Posts Tagged ‘JavaScript’

Screeps is an MMO that turns JavaScript into RTS commands

Every once in a while, I encounter a game that just doesn’t fit any established genre. Screeps [official site] is a real-time strategy game, and it’s an MMO, but not in the vein of any I’ve ever seen before. You see, unlike StarCraft or Age of Empires, your units in Screeps don’t come with an AI or fancy control interface. Instead, you have to code each unit’s behavior in JavaScript. After a few months in early access, this week the game properly launched. Read the rest of this entry »