Spaceman Splorf : Planet of Doom - PICO-8
A downloadable game
You are Spaceman Splorf, who is trying to retrieve a lost spanner that hurtles through space.
You simply have to avoid being hit by the asteroids, sinking in the acid or being
zapped by the disintegration fence above.
This is a simple casual high-score chase game then gets progressively harder the longer you play it.
The original game was created by Andreas Gustafsson & Vanja Utne of Pond Software on the old 8-bit Commodore C64 computer and released in Feb, 2016. ( C64 Spaceman Splorf can be downloaded here.)
I decided to have a go at doing a PICO-8 version. I think it turned out okay.
Much credit needs to go to Paul Nicholas (@Liquidream) for
helping me out with some coding problems/bugs I encountered.
Also, Morgan McGuire ( @CasualEffects ) furnished me with somewhat awesome particle code to play with, which worked a treat.
Extra thanks to these peeps who also (sometimes unwittingly) helped.
Justin Ray (@designinvan)
Dylan Bennet (@mboffin)
X - Start game / Thrust jetpac to avoid (g)asteroids :P
C - Info/story scroller activated from title screen.
Also, you can see a gameplay by Nicole Marie T here:
Spaceman Splorf : Pico8 gameplay.
Nicole ( @musicvsartstuff ) is also a music composer and is available to do work for your games. Goto http://gudstuff.wixsite.com/musicvsart to see more info. She is very reasonably priced and a delight to interact with.
Click Download to access a zip file with a build for Windows, Linux and Mac.
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