Do you remember the old Atari arcade game Asteroids? Well, this isn't it... but it is similar. Whenever I build a new game engine or start working with a new technology for building games, one of the first games I put together to get my bearings is an Asteroids clone. It's a pretty simple game with a classic design, and it can be done quickly, so while developing the new game engine I'm using for embed.com, I put together this little asteroid shooter with a classic 16 bit look.
The controls are pretty simple and follow the classic game's control scheme.
- Up Arrow Key - Accelerate
- Left Arrow Key - Turn Left
- Right Arrow Key - Turn Right
- Down Arrow Key - Teleport
- Space Bar - Shoot
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