[CHALLENGE] 1980's Arcade Games

Write a story inspired by a 1980’s video game. (i.e. – Ms. Pac Man luv story, Asteroids Sci-Fi, etc.) – you name it. It can be about anything, but must be inspired by a 1980’s video game.

Thousands of story lines to choose from – something for everyone:

Go to the “Killer List of Video Games” (KLOV) web site – – to view top 100 video games by year.

They have “back story” info. to get the creative juices flowing.


Asteroids: Your space craft is dangerously situated among moving asteroids in an asteroid belt that can destroy your ship on contact. Armed with a front mounted weapon and the ability to hyperspace, you fly through the debris, destroying each rock one piece at a time. Alien saucers visit the playfield from time to time with an eye towards destroying your ship!

Ms. Pac-Man eat all the dots in a maze to advance to the next stage. She’s chased by killer ghosts but she can eat them while powered up after eating one of four large dots.

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