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Sector 1 5 Points

Completed sector 1

Sector 2 5 Points

Completed Sector 2

Sector 3 10 Points

Completed Sector 3

Sector 4 25 Points

Completed Sector 4

Last sector 50 Points

Game completed!

Author Comments

I’m proud to introduce Complex, my second Pico-8 game, inspired by Commodore-64 Citadel, a game I deeply loved during my childhood.

All security droids have gone mad, you need to reach the lowest level to deactivate them by hacking the mainframe.


Complete every level by reaching the passage to the next one. Then, hack the mainframe to deactivate all the security droids.

You can capture droids and use the switch to open doors, but be careful because it costs power.


-- Joypad --

D-pad = move

X button + D-Pad  = shoot

O button + D-Pad = interact with objects or capture and move an enemy droid

X+O buttons = destroy a captured droid

-- Keyboard --

Arrow Keys = move

Z + arrow keys = shoot

X + arrow keys = interact with objects or capture and move an enemy droid

Z+X keys = destroy a captured droid


iu_138323_5036720.png = Power Recharge

iu_138324_5036720.png = Energy Shield Recharge

iu_138325_5036720.png = Activate Defensive Droid

iu_138326_5036720.png = Bullet upgrade

iu_140026_5036720.png = Open door if standing next to the switch

iu_138328_5036720.png = Capture Enemy Droid


Pico-8 Tunes vol. 2 – Into the belt by Gruber_Music

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Very cool

The art and graphics on this is really nice love the sprite detail very sleek design the gameplay movment is nice and overall a fun game indeed I really like what you have done here, i have made these kinds of games before and while not hard not easy either i found this particular game fun and you gave it that creative nature, so for me this was pretty intense but it was fun love how you can do stuff with the main moving points of this


I am using The Force on innocent drones

Controls can be confusing at first and the "wait" when firing is obnoxious but this is a really great game in general

The controls could use a good upgrade

I was in the middle of 1-4 and I pressed X+C and suddenly it skipped to the end screen where it says I had deactivated the mainframe and I don't know what I did

Credits & Info

3.42 / 5.00

Jul 2, 2020
7:51 AM EDT
  • PICO-8