # runs the app


For the new version, I got the images from

Author: Alberto Morales

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