This time, it was Gyrostorm’s YouTube series, ‘HTML5 Game Development Tutorial.’
The series is quite good! Check it out if you’re starting out!
Here is my end result, sort-of. Press ‘B’ to fire, WASD or ULDR to move, and Spacebar for a special *cough something.
I wasn’t trying to do a one-for-one replication. But it was fun!
Something I would like to do in the future is have the characters animated.
For example, this sprite sheet can be used to create a walk sequence,
And this a jump,
*Sprites belong to Nickelodeon
Update (April 2015):
I can no longer find the playlist on YouTube, I think Gyrostorm deleted his channel. However, the series can still be found as it was re-uploaded by other users. For example this playlist.