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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


dragonflamesmediadragonflamesmedia

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I think this is a wonderful game. Most levels, or quests, aren't too challenging, however it provides a nice break from the chaos when you just want to fly arround. Also I enjoy the two infinity-replay levels for just that reason. The story is easy to follow and one you don't need to think hard on where you were if you choose to put down the game and pick it up again. Also, it was a nice fact that each area had it's own story, it's own personality. It really showed communities and diversities.

The only thing I wish there was in this game is a picture of the different people. With so much thought, care and imagination gone already into the game, I wonder what you picture the people to look like.

Lastly, for anyone who finds the last level, or endgame level, hard, I have a tip I'd like to post here. I am also posting this in case it was a flaw, so that JonasKyratzes will be aware of it for next time:

When you fight the boss of the Endgame ( the ship that looks like you) you can always head to the north-west corner of the screen. With the path of the boss, he (or she) never reaches there. So you can use your regeneration ability to recharge. He has no tech, so don't worry about that.



KerfuffleMach2KerfuffleMach2

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I like the music in the first part. Anybody else think of "Eye of the Tiger"?



junkang24junkang24

Rated 5 / 5 stars

at the exile mission i still frozed



AletheiaAletheia

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Traitor has more than good shooting mechanics. The art style screams "old school," and the reputation system makes it feel like your actions matter in the world. There's enough of a story for me to care about, but it doesn't drown out the other elements. Too much detail and exposition would have made this game less fun. The verdict: a well-crafted retro shooter that keeps players busy for hours.


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0PointBlank00PointBlank0

Rated 5 / 5 stars

great game, other than manuvering around the 'galaxy' properly was a bit of a challenge at first but after i played for a while it became very addicting trying to upgrade to the max :P