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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


EaGLe-oF-DesPAirEaGLe-oF-DesPAir

Rated 4 / 5 stars March 6, 2003

Good

Good but the level was a pain.I mean, destroy 50? i only got till 25 before I was bored as fuck. Good gracphics though, but I think the Uniwar before was better because it wasnt as repetitive.


<deleted> responds:

Doomhammr here, sorry bout the difficulty. It seems we always want to make this a difficult game for everyone so winning really is a good thing for the few and the proud. We might easy it up before the final release. Its nice to see a few fans from the old Uniwar reviewing.


NickTraversNickTravers

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars March 6, 2003

yo its Blizz from the forums

I was wondering what became of Uniwar. This is incredibly kickass, you took it in the right direction.



GiantSmurfGiantSmurf

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 5, 2003

Wow this is so cool

Hey, sweet game. It's really cool!!Keep up the goo flash's!!



BigDAlcalaBigDAlcala

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 5, 2003

WOW!

I can't believe this was made with flash! Great F'n job! BTW, the intro (with the annoying running away form the alarm) sucked ass.