Linux Wars!
A hack of Space Invaders

Version 1.3

Version 1.2

Version 1.1

All ROM files are for Atari 2600 emulators and are in the .bin format.

Space Invaders is a classic Atari game in which the player is defending himself against 36 aliens raining down firepower. The player tries to shoot all the aliens before they either shoot him, or descend from the sky and destroy him by hand.

Linux Wars - Version 1.3

A continuation of version 1.2, version 1.3 of Linux Wars incorporates desktop computers as the barriers you are protected by, and also Tux the penguin as the spaceship.

Linux Wars - Version 1.2

The "aliens" are the same as in Version 1.1, but the "shooter" is now a windows flag, changing the entire meaning of the game. Now it is showing Microsoft's fear of Linux and how they are trying to shoot it down at any cost...and how they will inevitably lose.

Linux Wars - Version 1.1

Linux Wars is a hack of an Atari 2600 ROM, Space Invaders. I hacked the aliens so they look like the icons of popular linux distributions. In the game they show from top to bottom as: Debian, Gentoo, RedHat, SlackWare, SUSE, and Ubuntu. The idea of the game is that their are so many linux distros fighting for people to use them, so this is showing the pressure given to the user for what distro to choose.

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