Creating a game over screen for a basic HTML/JS game

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by Abdul Rawoof A R dot icon Updated: Feb 5, 2024

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Brick Breaking is a Breakout clone in which the player must smash a wall of bricks by deflecting a bouncing ball with a paddle.


Beginners and whoever looking to create a simple game over a screen using basic HTML/JS can utilize this code snippet with simple steps.


Using JavaScript and HTML we're creating a simple game over screen which is fun to watch the bouncing ball off the bricks and return to the paddle. But the game doesn't have any progression or goals. It will be great from the gameplay point of view to be able to lose. The logic behind the game is losing in the breakdown is simple. The main logic of the game is, if we miss the ball with the paddle and let it reach the bottom edge of the screen, then it's game over. The HTML file is very simple to create basic game applications as well as it is one of the easiest front-end programming languages to master also we can't be able to create a game only using HTML. For that, JavaScript is required to make different games. The element which is mainly used for creating games in HTML is the "<canvas>" element. Using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript we make the game looks pretty much good.


Here is an example of how you can create a game over screen for a basic HTML/JS game: