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Louisville, KY /

DerbyPy Monthly Meetup

The Pointe - LVL1 1205 E. Washington St. , Louisville, KY (map)

At DerbyPy on Thursday April 27th, we will explore what it takes to use the pygame library to build a small game that pits the starship Enterprise (NCC 1701-D) against a Romulan warbird. We will start by walking through the code for a game that is already built to see how pygame works. Then we will transition into workshop mode and suggest a few modifications to the game that you can make yourself. We'll be available during the workshop if you get stuck.

If you want to participate in the workshop, we highly suggest installing pygame using Python 3.4+ before coming, so that you can focus on using pygame on not use up a lot of time getting the library installed. Install instructions for pygame are here: https://www.pygame.org/wiki/GettingStarted

Google is your friend if you get stuck installing.

Get the full gif version of the game to see some action here:

Finding the Room & Signing In

If you haven't been to LVL1, it can be a bit confusing to find the right area at the address given. You can follow this link to a Google map and note where the placemarker is for LVL1.

That is the correct area of the building. The door to enter is on the south at the bottom of the big ramp.

Once inside, please sign-in at the ipad directly in front of you as you walk in. This is to make sure you agree to the liability waiver.

DerbyPy meets in the conference room / training room off to the North East side (about 2 o'clock from where you walk in).

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