An open source Pygame redo of the old classic Apple ][ and C64 game Wavy Navy
Version: 2.00Your ship is at the bottom of the screen, riding the large waves. The waves will lift you helpessly up and down, which means there's a vertical factor to worry about. But they can also shield you from bullets. Move left and right, fire your SAM (Surface to Air Missile), dodge things.
Operating System: Mac OS X
Idling waves of Copters and Fighters at the top of the screen will decide to make attack runs. Fighters will loop around and occasionally drop a bomb - they will crash into the waves as well.
This will not get you rid of them, a new one will replace it from the top! You must shoot them to keep them dead. Copters are much nastier. They will come down, look around, and fire an entire stream of bullets at you. Then maybe do it again.
Enemies are worth more at higher difficulty levels, and Copters and Fighters are worth more when they're trying to attack you then when they're just idling back and forth.
On certain levels there are other enemies: Cruise Missiles, Bombers, and Mines. Mines just slowly float at the bottom of the waves. Cruise Missiles shoot across the top of the screen, then the tops of the waves. All you have to do with these is not hit them.
Bombers will fly across the screen and drop a huge number of bombs - but in theory there's enough room between them for you to live!
The game never really ends, but when your rank ceases to go up you've effectively beaten that difficulty level. The game will let you know when this happens, though you can keep playing and the toughness of the enemies will keep increasing.
Try a higher difficulty level! You'll get more points, and I think you'll find level 3 extremely challenging. If you beat that, I guess I'll have to add difficulty level 4.