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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.
Traitor Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!
Pirate Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!
Redistribution of Wealth Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!
Biospace Defender Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!
Flagship of Exile Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!
Gladiator Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!
Hand of Justice Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!
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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


flamewolf393flamewolf393

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Oh man really? You made it look like we had a choice in treason or not, but it just led to leaving all the same. Sike out much? I thought maybe I had come across one of those rare games with two different plots based on a choice like that. But its no different if you kill the fleets or spare them.

Oh well. great game!



afromanj26afromanj26

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Good game and nicely done. Not really my kind of game though.



ArdjetArdjet

Rated 4 / 5 stars

I very much enjoyed this game--a good mix of exploration and shmup action. I like that upgrades are rewarded for missions as well as purchased.

I would have rated this higher, but unfortunately the third mission in Nyx/Exile Habitat keeps freezing on me. I can pause and adjust the volume, but otherwise it sticks. Every other mission plays A-OK. I'm using Opera.


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JonasKyratzes responds:

I'm trying to figure this out. Several people have reported it, but it doesn't happen on my computer in any browser, and there's really nothing different programming-wise about Nyx or Exile... it's rather perplexing, really.


pistillphilpistillphil

Rated 4 / 5 stars

I really like the graphics and the gameplay. The various enemy types are also a very nice aspect. The imho only major negative side is that the early upgrades seem pretty weak for their price.
All in all very enjoyable!



inquisitorleeinquisitorlee

Rated 4 / 5 stars

I highly recommend this game. Only a few of the queer elite can find fault in this game.
The only downside is the length of this game- short.

Solid coding and high fun factor.

PROTIP: Survival and Weapon Strength.


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