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Game from 1961 now in HTML5
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Game from 1961 now in HTML5



Richard Harris Richard Harris in HTML5 Tuesday, December 11, 2012
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If you can believe your eyes here is some brilliant programming from 1961 replicated in an HTML5 web app.

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ONCE AGAIN:

PLAYING "SPACEWAR!" DURING REGULAR OPERATIONS IS POSITIVELY PROHIBITED!

AS YOU ALL PRETTY WELL KNOW, REGULAR OPERATION HOURS ARE FROM 0 AM TO 12 PM ("24/7")!

 INSTRUCTIONS FOR PLAYING "SPACEWAR!":

   PLAYER 1:

      A ... TURN LEFT

      D ... TURN RIGHT

      S ... THRUST

      W ... FIRE

 

   PLAYER 2:

      J ... TURN LEFT

      L ... TURN RIGHT

      K ... THRUST

      I ... FIRE

 

PRESS 'LEFT' AND 'RIGHT' TOGETHER FOR CLOAK/HYPER-SPACE.

SIGNED

HEAD OF THE COMPUTER DEPARTMENT



Read more: http://www.masswerk.at/spacewar/index.html


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