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Heliopause

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By anthonysavatar on Dec 12th, 2016

Updated on Jan 19th, 2017 

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Hi all! I think this is complete as I can't fit any more code in.

You can also find this on github here.

Controls
(change style in options > mouse+music > control mode)

Gamepad
left, right - turn ship
up - thrust forward
down - point in the opposite direction of movement
z - open and close the pause/ship menu (use arrow keys to make selections]
x - fire weapon

Mouse
Ship will rotate to face mouse cursor
right click thrusts forward
left click shoots

Stylus (PocketChip)
Tap and hold near the ship will rotate
Tap and hold far from the ship will thrust in that direction

Features

- [x] Simple 2D Newtonian Flight Model
- [x] Procedurally generated ships
- [x] Procedurally generated planets
- [x] 3D planet rotation (courtesy of gamax92)
- [x] Simple autopilot
- [x] Multicannons
- [x] Explosions
- [x] Ok AI
- [x] Title screen (courtesy of EatMoreCheese)
- [x] Homing missiles
- [x] Off-screen targeting and missile impacts
- [x] Better token optimization
- [x] More planet types
- [x] Shipyards
- [x] Dogfights
- [x] Sound Effects
- [x] Music
- [x] Gamepad, Mouse, or stylus control styles
- [x] Configurable starfield graphics
- [ ] Inventory with items and more weapons
- [ ] Save games?



Out of date GIFs:

Defend your planet



Get blown up



Random Ships



Minimap and Overlay



Overkill Starfield



Starfield Options



Gas Giants



Terran Planets (and more!)



Credit to @gamax92 for the 3D planet rotation!