This is the code, as it stands, after 168 hours of coding.
I'll be getting an executable together for the good folks using windows, but in the meantime, grab the following few dependencies:
pip install pygame pip install requests
and run the game with:
This release is the code as entered in the competition, but, compiled with py2exe with all its dependencies into a standalone executable.
It seems py2exe doesn't play super well with Avast and possibly other virus scanners which flag it as potentially dangerous. It does use a network connection for the high scores table, but, beyond that, there's nothing nefarious about it.