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Asteroids DS

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Asteroids DS
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General
Author(s)Ronaldo Lombardi
TypeShooter
VersionFinal
LicenceMixed
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This game is a clone of the classic released by Atari in 1979. With new graphics, all taken from the internet, it keeps the gameplay the original, with the difference that the console has two screens, which are used during the game.

This version was made and presented at the first festival of games the PUC in 2009, was programmed in C using the structured PALib.

User guide

Take the role of a spaceship that must destroy asteroids on screen to keep the ship safe. The more player shoots an asteroid it will be dividing, growing smaller until there is nothing left.

A highlight of this version of the game is that it uses both screens of the console, creating a bigger stage.

Controls

D-pad or L/R - turn ship

A/Y - accelerating speed of the ship

B/X - shoot

Start - start, pause

Select- music on/off

Known issues

In some cases, soon after starting the game, there is a buffer overflow of the sprites and the game distorts the images and controls do not respond, then the game must be restarted completely.

Compatibility

Tested on: FlashCard R4DS with Wood R4 Firmware v1.37