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Mar 5, 2003 | 11:54 PM EST
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Update: The Fash 8 version of the game has been deleted and the old submission (this one) has been overwritten with the Flash 8 version. That way there's only one version of Uniwar LC on here. Also the link to the readme is no longer available. Sorry.

Has any body noticed the console in uniwar? Uniwar is the very first flash game to have a very interactive console :) heres a hint, if you beat the game, you'll get some console commands that allow you to "cheat" in the game...enjoy

emails:
aml51z(Alex Lefkowitz): alex@flashstyle.org
doomhammr (Bryan Fox):doomhammr@gmail.com
remember, both Alex and Bryan created this game, it was a split project!

STRATEGY GUIDE!
People have been having trouble on this game, seems to be too hard for the average person, I would like to thank ManekiNeko for creating this detailed guide to beating Uniwar LC:
In the normal game, where you have to blow up 30 enemies, you're basically dealing with four different types of enemies -- two that look like tie-fighters and move in a diagonal "X", two that spin and fire at you, three that descend and attack and one that just flies by before being chased by one of your allies.

The easiest ones to get points on are the two that move diagonally down the screen, as they don't fire at you. Shoot a second or two ahead of them and you'll score a kill.

If you get hit by the two that spin and fire, try to move out of the way by pulling all the way into a corner until your shields come back. Go after them when your shields are restored.

The three that descend upon you are the most difficult, as you probably won't even get credit for all three (you don't get credit if you cause the ship to go into a spin, and I don't know why. This appears to be a glitch). But you should be able to shoot them twice a piece and get rid of them. Employ a similar strategy if possible to the two that spin and fire at you.

The one that flies by is difficult. You really have to anticipate it going to be there. Timing is everything.

Once you get to 20 kills, you face off against a huge ship. Anyone who's played the old Star Wars video game from 1983 should have a basic strategy down -- fire at the silver missiles with the orange tails first (Make sure you blow them all up. There will usually be three or four total every time the ship appears and goes across the screen), then go after the front of the ship and fire to reduce its shields. This takes some time and is basically nickel and diming the ship to death but it does work. I beat this my third time playing, so I can attest that this CAN be done. Good luck, space jockeys!

Reviews


Pip2kPip2k

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars March 10, 2003

ill give ya half credit.

Needs more then what its got. Try something new.


<deleted> responds:

i can respect a review like this because this is a demo.


Madruk-JTCTBTMadruk-JTCTBT

Rated 4 / 5 stars March 10, 2003

Great effort

Really, its good to see some actual work around here. Hard work scripting seldom gets recognized around here because of lacking pretty visuals, and I think thats just wrong. You guys keep it up, you perservered where I didnt. If you ever are looking to do a sequel, I have lots o free time and my own spaceship game on hold with tons of new and creative ideas.

Later,
madruk



Alex82Alex82

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 10, 2003

Excellant Game

I've said this once before - It's nice to see some real talent appear every so often on Newgrounds. There has obviously been a lot of effort put into this, and it shows. Some of the other flash posters should take note.

Well done, and I'm looking forward to the next level!



dimsum001dimsum001

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 10, 2003

well

this stinks. i bet u think i am talkin about yer game well i am not i am just sayin that cuz it wouldnt load on my computer either. i guess newgrounds needs a way to get more movies off. all u need to do now a dayz is make a movie with a big file size and it will stay on.


<deleted> responds:

big ups to you too for not voting a 0 for not being able to view it. there's a mirror link at the top of our movie info so you can play it.


Alas12345Alas12345

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 10, 2003

Fun.......

But really long espically when fighting the boss.
Its still a fun game though.