Code your own Zelda-like game on Raspberry Pi #Python #RaspberryPi @Raspberry_Pi @wireframemag

Inn the classic game The Legend of Zelda (1986), Nintendo created an adventure with a level of freedom not seen in its earlier games. The hero Link was able to head off in any direction, slashing enemies with a sword and uncovering secrets dotted around the fantastical world of Hyrule.

The original game’s success speaks for itself, with an ongoing string of much-loved sequels and spin-offs, while the series, as a whole, has left a lasting impact on game design.

For our Pygame Zero remake, we’re going to focus on the original NES version’s top-down gameplay. We’ll create a map made of blocks that will scroll around as Link explores, and we’ll also add some enemies he can dispatch with his trusty sword.

You can see how to develop your own version easily in Python on Raspberry Pi in Wireframe Magazine Issue #61, in this Raspberry Pi article, and find the code on GitHub.


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