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Cart #26071 | 2016-07-29 | Code ▽ | Embed ▽ | License: CC4-BY-NC-SA

Alpha Strike is a shoot-em-up in the classic NES style. Shoot your way through 5 levels, destroy everything that moves and save the world from danger!

D-pad / arrows - movement
(X) / X - shoot bullets

Every 10000 points net you an extra life.
Collect powerups to enhance your weapon.
When you die, you lose your weapon.
When you get a game over, you can use one of the 2 continues.

Use only if you want to ruin your fun!

Enter those at title screen:
Up, Right, Down, Down - invinciblity
Up, Down, Down, Right - full power
Left, Up, Down, Down, Right - 10 lives
Right, Right, Left, Up - 99 continues
Up, Left, Up - Stage 2
Up, Left, Left - Stage 3
Up, Left, Down - Stage 4
Up, Left, Right - Stage 5

1.1 - fixed music bug at title screen after game over

  • synced the staff roll music to end on the "Thanks for Playing" screen
  • fixed mercy invinciblity

1.0 - initial release

Yep, do it!

Made by adrian09_01 aka Adrian Makes Games. Game contains music by @Gruber_Music, @Synth_dfr, @Viggles and @Robby_Duguay.

P#26036 2016-07-28 15:47 ( Edited 2017-08-14 09:16)

having an action game where sprites are locked on a grid is quite the deterrent for me. I don't suffer from epilepsy but I find it quite painful.
also there's a bug where the ship disappears at times.

nicely done otherwise, 60hz and pixel precision and I would dig it!

P#26074 2016-07-29 05:51 ( Edited 2016-07-29 09:51)

Nice music !

P#26082 2016-07-29 09:22 ( Edited 2016-07-29 13:22)

There's quite a visible evolution if we compare this game with your previous ones. It looks good, although it's just another shoot 'em up from the many we have here in PICO-8, but I like it and it's fun! What I don't like is the ship's movement and the gameplay transition, the land pieces approach really slow and that makes me mad.

P#27362 2016-08-25 18:33 ( Edited 2016-08-25 22:33)

I agree with ultrabrite.
I am building the same little idea but I aim to do it without the grid (here's current pre pre pre alpha status to get, if you find anything useful, ideas):

P#43239 2017-08-14 05:16 ( Edited 2017-08-14 09:16)

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