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I built CovidInvaders.com in honor of the vaccine (and my 16th birthday)

Hey devs :)
In celebration of the recent announcements of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, I decided to build my first game, CovidInvaders!

I built CovidInvaders with vanilla javascript (along with some Jquery), as well as some handy game-engine inspiration I found on GitHub.

I thought this would be a fun project to help people celebrate the coronavirus vaccine and help take some stress off.

Feel free to give me any tips or suggestions I could use to improve the game! I've noticed that it stutters on older browsers and devices, so I'm hoping some Javascript expert here can help ;)

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Leonardo J. 👨🏻‍💻

THE MUSIC AHAHAHAHAH

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Josh Ternyak Author

Lol I'm a rapper

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CHARAN

How can i play? It looks good

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Josh Ternyak Author

It's free! Go to covidinvaders.com and press enter to play. Thank you!

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CHARAN

I opened in my college break as soon as i click. The background song get attention of every student in my class😂😂😂

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Josh Ternyak Author

Haha that's hilarious! What's your high score?

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CHARAN

Im basically introvert. As soon as everyone sees me i switched off my phone. I will play now. Its looks awesome. What is the language you used?

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CHARAN

I just played its awesome but while i clicking the arrowup/arrowdown and shoot button. Only one btn is working.

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Josh Ternyak Author

It was built with HTML, CSS, Vanilla JS, and Jquery. You might just have slow internet.

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krisaore

The trap beat make everything prettier :) Nice game by the way.

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Josh Ternyak Author

Haha thank you!

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jan paul

best rap part ever. <3 it

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Josh Ternyak Author

Thanks! Wanna collab?

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jan paul

nah, i am coding "hard" enough at my job. but from curiosity, did you rap this? anyway, great project man.

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Josh Ternyak Author

Oh okay haha. Yes it's an original song by yours truly. Thanks

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Brayden W ⚡️

Cool Josh! Love to see you making more and more progress.

Great dedication!

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Josh Ternyak Author

Thanks Brayden!

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Médéric Burlet • Edited on

Would have loved a little description article on how you build it ;)
But looks awesome gg

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Josh Ternyak Author

I am making one right as we speak!

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Josh Ternyak Author

Feel free to try to beat my high score ;)

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John Johnson • Edited on

Lol. High score 2Billion? it's not possible.
The highest possible is around 20 30 points. (for the fixed 30sec margin)
Anyways great job!

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Josh Ternyak Author

Haha thanks John!

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Guilherme Rodrigues

Hahaha Nice tracksound and gameplay!

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Josh Ternyak Author

Thanks!

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Paul Fortin

I posted this to my facebook, time for some relaxation and fun... Thanks Josh!

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Josh Ternyak Author

Thanks Paul! I'm glad you like the game

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Ayush Kishor

Looks Amazing Josh, made me hit that follow button 😆

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Josh Ternyak Author

Haha, thank you so much.

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Uditha Ishan

It's awesome!

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Josh Ternyak Author

thank you !