Depot Games: DOSArena
Project Status: Completed
Highest Popularity: #14 during November 2009
Links: Web Site
Developers: Damian Yerrick
Source Code: Available
Author's Description: freepuzzlearena (formerly known as DOSArena) is a suite of five action puzzle games, a simple typing practice game, and a simple mouse practice game.
ABKey: You have a limited time to type the letters and words that appear on the screen.
Hampsterdeath: Click the hamsters to kill them before they bite you to pieces.
Insane Game: Click a group of identical tiles to make them disappear. But unlike some other SameGame clones, this one adds tiles from the top or bottom.
Tetanus: Build a wall with falling tetrominoes. Yup, you guessed it: yet another Tetris clone.
Vitamins: Drop the Aqua pills on top of the BillG heads
to exterminate the Gates virus.
Vitamins 2: Drop four identical tiles together to make them disappear. Similar to Puyo Puyo (Compile Corp).
Zeus: Shoot at pieces of your color to make them disappear. Shoot at a piece of any other color to become that color. Similar to Zoop (Viacom New Media).
Requirements for binary on Windows: Pentium; mouse; Windows.
Requirements for source on DOS: 486; mouse; DJGPP.
Requirements for source on *n?x: Pentium; mouse; GNU compiler.
Hampsterdeath needs a Pentium 166 or faster.
The puzzle games will use a keyboard or joystick; two players
can share a keyboard, but this isn't recommended for laptops.
Damian Yerrick is a student at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. In his free time, he is a budding programmer who wishes he could make Quake. He's still learning. (View Profile)