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Armed Uprising 5 Points Destroy 100 enemies.
Armored 5 Points Upgrade your ship to have 10 HP.
Cybelian Rockminer 5 Points Mine 30 ore.
Improved by Technology 5 Points Upgrade your ship 10 times.
Public Enemy 5 Points Achieve 50 points of reputation.
Renegade 5 Points Complete 5 missions.
Explorer 10 Points Enter the Nyx Conglomeration and the Terminus Cloud.
Hard to Kill 10 Points Upgrade your ship to have 25 HP.
Lead by Example 10 Points Achieve 100 points of reputation.
Mining Expert 10 Points Mine 100 ore.
Rebel 10 Points Complete 20 missions.
Sword of the Revolution 10 Points Destroy 500 enemies.
Take Over the Hardware 10 Points Upgrade your ship 20 times.
Grumpy Old Miner 25 Points Mine 250 ore.
More Famous Than Jupiter 25 Points Achieve 250 points of reputation.
New Ships, Same Result 25 Points Destroy the fleet threatening the Porus Mining Quadrate.
Revolutionary 25 Points Complete 50 missions.
Scientific Method 25 Points Upgrade your ship 30 times.
Shield of the People 25 Points Upgrade your ship to have 50 HP.
Wrath of the People 25 Points Destroy 1000 enemies.
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Author Comments

X - shoot (keep it pressed)
ARROW KEYS - move
C - call allies/reinforcements (if you have any)
Q - exit level
0 - mute
-/+ - adjust volume
P - pause
M - menu (map only; you can select allies from here)

Traitor puts you into the shoes of a soldier of the Augustan Hegemony, forced to rise up against your former masters after you're ordered to do something you simply cannot accept. Explore the Aventinus Complex, complete missions, upgrade your ship and gather allies until you can overthrow the tyrants who have brought such misery to the people.

[Note: If you're playing in Firefox and experience odd control problems, try switching to Chrome or Opera.]

[Current version: 1.7]

TIPS:
1. The game opens up after the 4th mission, when you reach the map.
2. Upgrades are available in shops on the map screen.
3. The menu allows you to see your stats, achievements and allies.
4. If a mission is too difficult, try playing a different one and upgrading your ship.
5. In some situations, survival is more important than destroying all enemy ships.

MEDALS:
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Reviews


Tails-LockTails-Lock

Rated 5 / 5 stars April 13, 2012

Started playing a few hours ago. I now have all the achievments. I was not expecting to enjoy this game so much as it was fairly repetetive. But every mission had surprises, the way the enemy ships appear is always unexpected and well planned. I liked that I could pick a different missio when one got way too hard. You need more difficulty labels, as many medium ones were at least twice as hard as other medium ones. I wish I'd known how easy the Arena was for making quick cash. The upgrades were all great. However, the regen one made me pretty much unkillable. I was on the or minig mission and I never shot a single bullet, i just crashed into every single rock trying to kill myself. I couldn't, it's actually not possible. So although it got pretty darn easy suddenly, the last few missions still proved to be somewhat challenging. I'd say the difficulty was, though chaotic, pretty balanced. Great game! I almost forgot to mention the story, which was very engrossing. Every mission made me feel like I had made a real change, that I had really done something to affect the lives of others. I did not think I could possibly become immersed in a retro looking shooter like this, but I was. The graphics and music were not over the top amazing, but they were enjoyable and gave a very nice effect. This game is so very flawless.


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ThaVeroxThaVerox

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars April 13, 2012

Very nice game.
Nice gameplay, maybe a bit repetitive after some time but very cool. Awesome graphics.



LunaMothChildLunaMothChild

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars April 13, 2012

A truly marvelous game, admittedly the gameplay got a ltitle repetitive after awhile, but to me story is often more important than gameplay and the story was truly engrossing.

After playing awhile, the responses you get from finishing missions, I began to feel like I was really there, like I was a true hero of the people.

Thank you for that wonderful experience.


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seankayseankay

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars April 13, 2012

Ah, a nearly flawless game. A good twist to the arcade-style vertical shooter was the exploration part. I got through the game in one sitting. Never a game on newgrounds made me do such a thing. As it was previously said, once you get all the upgrades, the game stops being challenging, but still enjoyable anyway. The music, albeit good, proves to be a bit repetitive towards the end of the game.
There should be more games like this out there, this is really a master piece.


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SekoriaSekoria

Rated 4 / 5 stars April 12, 2012

A very nice game. However, I seemed to have missed a mission since I got 245/250 reputation and the only "reputation giving" mission is the final one.


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