retro riffs

Galactic Gorch II

Your home planet Zardoff has been invaded by the evil overlord Vexx and your citizens depend on you to protect them. To win the game, you must survive 9 waves of enemy strikes.

This was my first shoot-em-up game. I had written it as a Galaga/Space Invaders clone. Each enemy ship has a very unique style of movement. To make the game-play challenging, the player would have to contend with multiple enemies at a time, requiring careful maneuvering of the ship.

Written in C, it originally evolved from MVPPaint’s sample source code (bitmap rendering example) Incidentally, I also used MVPPaint to design all of the game art.

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Joey Cato

Written by Joey Cato who lives and does stuff somewhere in California.