Long time no diary updates….and nobody was surprised.
1982 was an attempt to wrap up a bunch of early 80’s influences and references into something playable, mindless and fun. Old VIC-20 game Arcadia by Imagine was the starting point and it just evolved from there.
While it doesn’t stick strictly to shmup rules of the time (it’s way more forgiving) I really wanted it to capture some of the feeling of those early shmups and I’ve hopefully achieved that.
– Yes it’s got features
I’ll post a bit about scoring and some gameplay tips later.