Belt Commander: Game Recap

Belt Commander is an action game in which you control a spaceship that is traveling through an asteroid belt. Destroying asteroids and alien flying saucers rewards the player with points. During play, a power-up occasionally floats onto the screen, giving the player a chance to heal some damage, earn some bonus points, or upgrade weapons. This is a relatively fast-paced game with simple interactions. Let’s take a look at the opening screen of the game, shown in Figure 11–2.

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Figure 11–2. Belt Commander’s opening screen

In Figure 11–2, we see the first screen of the game. We have a title at the top of the screen as ...

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