Friday, June 6th, 2008

Canvas Quest: Rogue like RPG game

Category: Fun, Games

Canvas Quest

Andrew Wooldridge created CanvasQuest with the idea of creating a simple roguelike game. It has some interesting features like map loading, and uses graphics to render the text via sprites.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:14 am
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Its nice!
But i think that using SVG to render or even DHTML you could get a more dynamic game with moves etc, but it looks nice still :p

Comment by porf — June 6, 2008

@porf:

Canvas more closely represents game programming in a traditional environment (OpenGL, SDL, Java2D) while SVG/DHTML really is just DOM node manipulation. If the canvas and browser-side javascript was faster you would see all out RTS clones.

Comment by matanlurey — June 6, 2008

Doesn’t work in Safari 3.1 :(

Comment by narcvs — June 6, 2008

Doesn’t work in Opera 9.5

Comment by mrmass — June 29, 2008

Haha that’s awesome. I love the retro graphics, for nostalgic.

Comment by richtaur — July 1, 2008

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