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Dot-Matrix Shooter

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Dodge and shoot falling meteors, rockets and bombs, collect bonuses and survive in this retro-styled arcade shooter!
I tried to make simple and fun highscores retro-styled game. Hope you like it:).
Use arrows to move and jump, press X to shoot

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So basically sit as still as possible

Moving, jumping, shooting, etc, all use power, so even just moving to get a power up can drain you. So, you basically get stuck sitting as still as possible until absolutely necessary to move to dodge, or move a minor bit to get a power up. But when the missles barrage from the sides and you have to jump a lot, you quickly lose that power...and you can get screwed pretty fast. It's an interesting concept and decent game, but not very forgiving.

Great retro-style, but hard to see powerups

Very cool retro style. I like the controls and the pixel explosions but it is really hard to differentiate the powerups from the falling meteors because they are all the same size and shape and similar color, with only little dots on them to tell them apart, and besides the one with the + on it, I'm not even sure what the other powerups do.