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Blast ships in the dusty sub-orbit of a dying planet.

Stay alive as long as possible against an endless stream of enemies.

Dodge lasers, avoid asteroids, try not to crash.

 

First game project. Made for fun. Expect some rough edges, but hope you enjoy!

Mac and Linux builds not guaranteed to not suck.


HOW TO PLAY:

  • WASD: Forward and reverse thrust, steer
  • Space: Shoot
  • P: Pause
  • R: Restart
  • Destroy as many enemies as you can
  • Keep blowing up ships to increase your score multiplier
  • Your ship repairs when not firing
  • Get high scores and climb the fancy, online leaderboard!!
  • [There's no fancy, online leaderboard. Take a screenshot and tell your friends]


CREDITS:

  • A game by Trent Lundquist

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Click download now to get access to the following files:

sub-orbitshootout-linux.zip 24 MB
sub-orbitshootout-mac.zip 25 MB
sub-orbitshootout-win.zip 21 MB

Comments

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I like the momentum-based movement and controls, it gives me a great feeling of fluidity. The simple start into action is a plus too.

And it definitely doesn't suck on Linux :) (though the executable could have the execute bit set before packing the archive...)