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| activity = Asteroids
| icon = Activity-asteroids.svg
| status = see notes on this page
| version = 1
| base = No
| source = included in the .xo bundle
| contributors = [[User:Cabraham|Chris Abraham]], [[User:Rmyers|Robert Myers]]
= Asteroids =
Based on the Asteroids port to pygame. See http://www.pygame.org/project/506/.
This version of Asteroids is Asteroids 6 by Ian Mallett. The original repository can be found [http://www.geometrian.com/Programs.php here].
== Asteroids does not work as installed ==
The XO bundle as it sits does not run. The manifest does not bring over Imageload (py or pyc). To run this you need to copy ImageLoad.pyc from the repository to the asteroids.activity directory on your XO.
from [[Terminal]] type
Then type in
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As seen at http://olpcnews.com/forum/index.php?topic=2356.0
== There are some playability issues with the application as it stands ==
* very small text
* low contrast of some screen elements
* not filling XO screen
* game is not 'throttled' and was meant for a much faster machine, so some actions are very sluggish
I am working on getting a new bundle addressing these issues back into the repository. [[User:Rmyers|Rmyers]] 18:15, 29 April 2008 (EDT)
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