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All Good Things

All Good Things

GCE Vectrex - Homebrew - 1996

Thrust

Thrust

GCE Vectrex - Homebrew - 2004

Thrust is an unofficial homebrewed clone of the classic 8-bit microcomputer game of the same name. Thrust brings realistic physics and inertia-based movement into arcade games, directly influencing titles like Oids, as well as Exile from Audiogenic by the same author. The action is viewed from the side, with the graphics drawn in vectors, in keeping with the mathematical nature of everything that unfolds. As a Resistance fighter, the player must fly into enemy lines in order to steal Klystron Pods to power more advanced starships, using your tractor beam to take them. A network of...

Vector Vaders

Vector Vaders

GCE Vectrex - Homebrew - March 8, 1996

March 8, 1996 marked a day of the rebirth of Vectrex games, as programmer John Dondzila unveiled Vector Vaders, which was not only the very first homebrew game for the machine, but it also started the plethora of new games for the Vectrex as well. Aside from having vector graphics and running a bit slow (although the game does speed up as more and more invaders are shot), this is a pretty standard Space Invaders-type game for the most part.

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