RELEASED: APRIL 2012
GENRE: Arcade Maze Game
PLATFORM: Original Monochrome Maximite REQUIREMENTS: MMBASIC 4.2 or greater
DOWNLOAD LINK: MAXMAN.ZIP
NOTE: This version works on both Colour and Monochrome Maximites.
NOTE: MaxMan was written before the inclusion of the advanced graphics commands of v4.0.
are MaxMan, a friendly-looking circle with a little wedge missing. You
travel the maze, eating dots in your path while pursued by four
ravenous monsters. If any of them catch you, you're a goner!
are four 'energizers', one in each corner of the maze. Hit the
energizers and the monsters are rendered helpless for a short time and
you can catch them, sending them back to their lair.
Eat all the dots on the board and you are rewarded with another board in which the monsters have become smarter."
MaxMan, if you haven't guessed, is a clone of the great arcade classic... PacMan.
entirely in Maximite interpretive BASIC, it features arcade like
graphics, sound effects and supports keyboard, Nintendo Nunchuck and
Atari style joystick interfaces.
goal in creating MaxMan was to see if arcade like games of
commercial level were possible in BASIC and also to show
off the capabilities of the Maximite.