“Making of Asteroids” article

News "Making of Asteroids" articleGameSetWatch recently linked readers to an article on Edge Online detailing the creation – and creatives – of the nearly-four-decade-old arcade classic known as Asteroids.

Some of the game design considerations may seem awfully primitive by today’s standards, but it’s this “micro-assessment” of features is precisely what today’s devs should be thinking of, just on a slightly different technological scale. That, and it’s just a plain ol’ well-written piece which gives curious individuals some insight into the development of early videogames. Kudos to those early programmers!

Full article here.