Original script by Mike Hall
In the game of Asteroids you are a starship commander whom is on a mission to clear all trading routes of asteroids which crash into cargo ships causing great financial losses. All trading has been postponed as far as space goes, that is until you clear everything in their routes. Be sure to keep and eye open for the various flying saucers which are trying to halt the growth of the human species in space, they are armed with computer guided missles.
Press the S key on your keyboard to begin playing a new game anytime.
Press the Cursor Up key on your keyboard to thrust your ship forward.
Press the Cursor Down key on your keyboard to thrust your ship backwards.
Press the Right Cursor key on your keyboard to rotate your ship clockwise.
Press the Left Cursor key on your keyboard to rotate your ship counter-clockwise.
Press the Spacebar on your keyboard to fire your weapons at your target.
Press the P key on your keyboard to freeze and continue playing.
Press the H key on your keyboard to vanish and reappear using hyper space.
Press the M key on your keyboard to toggle sound on and off.
Press the D key on your keyboard to toggle graphic details higher or lower.
Each large asteroid eliminated earns you 25 points to your total score.
Each small asteroid eliminated earns you 50 points to your total score.
Each flying saucer eliminated earns you 250 points to your total score.
Each enemy missle eliminated earns you 500 points to your total score.
Each time your total score reaches 5000 points you earn an extra ship.