Inspiration

Funny memes.

What it does

"Harambe - The Game" is a real-time multiplayer game where one person plays as Harambe, and up to three other players can play as zoo keepers. The idea for our gameplay was an asymmetrical game of capture the flag where a young boy is the flag and is inside Harambe's pen. The zookeepers must cross the line into Harambe's pen and rescue the boy (capture the flag) before the clock runs out. Harambe is capable of punching the zookeepers to defend himself, which each play given a specific amount of health. In retaliation, the zookeepers can shoot Harambe.

How we built it

We used JavaScript (Node.js), websockets (Socket.io), and the Phaser game engine.

Challenges we ran into

Time and lack of sleep :/

Accomplishments that we're proud of

Communicating via websockets and establishing a real-time connection between players.

What we learned

How to make a multiplayer web-based game.

What's next for Harambe - The Game

We need to improve the graphics a great deal, as well as work on gameplay. The asymmetrical capture the flag aspect is still not set up.

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