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Antarex is a homebrew classic vertical space shot'em'up game with a twist, where you can change the color of spaceship and can only destory enemies that are in the opposite color (similar to ikaruga).
It was submitted to the NEO Coding Compo 2005 and ranked 3rd.
- Shoot enemy with an opposite colour.
- Various control modes.
- 2 players.
In Antarex, you can change your spaceship into either red and blue.
You can only destroy enemies with different color, and can only be destroyed by enemies bullets of the opposite color.
Game modes can be selected in main menu and pause mode:
- Classic - Move ship, change color and and fire the right enemy.
- Left Handed - Controls designed for left-handed people.
- Stylus - Combine usage of stylus and pad.
- 2 Player - One player is red and other is blue, no color change.
Uses Stylus to select mode in the menu.
Start - Pause
Select (when paused) - Change control mode
D-Pad - Move ship
A/R/L - Change color of the ship
B - Shoot
Left Handed mode:
A/B/X/Y - Move ship
Right/Left/R/L - Change color of the ship
Up/Down - Fire
Stylus (drag) - Move ship
Right/A/R/L - Change color of the ship
Up/Down/B - Shoot
2 Player mode:
D-Pad - move ship (player 1 red)
L - Shoot (player 1 red)
A/B/X/Y - Move ship (player 2 blue)
A - Shoot (player 2 blue)
Tested on Supercard DSONEi (firmware 3.0).
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.
Thank doublec for the tutorials, all drunken coders staff for the ndslib, mollusk fot the PA_lib, Damian Yerrick for the GBFS, DekuTree64 for the modlib.