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Antarex

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AntareX DS
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General
Author(s)Pocket_Lucho
TypeShooter
Version20050907
LicenceMixed
Links
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Antarex is a classic vertical space shot'em'up game with a twist. Player's ship can be in two colors (like ikaruga), red and blue. Player can only destroy enemies with different color and can only be destroyed by enemies bullets of the opposite color.

It was submitted to the NEO Flash Competition 2005 and ranked 3rd.

Features

  • shoot enemy with an opposite colour
  • various control modes
  • 2 players

User guide

Modes can be selected in main menu and pause mode.

Classic mode: move ship, change color and and fire the right enemy.

Left Handed mode: controls designed for left-handed people.

Stylus mode: combine usage of stylus and pad.

2 players: in 2 players mode, one player is red and other is blue, no color change.

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Controls

Uses Stylus to select mode in the menu.

Basic:

Start - pause
Select (when paused) - change control mode

Classic mode:

D-Pad - move ship
A, R or L - change color of the ship
B - shoot

Left Handed mode:

A, B, X and Y - moving ship
Right/left or R/L - change color of the ship
Up/down - fire

Stylus mode:

Stylus(drag) - move ship
Right, A, R/L - change color of the ship
Up/down or B - shoot

2 Player mode:

Player 1 (red ship):

D-Pad - move ship
L - shoot

Player 2 (blue ship):

A, B, X and Y - moving ship
A- Shoot

Media

Compatibility

Tested on: Supercard DSONEi with Flashcard Firmware 3.0

Known Issues

The author stated that the latest version is buggy in the collision of the first boss, in addition to used bookstores that have become obsolete, thereby removing the tube music source.

Credits

Thank doublec for his tutorials ,all drunken coders staff for the ndslib, mollusk fot the PA_lib, Damian Yerrick for the GBFS, DekuTree64 for the modlib