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Monkey Game Development by Michael Hartlef

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Chapter 4. Game #3, CometCrusher

Asteroids was a classic arcade game in the 80s. You could find it in every arcade hall. You had to control a little spaceship and blast asteroids which were flying around into pieces. Sometimes an enemy spaceship flew by and you had to avoid its deadly shots and try to shoot it down for additional points. If you don't know about this game, then have a look at the following: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroids_%28video_game%29.

In this chapter, we will create the game CometCrusher, a game similar to Asteroids.

In the game, you are trapped inside a huge asteroid field, and you have to make sure that your little spaceship is not crushed by these huge rocks of heavy material. Three hits and your ship is gone! So ...

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