Hello! Er... this is the first game i've ever made with Pico-8, so please forgive all the bugs you'll find in this little game.

This is my little homage to one of the games I used to play in my arcades back in the early eighties when I was a kid... a game with a trackball, many missiles and the almost impossible task to avoid a thermonuclear world war for as long as possible.

Yes, I know... that's not exactly a very cheerful theme, but it's also not worse than your average "zombie apocalypse" theme that you can find in many games today ;-)


In this game the final war that will annihilate the human race has just started. Your name is Dave Theurer, and unfortunately you're not a superhero. You can't stop all the missiles and you can't keep your loved ones and your city safe forever; but if you're brave and lucky enough you might be able to allow your fellow citizens to see the lights of another day. Till the next night of bombings.


Use your mouse or the directional keys to move the gun target. Push the Z button or click the left mouse button to shoot a single rocket, Keep pressed the X button or keep clicking the right mouse button for rapid fire. Shoot the enemy missiles and avoid them falling on the buildings. When your last building falls, it's game over.


Have a look at this thread on Lexaloffle forum: https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=30214

Made withPICO-8
TagsArcade, PICO-8
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse

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