Space Tag


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Can You Shoot the Asteroids before You Die
August’s game is a somewhat deceiving. On the surface, it is a simple direction shooter. Be careful, though, as those asteroids speed up. It may start out easy, but Asteroid £ Metor will frustrate you—as it did me…
Posted Aug 26, 2018 by Steven 6 min read

Lost on the Moon
Inspiration flows from various sources. For some time Iíve wanted to create a messy model, one with greebles and imperfections. A space article about a moonóI donít remember whichóprovided the push I needed…
Posted Oct 30, 2016 by Steven 4 min read

Septemberís Programs: Photon í85 and í98
Well, the month is over and life has taken over and delayed my program of the month. For the tail end of September, I offer two programs: Photon and Photon 98. Wait, what? Yep, you heard right. Iím offering two programs this month. Sort of.† Actually they are very similar…
Posted Sep 30, 2014 by Steven 2 min read

Octoberís Program: Space Dock
Since itís been a few months since Iíve presented an animation program, I hereby offer Octoberís program of the month Space Dock. Written when the space shuttle program was in full swing, Space Dock depicts a shuttle launch for its scheduled docking to repair a satellite. Though time has purged my …
Posted Oct 19, 2013 by Steven 4 min read

Novemberís Program: Lander 2
November is here and the year is flying by. This monthís program Lander 2 is an earlier one from 1983. Oddly, the game displays Space Lander. Not very original as Iíve used that name before. Iím using the name I noted in my listing. Although it has graphical elements, it is really just a counting g…
Posted Nov 03, 2011 by Steven 2 min read

Septemberís Program: Odyssey
This month I present another simple game, Odyssey. It doesn't include instructions, so here is a quick synopsis. An evil computer has trapped you in a space ship. To escape, you have to remove the memory boards in order to shut down the computer. Sounds familiar…
Posted Sep 03, 2011 by Steven 3 min read

Space Lander 2011
I couldn't leave well enough alone. All that analyzing and nitpicking of the original Space Lander made me wonder what it might be like if I had rewritten it. Almost 28 years later, here is the reborn version of Space Lander 2011. I tried to stay true to the original, keeping most of the key graph…
Posted Aug 21, 2011 by Steven 4 min read

Augustís Program: Space Lander
Okay, this may not be the large program I promised, but I choose Space Lander for a different reason: it's horrible! Okay, maybe it isnít that bad, but it definitely wasnít one of better programs. This was from 1983, clearly one of my earlier attempts…
Posted Aug 17, 2011 by Steven 3 min read

6803 Space Patrol
Ran across this 1983 Class Space set while pursuing Peeron. It is a pretty simple model so it was nice quick project to build and render. Unfortunately, I didn't have part 4360 (Black Minifig Accessory Camera with Side Sight) already…
Posted Nov 14, 2010 by Steven 1 min read

LEGO Moon Plates at Last
IĽm still playing around with recreating old LEGO models. I spent time today modeling more road plates with the intention of creating a large town image…
Posted Jun 06, 2009 by Steven 2 min read