This is my attempt of Porting a vector scan arcade game Armor Attack to pico8.
Control a combat jeep and destroy enemy tanks and helicopters.
Tanks require 2 shots to destroy, 1 shot only disables its movement.
Destroying helicopters increases the bonus score you get when you completely destroy a tank, and Destroying 5 of them gives you an extra jeep while resetting the bonus score.
Press O button in title screen to select accel key as Up or O button.
Due to pico8's environments the gameplay had been changed quite a lot :
Much simplified playfield
lower resolutions means less space to move, Be careful when tanks are surrounding you.
No co-op mode.
- The original game suffered from a programming oversight, where the player can easily destroy helicopters by facing the wall and spamming bullets. In this port the player's bullet need to last more than 3 frames to hit the helicopter, so you can't abuse this trick. Instead, I have nerfed the helicopter's speed so you can outmaneuver and shoot them.
Anti-aliased vectors by elice and freds72.
I know that the original game used backdrop picture to display buildings and I wanted to replicate it, but using pixel sprites along with anti-aliased vectors wasn't pretty, especially when the elice's anti-aliased lines are suppossed to be used in black background.
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