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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.

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Reviews


PerfectRequiemPerfectRequiem

Rated 4 / 5 stars March 23, 2012

Needs a little more challenge.

This game was very good overall! The RPG style elements sucked me in from beginning to end. The gameplay was fun, the visual style was great to look at the entire time.. All in all I can only make one complaint: About half-way through the game, after that rough patch of earning your first much needed upgrades, but just a little before the final and most important battles, I noticed that there wasn't much challenge to be seen. Your ship was highly-powered up at that point, and there wasn't much in the way of resistance during most of the missions, compared to what you had to work with. I found I was challenging myself on some missions, doing things like forcing myself to survive without once using the blaster. Although self-challenge is fun, I'll admit I would of liked it better if the game had more challenge in its own difficulty on certain missions of the game.


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EirunEirun

Rated 4 / 5 stars March 25, 2012

The drive of the story, the rich world it takes place in and the RPG-style advancement really make this game different from most others of the genre.

However, the A.I. is kind of boring, and most of the challenge comes from the randomness of projectiles and the toughness of blockades. There could be more weapon uprades as in most other shmups, because this way it felt too much like it was the remake of an old ATARI game. I also found no real use to the reinforcements: I thought they'd stay a while longer, or grind off the screen, or at least help me take out the XXL boulders or something.

I also encountered a weird thing: when I first started the final mission, the game froze up and wouldn't refresh the screen. I don't know if it's a Flash plugin issue or if it's your error, so I'm treating it as a separate issue.

All in all, this game was worth playing, though this whole "Hero of the People" and commie rebellion against the tyrant Empire cliché didn't really suit my ideology, but I still fought for a good cause, so it didn't matter. :D


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wollerwoller

Rated 4 / 5 stars March 31, 2012

bug in exile habitat
i can't finish this group only!
T T



erageerage

Rated 4 / 5 stars March 21, 2012

Could have used customizable controls for 5 stars. I hate when I have to use my right hand for movement and left for actions, i'm so used to wasd.



ironbloodxironbloodx

Rated 4 / 5 stars March 26, 2012

loved it! story was incredible! A little monotonous but overall the feeling of progressing was awesome. One thing. Last level, major cheat, you can fly above the little ship that looks like you, and then just hang out there until your health recharges. You should keep an eye out for things like that next game? (plz make another!)