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Hunters - Relic of Stars

rated 3.89 / 5 stars
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Action - Shooter - Run 'n Gun

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Mar 29, 2011 | 12:07 PM EDT

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Author Comments

Hunters: Relic of Stars is a 2D Action Platformer, a love letter to many old school action games of the 8 and 16 bit eras. There are six stages in total, this is the just first one!

Play stage 2 here:
Play stage 3 here:
Play stage 4 here:
Play stage 5 here:
Play stage 6 here:

Arrow Keys - Move / Aim
Z - Shoot
X - Jump
C - Change Weapons (when available)
Spacebar - Pause / Open Map

You can also use WASD to move and JKL to shoot/jump/change weapons, however on some browsers/keyboards you may run into issues with too many keys being pressed at once, nothing I can do about that.

If you have a PC Gamepad, I highly recommend using the Joy2Key Software. You can download it: here:

Saving - Progress through the stage is saved automatically at every major checkpoint. If you have to leave and come back, your progress will still be there!

Bugs - If you do find a bug, please report it to me via PM. Be as descriptive as you can, I can't fix things if I don't know what went wrong!

Sticky Keys Bug - If the keys feel like they're sticking, character keeps running after you let go, please read the third post in this thread:
This is a bug with some browsers/systems and there's really nothing I can do to fix it.



Rated 3 / 5 stars

Decent I guess

But you folks really should have stuck with Kirbopher as your animator.

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Rated 3 / 5 stars

controls are akward

just the fact that you have to press x and z while moving with the wasd controls makes it feel akward to me, maybe have the m key open up the map instead and have the jump button moved to space, and as for the shooting button....i cant really give a good one for that :( maybe left mouse click?

Rhete responds:

err, if you're moving with WASD, you should be using JKL to attack/jump/change weapon. I'll edit the comments to be a bit more clear on that.


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

I might be nit-picking but...

Well, basically what everyone else said, weird graphics, gameplay is OKAY, and the voices are good/nice.

But whats with that second boss? I can't play it anymore, because I can't beat her.

The first phase? Sure, thats cool, but the second? Well, the laser going downward was easy to dodge, but if I messed up, she landed like 3 hits! Then, the fist SMASHES me in the face cuz I got hit and couldn't move, THEN, the diagonal laser hits me for two damage!BAM! I'm dead!

So... could be better, but is ok.

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Rated 3 / 5 stars

Good Game.

The music was great, but the graphics were too simple and colorful, and the controls were awkward. There should be a way to change the controls around, to the players liking. I didn't get very far in the game, because this made me want to play super metriod really badly.

The game was alright, if you can get used to the controls.

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Rated 3 / 5 stars

the idea is good

but it can be much better :@