A downloadable game

WinSmash is an arcade game that pays hommage to the late Microsoft Windows XP by reminding nostalgic people of the good old times.

In WinSmash, you are going to close windows, a LOT of windows. You have to keep pace with error messages, pop-ups, and other warnings to prevent your system from crashing abruptly. Random pop-up ads are out to get you as well, so stay focus to avoid the dreaded blue screen of death.

WinSmash is a true arcade game, with quickly increasing difficulty. Smash as many windows as possible to make it to the top of the leaderboard!


Music and sound effects used in the game have been kindly provided by https://www.freesound.org/ under the Creative Common license:

- Main game theme: https://www.freesound.org/people/joshuaempyre/soun...

- Unclickable windows beep: https://www.freesound.org/people/anthonychartier20...

- Window closing effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/kianda/sounds/328...

- Game Over background sound (modified to be made looping): https://www.freesound.org/people/DarkoZL/sounds/18...

- Window pop-up: https://www.freesound.org/people/GabrielAraujo/sou...

- Window minimization: https://www.freesound.org/people/Streety/sounds/30...

Link to the licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/


Winsmash was designed and developed by Régis Blanc, and is implemented in Scala with a custom game engine. All assets, apart from sound and music, have been created in Inkscape, with some final touches in Gimp. Additional backstory and articles can be found at http://regblanc.com/games/winsmash/

Published Nov 03, 2016
TagsArcade, crash, error, mobile, windows, xp
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsTouchscreen, Smartphone

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