Video: Games I’ve written in MHEG
MHEG is a programming language & middleware found in digital set top boxes in the UK and elsewhere around the world. This video briefly shows a few games I have written in MHEG while working at the BBC.
The games shown in the video are:-
- ‘Nibbler’ – a Snake clone.
- ‘Bounce!’ – really more of a tech demo than a finished game, but surprisingly fun. Catch the green blobs but avoid the red one.
- ‘Ping Pong’ – pretty self explanatory I think.
The games have never been broadcast. I am hoping the powers that be at the BBC will let them go to air. What do you think? Would you like to be able to ‘Press Red’ and play games such as these?
Obviously the graphics could do with some work, but these games do at least prove the technology…
Leave a comment if you’d like to see the BBC do classic arcade style games on interactive TV.