Missile command 🚀 was the first game I've ever played in my life.
This was in 1989 on Atari 800XL home computer my father bought the same year.
Atari 当たり [hiragana: アタリ] in Japanese means:
"Hit" , "strike" or "to be right".
The game was on a cartridge (I'm sure today's kids don't know what is a cartridge), I put it in the slot, and boom the game is on the TV ready to be played.
This is an attempt to recreate the game after 32 years using Python programming language.
This was not easy to recreate and I had to look up a lot of the logic on internet.
You are the local Missile Commander for the Missile Intercept Launch Function.
You are responsible for the safety of millions of citizens in six nearby cities. Nuclear war has just broken out. Wave after wave of nuclear warheads have been detected re-entering the atmostphere in your zone of control.
All that stands between the last remaining citizens of your country and a fireball of death are your lightning reflexes and sharp-shooting aim.
And here is the link to the video:
Thank you for reading (and maybe watching 😉)
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Top comments (3)
I did not know I needed this until now. Very relaxing.
Good to hear Jason 🙂