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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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Author Comments

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.

[Note: If you're playing in Firefox and experience odd control problems, try switching to Chrome or Opera.]

[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 5 / 5 stars

truly epic...the concept of making a game where one becomes a 'traitor' and goes against his army/nation in order to achieve freedom...the epic level in this game is TOO DAMN HIGH
awesome game and soundtrack. loved the unique art style too.
thanks for the great game!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Very fun and addictive game.
I'll have to admit it started off quite challenging, but as you get more and more upgrades, it gets increasingly easier, that even "Hard" levels are a piece of cake.
Overall, a great game with a difficulty that's not so hard that it's frustrating. It's got an equitable amount of difficulty, which is manageable. Great controls, fantastic upgrade system. It would've been nice though if the upgrades were actually visible.
The story line is kind of derivative but it doesn't take away from the experience of the game.
Great game overall, not a disappointment at all.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Brilliant! Sat down thinking this would be a quick 2D invaders-esque shooter but it was much more and really enjoyable.
I'm a little confused as to how the previous few people struggled to understand it- it's pretty simple! Only problem is that I completed it and then the NG server didn't register anything- will try the refresh and check ingame achieves thingy.
Games like these are shining examples of seemingly simplistic, well made, and truly ADDICTIVE games.
Well done and thank you!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

This may be the best game on Newgrounds. I lost count of how many times I have played this game. The story and gameplay are both great. The only thing I can find wrong with it is that it's too short. I really wish there was more to do in this game; that would be awesome.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Awesome game, quite adicting and inspiring!
I specially like the music, however where can I get it? when I click the link to Chris Davis Site, my browser can't display most of the stuff there.