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Monkey Game Development by Michael Hartlef

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Chapter 3. Game #2, Rocket Commander

Every game developer should know about Missile Command. You don't? Well, the game we will create in this chapter Rocket Commander, is based on the classic ATARI hit game Missile Command. It is a single player arcade game. In Rocket Commander, you are in control of the AEDS (Arial Earth Defence Squadron) and so have two powerful rocket launchers at your command. The enemy will try to destroy our beloved cities with their bombs and rockets, which will fall from the sky. You have to use your missiles and destroy the incoming weapons before they destroy the cities and cause total mayhem.

First, have a look at the original game at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missile_Command.

Missile Command was a huge hit. It was ...

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