Though I find the course redundant for someone who isn’t eventually going to venture into Computer Vision, I can’t deny that fact that Graphics’ assignments give a vague sense of achievement, creating games is fun.

This 2 dimensional game is a classic Pacman ball game with the objective of destroying incoming balls while staying away from procupines.

Controls

-Movement :

  • ‘Left’ for Moving Ball to Left
  • ‘Right’ for Moving Ball to Right
  • ‘Up’ for Moving Ball to Up
  • ‘Down’ for Moving Ball to Down

-Zoom and Pan :

  • Scroll for Zoom
  • ‘W’ for pan Up
  • ‘S’ for pan Down
  • ‘A’ for pan Left
  • ‘D’ for pan Right

Details

  • Scoring and Health :
  • 10 points for hitting a ball.
  • Health decreases on touching the porcupine.

Compilation and Running

./compile.sh

and then

./first_test

to run the game.

PS: This game with run on OS X only, as the compilation has been done keeping that in mind.

Click here to check the code out.