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We know that there is only one tank that has alive set to True, so we test it with a simple if statement. Once we find that last remaining tank, we print a little message and then execute the break statement. The break statement is the partner to continue, but rather than jumping to the beginning of the loop, it jumps to the end and stops looping. So that’s our little game. Now I’d be the first to admit that it is not the most exciting of games. It’s no Quake beater, but even Quake will do similar things.
Table 3-4 lists the standard events that you may receive; we will go over a few of them in this chapter. Table 3-4. Standard Events Event Purpose Parameters QUIT User has clicked the close button. none ACTIVEEVENT Pygame has been activated or hidden. gain, state KEYDOWN Key has been pressed. unicode, key, mod KEYUP Key has been released. key, mod MOUSEMOTION Mouse has been moved. pos, rel, buttons MOUSEBUTTONDOWN Mouse button was pressed. pos, button MOUSEBUTTONUP Mouse button was released. pos, button JOYAXISMOTION Joystick or pad was moved.
Any image is fine for the background, as long as it is at least 640 by 480 in size (any larger and the excess will be clipped). For the mouse cursor, you will need a smaller image that fits comfortably inside the background; a good size is 80 by 80. To continue with the fugu theme of the first chapter, the official background will be a picture of bowls and chopsticks, and a picture of a very raw fugu for the mouse cursor. The first two lines set the file names of the images; if you are using different images, you should replace the file names with the location of your images.