“Playtown!” is a web game for kids to discover and personalize their own world. The game begins with a town map, and users can complete different activities at different locations. Players will be able to:
- build an ice cream sundae,
- create a robot,
- customize an avatar, and
- design a house!
On the technical side, the game is being built with:
- Assembly, InkScape, & TexturePacker (Sprite creation)
Two-switch controls (
tab to scan,
enter to select) are recommended for users who want greater control over the scan speed.
escape key at any point in the game to return to the previous screen:
- Location escapes to map
- Map escapes to main menu
- Main menu escapes to control selection
To run the game locally, complete the following steps:
Clone the repository:
git clone https://github.com/christine-hu/playtown.git
Navigate to the repository, and download the dependencies:
Set up a local testing server (ex:
python -m SimpleHTTPServer)
Go to the server (ex:
localhost:8000) via your web browser. Tada!