NEST 2: Fast-paced Coin-Op Action

Published 2022-08-16

NEST 2 is a simple, but intense arcade game for our fantasy console. Rotate and dash all around the grid, nullifying enemies quickly to increase your CHAIN while avoiding spikes on a mission as old as time itself: beating your high score!

As a result of the recent API changes, I was able to shave off a few tokens and add some Quality of Life changes (bless split()). For example:

LEFT ----- Rotate COUNTER-CLOCKWISE
RIGHT ----- Rotate CLOCKWISE
X / O ----- Dash to opposite side (opposite point on triangle and pentagon)

@Gruber for the music in PICO-8 Tunes Vol. II. The gameplay music pieces are "remixed" versions of Like Clockwork. The title screen and results screens are my own compositions (thus the drop in quality) with the help of Gruber's tutorials.