Which Way Is Up iconWhich Way Is Up 0.7.9 Beta

Which Way Is Up is a traditional and challenging 2D arcade game with a slight rotational twist.
Which Way Is Up is a traditional and challenging 2D arcade game with a slight rotational twist.

Help a mysterious big-eared salaryman named Guy find his keys in a labyrinth of dangers and bad dialog.

RUNNING THE GAME:

Open a terminal / console and "cd" to the game directory and run:

python run_game.py

HOW TO PLAY THE GAME:

The game gives you some instructions as you start playing.

Controls reference:

KEYBOARD:

Left/Right Move
Z or Up Advance game dialogue
Jump - the longer you hold down the button,
the higher the character jumps
Down Interact with the environment, pick up objects
P Pause game

JOYSTICK OR GAMEPAD WITH 2 OR MORE BUTTONS:

Left/Right Move
Button 1 Advance game dialogue
Jump - the longer you hold down the button,
the higher the character jumps
Button 2 Interact with the environment, pick up objects

JOYSTICK OR GAMEPAD WITH LESS THAN 2 BUTTONS:

Left/Right Move
Up Advance game dialogue
Jump - the longer you hold the pad or joystick,
the higher the character jumps
Down Interact with the environment, pick up objects


MENUS:

ESC Main menu / Quit
Up/Down Navigate the menu
Enter/Z/Button 1 or 2 Choose menu option

Requirements:

Python
PyGame

What's New in This Release:

Added alternate control configuration for zero or one button joysticks
Refactored menu code to enhance reusability
Added fullscreen mode
Added log message about using the Windows APPDATA directory instead of the UNIX HOME
Moved the render_gui function from util.py to game.py
Cleaned up code and added comments
Added basic tile-based level editing capabilities
Added helper lines to the background images to make rotating easier for the player
Added developer feature: Objects remember their initial positions and objects are rendered there translucently while in developer mode
Increased upward acceleration in air (while holding Z) to compensate for engine changes
Fixed Guy's flipping position correction code and misdetected collisions right after flipping
Added Guy's exit animation
Improved event processing: Flip triggers now always have the correct flip direction

last updated on:
April 21st, 2008, 10:56 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Olli Etuaho
license type:
Freeware 
category:
ROOT \ Games \ Arcade

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