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Senior Project - Synchophe

 

Menuet/CX Animated Arcade Game

Senior Project: 1994-1995
Brian Drake, Paul Li, Mark Meakins and Alexander Popiel
Boulder, CO

Autumn Hill Software, Inc. provides graphics development tools to the professional programmer for the DOS, MS-Windows, and OS/2 operating systems. One of these tools, Menuet/CX, is a multi-platform object-oriented C++-based interface which provides a single API for multiple operating and windowing systems. Menuet/CX has one of the most extensive graphics libraries of any cross platform API.

The goal of this project was to create an animated, arcade-style game with Menuet/CX. This game will be used to demonstrate the capabilities of Menuet/CX. The game, called BlobRunner, allows a hero (Skinny) to run around the corridors of a long ago abandoned mine trying to collect treasure, such as diamonds and gold, and tools, such as picks, flame throwers, and parachutes, all while being chased by evil blobs set on doing him in. The game was developed using an object-oriented approach with C++.

 
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