2D Arcade Win32 App

I will outline how to create the Star Invaders game into a Windows Desktop App. The win32 app will have a .exe file

Creating the project

With Visual Studio Community, create a Windows Desktop app by creating a new project and select Windows Desktop Application.

I named my project Star Invaders

When you build and play the app as below (press the green play button)

Then your app will look as below.