Games from Nothing: Black & White Exercise #4 — Particles

With Exercise 4, I found myself experiencing quite a bit of writer’s block — or designing/programming block, in this case. So I kept things really simple, and decided to see what happened if I smashed two of our labs together. This was the result:

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The ‘game’ opens with a shower of little circles, followed by a fountain of circles that follow your mouse around the screen. The larger ripples appear with each down-click. Simple, but certainly interesting to look at, especially once you get going and fill up the entire screen (and possibly crash your computer: this code gets quite laggy after a bit).