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Jetpac: The Remake

rated 3.96 / 5 stars
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Oct 5, 2011 | 1:46 PM EDT

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Jetman 5 Points Finish the first level of Jetpac
Apollo 10 Points Unlock the Apollo Rocket
Hyper Speed 10 Points Complete a level in under 30 seconds
Jedi Jetman 10 Points Kill 100 Enemies
Space Shuttle 10 Points Unlock the Space Shuttle
Peace Maker 25 Points Finish 4 levels in a row without firing the laser once
Rocketman 25 Points Last 2 minutes or longer on Rocket
Space Travel 25 Points Reach Maximum Speed in Rocket
The Future, Today! 25 Points Unlock the Future Rocket
Ultimate Jetman 25 Points Finish 8 levels without getting a powerup (bomb included)
Darth Jetman 50 Points Kill 500 Enemies
Space Explorer 50 Points Finish all levels on Jetpac
Emperor Jetman 100 Points Kill 1000 Enemies
Universal Peacemaker 100 Points Finish 8 levels in a row without firing the laser once
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I updated the API. so if you should have earned medals before and didn't, now you can :D

Wow, I didn't expect to get front-paged, much less weeks after submitting this! Thanks to all the NG staff and I hope everyone enjoys this game!

Arrow Keys - Move left and right and Fly
Down Arrow - Duck
Space Bar or A - Fire Laser (If your keyboard sticks with the Space Bar, use the A button)
B - Drop Bomb
P - Pause
M - Mute
N - Mute Music

Use the arrow keys to highlight the option on the menu, and press Enter or Space to select it.

Hi everyone! I got inspired to remake another classic after some suggestions on my previous game, DK Arcade. This was a fun project that took me roughly a month of hard work to pull off. It turned out much bigger than I anticipated since in the middle of production, I got the idea of creating a new game and changing a bunch of things to the original.

This game features 2 games within: Jetpac and Rocket!
Jetpac is the original version some may remember with many features and changes made by myself. Among the most notable changes, are Powerups and Bombs! Collect them as they fall to gain new powers and unlock secrets!

Rocket is a new game I implemented where you navigate your Rocket across space, collecting Items and avoiding the enemies for as long as you can! You get to unlock new rockets depending on how far you get on Jetpac. The collectable items are colored in Yellow, and the enemies are colored in Red. You must re-fuel your rocket with fuel packs along the way or you'll find yourself with an unresponsive rocket navigating through space!

I'm happy I managed to finish this pretty quickly and submit new things to NG, I hope everyone enjoys this as much as I enjoyed making it!



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

2 simple yet addictive games.

Jetpack is fun, as the game progresses things get more chaotic with extra enemies to avoid.

Rocket is fast paced. Again its simple yet very effective.

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LilDwarf responds:

Thanks :) I'm glad you enjoyed it


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

For those who don't know, Jet Pac is a real game made by RARE (they had a different name back then) for the zx spectrum. In fact it was their first game ever, so this has "some" classic value. The game was also featured as a bonus game on Donkey Kong 64 which is where most people first played it.

It's also quite strange that this great game took so long to be ported to flash. Well, so did Shadowgate (uploaded to NG exacly 2 days before this one).

Now, I wouldn't rate this very high for being just a port, since it's, well, a port. Since you added a feature of your own (the Rocket minigame), the game gained content and so must be rated higher for having original stuff.

Since everything is good, there's no reason to rate it any low, but I don't think a perfect score is fair, since the main game is not an original creation. The port was very well done however, so I give it 4.5 stars.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


a great remake of the original.

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LilDwarf responds:

Thanks! :)


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


This is fun. I like it. :)


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

great game!!

level 8 without shooting?! kinda impossible dont u think?:S

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LilDwarf responds:

lol I thought so too at first, but there's a trick, you just have to figure out how to evade them and be very very lucky :P