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Mar 21, 2012 | 5:54 PM EDT

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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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X - shoot (keep it pressed)
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.

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[Current version: 1.7]

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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Rated 2 / 5 stars

too slow...
it get boring fast


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

Gameplay is sub-par, there are many other top down shooters that have better controls and enemy placement, as well as bullet patterns.

The sound design is alright, the music fits well enough, and the blip and boops give the game something of a retro feeling though it seems a bit /too/ simple.

As for the graphics... They're really terrible, you have a nice idea going with the thin lines and sqaures, but the way it mixes together, and the way the bright colours clash against each other makes it not only unpleasant to look at, but it was also stressful on my eyeballs.

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Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

Really didn't like the false choice there at the transport level. I shoot them all down, ignoring their cries and then you still force me to rebel? Why give someone the choice if you're just going to railroad them for it?


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

Like all space-shooter games; this lacks a bit of uniqueness and if anything the only unique factor about it is terrible in my mind. The only thing that is unique to me about this game is that it takes too long to kill an enemy, and most can escape via off screen by the time you go to kill it. Majority of the enemies in the first level got passed me due to this strangeness. I did honestly try to kill them but when my laser cannons fire slow, I move fast, they move fast, and they take two to three hits (while I gotta dodge and hit the next one) - its just too much.

The way to solve this is to either increase damage, or to increase firing speed. Another way is to decrease movement speed / make the game take more time to get from top to bottom.

Over all I'm going to rate the game a bit low because I simply cannot make myself get beyond the first level. It looks like this game has potential - and please do not think this is a rude post - I simply think it could have some work done on it.


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

The art is not any great style. It is not pixel art. It is PHOTOSHOP FILTERS. I know because I achieved the very same effect (by accident, but in the end thought it was stupid)

Clicking Cancel has the same effect as clicking Begin Mission so what is the point of Cancel?

The combat is extremely slow and repetitive, and super easy therefore super boring.

Everything about this game is of low quality.