Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Peer Johannsen

Vectrex Academy 2019 Project

Game Title


Project Status

  • Release
  • Project completed


  • Chrome Dino Runner clone in the style of the eighties Vectrex games
  • Jump 'n Run style game where you have to jump over enemies and consume powerups to shoot fireballs

How To Play

  • You are a crazy dino that loves to run and eat tasty snacks.
  • Your road to infinite food is plastered by many enemies (mostly cactuses).
  • Whenever you eat a snack you gain the ability to shoot a fireball.
  • The goal is to survive as long as possible.

Author and Rank

  • Hoid
  • Senior Software-Engineer

Concept Art and Screenshots

Prototype Video (of former version Bird Runner)


  • Vectrex binary dino_runner.bin
  • Overlay dino_runner.png
  • Game manual dino_runner.pdf
  • Downloads are free and for non commercial use only. Use at your own risk.
  • Please respect the copyright and credit the author and the origin of this game.


  • Beta test feedback and bug reports are very welcome and will be relayed to the author.
  • Please use this link to send your comments.

Latest modification on 08/01/2019, 11:35

  • Project renamed
  • Release binary uploaded
  • Project completed